A beautiful solid Wood playing board, with colourful glass beads as pieces. Mancala is one of the World’s most widely played games, with hundreds of variations known throughout Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. It has been played since the time of the pharaohs. Mancala offers an addictive blend of simplicity, subtlety and excitement, with rules that can be learned in under a minute. Each game takes around 5 minutes to play. It can be played by anyone who can count – and children can challenge adults on an equal Footing!