Unlike most games Stone Soup encourages kids to help each other to win as a team. This way, kids work together, they help each other, and they practice just what the Stone Soup story is all about – cooperation! A cooperative game eliminates stress, builds self-esteem, and teaches kids that playing together can be fun!
How to Play:
From the classic tale of cooperation comes this simple game where players work together to “cook” a soup by making matches of ingredients. Match all of the ingredients before the fire under the kettle goes out and everyone wins! Turn all cards face down on the board. Players take turns turning 2 cards face up. If they match, place the 2 cards in the kettle area of the board. If they do not match, turn them face down. If a player turns a Fire Out card face up, the Fire Out card is placed on the fire area. If 10 Fire Out cards are placed in the fire area before all 12 matches are made, players lose. But wait: There is 1 magic stone card that can turn any Fire Out card face down again on the board. Players decide together when to use the magic stone card to help keep the soup cooking!