Pick Up Sticks is a fun family game that can be played with 2 or more players. You can even play by yourself if you want to practice. Since it is such a simple game you can make your own version at home with some skewers and paint or markers. 


  1. A package of wooden skewers
  2. Paint & a paint brush or markers


  1. Gather 41 skewers to color
  2. Paint the skewers in different colors or use the markers to color different patterns around the sticks 
  3. Let the paint or marker dry on the sticks and then enjoy your game

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