Hello everyone. Wow, it’s already the end of another week! Time seems to be flying by. 🙂 Well, tonight is…you guessed it, Game night! So prepare to order the pizza & gather the ‘fam’ around for some much-needed fun. Invite other families & friends over to join in the fun. Each family can even compete against each other to make it more interesting. Let the gaming begin! 🙂
Now, I’m sure everyone has their favorite games they enjoy. Some great choices would be…Monopoly, Apples to Apples, Connect 4, Sorry, Family Feud, or a good ol game of Chess or Checkers. For some of the younger kids, Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, Pictionary & Hi-Ho Cherry-O. You can also play some card games such as Uno, Go Fish, Crazy 8’s, Memory & Old Maid.
I’ve also discovered some non-traditional board games that you may or may not be familiar with…
Mad Gab –
Objective: To be the first team to land on or pass the FINISH oval. Progress is made by correctly “hearing” the Mad Gabs
- The team with the youngest player starts.
- The READER takes the first THREE Mad Gab cards from the box. …
- Play begins when the timer is up-ended by the opposing team. …
- Team members shout out suggested phrases, demand that the READER read faster or slower, ask for words to be emphasized and so on.
Pass the Popcorn –
Objective: The Pass the Popcorn Game is a ticket to fast-paced movie fun. Players are given clues about a film based on its actors, characters, story or quotes and must race to the be the first to identify the movie. The winner is the first to complete the category tiles.
Objective: The Balderdash Board Game is the hilarious game of bluffing. The laugh-out-loud fun bluffing game includes five different categories. With 336 clues, the Balderdash Game provides many game nights worth of excitement.
Video Games –
Now some families enjoy the traditional games, but others may favor electronic or digital games. Now, there are various game systems out there, like Xbox, Playstation & Wii, so regardless of which system you use, join in with the kids & challenge them to a game!
Make Your Own
You can also make your own games! Making and designing your own game is an awesome way to unite the family. Together you’ll decide on rules, layouts, game pieces, and more. Imagine the fun you’ll have sharing your creation with friends for years to come!
10 Ways to Make Your Own Board Game from Kids Activities Blog, is the perfect place to help you get started.
I hope you’ve enjoyed the multiple game options, & that you & yours have an awesome weekend! Until next time…”Toodles!”