Welcome to the Pond! You are just in time for the annual frog race. The distance is "one English pond", and your goal in Ponder is to get your team to the other side of the pond before everyone else.
Your frogs can't jump clear from one side of the pond to the other, however, so you'll need to lay down lily pads so that they can cross the water. Since the pond is so crowded with frogs, you can move only as the cards tell you to. In game terms, each turn you can take one of three actions:
1. Place new lily pads.
2. Move one of your frogs by playing a card.
3. Draw a card.