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Super Circles Game Review by Christine Hindle

Leah Osterhaus
Out of the Box Publishing
800-540-2304
P.O. Box 521
Richland Center, WI 53581
http://www.otb-games.com/

This card game comes in a cute little tin. The cards are very colorful and consist of a bull's eye with four rings. The rings are numbers 1 through 4 and vary in color. The four different colors are pink, green, purple and blue. The cards are divided among the players with one card face up on the table. Each player puts his cards in a draw pile and can take cards off the pile into his hand as he likes.

The object is to get rid of all your cards first. It is fast play, because you have to match a ring on the card on the top of the pile with the same number and color ring on the card you are playing. Everyone is playing at once, so it is constantly changing. The tin says the card game is for two to four players, ages 8 to adult, but when we played it, we had a 6-year-old who was having no difficulty whatsoever mastering it.

This is an entertaining game that will help children learn how to think fast and match patterns. I intend to introduce my 4-year-old granddaughter to it since she can recognize her numbers, and I feel that she will pick it up with no difficulty. It is great to have a game that is fun and challenging (even for adults) and that the little ones can understand and play too. They generally feel left out when there are card games or board games brought out that their older siblings enjoy.

Product review by Christine Hindle, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, March 2010

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