Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just for couples…it can be a special holiday you celebrate together, as a family. Love comes in many forms and nothing is more special than the love of a family. Whether you are sitting together to complete a delightful puzzle or playing the latest Minecraft games with the kids, you can never go wrong with games and puzzles as a great family gift for Valentine’s Day. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas from ThinkFun and Ravensburger games!
Think Fun Magnetic Minecraft Travel Puzzle
The ender dragon is trying to prevent you from traveling through the worlds of Minecraft by placing 40 increasingly difficult challenges in your path. Solve the challenges and advance on your journey, using your most powerful weapon—YOUR BRAIN! In this mind-bending game of deductive reasoning, players use positive and negative visual clues to place magnetic Minecraft weapons and armor on the Crafting Table in the correct arrangement. When your arrangement includes all the Clue Patterns on the Challenge—YOU WIN! Recommended for kids ages 8+ and retails for just $12.99.
Ravensburger has been making the world’s finest puzzles for over 130 years in Germany. Ravens burger puzzles for adults are made to fit precisely – no matter how large or small the puzzle pieces. All of our jigsaw puzzles are precision-made so that every piece fits perfectly, without frustration. Best of all, every single piece in this puzzle is unique, no duplicates, for the perfect interlocking fit. We use extra thick, custom-developed European blue board and hand-crafted puzzle die cutting tools to prevent fraying or peeling puzzle pieces and dust. All our puzzles have cleanly separated pieces and our fine linen-structured, museum quality paper provides a glare-free puzzle image. This stunning colorful and detailed puzzle is available online and in select retailers and sells for just $23.99.
Explore the Overworld, face dangerous mobs, and mine resources to build fantastic structures! The world’s bestselling video game, Minecraft, has been adapted into an easy-to-learn strategy board game Perfect for tabletop gamers and Minecraft fans alike. Each turn, players take two of five possible actions: explore the Overworld, mine resources from a block of resource cubes, build structures, collect weapons, or fight mobs like endermen and Creepers. Build carefully and fight bravely to win!
This game is easy to learn with a clear, high-quality instruction manual, allowing your family to start playing right away! Minecraft: Builders & Biomes comes with high-quality game pieces including 64 resource cubes, 64 building and monster cards, 36 weapon tokens, 4 player boards, 4 experience counters, 4 character skins, 4 game piece bases, 12 overview cards, 1 resource cube base, 1 support structure, and instructions. Available online and at select major retailers nationwide. Makes a great family gift and retails for just $39.99.
Ravensburger’s 3-D jigsaw puzzles for adults will bowl you over with premium quality, in terms of both content and material. Ravensburger’s puzzles are made to fit precisely – no matter how large or small the puzzle, each is precision made so that every piece fits perfectly, without frustration.
Jigsaw puzzles help support a child’s development as they play, building skills such as concentration and creativity, and are great fun for adults, providing a great experience whether you’re puzzling by yourself or with a group. This 3-D jigsaw puzzle will bowl you over with premium quality, in terms of both content and material. Such a fun puzzle to put together and display in a room or on your desk. Individual pieces are so precisely made that you can actually hear a ‘click’ when you fit a piece into the correct place. You can purchase this great puzzle online for just $29.99.
A canine crime has been committed, and it’s your job to identify the culprit! Dog Crimes is the follow-up to our top-selling deductive reasoning game, Cat Crimes. A stand-alone game, Dog Crimes features an all-new cast of characters – and 40 all new mysteries to solve.
Each of the 40 challenge cards presents a crime and a series of clues to help solve it. There are 6 dog suspects to choose from, each with their own characteristics and identifying traits, and a game board that features supporting evidence. Grab your magnifying glass and sharpen your wits, it will take all your detective skills to solve these diabolical Dog Crimes! This fun game is available online and retails for just $14.99.
Do you have some favorite games you like to share with the family? Be sure to comment below telling me some of your favorite games. Stay connected socially with ThinkFun and RavensburgerRavensburger Games for other fun and exciting game ideas for the entire family.
These games are now on our Sweet2020 Gift guide, so check them out right here!