$38.45 - $34.95
(as of Feb 08,2023 07:37:52 UTC – Details)
This Oware (mancala) game consists of a folding rectangular hand-carved board, 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 walnut brown stain. An elephant design is carved on the outside of the board. Purchased and imported using fair-trade practices. Approximate size when open: Length 24″; Width 5.5″; Height 1″. Size when closed: 12″x5.5″x2″ – 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 24″ board (12″ closed). Store all of the pieces inside. Walnut brown stain.Carved elephant design.
48 seed pods from Ghana, and free instructions included.
Small parts included; parental supervision recommended under age 14