Original Uno — ChildTherapyToys

Original Uno

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  • Can be used as an icebreaker and warm-up activity
  • Rules are easy to understand and the game is challenging, but not so much that it disrupts conversation
  • Recommended for ages 7 and up

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UNO is one of the world's most popular games, and has been used by therapists for years as an icebreaker and warm-up activity. The rules are easy to understand, the game is challenging, but not so much that it disrupts conversation.

This is the original UNO. Each player is dealt 7 cards with the remaining ones placed face down to form a draw pile. The top card of the draw pile is turned over to begin a discard pile. The first player has to match the card in the discard pile either by number, color or word. For example, if the card is a red 7, player must throw down a red card or any color 7. Or the player can throw down a Wild Card. If the player doesn't have anything to match, he must pick a card from the draw pile. If he can play what is drawn, great. Otherwise play moves to the next person. When you have one card left, you must yell UNO (meaning one). Failure to do this results in you having to pick two cards from the draw pile. That is, of course if you get caught by the other players. Once a player has no cards left, the hand is over. Points are scored and you start over again.

Number Of Players: 2 to 10
Recommended Ages: 7 and up