Chutes & Ladders is a simple game that allows young children to play because no reading is required to participate. Chutes and Ladders has pictures that help the child understand the good and naughty. The ladders represent the rewards for doing good deeds while the chutes or slides represent the consequences of bad deeds. This board game is also designed to help young children learn basic counting skills.
Players of Chutes and Ladders spin the spinner to determine how many squares to go - if their final spot rests at the bottom of a ladder they get to go up and if it rests at the top of a chute they must go down. Players want to land at the base of a ladder so they can race ahead of the other players. Chutes and Ladders is a fun game for the younger crowd.