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Shut the Box

Shut the Box

Shut the Box • PCODE 00-101 • PID 114

Try and shut all of the flaps by adding the numbers on the dice. Played in schools, homes and even games nights in pubs!

Shut the Box can be played by any number of players, taking it in turns to roll the dice. It can also be played solo. As played traditionally in English pubs, Shut the Box is a gambling pastime with each of the players paying an agreed amount into the "pool" at the beginning and the winner collecting the pool at the end of each round. However, it isn't necessary to gamble in order to play the game!

A very popular activity for schools and at home and a great way to practise number bonds to 12. And if you are feeling creative - how about inventing your own game to play using the dice and number flaps!

Now also available as a classy double version.

As well as providing some history on this old game, Wikipedia describes a range of ways to play Shut the Box.

Click here to learn how to play this extraordinary board game!

Shut the Box

Shut the Box

[00-101-01]

Try and shut all of the flaps by adding the numbers on the dice. A great way of practising number bonds.

Add One for £10.00

Double Shut the Box

Double Shut the Box

[00-101-02]

Now two players can compete at the same time in this classic dice game.

Add One for £16.00

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