Animal Upon Animal is a beautifully crafted game by HABA. All of the pieces included are high quality wooden pieces. You can play with 2-4 players ages 4 & up. The player who is able to get rid of their animals first wins. Please keep in mind it is a shaking game and pieces do fall down. Some 4 yr olds may get upset. This is a great tool to help them learn that things don’t have to be perfect and can fall down. You can also make house rules if needed.
You will receive 29 animals and 1 die.
You will start the game off with a crocodile in the middle of the table. You will pick a 7 animals for your hand. You take turns rolling the die and taking the action the die gives you. Who ever gets rid of all of their animals first wins!
DOT: Stack any 1 of your animals onto the pyramid carefully with one hand.
TWO DOTS: Stack any 2 of your animals onto the pyramid carefully with one hand.
CROCODILE : Place any 1 of your animals next to the mouth or tail of the crocodile.
HAND: Choose any 1 of your animals and give it to another player. This player now has to place it onto the pyramid carefully with one hand.
THE QUESTION MARK: The other players choose which character you place onto the pyramid
If 1 or 2 animals have fallen off, the player who knocked them off has to keep them.
If more than have fallen off, the player who knocked them off has to keep 2 & place the rest in the box.
If the pyramid has collapsed, the player who knocked it down has to put the crocodile back in the center of the table, keep 2 animals and place the rest into the box.
If animals fall off on their own place them back into the box.
Ages:4 & up
Playing Time: 15-30 minutes
Materials: 5 Stars, This game is very well made.
Replay Value: 4.5 Stars.
Recommend it to others: Yes, a cute stacking gaming that anyone can play. Perfect for families!