How to Play Noddy

A popular card game mentioned in Two Gentlemen of Verona

This activity kit will share the history of this game and teach you how to play it.

Click to download parts of the activity:

History Guide (13 pages, PDF)

This printable history guide walks you through the history of the game of Noddy and it's use in Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona and gives you weblinks to resources and other materials you can use to explore the history even further.

Printable Instructions and Supply List

Print this guide to use at the table for scoring your cards as well as reviewing the order of play.

Bonus History Research

Here's a list of the resources I used to put this activity together. It's a great list of places to start when you want to explore further.

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