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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Game!


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  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus is a fun preschool game that helps teach social skills
  • The pigeon wants to drive your bus and it's up to you to stop him, as you move around the game board
  • If the pigeon lands on the same space as your bus, you must go back to ''Start'' and try again
  • For 2 - 4 players ages 3 and up
  • University Games offers you and your family creative games that are easy to learn and fun to play
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WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 10.5 x 2.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B003G9QEGG
  • Item model number: 1342
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and up
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #545 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)
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Product Description

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Game is based on the best-selling seires of Pigeon books by Mo Willems. Uh-oh! The Pigeon wants to drive YOUR bus and it's up to you to stop him. Use simple strategy to keep the Pigeon from driving your bus, but drive carefully. If the Pigeon lands on the same space as your bus, you have to go back to the beginning and try again. The game helps children develop concentration, fine motor and strategy skills. And there's plenty of action to keep preschoolers engaged. For 2 - 4 players age 3 and up. University Games offers you and your family original ways to have fun. Creative gameplay and quality components are our standard. We know that people want to play right away, so our games are easy to learn. Our games keep all players involved, even when it’s not their turn. The games combine luck and skill and present a new challenge each time you play. And all University Games products make learning fun. Spend time with us and you can have a great time with your family, get to know the neighbors, entertain your friends, and even learn to read.

From the Manufacturer

Uh-oh! The Pigeon wants to drive YOUR bus and it's up to you to stop him. The first game out of the depot from the New York Times bestselling series of Pigeon books by Mo Willems. Players use simple strategy to keep the Pigeon from driving their bus but drive carefully. If the Pigeon lands on the same space as your bus, you have to go back to start and try again. Develops concentration, fine motor and strategy skills. Lots of action to keep preschoolers engaged.

Customer Reviews

Great family game.
cindy miltner
If your kids love "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" book, they will love this game!
nanh
Simple and easy to play.
mrsmaonaigh

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

78 of 79 people found the following review helpful By j.d. on February 13, 2011
Well after reading the kindergarten review, you may not think this game is fun or age appropriate but the teacher did not read the directions fully so she was frustrated.

In the directions you do not have to land directly on the store to retrieve the item, you just have to pass by to get the token. Nowhere in the directions does it say you lose your tokens when you go back to start.

I agree though, for a three year old the bus ticket concept is too much so I am saving that aspect of the game until she is more game savvy. But a well-versed 5-7 year old could understand that part of the game.

Anyway the first time my daughter wanted the pigeon to drive her bus so she ended up losing. Thereafter, she understood to stay away from the pigeon. We usually send the pigeon away from everyone, but she also gets the concept of sending him to the other players.

In conclusion, the game is fun, much more fun than chutes and ladders and candyland and she loves to play it. We play almost everyday.
I also HIGHLY recommend the richard scarry busy town game, which we play almost everyday as well.
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31 of 32 people found the following review helpful By S. Scott McClure on February 14, 2011
Based on some reviews, we almost did not buy this game, but my 4-year-old really likes it. He loves driving the bus around and trying to stay ahead of the pigeon. He laughs whenever the pigeon catches someone, including himself. But, we did make a new spinner. I found an online timeplate with 12 sections, and gave the pigeon 4 sections so the player (with 8 sections) has more of a chance of going. It works great and shortens the playing time. It's a fun game, but I highly recommend revising the spinner.
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119 of 140 people found the following review helpful By Suzanne Binkney on October 23, 2010
It says 3+ on the game, but I don't know anyone under 10 that could possibly play this without adapted rules.
When I attempted to play the game with my kindergarten class. The game went on for an hour without a winner!!!!
The kids all got upset throughout the game, some walked away and traded players.
All in all, it was a kindergarten catastrophe!!

The object of the game:
Move your bus around the board collecting all the game pieces (4 tokens- a hot dog, bunny, drivers license, and key) and then get back to start.

Spin the spinner, if it lands on the bus half of the spinner, the bus gets to move
If the spinner lands on the pigeon side, the pigeon gets to go.

So half the time you spin the pigeon is chasing you around the board trying to "drive the bus" back to its start.

I don't know about you, but going back to start again and again and again is not the best way to finish a game before the kids get bored or begin hating the game, eachother, and the pigeon.
If you are between the ages of 3 and 10 the game requires constant adult supervision to mediate this never ending pitfall.

In addition to this, there are places on the board with bus tickets, if you land on a bus ticket you have the option to change your spot to any other place where that same colored bus ticket is pictured- confusing!

But the fun doesnt stop there!

There are other places on the board where you can change places with any other bus on the board- to avoid the pigeon of course.
Pitting children against one another is not age appropriate for 3+!!!!

Since then I have re-written the rules.

Play the spinner like a regular spinner, don't play the half pigeon half bus option.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Debrah Stein on January 23, 2014
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It's a really fun game that captures AND HOLDS everyone's attention! It's a fairly easy concept to follow as well. My 4 year old loves to play this with her 9 year old brother. Dad and I get right in on it too! It's a really cute game!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Norma S on January 9, 2014
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This is a good game for the younger children and can be played with their older brothers and sisters or family. It is a fun way to begin instilling social skills they will need in their lives and does it in a fun way. The best part is that the 6 yr old in my life listed the game as one she wanted. How perfect was that!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Joan R. Henry on June 6, 2014
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This is a great game for children over the age of 3.
I have only had this game for a month, but it seems like years!
The small pieces are not suitable for younger kids.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Happy2BeMe on January 14, 2014
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The game at first seemed a little complicated for the 3year old, but it was easy to get once we tested it out.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Douglas Batcheler on June 15, 2014
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Wonderful game for preschooler. Bought it as a Christmas gift. Great price! Got it when son was 5. He is now 8 and still requests to play it often. Such a simple game. Easy instructions. Not much thinking required for the stressed out, tired parent to have to deal with. Is a wonderful game that doesn't take long to play. We BOTH love it!
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