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THE TREASURE BOX

Make & Do Activity Kit

Snakes and ladders game


These 3 games were chosen from the Powerhouse Museum Collection. In the past childrens games were often used to teach children moral lessons rather than teaching skills like our toys and games today.

Time: 1hr + Difficulty: Hints: Choose a backing card that matches


the board. This creates a neat edge and a coordinated reverse side to your game.

1. Print the templates of the game you have selected.


Cut out each piece neatly. Note: Board no.1 has a reverse, There is no reverse for games no.2 & no.3. stick the 2. Using paper glue,your board left hand side of to stiff card. Smooth down and make sure all edges are stuck down. Game instructions and rules If you are unsure of how to play the game of Snakes & Ladders you will find the rules and instructions quite easily if you search on the internet. side can easily 3. The rightand matched tobe lined up the left side as we have left an overlap of the graphics down the centre of both the board pieces. glue to 4. Allow theand thendry off properly trim the edges. You may wish to leave a boarder.

What you will need for each game:


Paper or stick glue Stiff coloured card 30cm x 30cm Colour print outs of board Scissors Dice and tokens

Ladders game 5. For Snakes &need to flip no.1 you will your board over and repeat the steps above to create the reverse side. There is an overlap on these pieces too. tokens for 6. You will needand a dice. each player We used different coloured buttons. If you dont know the rules to play you can easily find them on the www
500 Harris St Ultimo PO Box K346 Haymarket NSW 1238 Australia Tel: 02 6217 0111 http://play.powerhousemuseum.com This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercialShareAlike 2.5 License.

Snakes & Ladders game no.1 - Front of board (left) This game was made in Australia by National.

Snakes & Ladders game no.1 - Front of board (right) This game was made in Australia by National.

Snakes & Ladders game no.1 - Reverse of board (left) This game was made in Australia by National.

Snakes & Ladders game no.1 - Reverse of board (right) This game was made in Australia by National.

Snakes & Ladders game no.2- - Front of board (left)

Snakes & Ladders game no.2 - Front of board (right)

Snakes & Ladders game no.3 - Front of board (left)

Snakes & Ladders game no.3. - Front of board (right)