Seven of a Suit

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

Collect the right suit and pass the wrong one. First one to get seven of a kind wins the card game.


Materials

  • Deck of playing cards

Directions

  1. Three to five players can play this game.
  2. For three players, assemble three suits of seven cards each (twenty-one cards total). For four players, assemble four suits of seven cards each (twenty-eight cards total). For five players, assemble three suits of nine cards each and one suit of eight cards (thirty-five cards total).
  3. Shuffle the cards and deal seven to each player.
  4. The object of the game is to collect seven cards of one suit.
  5. One at a time, each player passes a card from his hand, facedown, to the player on his left. This should be a card that doesn't match the suit he is trying to collect.
  6. Play continues until a player collects seven cards of one suit.
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