Giant Pick-up Sticks

Pick-up sticks or pick-a-stick is a game of physical and mental skill. A bundle of sticks about 900 millimetres long, are held in a loose bunch and released on a lawn surface, falling in random disarray. Each player, in turn, must remove a stick from the pile without disturbing the remaining ones.

Players:
2 to 6

Competitive:
1 vs. 1, 1 vs. many

Complexity:
4/10

Duration:
Medium

Type:
Combination of Skill and Chance

Fun Factor

This old childhood classic is reimagined as a giant lawn game that can be enjoyed by young and old alike. It is a fun game of tention, where only the steadiest of hands succeed... The anticipation of accidentally moving unwanted sticks adds to the fun! "It moved,it moved!" ... "No, it didn't!"

History of Pick-up Sticks


Game Setup and Rules


Our Giant Pick-up Sticks Set:

GoPlayOutside offers giant pick-up sticks made from hard wood dowels. Each sticks is approx 900mm long. Each set contains:

  ● 30 x Giant Pick-up Sticks,
  ● 1 x Manual,
  ● 1 x Container.

Total weight: (tbd), dimensions: 110mm (diameter) x 900 mm
Download manual:  

Some photos of the Giant Pick-up Stick set are provided below: