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Our 3-year-old is very opinionated about the games she loves and grabs from the shelf to play with us. Not only is it an immense pleasure to see her excited about choosing the games we play, but the rest of us legitimately have fun with them too. These are her choices - the best cooperative board games for 3-year-olds.
The great thing about a family camping trip is that everyone is guaranteed to be unplugged and focused on enjoying each other’s company. Next time you head to the woods, make sure to try these fantastic family board games at your campsite. They’re sure to set the right atmosphere.
The following board games are some of our very favorite fantasy-themed family board games. If your family loves fantasy as much as ours does, or if you have a little one obsessed with dragons and magic, make sure to give these games a try.
These are the best board games for 2-year-olds. They might teach practical skills like cooperating and counting and following directions. But, most of all, they are fun - and they provide us very valuable bonding time for the whole family.
All five of these games give me a mental workout where I begin to calculate my options and the possible outcomes, just like I’m playing chess. But my wife and our 6-year-old give me more than my fair share of defeats.
We’ve been playing a lot of card games in our house recently. Perhaps it’s because our 6-year-old has recently graduated to really holding his own in competitive card games. Check out our list of the best card games for families and let us know your favorite!
As a father of kids ages 6 and 2, junior versions of board games are a trend I greatly appreciate. In case you’re unaware, junior versions of board games are basically simplified versions of their better-known adult versions. Whether they say “junior”, “for kids”, or “my first”, they all mean the same thing - better access to the fun for the young ones.
Children aren’t born with the ability to masterfully resist their impulses and weigh the potential consequences of their actions. For that reason, learning logic through games is not only a lot of fun, it truly grows an incredibly useful skillset.
We think it’s helpful to be able to share our strategies and logic with the little ones. And playing cooperatively with a common mission is a great way to introduce children to the whole point of playing board games - to have fun.