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Chicken Scratch: A domino game for any age

My grandmother came to visit two months ago. It was the first time she’d visited us in Madison, and I wanted to plan something special. We went to Olbrich Gardens for their Blooming Butterflies event, and we went out to lunch. Later we all got together for Chinese takeout and games. I brought an assortment of kid-friendly, family-friendly games for the 13 of us, ages 0 to 95. It turns out that we didn’t need any of them, though, because my amazing grandma travels with her own set of dominoes. We played Chicken Scratch Dominoes together, with kids sitting on laps and happy conversation all around. Here’s how to play this domino game that’s great for all ages.

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