Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game is a cooperative board game that teaches edible and medicinal plants. Wildcraft! teaches 25 important edible and medicinal plants and their uses in mostly first aid situations. (Wildcrafting is the harvesting of wild plants).
Players learn about plants by connecting the icon on the challenge or "trouble" cards with the icons on the plant cards. If a player has a "burdock" card in their herb basket and draws a "hungry" card, then the player can turn the cards in and move to the next rest space.
Though it is a cooperative game, there is plenty of strategy and drama as players travel up the mountain to the Huckleberry Patch and back to Grandma's before nightfall. The only way to get back safely is to help each other out. However, it's ok if you don't make it. Grandma will come and get you.
Wildcraft! is a great introduction to the world of edible and medicinal herbs for children of ALL ages. It's a beautifully illustrated, nature based, educational, cooperative game created in the tradition of the classic board games. Kids love the "Chutes and Ladders" type of play.
- Wildcraft! includes a 20x20 inch game board, instructions, 4 player pieces, 52 plant cards, 52 trouble cards, 25 cooperative cards, and a spinner. It also comes with a downloadable story to enhance the story of the game.
- Wildcraft! is made in the U.S.A. and made with green materials. It was chosen one of the Top Natural Toys of 2008 by Mothering Magazine.
- One to four players, ages 4 to adult. No prior knowledge of plants or herbs is needed. No reading is required for younger players.
|Recommended Age||4 and up|