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Boom Boom! Cards Family Deck

Families join together to do good for others with this feel-good game. Credit: Boom Boom! Revolution The Boom Boom! Cards Family Deck is a wonderful way to teach your kids about the power of performing good deeds for others. Each...With the Boom Boom! Family Deck, you don't just pay it forward, you actually play it forward.

Animal Tracks

Match the animal to its tracks in this fun science game. Credit: Amazon.com
When a game can be both educational and fun we can't help but take notice.
Enter Animal Tracks from The Young Scientists Club. This family-friendly game of...
Help make science fun with this animal track-matching game.

Best New Family Board Games

Lego enters the board game arena with games including Harry Potter Hogwarts. Credit: Shop.Lego.com Maybe it's just too dang cold to play outside. Maybe you've had about all you can take of the latest SpongeBob marathon on TV. Or maybe...It is so on! Family game night just got a little more fun with the season's newest board games.

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters Now: Alice in Wonderland An intense 3-D adventure, "Alice in...

Reviews: What's New This Week

Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in full. In Theaters Now: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Other than the food that...

Road Trip Sanity, Part II

Last week I confessed that my mood improved and family vacations became a lot more fun when I stopped expecting my husband to read my mind about what needed to happen to get the five of us packed and out the door. Forms and checklists that Bill and I...

Toys for Family Togetherness

Toys for Family Togetherness
Here's a riddle: What's the best gift you can give your children this holiday season that can't be wrapped up or put under the tree? The answer is ... your time. It's tempting to spend, spend, spend...

Daily Dish - Trivial Pursuit

This original version of Trivial Pursuit may not be intended for little kids, but mine loves it anyway....

DailyDish - Scattergories

Creative answers lead to great fun in this classic game of categories....

Daily Dish - Let the games continue

The best parenting advice I've ever heard is also the simplest: play with your kids as long as they will let you....

For some kids, winning is everything

Around here, nothing ruins Friday game night quicker than a bad deal on Uno. As my seven-year-old draws card after card, not getting what she needs to play, her chin starts to quiver and her eyes fill with tears. "It's not fair!" she howls as she...

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