a list of games by personality type

mastermindWe are huge fans of games –  they create family time, allow us to model and practice good sportsmanship, and teach and hone skills. A great last minute gift and something for everyone. Here are some of our faves broken down by skills, inclinations, a a few for solo play:

For….

Visually / graphically inclined
Qbitz
Blokus (spatial perception, strategy)
Set (card game)

 

Like to draw / build
Telestrations
Pictionary
Creationary (LEGO game)

Creative thinking
Cranium
Scategories
Taboo

Word games (spelling and reading required!)
Banagrams
Boggle
Balderdash

Math Facts
Zeus on the Loose (sums to 100)
Rat-a-Tat Cat (facility with adding 0-9)
Farkle (and for finding your center on the risk-taking spectrum)

Strategic Thinkers
Qwirkle (younger kids)
Stratego
Mancala

Solo Play
Rush Hour
Perplexus
Screwball Scramble

Geography
The Scrambled States of America
Where in the World

Deductive Thinkers
Mastermind
Clue

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*