Shell and Pea Game - FamilyEducation

Shell and Pea Game

This fun game will build your child's concentration skills. As you rearrange three cups, he has to watch carefully and decide which one has the object underneath it.


  • 5 to 10 minutes


  • 3 small plastic cups
  • Small object


  1. Place the 3 cups open-side down on a table.
  2. Let your child watch you put the small object under one cup and then rearrange the cups as he watches.
  3. Ask your child to decide where it is.


  • Let your child take a turn at mixing while you do the guessing.
  • Use 2 small objects and ask your child to pick the cup that has nothing under it.