Kubaot, a Form of Hebrew Mini Scrabble


An educational dice game, Kubaot is similar to Hebrew Mini Scrabble. It consists of a cylindrical tube containing a set of six colored die, marked with a Hebrew letter, a corresponding number on each die face and an instruction page in Hebrew. Players take turns shaking the cylinder and throwing the die to spell as many words as possible with the Hebrew letters depicted on the die. The player who gains the most points wins the game. Manipulative educational games are particularly useful teaching devices for young children. This game would assist with building vocabulary words in Hebrew and reinforce simple addition. This game was manufactured in the 1950's though there were doubtless earlier versions.

Date Made: 1950s

General Subject Association: JudaismUsed: EducationClassified: Toys


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Exhibition: Many Voices, One Nation

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2016.3046.01Accession Number: 2016.3046Catalog Number: 2016.3046.01

Object Name: gameObject Type: games

Physical Description: ink (overall material)cardboard (overall material)wood (die material)blue; green; pink; red; yellow; beige (dice color)paper (instruciton page material)Measurements: overall: 10.5 cm x 7 cm; 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 inlid: 2 cm x 7 cm; 25/32 in x 2 3/4 inpart: dice: 2 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm; 25/32 in x 25/32 in x 25/32 inpart: instruction page: 15.5 cm x 9 cm; 6 3/32 in x 3 17/32 in

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Record Id: nmah_1812822

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