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Shut The Box - Traditional Wooden Game 7+
This is a great simple game for young and old, and is excellent for improving number bonds in children, even tho they don't realize they are learning.It can be played solo, or with as many players as you wish.
Rediscover the joy of playing this compelling classic, which has been enhanced by traditional high quality craftsmanship, With minimal cost to the environment. Gibsons range of Eclipse wooden games are made from re-forested hardwoods. Each product goes through an exhaustive hand finishing process and the result is a smooth and polished feel. Better still, it's charmingly portable and can be enjoyed anywhere. Players: 2+ Ages: 7+
HOW TO PLAY:
There are nine 'boxes' numbered 1 to 9 (or 12 number) and all the boxes start open. The aim of the game is to close all of the boxes exactly, then you win. For each of your turns, you throw a pair of (ordinary 6-sided) dice and look at the total you have thrown. For example, if you have thrown a '3' and a '5' then your total score is '8'. You must then close a collection of the open boxes whose numbers add up to your total score. If you cannot use up your roll by closing open boxes then you lose.