By Gamewright

Reviewed for Second Grade, 2009

Slamwich

In this card-slapping game, kids use bread-shaped cards to make sandwiches, or Slamwiches, while they sharpen memory, sequencing, and hand-eye coordination skills. Players flip cards onto a pile, keeping an eye out for two cards with the same ingredient played in a row (a Double Decker) or two of the same ingredient cards with a different ingredient card between (a Slamwich). When a particular sequence is played, the first player to slap the pile gets to keep it. Thief and muncher cards complicate play, but this slamming good game is a lot less complicated than it sounds, quick to play, and just the right amount of crazy. (Gamewright, $9.00)