Mancala is one name for a normal game played in many cultures with a series of holes or cups and small stones or beads. With easy rules, quick action, and strategy, it is a great game for families, including kids a long time 5 and up. These beautiful mancala boards are constituted of your number of solid walnut (the darker wood pictured) or cherry. We use prime quality local Missouri hardwoods and a conventional hand-rubbed tung oil finish. Every game comes with instructions and a set of American-made multi-colored glass gems in a cotton bag for storage. Custom engraving to be had.