Family Game Night Ideas
My 4-year-old loves board games. He’s obsessed with checkers (to the point where I have to hide the checkerboard and claim that it’s lost every once in awhile just to give myself a little break). Our family’s stockpile of games is in need of a makeover though.
We’re all a little bored of our board games (no pun intended). So I started searching around to see if we could avoid spending a fortune by updating some of the games we already have.
And what did I find? A bunch of super cute ideas that are perfect for this time of year, when we’re celebrating being together with family.
These awesome family game night ideas will help you personalize some old classics, bringing new meaning to the term family game night. Click on each link for a detailed description of each game and instructions for making your own!
Games like these are not only fun, they’re incredibly beneficial because they target many skill areas at once. All of these would be perfect to make ahead of time to have on hand for little ones visiting at Thanksgiving, or they might want to get in on the action and help you make them themselves!
SKILL AREAS ADDRESSED: Fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, visual motor skills, social skills, cognitive skills
Want to take a closer look at the skills kids are using in this activity? Check out our Clinical Closeup page, where we break down the skills listed below in terms everyone can understand.