Carrom originated in India several centuries ago and ancestor of pool, snooker and billiards. The carrom is a two or four player game and you flick the pieces into the pockets using a striker. Children as young as seven can pick the game up easily. The game is sometimes referred to as finger billiards and is described by some as a cross between tiddlywinks and pool. -- The game provides a great chance to the family members to relax and refresh their minds. -- Carrom help in increasing the logical reasoning power in children. -- The children would be playing and having fun at the same time, they would practice skills like counting, reading, visual perception, and eye-hand coordination etc.