Guest Author - Lynn Little
Playing board games with your children is a lot of fun. It is great when kids want to spend time playing board games as a family. Some board games are more fun for the whole family. Playing board games as a family will build lasting memories and family traditions.
Hedbanz is a guess it game that is fun for the whole family. You wear a headband that displays an item. Then you must ask questions and try to guess what that item is from the answers. Since the cards have both pictures and words, younger kids can get in on the action.
Boochie is an outdoor game that is for up to four people. It is most closely related to horseshoes. Each person has a ball and ring that you toss as close as possible to the Boochie ball. You score points when you are the closest to it.
Monopoly, Jr. offers all of the game play of Monopoly but on a smaller scale. Younger players can grasp the concept of this game while parents can enjoy playing a classic. A lot of the Junior version of games are true to the original game - making them fun to play for all ages.
If you enjoy Chess, then teach it to your children. Kids are eager to learn and will most likely enjoy a game that you really love. Chess is one of those games that you can play for a while, leave, and then come back to the same game.
Twister is both fun to play and to say. Kids and parents will have fun trying to put that right foot on blue while the left hand is on yellow. This game is about fun for all ages. Even the youngest family members can participate in this game.
There are many games that you may enjoy that your kids will also find fun. While some may not be age appropriate, think of ways to make the game easier for younger children. They will surely love playing a 'grown up' game. The important thing is to have fun playing board games with your children. It will help foster their imagination and show them that you can have fun away from modern entertainment like video games and the computer. You can play games with your children that are fun for the whole family.