Kenyan Mancala Game

Jan shows us how to make and play the African game of Mancala.

You’ll just need some old egg boxes, or something similar and some small items (such as stones, marbles, shells, beads or coins) for the playing pieces! Don’t forget to show us how you get on via Somerset Scouts Facebook page or email to


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