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Pop to the Shops Board Game

Help children learn about handling money and giving change with this fun shopping game.

  • Encourages number and counting skills
  • Includes pretend money
  • Suitable for ages 5-9
Price in GBP
£10.00
    Product Code
    030

    • Age
      5-9
    • Players
      2-4
    • Teacher Tested

    • Description
    • Educational Benefits
    • Reviews (12)
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    Race and count your 3D character from shop to shop, using play money to buy lots of different items! The winner is the first person to collect 6 items on their board. This fun board game offers older Orchard Toys fans longer and more varied gameplay than some of our traditional matching games.

    Children will learn about handling money and giving change as well as developing their imagination as they take on the roles of shop keeper and banker, playing with realistic pretend money. They will also be taught about good manners, as they must say 'please' and 'thank you' to the shopkeeper every time they buy an item!

    Children will learn about handling money and giving change as well as developing their imagination as they take on the roles of shop keeper and banker, playing with pretend money. The game also encourages good manners, as players say 'please' and 'thank you' to the shopkeeper every time they buy an item. Children can also add their own tills and purses to the game for extra play value!

    Contents:

    • 1 jigged game board
    • 48 item cards
    • 4 shopping bag boards
    • 4 characters
    • 4 character stands
    • Play money
    • 1 dice
    • 1 instruction leaflet

    Product information

    • Encourages DiscussionEncourages Discussion
    • Promotes Imaginative PlayPromotes Imaginative Play
    • Develops Number and Counting SkillsDevelops Number and Counting Skills
    • Encourages Observational SkillsEncourages Observational Skills
    • Develops Personal and Social SkillsDevelops Personal and Social Skills
    • Bestseller!Bestseller!

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    Reviewed by Heather E on 14 November 2018

    My 4 year old daughter chose this game as she loves to play shops. I was worried as the age range is 5-9 however she loves it.

    The game is easy to play with 2-4 players and adapt as necessary. You take it in turns to roll the dice and move the necessary number of spaces to the required shop. It helps with counting and understanding money and good manners and communication skills: ‘Hello shopkeeper, can I buy some donuts please’.

    All in all a great game that keeps our 4 year old daughter, 6 year old nephew and 8 year old niece amused.

    • Rating
    • 5

    Reviewed by Sarah B on 10 April 2018

    Hands-on learning is so often the best; we can encourage our children to do workbooks about money (and these certainly have their place) but playing games is much more fun and will really instill the principles in a way they will remember – and they will see it as fun. This fun shopping board game will teach children about handling money and giving change as they travel around the board from shop to shop, using pretend money to buy all manner of different items.







    The rules are clearly explained and simple to follow, so there’s no lengthy setting up or explaining to do; the winner is the first to collect all their six allocated items – but beware! You mustn’t overspend. Role play is a key part of this game, as each player takes it in turn to be either shopper or shopkeeper. Players travel around the board, visiting the correct shop to purchase their items. Of course, they will need to greet each other politely, so the game also encourages polite conversation and increases vocabulary.



    Great experience and confidence-building for real-life shopping. Familiar shops and objects are used, including a market, bakery, newsagent and greengrocer. The game includes a game board; 48 item cards; 4 shopping bag boards; 4 characters with stands; play money; dice and instruction leaflet. It’s good to know that the instructions are always available for download from the Orchard Games website too. This is an excellent game, fun to play with lots of educational value; it’s one children will enjoy playing over and over agai

    • Rating
    • 5

    Reviewed by Mary P on 10 September 2017

    Such a fun game. I am a teenager and I still love it. Very educational and sooooooooo fun.

    • Rating
    • 5

    Excellent Game

    Reviewed by Michaela on 20 May 2014

    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!

    • Rating
    • 5

    Super Game

    Reviewed by Jeanne on 20 May 2014

    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!

    • Rating
    • 5
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