Monday, May 4, 2020

Family Time: Games to Bring the Whole Family Together




"Let them be happy, encourage all innocent joy, provide pleasant games for them, romp and play with them; be a child again among them. Then God's blessing will come upon your home, and your children will grow up sunny-hearted, gentle, affectionate, joyous themselves and joy-bearers to the world.”  

~JR Miller,  The Christian Family




Are you looking for ways to pass the extra time home with the children?

We have been tackling various home projects around here and getting several needed things done.

But while we also are working around the house we also take the time to play hard too. (smile)





Last night the kids roasted marshmallows by bonfire while they burned some logs and branches that had accumulated on our property.






I am so grateful for family time together. There were great memories to be made from something as simple as the bonfire and they spent hours together enjoying each other's company.

Our kids also like to play games with each to pass the time. So I thought I would quickly share a list of games since I noticed several ladies online this past week asking for ideas to add to their collections.

One of our favorite games that we had gotten recently this past year was this one called Suspend:



This is what it looks like up close:



It is so much fun because when you add a piece on it completely moves the entire thing and you have to be careful not to knock them all down! They got this for Valentine's Day earlier this year.

Here are a few more favorite ideas:

Dutch Blitz
Uno & Uno Flip
Apples to Apples
Bocci
Puzzles
Connect Four
Monopoly
Life
Cards
Chess
Checkers
Mancala
Oregon Trail Card game
Scattegories
Battleship
Phase 10
Farkle
Cribbage
Spot it
Catch Phrase
Scrabble
Mastermind
Catan
Blokus
Ticket to Ride
Othello
Banana Grams
Phase 10
5 Crowns
Battle Sheep
Quarto
Qwirkle
Clue
Candyland
Sequence
Pictionary
Telestrations
Twister
Cornhole
Foosball Table




What are *your* favorite games to play?

Did I miss any of your favorites on this list?

Please share in the comments below so I can add them to the list.




I hope this list was a blessing to you!








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