Scrabble Alphabet Scoop Review

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Behold – my NEW favorite letters game for kids!! Scrabble’s Alphabet Scoop! It is geared for ages 6+ (but any child that can recognize letters and match them can play!) and is a fun crazy twist on the traditional Scrabble game. I love it because children do not have to be a good speller in order to play this game! I even saw it in my Target this weekend!
It comes with the pot you see above, a lid for the pot, letter tiles, fly tiles, ladle scoopers, and flashcards! As you see below the object of the game is to find the letter tiles to match the words on your flashcard! There is plenty of room for you to lay your letter tiles directly on to the letters on the flashcard.

The Rules? Everyone gets one card, and then chooses which word on the card they want to try and spell. Then everyone at the same time takes their copper and spoons out tiles. You quickly have to check your letter tiles with the letters you need in your word, place any corresponding letters on your card, then deposit the unused letters back into the pot. But be careful! If you get a fly you have to put ALL of your letters back – even the ones that are already on your card!! The first person to spell the word on their card with the letter tiles wins!

This was a great game for my oldest son as he is learning how to spell and could use a little extra work on matching letters from the tiles to the letters on the flashcard. And little brother was just there for the fun! ๐Ÿ™‚

This is certainly one of the best Scrabble games I have seen out there. It’s fun for adults and kids, and all ages can play together. The only thing that I do not like about this set is that the lid does not attach to the pot for storage – it just sits on top. I can see a lot of accidents waiting to happen with tiles flying everywhere!! Overall though I LOVE this game!! It is such a simple idea yet loads of fun. Very educational of course and great for strengthening coordination and letter recognition for younger kids. The first time our family played my husband had almost won when he scooped up a fly! I was laughing but he wasn’t quite so thrilled! ๐Ÿ™‚ The kids ended up winning!!
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38 Comments

  1. My 2nd graders would love this!

  2. Ayn Colsh says:

    What a great game! We've been playing Disney Monopoly at my house. One of my favorite games to use in my pre-K classroom is "Trouble". This would be a great addition to my Pre-K classroom games!

  3. We would love this game! What a great letter/word game concept!

  4. BetterLivingForLess says:

    parcheesi is our favorite family game!

  5. Heather Nance says:

    My brother and I loved to play "Battleship" as children and any card game.

  6. Vintage Teacher says:

    We play Clue, dominoes, Rummicube, Boggle and cards

  7. I would love to have this for my first grade students! The kids really love Legos and puzzles and Chutes and Ladders.
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  8. Chutes and Ladders seems to be the favorite of the week

  9. Love this!!

  10. i love clue

  11. Milk Donor Mama says:

    our favorite is kids of carcasonne

  12. mini me's momma says:

    Oh, this looks like fun! My almost 5 year old and 6.5 year old would love it!

  13. As a child, I loved to play Sorry! and Trouble with my family!

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  14. Ms. Martin says:

    I love LIFE and Clue! This is on my first grade wish list!

  15. We love Sorry Sliders. But my husband and I saw a preview of Alphabet Scoop at the Hasbro toy fair and we can't wait for our kids to play it. They're always wanting to play our Scrabble games!

  16. Mrs. Youngblut says:

    This looks like it would be a great game to have in my classroom!

  17. We like to play Uno.

  18. frugalmommieof2 says:

    I am a big fan of the regular scrabble. I think it's my favorite.

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  19. leanne_mac says:

    I like Yatzee
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  20. Marissa, Brianna, Benny, & Tara says:

    We like Blokus!~ Tara Berke Torres taraducktyl at comcast dot net

  21. My favorite family game is Clue
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  22. Jennifer - Mommy to 2 says:

    Our favorite right now is Alphabet Go Fish.

  23. Our favorite right now is Life. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

  24. Robyn and Henry says:

    Looks like a fun game!

  25. Alicia C. says:

    My husband, oldest and I love playing Scrabble. BUT, we have to do it in the wee hours of the night because little guy just isn't ready. This would be a Scrabble game he could play!

  26. I've always loved Scrabble, but I'd love to try this version with the kids – I think they'd be more into it, since it moves faster and they're still young (5 and 7)

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