11 06, 2017

Playing backgammon – West Asia projects

By |2018-04-07T17:04:21-07:00June 11th, 2017|Crafts, Games, West Asia|Comments Off on Playing backgammon – West Asia projects

A backgammon board made by kids at Laurelhurst School, Portland Oregon Beginning about 3000 BC, backgammon was one of the most popular games in ancient Mesopotamia and elsewhere in West [...]

31 05, 2017

Central Asian board games

By |2018-04-16T12:31:30-07:00May 31st, 2017|Central Asia, Games|Comments Off on Central Asian board games

Kids playing knucklebones (Burma) Central Asian people played a lot of active games, but they also played games sitting down. Because Central Asian people spent a lot of time herding cattle and [...]

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