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BÄREN SPIEL (Little Bear Game)

This game has been designed to teach young players (aged 4+) how to cooperate together when playing games.

The little Bear has got himself lost in the woods and the players set off to find and save him.

The little Bear has got himself lost in the woods and the players set off to find and save him.

The woods are made up of a grid of tiles which show either woodland paths or woodland animals.

The animals act as blocks on the path which cause the players to find another route through, or when possible, lay other tiles on top of the blocking tiles.

The dice show different faces. Trees, Bears and Paw Prints which are how the paths are forged and the Bear rescued.

The kids love it, it gets them used to tiles instead of just cards and a board, and it’s fun.

 

KISSENSCHLACHT:  PILLOW BATTLE 

This is a silly fun game for four year olds and above (up to about 6 or 7). It is published by Amigo and is designed by Liesbeth Bos, the Dutch person responsible for one our favourite Children/Adult strategy games, Captain Clever.  However whereas Captain Clever has adult overtones (tactically) Pillow Battle is strictly for the kids. 

As you can see from the illustrations on this page the game is about flipping soft material pillows onto a bed by means of see-saw like constructions. 

Every time you successfully land a pillow in the bed you place one of your creatures (Mice, Bears, Rabbits and Bears) onto a bed post. If one of your creatures is knocked off its bed post then you have to take back one of your pillows from the bed.

The winner is the first player to land all 4 of their pillows on the bed.

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