Cheeky Monkeys Counting Game
The Orchard Toys Cheeky Monkeys Game is a fun counting game for all the family, where players battle to collect the most bananas for their side of the tree! With the option to either play it safe or spin the spinner to collect more bananas, Cheeky Monkeys is great for developing children’s strategic thinking in game play.
The game features lots of exciting twists which make counting fun, including the Cheeky Monkey card which encourages players to get up and move around the table. The 3D tree and hanging monkeys also add an exciting dimension to this fun and competitive game!
- A fun counting game for all the family
- Includes 3D tree
- Suitable for ages 4-8
How to Play
The youngest player starts by spinning the spinner. If the arrow lands on a banana section, turn over a monkey card and place it face up in front of you.
Decide whether to end your turn by keeping the monkey and hooking it onto your section of the tree or take a chance and spin again to try to win more bananas. If you spin again and land on a banana section you can take another monkey card from the table, but if the arrow lands on…
…the cheeky monkey
you can take one monkey from another player’s section and hook it, together with any other monkeys collected on your turn, onto your section of the tree. Play passes to the next player.
(Top tip: There is one monkey with 6 bananas)
…the pool monkey
take any monkeys you have collected on your turn and place them on the pool board. Play passes to the next player. If you have not collected any monkeys on your turn, play passes to the next player.
take all the monkeys you have collected on your turn, together with any monkeys on the pool board, and hook them onto your section of the tree. Play passes to the next player.
If the spinner lands on a banana section, you can spin again as many times as you like until you decide to hook the monkeys onto your section of the tree or the arrow lands on another spinner section. Remember not to hook your monkeys onto your section of the tree until your turn is over!
The Game Ends when …
The game ends when there are no face down monkey cards left on the table. N.B. The person playing at this point takes any monkeys collected on that turn and hooks them onto their section of the tree. 2 End of the game Players then take all the monkeys from their section of the tree and count how many bananas they have collected.
Any monkeys on the pool board at the end of the game are not counted.
The Winner –
The winner is the player with the most bananas.