Beat the elephant is an engaging game that helps beginner readers recognise and learn common blends at the beginning of words. The blends covered are:  br cr cl dr gr sk sl sp st tr Beat the Elephant is played in a similar manner to traditional Bingo. Players select one card at a time from the top of the deck…if a player picks up a card that matches a blend on his/her board it is placed in the correct position. But, each time a piece of the elephant is turned over it must be put on the Elephant’s board. Be careful now! If the Elephant is completed before a player finishes their bingo board, the Elephant wins. This game is for up to 3 players and contains 81 laminated playing cards and 4 durable cloth backed vinyl mats. For 5yrs+