We have quite a few Orchard Toys games and this one is my son's favourite (and mine!). He has just turned four and asks to play this game several times a week. As with all Orchard Toys games, the quality is great with very sturdy cardboard pieces that fit together perfectly. Players roll the dice and move around the board, building their three houses and, when you land on a wolf, spinning the spinner to blow down somebody else's house.
The game is mostly down to chance, which is great because it means adults and children can play together and nobody has too much of an advantage. It also means that my son can't get too huffy when he doesn't win.
There is a skill element too: if you spin straw or sticks, you must choose which player's house to 'blow down'. Hopefully this is teaching my son a bit of logic and maturity: he is learning that it might be best to take a house piece from the person who has most, rather than just saying "Hahaha, I've taken Daddy's house again!" each time.
The wolf element means that the game isn't just a straightforward race to the finish, which is a big part of why we like it so much. I'd highly recommend this for age 3 and up (in fact, I'm planning on buying another as a Christmas gift!).