Posts Tagged ‘cards’

The Numbers Game You Can COUNT On For Fun!

When your turn comes around, use as many cards as you can to match the value of the card in play. Think ahead to cause your opponent to draw. The way you play your match is the key. When your cards are gone, you win the hand. Win three hands—you are the champ!

Game contains cards, chips, and instructions. For 2 -4 players ages 7 and up. Rules declare first player to win three hands to be the game winner and chips are used to count a player’s wins.  The game can, of course, be played hand by hand for a shorter game. Or to allow for multiple winners! (that’s nice) It’s a simple game that’s small for travel and good for reinforcing addition skills. Also a good stocking stuffer! 

Complete instructions on the Jax website. Additional note: We also enjoyed playing Match ‘Em using subtraction to complete the match. 

I received Match ‘Em® from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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SEE WHAT YOUR DICE CAN DOODLE!™

Create a ‘doodle’ with a few rolls of the DOODLE DICE™. There’s a different doodle pictured on each card in the deck. When you build a doodle that matches one of the cards , you take that card. Block an opponent’s turn or take one of their cards away. Collect one card of each color and you win! It’s the fun challenging way for everyone in your family to a be a ‘doodle artist’! 

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Win Doodle Dice™ by being the first to get a card of each color. A different doodle is pictured on each card. The orange cards contain easy doodles because it takes only one dice to match. The red card has doodle pictures that require two dice matches; the yellow cards, three; the green cards, four; the blue cards, five; and the purple cards, all six. We opted to just roll the dice with our hands because the shaker cup was very noisy. But younger players with small hands might find the cup easier to use (ages 6-adult). Cards contain the doodle word and card color in English, French, and Spanish. A nice game to incorporate into a foreign language class.

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It was easy to learn (complete instructions here) and super fun. It’s recommended for 2-6 players; I played with 2 and also 4 players and didn’t notice any difference in game play (I lost both times). Win or loose, I highly recommend this unique dice and card game from Jax!

I received Doodle Dice™ from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Kings go in the corners. Play your cards solitaire style and extend your turn as long as you can. Can’t make a single play? Pay the pot. First to empty your hand? You win the pot…plus your opponents’ point chips for their unplayed cards! Reach 100 points and win the game!

P1080492A fun version of the classic card game. It comes with a uniquely designed card deck, scoring chips and a plastic folding tray that serves as the centerpiece of the game keeping the cards neat.

A game for 2-8 players ages 7 to adult. I think that six players are too many because it takes too long to play. Two players are fine but there might be several turns without being able to make a play. My opinion is that 4 players works best.

This Jax game is easy to learn and fun to play. View the complete instructions here.

Although the instructions say to equally distribute the chips among the players at the start of the game, this isn’t really necessary. A pile or two of chips that everyone can reach is fine. The chips in the centerpiece pot is what calculates the winner’s score. Truth be told, we found the chip scoring to be a bit silly and prefer the scoring method of the classic card game. It’s another great game from Jax that is small and easy to take on visits and/or travels.

♥♦Recommend for fun♣♠

I received Kings in the Corner from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Solitaire Frenzy transforms solitaire into a quick paced game that requires multiple players. Be the player with the most cards on the game board to win!

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Not an educational game, but certainly a lot of fun. It makes you think fast and pay attention. The game consists of 6 color-coded packs of playing cards, a game board, score cards and instructions. View Solitaire Frenzy instructions here. Be sure to read the Solitaire Frenzy tip. This game does best with several players because game play depends on everyone’s cards.

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Although play is meant to be a “frenzy”, players need to exercise some control of their cards when placing them on the game board. Messy cards are a total distraction to us organizers! Seriously though, the cards on the board need to be kept in reasonably neat piles so that players can continue playing their cards.

We found it best to designate a score keeper to collect cards from the game board. The score keeper’s job is to group the cards by colors and return them to the players to count score.

♥♦Recommend for fun♣♠

I received Solitaire Frenzy from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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