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Pop to the Shops
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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.
310 of 583 people found the following review helpful:
Fun, enjoyable, educational game
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.
940 of 1797 people found the following review helpful:
Pop to the Shops
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.
951 of 1820 people found the following review helpful:
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
For 20 minutes of educational fun I can fully recommend the Pop to the Shops game.
688 of 1341 people found the following review helpful:
Learning Through Play
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!
835 of 1673 people found the following review helpful:
Great start to counting with money
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.
238 of 490 people found the following review helpful:
pop to the shops
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.
250 of 516 people found the following review helpful:
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!
234 of 483 people found the following review helpful:
Super jeu - Super game
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 !!!
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!
1086 of 2374 people found the following review helpful:
Ideal for learning maths and the value of money
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.