$32.95 - $29.95
(as of Jun 24,2022 22:18:55 UTC – Details)
This Oware (mancala) game consists of an extended size hand-carved board and 48 grey/green tear seeds, and playing instructions. The board is the carrying case, so you don’t need a bag – it is all self-contained. The Osese wood has 14 carved pits – the two on the ends are for holding pieces that have been won. Connected with 2 hinges, and stained on the inside and outside with redwood and black dye. An elephant design is carved on the top outside of the board. Approximate size when closed: Length 21″; Width 2.5″; Height 2.5″. – Purchased and imported using fair-trade practices from cultural artisans who are part of the non-profit Africa Heartwood Project network. —- Play this African game with an authentic African board! About the Oware game: A wonderful, ancient board game that tests strategy and mathematical skill. People in Africa have played this game for centuries, and adults spend hours and hours picking up and dropping stones into the boards 14 pits, socializing as they play. The game can be played non-strategically by people not even able to count. As students learn basic arithmetic this game will improve their skill and train them to think before acting. Because the playing seeds are small please take parental care.
Hand-carved in Ghana by cultural artisans in the Africa Heartwood Project network
Oware (mancala) is a great counting seed game to improve math and strategy skills!
Folding 21″ board stores all of the pieces inside. Redwood and black stain.Carved elephant design.
Free seed pods from Ghana, and free instructions included.
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 DUE TO SMALL PIECE HAZARD