very good Take a break from the screen every now and then. There are so many great outdoor activities to choose from, but sometimes you get stuck inside for one reason or another. Board games are a fun way to get everyone together around the table and engage in some collective escapism.
My family has spent most of their board game nights for a few years now and we’ve found some great games. These are our favorites, picked with the help of my two kids, ages 10 and 13. We didn’t include the classic board games you probably know (or own) such as Clue, Monopoly, Connect 4, Scrabble, Action, Chutes and Ladders, Battleship, Jamie, Guess Who, Pictorial and Risk. For more ideas, check out our list of the best board games for Zoom.
Update July 2022: We’ve added Port Royal, ET The Extra-Terrestrial: Light Years From Home Game and Honorable Mentions sections.
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