Pass the Grogger! Card GameFor 2 to 4 players, ages 4 to 10 years old
One deck of cards, consisting of:
12 Queen Esther Cards
12 King Ahasuerus Cards
12 Mordecai Cards
12 Hamantashen Cards
4 Grogger Cards
4 Haman Cards
Object of the Game:
To make pairs. Queen Esther is a pair with Queen Esther, Mordecai with Mordecai, etc. The only way to make a pair with Haman is by covering him up with a Grogger!
How to play:
Dealer shuffles the cards and deals 6 cards to each player. The rest of the cards are placed in the middle for the draw pile. If the player has any pairs, they are placed on the table. When player is done making pairs, player takes one card from her/his hand and hands it to the player on her/his left. That player then takes one card from the pile, and proceeds to make pairs. At the beginning of each player's turn, a card is drawn from the pile. At the end of each player's turn, a card is passed to the player on the left. Round ends when one player has no more cards in her/his hand.
Scoring for 4 to 6 year olds:
Score one point for each pair. Score two points for each Grogger/Haman pair. Game ends when one player reaches 10 points.
Scoring for 7 to 10 year olds:
Score one point for each pair. Score two points for each Grogger/Haman pair. Take away one point for each Haman left in the player's hand. Game ends when one player reaches 20 points.