Monopoly Jr. Instructions
By Dawn Roberts
Updated September 22, 2017
For decades, people have played the classic board game Monopoly. Brought to the market in 1935, the original game featured players buying "streets" and then building "houses" and "hotels" to increase the value of the property. Intended for children ages 5-8, Monopoly Jr. delivers a version of the game for those a bit too young to play with the big kids.
Choose a token, and place it on the space marked "GO!"
Give each player 10 ticket booths (or 12 for a two-player game).
Shuffle the Chance cards and place them face down on the board.
Choose a player to be the Banker.
Give each player five $1’s, four $2’s, three $3’s, one $4, and one $5.
Roll the die. The person who rolls the highest number goes first.
Playing the Game
Roll the die.
Move your marker the number of spaces noted on the die.
Follow the instructions on the space where you land.
Win when the first player runs out of money.
Dawn Roberts has been writing professionally since 1996. Her stories have appeared online and in print. She has also been heard on various radio stations. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Pennsylvania State University and was awarded the Hearst Award.