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The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game: Rules and Instructions for How to Play

The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game: Rules and Instructions for How to Play

Objective of The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

The objective of The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game is to place an acorn of each color onto your log before the other players.

Setup for The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

  • Place all of the acorns inside the tree (the bottom half of the box).
  • Each player takes a log gameboard.
  • The youngest player takes the spinner as they will start the game.
Setup for Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

Playing The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

To start your turn you will spin the spinner. What you spin on the spinner determines what you will do on the rest of your turn.

Color Section

Should the spinner stop on a color, you will use the Squirrel Squeezer to grab a matching colored acorn from the tree.

Spinning A Color
This player has spun the green section of the spinner. They will take a green acorn from the tree.
Picking Up An Acorn in Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
Since this player spun green, they will use the Squirrel Squeezer to pick up a green acorn from the tree.

You will place this acorn on the matching colored space on your log. Should you already have an acorn of the color you spun, you will skip your turn.

Place Acorn on Your Log in Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
The player placed their new green acorn on their Log.

One Acorn

When you spin the one acorn section, you will choose one acorn from the tree. You can choose any color. You will use the Squirrel Squeezer to move the acorn from the tree to the corresponding hole on your log.

Spinning One Acorn
This turn you spun the one acorn section of the spinner. You will get to take one acorn of your choice from the tree and add it to your log.

Two Acorns

The two acorn section allows you to choose two acorns from the tree. You can choose the color of the two acorns that you take. You will use the Squirrel Squeezer to move the acorns to their corresponding spaces on your log.

Spinning the Two Acorn Section
Your spin landed on the two acorn section. You will choose two acorns from the tree to add to your log.

Sneaky Squirrel

The Sneaky Squirrel section allows you to steal an acorn from another player’s log. You can choose which acorn you want to steal. You will add the stolen acorn to your own log.

Spinning the Sneaky Squirrel Section
This player has spun the Sneaky Squirrel section. They will get to steal an acorn from another player’s log.

Sad Squirrel

The Sad Squirrel section forces you to skip your turn.

Spinning the Sad Squirrel Section
This player has spun the Sad Squirrel section. They will lose their turn.

Squirrel Storm

When you spin the Squirrel Storm section, you will lose all of the acorns that you have acquired. Return all of the acorns from your log to the tree. After you move all of your acorns to the tree, you will end your turn.

Spinning the Squirrel Storm Section
You have spun the Squirrel Storm section. You will have to return all of your acorns to the tree.

Next Player

After you take the action corresponding to what you spun on the spinner, you will pass the Squirrel Squeezer to the player on your left. They will then take their turn.

Winning The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

The first player to acquire one acorn of each color and completely fills in their log, wins the game.

Winning Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
This player has acquired an acorn of each color. They have won the game.
Components for Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game

Year: 2011 | Publisher: Educational Insights | Designer: Riley Wilkinson | Artist: Lucia Gaggiotti

Genres: Children’s, Educational

Ages: 3+ | Number of Players: 2-4 | Length of Game: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck:

Components:

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