more fun and games

We 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

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