Jumbo Playing Cards
If you are one of those people who believe that "big" is better then you will absolutely love having a set of jumbo playing for your next neighborhood get together. Jumbo playing can mean one of two things, either the cards are the same size as regular playing cards with the faces magnified to make them extra large and easy to see or it can mean the cards are actually jumbo themselves. Jumbo card decks come in 3.5X5.125, 41/2 X 6 7/8 or even 8' X 11.
Regular playing cards with jumbo faces
Regular size cards with jumbo faces can add an element of fun to your next card party. They are also quite handy if you are anxious to teach a young child how to play cards as they make counting easier. In fact, jumbo faced playing cards can make a great tool when teaching your preschooler number recognition. They can see the number and then count the clubs, spade, hearts or diamonds, allowing them to associate the count with the actual number.
As we get older, our eye sight diminishes and it can become quite a challenge to continue doing some of the things we enjoy. With jumbo faced cards we can still easily enjoy our Wednesday night card games with friends, family or neighbors as these cards are extremely easy to see and cause very little strain to the eyes. Some manufactures even make jumbo face cards with low glare to make reading these cards even easier.
If you are planning a card party and are going to be inviting in neighbors of different age groups some of who may have differing vision capabilities, having a deck or two of jumbo cards will make the evening more enjoyable for all your guests.
Not only do large faced playing cards come in regular decks but you can get special decks made for pinochle as well, making it possible to enjoy any kind of card game regardless of what you enjoy.
Jumbo Sized Playing
Jumbo sized playing cards are great cards for a small child, to give as joke gifts and for magic shows. They come in a variety of styles and colors which small children like and these large cards seem much easier for small hands to grasp while playing. They also make a great gag gift for that card fanatic you know and can be given as a birthday present or joke Christmas gift. Giving a Jumbo deck of cards is great for a laugh or two.
These cards also make great prizes at school events where there are games with prizes awarded, as most kids like winning big things that have every day uses.
Using a deck of the 4 ½ by 6 7/8 playing cards for a neighborhood game of black jack is sure to add some laughter to your normal Saturday night game and all the competitors will enjoy flipping over these huge cards to see a black jack as big and bold as you please. Combine them with some giant poker chips and have a really hilarious time.
If you are looking to have a night of extreme fun why not purchase a deck of 8" by 11" jumbo playing cards and play a game of Texas hold'em. Using two people to hold the cards and to bet leads to some interesting play and is a great activity for couples night. Try it and see and you just might find that adding couples night poker to regular poker night brings all of the neighborhood closer together.
Actually these Jumbo playing cards can be used for making a couples game out of any card game, be it Euchre, rummy, bridge or gin. It adds fun and excitement and a whole new element to your card playing evening.
These cards are also great for the budding magician in your family. Since they are so large any card trick can be easily seen by any size audience and therefore makes them fun to watch.
There are even jumbo playing cards made especially for children. The Farmer in the Dell playing cards features all the characters from the song and comes in a 3.5 X5 inch playing card perfect for little hands to hold. The cards also come with directions to several games that you can play with your little one to begin teaching them the basics of card playing while spending a bit of quality time with your child.
Having a bachelor party and want to play a little 5 card stud? Why not get the jumbo naked lady card deck and have a great time. These cards measure 4"by 6" and can make any bachelor party poker game come alive. You might just be able to win a few bucks off all your friends as they will be too busy gaping at the beautiful women on the back of your cards to have their mind on the poker game.
What could be more perfect for your friends 40th birthday party than a jumbo deck of 5" by 7" playing cards that announces to the world that he is over the hill.
While jumbo playing cards may not be for every one these unique cards can be fun and useful as well. The large jumbo size cards makes card playing a snap for young children and there are even special decks that are geared to their interests. There are jumbo sized cards designed for bachelor parties and birthdays and even for magicians.
The jumbo faced cards can ensure that people who have vision problems can continue to enjoy their card playing nights for years to come while making it possible to enjoy these weekly or even nightly games without straining their eyes.
While these cards may not be for everyone they can add an entirely new dimension to your occasional card game and bring a lighter side to any card game.