The Lewis Chessmen

Some of the games which you play with have been around for hundreds or even thousands of years.

This tour shows the different forms board games have taken around the world and across time. Click the arrows below to play your way through the past.

Print and do activities

Toys and Games board game (69 kb)

Design your own court cards (40 kb)

Ludo (54 kb)

Mancala (145 kb)