In these busy days of smart phones, tablets, laptops and other technological devices, life can move pretty quickly. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever to set aside time to spend with your family and what better way to do that than family game night? Watching movies is fine and dandy, but playing games allows for more conversation and interaction with your loved ones. Here are some fun choices to consider for your family next game night!
1. Monopoly- This classic real estate game accommodates 2 to 6 players, is available in countless versions (Disney and The Nightmare Before Christmas to name a couple) and can provide hours of fun and entertainment. Consider the equally enjoyable Monopoly Junior if you have younger players. Available from Hasbro Games.
2. Candy Land- This simple, yet fun game is perfect for people of all ages, especially younger family members. Journey through Candy Cane Forest and Gum Drop Mountain while spending quality time with your loved ones! Available from Hasbro Games.
3. Clue- This classic mystery game accommodates 3 to six players and is always a fun choice! Consider Clue Junior if you are playing with younger family members. Available from Hasbro Games.
4. Scrabble- The possibilities are endless with this beloved word puzzle game. Build up your vocabulary while building new memories with your family. Scrabble Junior is also available for younger family members. Available from Hasbro Games.
5. Operation- Help rid Sam of his wacky ailments by removing his ailment pieces without hitting the buzzer. This game is tons of fun for ages 4 and older, but should not be used without adult supervision, as it contains small pieces. Available from Hasbro Games.
6. Trivial Pursuit- Test your knowledge on a variety of topics while enjoying the company of your loved ones! This educational game is available in many versions, including Disney and Pop Culture. Available from Hasbro Games.
7. Checkers- This simple classic helps build math skills and is great fun, but can only accommodate 2 players at a time. Available from Pressman Games.
8. Hungry Hungry Hippos- This game accommodates 2 to 4 people and is especially popular with younger players. Collect as many marbles as you can with your hungry hippo to win! Available from Hasbro Games.
9. Life- Spend quality time with your family while teaching them valuable lessons with this fun classic! Available from Hasbro Games.
10. Yahtzee- Help your youngsters build math skills with this fun game of chance. Available from Hasbro Games.