WE Games Folding Mancala with Solid Wood Board & Glass Stones - 18 in.

SKU: 492008M

Details: Open board measures 17.7 x 4.9 x .86 inches Closed board measures 8.875 x 4.9 x 1.72 inches Made from solid natural wood Includes multi colored glass stones Piano style hinges are used to fold the board WE Games Foldable Solid Wood Mancala Board & Glass Stones - 18 in. foldable natural wood mancala board piano style hinges foldable magnetic closure Luxurious Look This board is truly a cut above the rest. With a smooth, hardwood design and magnetic closures, this set is eye catching. Great addition to any coffee tables or office desk. Piano Style Hinges The board has folding ability thanks to sturdy, piano style hinges at the center. Inside you will find vibrant, multicolored glass stones that beautifully accent the natural wood board. Foldable Board This board folds down 8.875 x 4.9 x 1.72 inches, making it easy to tuck away and store or take on trips! A fun pastime and learning tool on family vacations or business trips. Magnetic Closure This set boasts a magnetic closure rather than a metal clasp for more secure transport and storage. Avoid the frustration of flimsy metal clasps with this sleek magnetic closure. Health Benefits of Mancala Everyone knows that board games are fun and provide unplugged family time. But, did you know that games like Mancala lower your blood pressure, grow your immune system, and strengthen your memory and cognitive skills? In fact, the New England Journal of Medicine published a study in 2003 linking the playing of board games to decreased incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Board games are also often used in therapy to build verbal and social skills. Doesn’t it feel good to play games? The Genius of Play - 4 Benefits of Playing Games Like Mancala Playing with others helps kids negotiate, collaborate, compromise, share and much more! During play, kids learn to cope iwth emotions like fear, frustration, anger and aggression Children learn to think, read, remember, reason and pay attention through play. Play lets kids exchange thoughts, information, and messages. WE Games + Toy Foundation WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children who are sick, in foster care, living on U.S. military bases, impoverished, and facing any number of life’s challenges.
  • HIGH QUALITY: This travel sized African Stone Game, Mancala, was skillfully crafted with a piano-style hinge and magnetic closure for stone storage. The stones are made of beautifully multi-colored glass, which vary in size. The folded board measures 8.75 x 4.5 x 1.75 in. and the open board measures 17.5 x 4.5 x .875 in.
  • TEACHER’S PET: While this is a great game for families and friends of all ages, it is an excellent tool for teachers. Many different skills can be taught playing Mancala, such as counting and strategy skills, to name a few. Teachers prefer this game because of the sturdy wooden case and self storage characteristic.
  • GREAT GIFT: Give something out of the ordinary this time around. Mancalla is a time honored tradition and a modern hit! Your loved one will be blown away by its refined look and promise of good fun.
  • GOOD FOR YOU: Did you know that playing board games can teach important social skills like verbal communication, being patient, sharing, taking turns and enjoying interactions with others? Games like Mancala foster the ability to focus and lengthens the players attention span. Playing games is an easy and excellent way to spend unhurried, enjoyable time together. They are also rich in learning opportunities.
  • WE GAMES: Making the world’s best traditional games since 1977. Our games are crafted with high quality sustainable materials with attention to fine details. We love bringing people together with our classic board games, and we know the joy of the game will be passed down to the next generation. WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children in need who are facing many of life’s most difficult challenges.