Snakes and Ladders (Tactile)


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A Full-Sized, All-Wood Board Game for 4 Players


Item Number: 1256

Price: $29.95
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Product Features

Playing board and pieces are made of solid wood.
Tactile snakes and ladders are carved deep into the playing surface.
A durable game that's easy for young fingers to feel.
Playing pieces are different shapes for easy identification by touch.
The 15-inch board folds for easy storage.

Product Description:

Now this is the way Snakes and Ladders was meant to be played! Our version starts out with a solid wood board, measuring a full fifteen inches square. The game incorporates an ingenious folding design, which provides a built-in lid and ultimate portability. The hand-carved, all-wood playing pieces fit snugly into the matching board. And a set of wooden, tactile dice are always included to round out the set!

Snakes and Ladders has never been more fun to play, for blind and sighted kids and parents alike! First, the board itself is stunning, with etched tactile relief for each hole, ladders with steps that can actually be felt, and snakes that even young players can easily follow with their fingers as they curve down towards the bottom of the board. The wooden playing pieces themselves are all different shapes (a square, a circle, an octagon, and a cone) so everyone will know which man is theirs. Each piece measures three-quarters of an inch in diameter and the same in height, so little fingers have no trouble moving them along to the next hole. If you happen to land in a circle with a ladder above it, you get to "climb" up to the spot it finishes at. Of course, if you come to rest in a circle that begins a long, deadly snake, you "fall" down a few spots.

After seeing some other so-called adapted Snakes and Ladders games out there, we've taken great care to insure everyone can play this marvelous game. That's why the 8-by-8 board is well over a foot square, giving an inch and a half between men if they're side by side. This also gives us plenty of room to carve out the snakes and ladders with intricate detail, so there's no confusion where they start and end. This game is attractive, durable, and portable. Perhaps best of all, however, it's guaranteed fun - for every one!

Measures about 13 in. by 13 in.

Package Weight: about 2.1 pounds.

(From the Board Games shelf.)

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