Spoof

Ages: 5 year olds and up
Number of Players:  2 or more
Materials: Deck of Cards
Skill Practice:  Sequencing and sorting

Goal: To get rid of all the cards from your hand

Set up:

  1. Deal the entire deck among the players

Rules for play:

  1. The player with the 7 of diamonds begins play.  The player places the 7 of diamonds on the table.
  2. The player on the right of the person with the 7 of diamonds plays next.
  3. The player has several options
    1. The player may play a 6 of diamonds and place it to the left of the 7 of diamonds. (Cards that preceded that last card played are placed in order to the left)
    2. The player may play an 8 of diamonds and place it to the right of the seven of diamonds.(Cards the follow the last card played are placed in order to the right)
    3. Or, the player may play a 7 of clubs and place it on top of the 7 of diamonds. (Cards of the same number of the last card played are placed on top)
  4. Cards of the same number and placed on top must follow the following suit order
      • 1st diamonds
      • 2nd clubs
      • 3rd hearts
      • 4th spades
  1. Each player may play 1 card on their turn.
  2. A player cannot pass if they have a playable card in their hand.
  3. Play continues in this manner until a player gets rid of all the cards in their hand