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 DOTS & SQUARES

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A social game for two or three players using a Pencil and piece of paper with a grid of dots upon it. Players take it in turns to join two dots with a line, the game object is to create squares. the player creating most squares being the winner.

Location
Home / school / Social gathering.

Age
A game that can be played by all ages, and it is very suitable for mixed aged players.

Ability
An ideal activity to encourage observation and the use of simple tactics.

Description
Begin by drawing a grid of dots on the paper. The first person draws a line connecting two dots, either horizontally or vertically. The second player then draws another line to connect another two dots. The goal is to be the person who draws the last side of a square. players put their initials inside a completed square, to claim it. If you complete a square you get another turn. The player with the most squares when all the squares are complete is the winner.

Closely Related Activities
Pen and Paper games 967, Battle Ship 969, Noughts & Crosses 894, Hangman 971, Word Break 974, Why 970, Foldover, World Building 975.

Cost
No cost involved.

Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.

  The level of energy that could be required Energy  
  The level of demand that could be required by your arms Arms  
  The level of demand that could be required by your legs Legs  
  The level of demand that could be required by your sight. Sight  
  The level of demand that could be required by your hearing. Hearing  
  The level of demand that could be required by your speech. Speech  
  The level of demand of Cerebral Learning that could occur as a direct consequence of absorbing factual information. Learning  

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