Chutes and Ladders (Chutes and Ladders)

Chutes and Ladders is a children’s version of the ancient board game of India, Snakes and Ladders (Snakes and Ladder). This game has become a classic for children as it is a simple game. Does not require that players can read but must be able to recognize numbers which gives it an educational value to the game as they learn to recognize and count numbers 1 to 100. In addition, it teaches children about the consequences of our actions.

Next to Candy Land, it is one of the first games that parents usually purchased for their children .. The board has changed since the first time Miltron Bradley published in 1952. The current board is more colorful and drawings appeal more to young children. Versions exist in the market based on children’s characters such as Elmo and Dora the Explorer. Currently, the game is published by Hasbro.

General information

The object of the game is to be the first player to reach the 100th box.

Players: Two to four

Suggested age: 3 years and up


A board numbered 1 to 100

a roulette

Four pieces with characters

Panel Description and roulette

The board contains boxes with numbers from 1 to 100 organized from the bottom up in ten rows. The board contains a total of nine steps and ten slides. When you reach a ladder and go up to get to go down a slide. The images on the board correlate with the outcome. For example, a good deed will help you climb while a negative or careless action will fall back on the road. The roulette wheel has the numbers 1 to 6.

Start of the game

Place the board in the middle of the players so that everyone has easy access to it. Each player chooses the piece used to move on the board and places it near the box number 1. All players move roulette. Whoever gets the highest number will be the first to play. Then follows the player on the left.

Game Development

The rascal starts to turn the wheel. The number you get is the number of picture that you will move on the board. The movement on the board is in a zigzag pattern in the order of the numbers. If your piece falls at the beginning of a ladder you can shorten the way up the stairs, pausing at the end of it. If your piece falls into a slide you should slide and reach the square where it ends. In this case you will have fallen back on the board. It is permissible for more than one piece share the same space.

Game over

The game ends when one player reaches This can happen in two ways the 100th box

Move the wheel and the number of spaces that take you exactly the number 100. If the movement will take more Allas 100 can not move in that turn.

Reach the number 80 box containing the start of a ladder and takes you straight to number 100.