Didactical game Europe! Geography without cramming!

Board game Europe of Geographic Kaleidoscope series has been developed by Galina Saganenko, Professor and Doctor of Sociology.

igra-evropa-72Galina Saganenko has developed her original humanitarian program COGNIZING THE WORLD WITHOUT OVER-LEARNING aimed at implementation of comfortable and efficient learning principles, development of cognitive activities among school-children, as well as familiarization with geographic and cultural spaces on the basis of cognitive games!

Basing upon this program Galina Saganenko gave lessons and held original course in several schools in Saint-Petersburg, workshops for the teachers of Saint-Petersburg Postgraduate Teacher Education Academy, for the students of geography-related divisions of Saint-Petersburg State University and A.I. Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.

igra-evropa-kartiEUROPE GAME is a cognitive board game for all ages included into the original game series by Galina Saganenko – “Cognizing the World without Over-Learning”!

THE GAME PURPOSE is to have a good and useful time and get a strong idea of Europe as a part of the world and main parameters of European countries.

Familiarize with the European territories and take in the knowledge in a positive way, while playing, without imposition and over-learning!

You just play to win and the facts are being acquired in the course of playing! Even preschool-age children start orienting in European countries and the map of Europe quite confidently!

Professor Saganenko’s board game Europe has received a grant from Open Society Foundation.

The humanitarian program Cognizing the World without Over-Learning and Europe game were introduced at the XIV International Sociological Congress in Montreal (Canada, MSA) and the V World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha (Qatar, WISE).

Настольная игра Европа  Настольная игра Европа

Public games and contests were held in Saint-Petersburg and North Ossetia on the basis of Europe game.

Europe game was introduced at All-Russian Academic Competitions in geography in Nizhny Novgorod and Tver.



1. Two decks of playing cards; each of them containing:

  • 45 playing cards (45 EUROPEAN COUNTRIES) of four colours (in the Russian and English languages)
  • 2 sample cards describing a playing card (in the Russian and English languages)
  • A small map of Europe (in the Russian and English languages)
  • Small-size game rules (in the Russian and English languages)

2. A map of Europe (in the Russian and English languages)
3. Game rules (in the Russian and English languages)