Things you need
- 2+ players
- Snakes and Ladders board game
- Dice or a spinner.
Most board games are really useful for helping children develop confidence with important mathematical skills and understanding. Snakes and Ladders is a great game to help your child develop confidence in quantifying collections – and it’s fun for all the family.
Begin a game of Snakes and Ladders, teaching your child the rules as you go.
The goal is to be the first person to get to the end of the board. On your turn, you'll roll the dice and move your piece the number of steps you’ve rolled. When you land on a ladder, you get a shortcut and move your piece further up the board. When you hit a snake, you must go down the snake.
As you are having fun, talk to your child about the game. Ask questions like: