Top Trumps CLASSICS are packed full of STATS and FACTS on all your favourite topics.
Be prepared to outsmart your opponents, and DISCOVER new and exciting FACTS about the most interesting topics. There are many packs to choose from, like Dinosaurs, Volcanoes, Sharks, and Skyscrapers.
WHATEVER YOU’RE INTO, SO ARE WE!
HOW TO PLAY
- AIM OF THE GAME: be the first player to win all the cards.
- SHUFFLE: any number of players can play Top Trumps. Shuffle the cards and give each player an equal number of cards.
- DON’T LOOK: players must keep all their cards in a pile (without seeing what they have) and only look at the top card.
- START GAME: player 1 starts the game by reading out the stat from their card they think is highest.
- CAN YOU TRUMP IT?: other players then look at their top card and see if the same stat category can be beaten.
- HIGHEST WINS: the player that has the highest stat takes the losing card (s) and places them at the bottom of their pile.
- WINNER!: The player with all the cards at the end, wins!
TOP TRUMPS & EDUCATION
Not only is Top Trumps fun, but it is also educational (we call it camouflaged learning).
Research commissioned by NOKIA CSR through the NATIONAL CHILDREN’S BUREAU found Top Trumps to have many educational benefits.
The research found that Top Trumps:
- Assists with Numeracy
- Develops strategic & tactical play
- Builds knowledge – base for special subjects
- Enhances reading skills
- Builds concentration levels
- Encourages interactive play
- Aids memory and fact-finding skills
- Helps social skills like sharing and taking turns