Check out the list of board games for sale. This page has a variety of board games to choose from, not in any particular order.
Did you know besides having fun, playing board games can have other benefits? You already know how much your child wants - and needs - to just spend time with you. Why not throw a board game into the mix. Kids want to be played with and listened to. Board games can satisfy this need. Plus, games can even help build children's learning skills without them even noticing.
Such skills might include:
Children don't even have to know the game is educational. Sometimes it's best if they don't even suspect it to be a good way to learn. Just by virtue of playing them, board games can teach important social skills, such as communicating verbally, sharing, waiting, taking turns, and enjoying interaction with others. Board games can foster the ability to focus, and lengthen your child's attention span by encouraging the completion of an exciting, enjoyable game. Even simple board games like Chutes and Ladders will teach life skills. For instance, your luck can change in an instant — for the better or for the worse. The message inherent in board games is: Never give up. Just when you feel despondent, you might hit the jackpot and ascend up high, if you stay in the game for just a few more moves.
This first listing isn't actually a board game. It's a really fabulous book about all the "gourmet" food items you can make that won't leave your fingers sticky or wet while playing the games. I highly recommend these recipes for your next game night.
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We only played the Christmas ABC game tonight, but it was fun and funny! I have 3 more games and quizzes that I will take to my parents' house on Saturday. Thanks again!!
Jill K. from California, USA
"I thought I knew a lot of party games, but whenever I go on Perfect Party Games, I learn another one!"
Mandolin P. from Washington, USA