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EPA's Region 6 Office

Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Pesticides Safety Bingo

To view or print the cards for the Pesticide Safety Bingo Game you will need Adobe® Acrobat® Reader. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free, and freely distributable, software that lets you view and print Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) files. You may obtain a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader from the internet website http://www.adobe.com Exit EPA

EPA Region 6 has a limited number of copies of the Bingo Game. To obtain a copy please call Elizabeth Reyes at (214) 665-3163 or email at: reyes.elizabeth@epa.gov

Instructions for the games and teacher background information are in the pdf file "bingo.pdf".

A color cover sheet for the Pesticide Safety Bingo Game is found in the file "bingocvr.pdf".

The files containing the cards in English are:

Bingo Game Cards-English

Picture Cards (5x7)-English

Text Cards (5x7)-English

Big Picture Cards-English

The files containing the cards in Spanish are:

Bingo Game Cards-Spanish

Picture Cards (5x7)-Spanish

Text Cards (5x7)-Spanish

Big Picture Cards-Spanish

 

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, and can view the documents listed above in your Web Browser (i.e. Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer), then you can print the Instructions, cover sheet, and the playing cards, to a printer accessible to your computer. If you don't have a printer available now, you can download these files and print them later.

To View or Print Online:

  • Single click on the file you wish to view/print. 
  • If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed, the file will be seen in the Web Browser (i.e. Netscape or Microsoft Internet Explorer) window, or in a separate Adobe Acrobat Reader window on some older versions of Adobe or Web browsers.
  • Click on the printer icon in the Adobe Acrobat Reader window and follow the regular printing procedures for your computer. (When printing the 5x7 cards, be sure that the "Fit to page" box is NOT checked)


To Download and Print Offline:

  • Click on the file link with your non-primary mouse button (usually the right mouse button)
  • Select "Save Link As..." from the dropdown menu.
  • Use the "Save as..." window to download the file to whatever folder on your computer you wish. 
  • You will still need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print the files, but will not need to be connected to the Internet and can print the instructions and other game materials whenever you wish. 


Printing Tips:

  • The Instructions file can be printed on regular letter-size paper, and includes game instructions for Bingo, Scramble, Match, and Pesticide Tales, the Bingo Callout Sheets, and suggested lesson plans.
  • Use card stock for printing the Game Cards, Picture Cards or Text Cards.
  • When printing 5x7 Picture Cards or Text Cards be sure the "Fit to page" box is not selected on the printing window
  • For a bilingual game, you can print English cards on one side, reinsert the card stock and print Spanish on the other side
  • To print only the Bingo Game, you only need Bingo Game Cards (English ~ Spanish)
  • For the Scramble and Match games, you need the Picture Cards (5x7) (English ~ Spanish) and Text Cards (5x7) (English ~ Spanish)
  • The Pesticide Tales Lesson requires only the Picture Cards (5x7) (English ~ Spanish)
  • Teachers may wish to print Big Picture Cards (English ~ Spanish) to illustrate the game, or to use to help younger children play the game.

Contact Us: If you have questions, have general comments, or have problems downloading these files,  please Contact Us.

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