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colorful pick-up sticks

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Pick-Up Game

Players of all ages will be eager to try their hands at this beautiful, bedeviling dexterity game. The brightly colored rods can be used for a traditional game of pick-up sticks, but here's the twist: slide them through the wooden ring, spread them out with in a spiral, and now the bundle can stand upright. Players take turns pulling sticks from the ring, each trying to not be the one to make the structure collapse. When not in use, the swirled sticks can remain on display as an eye-catching, sculptural art piece. Sticks are made from durable, FSC-certified hornbeam wood, and the ring made from beechwood. Made in Italy.

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Made from
hornbeam wood
17" L; 50 sticks
Sold separately Ages 5 and up.

CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.

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very artistic and decorative


from Reynoldsville, PA

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        Comments about COLORFUL PICK-UP STICKS:

        i am displaying these items on a table converted from an old sewing machine stand. a very nice accent piece. love the color combinations of both. they stand well once you get them arranged--they are sturdy. i am glad they are as long as they are as that way it makes an impact on the display.

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        231votes, 18 comments

        Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

        This colorful classic game is fun for the whole family, but it also looks nice in your family room. Check out the product story to see how these sticks do double duty as home decor, then let us know if you think they're a great pick.


        It's similar to the old Pick up Sticks game. Played it often when I was a young girl. Pick up sticks was basically a bit more challanging, but this also looks fun.

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        I don't enjoy games like this one; but again, many other people do.

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        Love that it's functional and pretty!

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        like the colors!

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        Would buy it if the price was right

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        Pick-up-sticks is always a fun game and I like that it looks pretty enough to be left on a table.

        Vote: Thumbs down!

        Pompous knock-off of "Pick-Up Sticks" and probably priced for bored yuppies.

        Vote: Thumbs down!

        looks like pick up sticks

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        I would purchase this as a gift for someone.

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        Looks like fun

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        not sharp or different enough

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        Clever game for a rainy day or family game night.

        Vote: Thumbs up!

        nice "twist" on the classic game. I remember playing pick up sticks with my Oma when we were little. She would have liked this version.

        Vote: Thumbs down!

        Don't need this type of item.

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        I had pick-up-sticks when I was kid, and never got tired of playing with them, either alone or against an opponent. A simple game, but one you can take anywhere. Three cheers as well for the FSC-certified wood used.


        PICK UP Sticks

        Vote: Thumbs down!

        For a real recycled experience I could use Pick Up Sticks and a curtain circle. Don't see the appeal to this.

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