Can I be perfectly honest? I'm not a big fan of playing games with little kids. Eek! Total bad mom moment?
But seriously, trying to keep them from ripping all the pieces off the board or throwing the cards across the room is a serious test in patience and self control. I didn't play games too often with the little ones.
But once they hit about 4 or 5 and can handle longer sets of directions plus sitting for the duration of the game then - GAME ON! Ha! Get it? I'm hilarious and you know it ;)
We started letting our older boys stay up a bit later at night during the summer and we occasionally extend that to Friday and Saturday nights during the school year. They are also allowed to be out with us during the little kids' naps. All this extra time with them means we have gotten the chance to play some great games - some classics and some a little more off the beaten path.Read More