Chavet Wooden Oware Game
- Authentic Oware board
- Supplied with genuine Bonduc seeds
- Decorative lid design
- Folding wooden board
- A great strategy game originating from Africa
An authentic, folding, wooden Oware board supplied with real Bonduc seeds to use as the playing pieces.
The folding board is robustly constructed and very chunky. It features an attractive decorative lid design and you store the seeds inside when not in use.
Oware goes by many names (Mancala, Bao) and is the classic game of Africa that could well be the oldest board game in the world. It is a great game of strategy that is simple to learn and can be a useful, entertaining learning aid for children, enhancing both maths and strategy skills.
Contains small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.
Note: Products on this page are genuinely hand-made by a craftsman in a third-world country. Minor cosmetic imperfections are the norm - items are often not symetrical, cases sometimes don't fold perfectly, hinges are poor quality etc. If you seek pristine, manufactured items, then this item is not for you. But if you delight in the originality and charm of authentic ethnic craft, you should not be disappointed.