November 30, 2017

Kathy Beyerle

It's Time to Toss the Dice!

Topics: Learning Through Play, STEM Education / Play


Monday, December 4th is National Dice day! There’s no better way to celebrate one of the oldest forms of gaming than by breaking out a dice game to play with family or friends. Did you know that the earliest evidence of dice was found in Egyptian tombs from 2,000 B.C.? Here are some great recommendations for dice based games that can be added to your next game night!


Math Dice


Math Dice makes practicing math fun! Players add, subtract, multiply and divide their way to a target number to win! This dice game is great for classroom tournament play, or if you just want to sharpen your math skills at home.

Ages 8+ , 2 or more players


Math Dice Junior


Math Dice Junior is the younger brother to our Math Dice game. Help little ones get acquainted with math in a fun way! Larger and more colorful dice make this a great introduction to not only math concepts, but dice games as well.

Ages 6+ , 2 or more players


Dice Throne

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Dice throne is a dueling and battling dice game. Players use dice to attack and defend to take the Dice Throne and win it all! Each Hero has special fighting abilities, and their own set of colored dice to use in combat. The artwork and theme of this game would make it great for video gamers who need some time to unplug.

Ages 8+, 2-6 players


Vegas the Dice Game


Vegas the Dice Game a quick and fun Las Vegas themed gambling game!

Players roll the dice, and place bets. With a bit of luck, players can take home the most money and win. This game is only available at Target.

Ages 8+, 2-5 players


Roll for It!

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Roll for It! is a fast and simple dice rolling game. Roll the dice, match a card, and win! The first player to get 40 cards wins. Players can challenge other players for a chance to steal their cards.

Ages 8+, 2-4 players




In Sagrada, players draft colorful dice to complete their stained glass window displays using a sudoku- like strategy. The colorful dice and beautiful stained glass artwork of this game make it great for older gamers.

Ages 13+, 1-4 player


Do you have a favorite memory of playing with dice? Please share it with us in the comments! If you'd like to learn more about the fun history of dice, click here. Happy National Dice Day everyone!

Color Cube Sudoku