What Are Some Fun Games for Children?


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Classic and fun board games for children include Sorry!, Life, Chinese Checkers, Chess, and Chutes and Ladders. Contemporary unique board games for children exist as well, such as Hoot Owl Hoot, Castle Logix, Mental Blox, Granny's House and Magic Labyrinth. Depending on the ages and abilities of the children, many adult-oriented board games can be adjusted to accommodate them as well.

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Game maker Peaceable Kingdom offers a variety of cooperative games for children that involve players working together to achieve a common goal. Hoot Owl Hoot is one such game, which asks gamers to return owls to the nest before the sun rises. The game is geared toward children 4 years and older.

In addition to entertainment, Castle Logix offers children the opportunity to develop mathematical skills. Players use blocks to replicate pictures in an accompanying book in this strategy-based game intended for children age 3 and older.

Mental Blox challenges solo players or teams to quickly memorize a structure shown on a game card and then replicate it. Players can ask a teammate to give verbal clues to help, or they can play alone while trying to avoid peeking at the card. The game is intended for children age 5 and up.

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