Traditional Indian Games

Did you know that Chess originated in India? We've got a good explanation of chess and some fun printables and activities to get the kids started on this wonderful strategy game. And if you've enjoyed Ludo, have a look at Pachisi too - I think you'll find some similarities!

Chess For Kids

Chess For Kids

Chess is an excellent game for kids. It teaches them strategic thinking, logic and it's fun, too! We have the rules of Chess, here, written so that children can understand them. Read online or download a printable version.

Pachisi

Pachisi

Pachisi is a very ancient Indian game for 4 people playing in 2 pairs, also known as "Twenty Five". This is the original game from which Ludo and Parcheesi were derived, although you will see that the rules are different.

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