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Fun Games for the Holidays

by on December 18, 2014

Looking for a fun game to play with family and friends when you get together for the holidays? Or maybe you’re looking for a gift for someone who loves games? Here’s a list of our staff’s favorite games:


2-8 Players
Ages 8+

Choose a category card and start the timer on the Tapple wheel. In just 10 seconds, name a word matching the category, press the first letter of that word on the wheel, tap the button to reset the timer, and pass it along. Can’t think of a word in time, you’re out for the round. The player who collects the most cards wins!


2-4 Players
Ages 7+

Everyone gets ten dice. Someone says “Go.” Then everyone rolls and rolls as fast as they can until someone gets all their dice on the same number. Sure, there are a few more rules, but you get the idea!


2 players
Ages 5+

Fastrack  is a fast-paced, action filled game that’s fun for everyone. Using the elastic cord, be the first player to propel all 10 wooden discks zooming through a small opening into the other side.


3 or more players
Ages 5+

L-C-R or Left-Center-Right is a fast paced dice game. This is the game that everyone is getting hooked on! Hours of fun for the whole family.


2 players
Ages 8+

The classic strategy game.


2 or more players
Ages 8+

Farkle is a classic dice-rolling, risk-taking game for the whole family.



In A Pickle

2 to 6 players
Ages 10+

Can a giraffe fit in a phone booth? Does a sofa fit in a shopping cart? It all depends on how you size it up in this game of creative thinking and outrageous scenarios.


3 or more players
Ages 8+

Can you get your partner to guess the secret Password by giving one-word clues? Password is the classic word association game of clever communication.


2 to 4 players
Ages 7+

Object is to roll the 5 dice and choose the ones that offer the best combination. Encourages taking calculated chances and making strategic choices.

Rory’s Story Cubes

1 or more players
Ages 8+

Rory’s Story Cubes is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages. With Rory’s Story Cubes, anyone can become a great storyteller and there are no wrong answers. Simply roll the cubes and let the pictures spark your imagination!

Spot It!

2 to 8 players
Ages 6+

There is always one, and only one, matching symbol between any 2 cards in this party game. Spot it and you win! A sharp eye and a little bit of speed is all it takes to become a Spot it! master.


Still need an idea for a great present? Check out our Staff Gift Picks for presents for kids, tweens/teens and adults in every price range!

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