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Molkky Skittles Game
The sun has been out for an unusually long time already this year so our thoughts have turned to *all things holidays, sand and sea. And with all of that there must be games! *Chucking a Frisbee about with your friends or playing a quiet game of bowls with your nan on holiday is fine, but for something a little different there’s Molkky.
Molkky is a traditional outdoor skittles game from Finland but this is nothing like skittles as we know it! There are twelve wooden pins, numbered one to twelve which are arranged in a close group. The first player hurls the throwing pin at these numbers with the aim of reaching a score of 50 first. Each time the pins are knocked down, they are stood up again for the next player BUT in the position they fell in. Are we all following so far? As the pins get further and further away from each other a bit of tactical playing will be in order as you have to get a score of 50 exactly or be returned to 25 points. You can’t just lob the throwing pin as hard as you can and hope for the best either. Oh no. If you knock down more than one pin, you get a score equal to the total pins you fell; not the sum of the numbers on the top. Harsh? Maybe, but its damn good fun and puts the ol’ arithmetic skills and cunning to the test under pressure from your rivals.
The Tactic Molkky set is designed to withstand all weathers (perfect for when it rains throughout the Summer here in Britain), it’s eco-friendly, sturdy and perfect for players of all ages; from those just getting the hang of maths, to the rest of us who have forgotten a worrying amount of it.
- Length 33cm
- Width 22cm
- Height 19cm
As Molkky is made from 100% wood, exact dimensions may vary.
Weight 4.390 kg.
Age Suitability: 4 years +
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