At a Glance: Dancing Eggs is a one-of-a-kind children’s game that is also absolutely hilarious to watch adults play!
Dancing Eggs is a children’s game for 2-4 players that comes in an egg carton sized box (or an actual egg carton in some editions) where players must awkwardly hold eggs on different parts of their body and do different crazy actions, all without dropping the eggs! There are 9 rubber eggs worth 1 point and 1 solid wooden egg worth 2 points. On a player’s turn, they roll 2 dice. The red die determines how the egg is acquired on that turn. You may have to drop the egg high above the table and chase after it, be the first to shout “cock-a-doodle-doo!”, be the first to grab the red die, or run around the table and get back to your spot first. Then, however and whoever gets the egg, rolls the white die, which tells them where on their body they must put the egg. It could be under their chin, under their arm, in the crook of their elbow, between your face and shoulder, or between your knees. During all this action, if anyone drops an egg, the game is over and the winner is whoever has the most points worth of eggs.
So, this game is definitely geared toward younger kids, and kids have fun with it even if they’re not strictly playing by the rules. It’s also REALLY funny when adults are playing though. You know, kids love to see grown-ups who are not afraid to have fun and be goofy once in a while. It can also be a borderline workout after a few games of this, as you are chasing after eggs and running around the table, all while in some awkward positions. The rubber eggs are really great components. The wooden one is worth 2 points, but is much less comfortable to try to carry on your body.
Obviously you will want to play this game standing up, around a smaller round or square table with the chairs cleared away. I just can’t stress enough how silly and fun this game is. Doesn’t matter what age you are, loosen up, don’t be afraid to be silly, and enjoy this one-of-a-kind game.
The game is 15 years old now, but is still in print and pretty affordable.
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