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10 Family Board Games You’ll Love Playing

10 Family Board Games You’ll Love Playing

Now that the children are back in school and the evenings are getting dark earlier, it’s time to take out the Board Games and have some fun as a family. Here are 10 Family Board Games which are great fun to play.

  1. Ludo
Wooden Ludo Board Game Safari Animals from Small Foot Design Toys

Wooden Ludo Board Game Safari Animals from Small Foot Design Toys

This is a game for 2 to 4 players where each player is racing to get their four counters home before the other players do.

2. The Beetle Game

The Beetle Game

The Beetle Game

The dice determines what part of the Beetle’s body you have. The aim of the game is to be the first player to have a complete beetle.

3. Charades for Kids

Charades for Kids

Charades for Kids

This game of Charades is suitable for children aged 4+ as the items/actions to be acted out are in picture form as well as written on the card.

4. Scrabble as Gaeilge -Discontinued

If improving your Irish and practicing it  is something you like doing as a family, this version of Scrabble is just what you need.

5. The Yes/No Game

The Yes No Game

The Yes No Game

The aim of the game is to be quizzed but not to answer with the words ‘yes’ or ‘no’. It takes a lot of concentration and skill to master this game and is great fun in the process.

6. Chinese Checkers

Wooden Chinese Checkers Board Game from Small Foot Design Toys

Wooden Chinese Checkers Board Game from Small Foot Design Toys

This game is suitable for up to 6 players. The aim is to move all your checkers across the board to the opposite triangle. However, if you use strategy, you can block others in their journey to beat you!

7. Tintastic Bluff -Discontinued

This little travel game is great fun to play at home too. The aim of the game is to be so good at lying that you convince others that you are telling the truth. Recommended for ages 8+

8. Kersplatt

Kersplatt! Board Game

Kersplatt! Board Game

This game is a little bit like Ludo but your counters are moulded by you out of play dough. Instead of dice, there are cards telling you how to move and if you get a Kersplatt Card you can splat an opponent’s counter.

9. Chess

Travel Size Wooden Chess Game

Travel Size Wooden Chess Game

 

This gorgeous wooden chess set is the perfect size to travelling with..

10. Scribblehead-Discontinued

This game a is Pictionary with a twist. Instead of drawing the picture on paper, you need to draw it on the whiteboard attached to your forehead for your team to guess.

I hope you can find something here that will suit the size and age of your family. If you missed last week’s blog on Card Games, you can find it here.

Have fun playing games with the ones you love the most,

xx Suzie

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