Mancala is an easy game for almost anyone to learn. It reinforces concepts of counting, math, strategy, and tactics. It's still playable but it's a little frustrating because they could so easily have made the pits a little deeper.
My only annoyance is that some of the pretty “gemstones” are too large for the slots. I also wish the stones came in a sturdier permanent holder too.
The box was terribly damaged. The product was also damaged.
Each player gets their own colored dice. The foam set holder is key so the pieces don't get lost. This set is perfect because each person can make their move and come back to the game in between lessons with out worrying about the board or pieces bein... Read More
The board is nice and the inside has a padded storage area for each piece. The magnets, while not crazy strong, are strong enough to tilt the board. The pieces hold to the squares well, and are well sized.