Spot It Game

Spot It Game Rules

How To Play Spot It (Instructions)

2 - 8
Play Time
10 MIN


Spot It is a circular card game where multiple mini games can be played depending on age groups or amount of people playing. Games vary from spotting the one object that is on both cards to more advanced games. Although the age limit is 7 and up, kids as young as 5 years old can play this game with ease. What is fun is you as an adult can play and more times than you think your opponent will spot it first.

Spot It is a fun and quick game that you can take with you to your next party or vacation. It is small and easy to learn how to play and will involve a quite a few people of all ages. Give Spot It a try and you'll be amazed at all the different possibilities there are with this simple little game.


The game Spot It 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.

  • Spot It Only Comes With 55 Circular Cards
  • The Storage Tin
  • Official Spot It Game Rules And Instructions


How to Win
If you are the first to spot the same object on two cards, no matter which version you are playing, then you will get a point. Points are added up and the player with the most wins.
How to Win


Please keep in mind that the official Spot It 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 Spot It. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.


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Human Question:
Which game starts with the same letter as Mancala: Chess, Uno, Monopoly, Battleship or Rummycube

chi chi says:

i love it, me and my kids play it all the time!
Mitch says:

Why in the symbols example section of the instructions is there no hammer, I'm perplexed did anyone else notice this
Lisa says:

It does the impossible. Any two cards will have one item in common. Just like magic. My son is a wiz at this game and I don't know how he does it.
Nick says:

Holly.. that makes no sense. None.
Jamie says:

Fun fast little game. Puts everyone on the same level of playing so most any age can play. I love how there are different rules for different versions of game play.
Holly says:

Love this cute little game. I have no clue how it works but there is always something the same between two different cards. Quick and easy to play.
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