Spring is a time for sunshine and outdoor fun, but it also is a season of rain and gloomy days. While staying indoors, it’s a great time to introduce the family to some new and exciting games for people of all ages. Here is a great varieties of games and puzzles that you can enjoy while staying safe indoors.
Grow a giant gourd with the help of your gardening tools and a Lucky Ladybug, but watch out! Protect your garden from unwanted guests and give it everything a growing gourd needs to win! Oh My Gourd comes with 4 Garden plots, 4 Gourd stands, 4 Gourds, 4 Garden Guest tokens, 1 Garden Guest die, 52 Resource cards, 9 Power cards, 4 Turn Order cards and a Rulebook.
This is a great way to teach kids the concept of how they cultivate and grow their own foods in a fun, entertaining way. It is a great way to teach younger ones math skills and agricultural tips and facts. The game is for ages 6+ and 2-4 players. It retails for $24.99 and is available on Amazon.
Disney Villainous: Perfectly Wretched
Take on the role of a Disney Villain and strive to achieve your own devious destiny. Discover your unique abilities while dealing twists of fate to your opponents. Who will triumph in this epic contest of sinister power? The newest Disney Villainous expand-alone™, Perfectly Wretched introduces Cruella de Vil (101 Dalmatians), Pete (Steamboat Willie), and Mother Gothel (Tangled).
This game is absolutely a Disney fans dream. It is great as a stand-alone game or pairs very well with other games from the original villainous line. In the box you’ll find 3 Villain realm boards, 3 Villain Movers, 90 villain cards, 45 Fate Cards, 58 tokens, 3 Reference Cards, 3 Villain Guides, and Instructions.
The game is for ages 10+ and 2-3 players. It retails for $24.99 and is available on Amazon.
The Pinball Challenge is an exciting two player game with a mix of beautiful design and fun features. You’ll need to be quick on the flippers to manage to score a goal against your opponent – best of five wins!
This game brings a really old-school classic game feel to kids today. It has a wooden base and plastic top. It has metal marbles and spinners, just like a classic pinball machine has. Ethan and Andy cannot get enough of this game and spend a lot of time playing and challenging each other.
The game is for ages 6+ and 2 players. It retails for $59.99 and is available on Amazon.
Bring your BRIO Builder creations to life with the BRIO Builder Motor Set. The 120-piece set includes a battery-powered motor that has a forward, stop and reverse mode – the perfect open-ended building toy to challenge the imagination of budding engineers. The set includes 1x Motor Unit, 2x Easy-to-use Tools, 1x Inspiration Leaflet and 116 Play Components. These types of games are great for developing motor skills, creativity, hand-eye coordination and has endless build possibilities. Making moving parts come together and create a special toy is such a great start-to-finish accomplishment for any young, budding engineer.
The game is for ages 3+ and 2-4 players. It retails for $39.99 and is available on Amazon.
For over 20 years, Rush Hour has been ThinkFun’s top-selling logic game. Now, children as young as 3 years old can begin to experience the joy of problem-solving that Rush Hour has brought to millions.
This game is great for little ones and helps promote colors, matching and shape skills. The game includes 30 challenge cards and solutions, instructions, 1 red hero car, 6 vehicles, 1 safety officer, and 1 parking lot game grid. My First Rush Hour introduces toddlers to the evergreen Rush Hour brand and is one of the best gifts you can find for your toddler.
The game is for ages 3+ and 1 player. It retails for $23.99 and is available on Amazon.
A collection of the world’s best brainteasers – 4-Piece Jigsaw, 4-T Puzzle, The Fifth Chair, REC-TANGLE, and Wing It – these puzzles inspire special a-ha! moments for novice and seasoned problem solvers alike.These brainteasers are great for developing critical thinking, logic and problem solving skills. Andy and Ethan love playing these games and its a great way to keep educating them indoors and much needed downtime from screens. They are great pocket games to take with us and play on road trips and away from the house as well.
The game is for ages 8+ and 1 player. It retails for $6.99 and is available on Amazon.
Games are a great way to pass the time, spend quality family time together and really learn new and exciting things with kids. Do you have some rainy day go-to games you like to share with the family? Be sure to comment below telling me some of your favorite games.
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