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Pop to the Shops

£9.50


Average customer rating 5 out of 5 stars
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Right Start Silver 2010

Bizzie Baby Gold 2010-2011


maths

pshe

Ages: 5-9

Players: 2-4

A fun shopping game

Help children learn about handling money and giving change, by playing this fun shopping game.  Go around the board from shop to shop, using plastic money to buy lots of different items.

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Customer reviews

514 of 1059 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Excellent Game

By Michaela

My two children aged 5 and 4 love this game, they have nearly all of the Orchard Toys games and puzzles but this is by far their favourite!

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504 of 1034 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Super jeu - Super game

By jeanne

J'ai découvert la collection Orchard toys lors d'un voyage à Londres...
Mes filles de 3 et 6 ans adore "Pop to the shops", c'est un très bon jeu pour manipuler la monnaie, très vivant puisque chacun tient sa boutique...
Vraiment extra !!!
Merci

I bought a selection of Orchard Toys during a trip to London. My daughters, of 3 and 6, just love Pop to the Shops which is a very good game to learn about handling money. It is very lively and everybody has their own shop.

It is really special!

Thanks.

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497 of 1021 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars pop to the shops

By mandy

Thank you to Orchard Toys for making learning fun! My daughter thinks this game is great! She has just begun school and it is really helping her understanding of maths, especially handling money. The simple format and colourful board really appeal.

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574 of 1117 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Fun, enjoyable, educational game

By Julia Bakewell

We have a few Orchard Toys games already and, as predicted, our newest edition didn't disappoint. My 6 year daughter was initially not keen on a game which taught the value of money and basic maths, but after one go she is hooked! She loves asking the various shopkeepers for items and is quickly learning to hand over the correct amount of money-and that sometimes you can't always spend everything at once!! A really well thought out game. I have already recommended this to several of my friends for their children.

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958 of 1921 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Learning Through Play

By Nicki Cawood

I am a big fan of children learning through play, as I think it's the best way to get new ideas and concepts across (and keep their interest!). My 4.5yr old is currently being introduced to money in his numeracy at school, and this game backs this up brilliantly, both now with identifying coins and adding up and later when it comes to learning about giving change etc.
This is a great fun game and perfect if your little ones enjoyed the "Shopping List" game. A firm favourite in our house!

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1108 of 2250 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Great start to counting with money

By Debbie Minor

This was purchased for my then 5 year old son, he is now nearly 7 & it's one of his favourite games. It encourages counting with money in a relaxed way & allows children to become familiar with the different denominations of change.

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1211 of 2381 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Pop to the Shops

By Rachel Sutherland

My son has fallen in love with Orchard toys ever since he first received jigsaws as birthday presents when he was 2.
This was a much wanted game for his 4th birthday, and while we were initially worried it might be too old for him, we needn't have. All the games are wonderfully colourful, interesting, durable and easy to play. This especially is a firm favourite as it combines a love of shopping and playing. It's fantastic for helping children with their counting, learning about money and generally learning to take turns.
My son loves to be the banker and has a great grasp of how to make up the right amount of money from the coins he has.
The games are interesting enough to hold their attention and it's always great fun to see who can fill their basket first.
I would recommend any Orchard game to anyone and have found them all to be fantastic learning tools.

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1259 of 2443 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Educational Fun

By Wendy Hirst

My children love to play shops and they thought this game was great and they get to handle money even if it was only play money. This is a great role play game.

You are given a shop to look after and you have the choice of Newsagent, Bakery, Green Grocer and Mini Market. The object of the game is to fulfill a shopping list without over spending. You place all the cards face down on the table, pick a card up and make your way round the board to the shop that sell the item that is on your card, you do this by rolling the dice. This is great for promoting turn taking and counting as it encourages the child to count as you move your character round the board.

When you get to the shop you have to ask the shop keeper politely for the item and pay for it. This helps promote social interaction, value of coins and encouraging children with their maths.

The boards to make up the game are very well constructed and illustrated to fit in with the game.The pieces are big enough for younger children to pick up
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For 20 minutes of educational fun I can fully recommend the Pop to the Shops game.

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1394 of 2963 people found the following review helpful:

5 out of 5 stars Ideal for learning maths and the value of money

By Tracy Painting

I purchased this when my son had just turned 4 as he played it at nursery. It is a really good way to introduce maths and for my son to understand how money is used to pay for items at the shops.

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