In Barnyard Snap having a quick eyes and a quick voice is key to winning the game.
What You'll Need
Setting Up the Game
Players each choose different barnyard animal sound. Be creative. Choosing an animal with a funny sound adds to the enjoyment. Sounds might include a quack , a baa, a moo, an oink, and so on. Each player should know every other players sound.
Playing the Game
If a player makes the wrong noise they give their entire face up stack to the player that played the matching card.
Play continues with the player to the left of the player who turned up the matching card.
If any players get excited and make an animal noise at the wrong time they must give each player one of the cards from their face down stack.
In the event that two players make the correct sound at the same time both stacks with the matching cards are placed in the middle which is called the Pool. Play continues on and the player who wins the next round also wins the entire pool.
If a player runs out of cards in their face down stack they simply flip over their face up stack and continue. Any player that completely runs out of cards is out of the game.
Winning the Game
Variations of the Game Animals is a slight variation to the game in which players are assigned an animal name and the name is called rather than a sound. Although essentially the same the animal noises are much more entertaining.
Barnyard Snap is also known as Farmyard.
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