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Product Description

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Solid-wood case with a see-through, latching lid houses 9 flipping number tiles and two wooden dice. Children and adults alike will enjoy this game of strategy and chance. Ages 6+ 10.5 x 8 x 2.75.

In 1989 The Melissa & Doug Company started in the garage of the home where Doug grew up! Thanks to your support, the Melissa & Doug Company grew and was able to move into a real office down the road. Their philosophy has remained the same over the years-to make each and every customer a happy and permanent member of the Melissa & Doug family, while offering products with tremendous value, quality and design. Melissa & Doug have always welcomed customer suggestions, and they continually strive to make improvements to their products. Melissa & Doug are honored by the faith you place in them and view it as their responsibility to continue to earn your trust in the years to come! Melissa and Doug range of products include puzzles, preschool, play food, puppets, stuffed animals and gardening toys.

Additional Info

086705

31A4116B

000772043779

4377

1.6 pounds

10.5 x 8.1 x 2.8

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Average Customer Rating:

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Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game
 
4.1

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (7)
  • Fun (7)
  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to play (5)
  • Interactive (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Family (8)
  • Adults (5)
  • Children (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (5)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great game for any age -- 6 to 60!!

Shut-the-Box is an all-time favorite of our family...it's a great way to help the younger kids learn to count. And the older folks love the competition and teasing that goes on for...Read complete review

Shut-the-Box is an all-time favorite of our family...it's a great way to help the younger kids learn to count. And the older folks love the competition and teasing that goes on for those that just have more trouble 'shutting that box'!! Lots of laughs and fun!

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Flawed manufacturing

Bought this online - couldn't wait to play, but when we did, flipping over the 1 was near impossible as well as the 2, and difficult on the 3. Looks like it was...Read complete review

Bought this online - couldn't wait to play, but when we did, flipping over the 1 was near impossible as well as the 2, and difficult on the 3. Looks like it was flawed manufacturing and we are going to return it soon.

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1.0

Flawed manufacturing

By emmajayy

from Charlotte, NC

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults

    Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

    Bought this online - couldn't wait to play, but when we did, flipping over the 1 was near impossible as well as the 2, and difficult on the 3. Looks like it was flawed manufacturing and we are going to return it soon.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Love the look

    By Mother of Army Captain

    from Allen Park, MI

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Easy To Play
    • Educational
    • Entertaining
    • Fun
    • Nice Layout

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Adults
      • Children
      • Family
      • Travel

      Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

      Love this game and this box is gorgeous. You can leave it on your coffee table.
      Bought this for a holiday gift and a friend at the party got on line and bought one for herself. Game is very fun!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Better quality out there

      By ben

      from long island

      About Me Avid Gamer

      Pros

      • Easy To Play

      Cons

      • Visually Unpleasing

      Best Uses

      • Family

      Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

      cheaply made a piece of junk was not worth the money

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Lots of value in this game

      By Hardcore Troubadour

      from Dayton, Ohio

      About Me Avid Gamer, Child Care Provider, Parent, Thrifty

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Play
      • Educational
      • Entertaining
      • Fun
      • Interactive
      • Nice Layout

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adults
        • Children
        • Family
        • Travel

        Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

        I could not be more pleased with my decision to purchase this game as a Christmas present for my son. He is in kindergarten and just starting to learn basic math. This game has been a fun way for him to learn counting and adding without making it seem like a chore! The rules are simple and the games are quick, which is great for the attention span of a 5 year old. I think this product has a lot of value because not only is it helping my son with his math skills, but it's also not something he will outgrow. This is a game teens and adults could play together as well. In addition, it's well made and very nice to look at, so I don't mind leaving it out on the coffee table.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good times solo or coupled

        By Crazy Cat Lady

        from San Diego, California

        About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Working Parent

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy Assembly
        • Entertaining
        • Good design

        Cons

        • Poor Instructions

        Best Uses

        • Family Time

        Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

        This is new to us but has been fun and easy in the first day that we have played. Would like the instructions to be slightly clearer and printed on the bottom of the box so as not to have to hang on to the paper.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Shut the box

        By Cheri

        from Traverse City

        About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Great Value
        • Interactive
        • Realistic
        • Teaches math combinations

        Cons

        • NO CONS

        Best Uses

        • Creative Development
        • Family Time
        • Group Activity
        • Indoor
        • To teach math
        • Young Children

        Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

        Excellent game.

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        (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great game for any age -- 6 to 60!!

        By STB Champ

        from Seattle, Washington

        About Me Grandparent

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Entertaining
        • Fun
        • Interactive
        • Realistic

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Creative Development
          • Family Time
          • Group Activity
          • Indoor
          • Outdoor
          • Young Children

          Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

          Shut-the-Box is an all-time favorite of our family...it's a great way to help the younger kids learn to count. And the older folks love the competition and teasing that goes on for those that just have more trouble 'shutting that box'!! Lots of laughs and fun!

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great game.

          By mrsroz

          from Fort Myers, FL

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Play
          • Educational
          • Entertaining
          • Fun
          • Interactive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Adults
            • Children
            • Family

            Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

            My husband loved it and uses it to help my daughter with math.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great fun game to help with math skills.

            By Andrew's Nana

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Child Care Provider, Grandma, Thrifty

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Can Withstand Use
            • Easy To Play
            • Educational
            • Entertaining
            • Fun
            • Interactive
            • Thought Provoking

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adults
              • Children
              • Family

              Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

              This is a beautifully constructed dice game that challeges math skills and is short but you can continue to play for as long a time as you'd like. A friend introduced it to our 5 year old grandson on a camping trip and he had so much fun we started our search for it and found it here online. It's easy and most of all, fun for everyone playing. 2,3 or 4 players. Easy to travel with. This is a winner.

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Addictive!

              By Crystal

              from Pennsylvania

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Good Value
              • High Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Shut-the-Box Game:

                  Highly addictive game =)
                  My whole family loves it. It's gorgeous (more so then pics give credit).
                  Ordering more for holiday gifts.

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