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I Built It! Checkers Review by Karen Yuen

Games Under Construction, LLC
2515 Lazy E Road
Williams, Arizona 86046 USA
928-277-1345
http://www.ibuiltitgames.com

I Built it! Checkers allows players to customize their checkers set any way imaginable! Simply twist the checker pieces open, and then, using the included picture-sizing stencil, you can cut out images that fit snuggly into each checker! The game is played according to the rules of traditional checkers, with two players ages 6 and up. Of course, with assitance from an adult, even younger children would enjoy playing this game with its oversized, 2¾-inch, durable, lightweight playing pieces and sturdy 24-inch game board.

Also included in each game are an instruction and idea sheet. Ideas for customizing your checkers include using family photos, historical figures, your own artwork, and even glow-in-the-dark planet stickers. Changing the pictures takes only a few minutes, so your game can easily be updated! You can go to the "I Built It" website to download pre-sized coloring templates to insert into your checker pieces ( http://www.ibuiltitgames.com/ibg/files/Farm.pdf ). Even the 12-inch-square box is durable and colorful!

You and your family will enjoy playing this game together, and you'll also enjoy giving it as a gift to other families throughout the year!

Product review by Karen Yuen, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, April 2011

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