The game uses a 3x3 square board. 2 players take turns to play,
either placing a red on an empty square, or changing a red to
orange, or orange to green. The player who forms 3 of 1 colour in a
This game for two players comes from Ghana. However, stones that were marked for this game in the third century AD have been found near Hadrian's Wall in Northern England.
A game for 2 players. Draw a daisy with at least 5 petals. Shade 1 or 2 petals next to each other. The winner shades the last petal.
This is a game to play with a grown-up!
Before playing this game, you might like to have a go at the simpler version, Board Block for Two.
You can play this game on the interactive pegboard, or on a real circular pegboard if you have one.
How do you play?
Firstly, choose the number of pegs on your board.
Decide what shapes you will be allowed to make.
You could allow:
Take it in turns with the grown-up to add a band to the board to make any of the shapes you are allowing.
A band can share a peg with other bands, but the shapes must not overlap (except along the edges and pegs).
A player loses when they cannot make a shape on their turn.