Shut-the-Box is a traditional game of counting, addition, and probability. Dating back to the 18th century, this game was enjoyed by Norman fishermen after a long day at sea. Roll the dice and lay down any numerical combination of tiles that match your roll. Just keep on rolling until you can no longer match your roll on the remaining tiles. The lowest score wins the game. If you lay down all the tiles, then you’ve shut the box. inch Can be played with any number of players. It is sure to bring the old century charm to your home!
• Shut the Box – A Traditional Game of Counting and Addition
• 9 Number Tiles and Dice
• Felt Playing Surface
• This is a great gift!
Health Benefits of Playing Shut the Box
Everyone knows that board games are fun and provide unplugged family time. But, did you know that games like Shut the Box lower your blood pressure, grow you immune system, and strengthen your memory and cognitive skills? In fact, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study in 2003 linking the playing of board games to decreased incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Board games are also often used in therapy to build verbal and social skills. Doesn’t it feel good to play games?
by We Games