5 and up
several magnetic Chinese checker sets, but I really like this
one because it's completely flat and fits easily into the front
flap of any carry-on bag.
As a ringing
endorsement as a great
travel game, we recently took this on vacation and it kept
my oldest daughter happy and occupied while we sat on the runway
for over two hours!
Chinese checker game is produced by eeBoo Toys. They also carry
a great series of other travel games: Fairy Magnetic Game, 8-Track
Raceway, Space Race 9, Bug Checkers, Baseball, Chess, Pachiisi,
Slips & Ladders and Travel Bingo.
is packaged in a handy plastic bag with zipper and handle. All
games (except bingo) have magnetic pieces. Each game is beautifully
illustrated by a different well-known children's book artist.
Chinese checker set features rich and colorful graphics of dragons,
landscapes and lanterns, and offers some historical information
on the history
of Chinese checkers.
of the game: to be the first player to move all of your pieces
from one triangle to the opposite triangle of the star.
play: each player chooses a color and places their ten pieces
on the starting triangle closest to them. The youngest player
goes first and moves one piece. A turn can be either one or two
moves. Players move to the next spot or can jump over another
piece. The jump can be made over any colored piece and multiple
jumps are allowed in any direction.
the Author: The "Toy Guru" is Odette Cabrera, a
two with a background in education and child development, and
a very personal interest in toys that are fun, challenging and
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