Kubaot, a Form of Hebrew Mini Scrabble

Kubaot, a Form of Hebrew Mini Scrabble

Description
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.
Object Name
game
Object Type
games
date made
1950s
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 in
lid: 2 cm x 7 cm; 25/32 in x 2 3/4 in
part: dice: 2 cm x 2 cm x 2 cm; 25/32 in x 25/32 in x 25/32 in
part: instruction page: 15.5 cm x 9 cm; 6 3/32 in x 3 17/32 in
ID Number
2016.3046.01
accession number
2016.3046
catalog number
2016.3046.01
subject
Judaism
Education
Toys
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Cultural and Community Life: Education
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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