The Lion Sleeps Tonight Children's Game

The Lion Sleeps Tonight Game Rules

How To Play The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Instructions)

2 - 4
Play Time
15 MIN


Join the animal friends in the board game The Lion Sleeps Tonight as they make their way through the jungle to their picnic. But, a cranky lion is napping to his favorite song...and if he wakes up, you'll be running scared. When the lion wakes up players must rush and hide in the nearest bush.

Watch the lion and listen to the music in The Lion Sleeps Tonight game. Who will get to the picnic first? The Lion Sleeps Tonight has two levels of play that will keep you and your children coming back for more. The Lion Sleeps Tonight game is a charming way to play along to the music of one of your favorite pop songs. Be sure to check out The Lion Sleeps Tonight with your family.


The game The Lion Sleeps Tonight should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight Electronic Board Game Comes With Game Board
  • Electronic Lion
  • 4 Animal Movers
  • Jumbo Die
  • Label Sheet
  • Official Lion Sleeps Tonight Rules And Instructions Sheet


How to Win
In the game of The Lion Sleeps Tonight the first player to get your animal through the jungle to the picnic is the winner of the game.
How to Win


Please keep in mind that the official The Lion Sleeps Tonight rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play The Lion Sleeps Tonight. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.


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Brenda Raab says:

The game we have is at least 25 years old. I bought it for my grandkids and now they have kids and they want to play it. Through the years the jumbo die and rules got lost. We are trying to find out if we can replace them.
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