Strike a Match

Strike a Match

The great matching game for Hanukah!

There are several ways to play with these cards. First – prepare the game: Paste those pages on cardboard, and cut out the cards. We recommend that you save the instructions with the cards, for future use.
note: in all games, just the top cards are playing in each turn.

Every two cards in this game have one common object.

The Tower
Setting up the Game…
The cards are divided equally among the players. Each player should stack his cards face up and place them in front of him. The remaining card is placed in the center, face down.
Playing the game
The center card is turned over. Each card has 6 items. Each player sees if his card has an item that is identical to an item on the center card. The first player to find a matching item announces the name of the item (example: candle!) and puts his matching card on top of the center card.
Now the center card has been changed. Continue playing the same way.
The winner is the first player to finish his cards.

The Collection
Setting up the Game…
Stack the cards face up in the center.
Each player gets one card, facing down.
Playing the game
The players turn over their cards. Each card has 6 items. Each player sees if his card has an item that is identical to an item on the center card. The first player to find a matching item announces the name of the item (example: Olive oil!) and takes the card from the top of the center stack and puts it on top of his matching card.
Now the center card has been changed. Continue playing the same way.
The game is over when there are no more cards in the center.

The winner is the player who collects the most cards.

Speed
Setting up the Game…
The cards are divided equally among the players. (The extra cards are remooved from the game). Each player stacks his cards face up and holds them in his left hand. In this game, players use their right hand only. a lefty can hold the cards in his right hand, and play with his left hand only.
Playing the game
At the same time, each players places a card face up on the table. Each player tries to match an item on his card and on one of the cards facing up on the table. The player that finds a matching item puts his card on top of the matching center card.
Players continue playing the same way with the rest of the cards in their hand.
The first player that gets rid of all his cards, announces “stop!” and takes the smallest pile of cards that is on the table.
The game continues, and the next player to get rid of all his cards takes the smallest pile from the table. The last player takes the biggest pile.
Before the next turn, each player shuffle’s his cards.
The game continues untill one player has 1 card only. At the next turn, this player does not flip over a first card on the table. He looks to find a matching item on one of the other player’s piles, puts his card there – and wins!
The winner is the first player to finish all his cards.

 

THE FUN IS JUST BEGINING!

For many more hours of wholesome fun