How to Play Hungry Hungry Hippos Guide

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2 – 4  players

15 – 20 mins

Age: 4 +

Table of Contents

How do you setup Hungry Hungry Hippos?

  1. Attach each Hippo by sliding front tabs into the pond. Lock it down in place
  2. Fill marble release area with marbles and place golden marble in any open area
  3. Hold down the hippo and pull its neck out. Press and release a few times.



  1. Each player picks a hippo
  2. Launch all the marbles into the pond
  3. Choose a player to yell ‘GO’
  4. Every player now tries to gobble as many marbles as possible

How do you win in Hungry Hungry Hippos?

  • The player with the most marbles wins
  • An alternative game rules is whoever gobbles the golden marble wins

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