The best board games for kids are those that stand the test of time. With only a few exceptions, the games we have listed and reviewed are classic games most adults will remember and kids will love. Many of these games are under $20 and some are even under $10.
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Some children have forgotten, in this day of computers and video games, how much fun it is to play with a simple deck of cards. Additionally, some children have never played card games. It is up to those of us who remember the hours of fun we had as children to get them away from their computer and video games and teach them some of these old favorites. Card games are educational, teach social skills, and are just plain fun. This article will present fun card games for kids, with all the rules necessary for playing, plus some variations to add variety to even the easiest, most common card game.
Easter, celebrated in the spring of every year in the Western world, has a great deal of trivia and interesting facts associated with it. Some are historical, some religious, and some just plain fun. Countries all over the world have their own traditions, food, and special holiday fun. In this article, you will find Easter trivia questions (some with answers), interesting Bible trivia, and Easter trivia facts. Use our lists for parties, to challenge your friends, and to learn more about this interesting celebration for yourself.
Leonard Stern and Roger Price invented the Mad Libs game in 1953. They created their own publishing company and the books were such a success that over 100 million copies have sold. Mad Libs are fill-in-the-blank stories. Players choose words – nouns, verbs, adverbs, and adjectives – to fill in blanks in a story. The result is a strange, funny, and definitely original story!
Playdough dates back to the USA in the 1950s when it was originally a compound used to clean wallpaper. Its popularity is reflected in its sales. More than two billion cans of Play-Doh were sold between 1955 and 2005. In 2005, Play-Doh was being sold in 75 countries – 95 million cans a year.
Everyone loves to laugh, especially kids, and jokes are a good way to introduce laughter into any gathering. Our collection of funny jokes for kids includes “Knock, Knock!” jokes, holiday jokes, and those that are clean, corny, and silly. Whether you are a parent sharing these jokes with you own children, a teacher having fun with your students, or just a kid that likes to have fun, our collection of jokes for kids is guaranteed to produce giggles, and, sometimes, uncontrollable laughter.
Everyone should learn problem solving, as it is important in both our personal and professional lives. Problems occur all around us and many people react with spontaneous emotion. Instead, effective use of problem solving skills can lead to rational thinking, a component of any successful endeavor.
Teachers’ day and teacher appreciation week both occur in May in the US. However, there are many other times to show your child’s teacher how much you appreciate them – Christmas, Valentine’s Day, the beginning or end of the year, your teacher’s birthday, or anytime you wish. The key to providing the perfect teacher appreciation gift is knowing your teacher’s likes and dislikes. Additionally, teachers do not get paid much and always need things. Find out what your teacher wants or needs that they cannot afford or will not purchase for themselves and you are on your way to giving the perfect gift.
A brainteaser is a type of riddle that makes one think outside the box. Some brainteasers are easy, some are a little harder, and some can really make you ponder for a while. Often, when you finally hear the answer, you feel ignorant or silly, because it should have been obvious to you. However, brainteasers are fun. Therefore, we keep testing ourselves and hoping we get better at solving them.
Everyone gets angry sometimes – it is a normal emotion. However, if you explode and express yourself in harmful ways, you need anger management. Anger management teaches you how to express your anger in a healthy way and manage conflicts. The more you practice the skills of anger management, the easier it is to control yourself when you get angry.