Loose Caboose Children's Game

How To Play Loose Caboose

Loose Caboose Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

2 - 4
Play Time
15 MIN
Get ready to chase after a runaway caboose! In this fast-paced game, players will need to strategically place numbered track cards to prevent the caboose from derailing. The higher the number on the card, the more dice you will need to roll to move the caboose. But beware - if the train does happen to derail, you will have to take penalty points.

The ultimate goal is to end the game with the lowest score possible. So put on your thinking cap, plan your moves carefully, and engineer your way to victory! This fun little card game reinforces probability, visual discrimination and addition for kids. It's both fun and educational. Loose Caboose will be a hit with your kids. Tell us what you think if you've played the game before or check our the game rules below if you've lost yours. Purchase your own copy of Loose Caboose today and have a chugging good time.
The game Loose Caboose 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.

  • 50 Track Cards
  • 4 Dice
  • 1 Wooden Caboose Token
How to Win
To play the game, use the Track cards to expand the railway, then roll the dice to determine the distance that the runaway Caboose token will travel. If the Caboose happens to roll off the tracks, you will be required to draw penalty cards from the back of the line. The player with the least amount of penalty points at the end of the game will be declared the winner!
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official Loose Caboose 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 Loose Caboose. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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