Do you do family game night at your house? Or do you rely on games to help your kids warm up to a new playdate friend? Around here we use our game cupbaord A LOT and we always get a new board game to celebrate Hanukkah, which is why my son Noah (almost 14) helped us pick out which games to give away for you all today!
Bop it Bounce — You’ve got to bounce your best to win in this awesome BOP IT Bounce game! This ball bounce game features an electronic voice command to cue you through six different challenging games: Max Bounce tests how fast you can bounce in 30 seconds, Infinite Bounce tests how long you can keep bouncing, Hang Time tests how high you can bounce, Right Height challenges you to match the shots called by the electronic voice, Little-Middle-Big challenges you to bounce at exactly the right height and Free For All lets you bounce it out freestyle. Build your skills on your own or compete against your friends to find out who’s the ultimate “Bounce Master”! Includes game unit, ball and instructions. Requires 3 “AAA” batteries (not included). For 1 or more players. Ages 8 and up.
Life — Will you have lots of kids and keep your steady job? Or risk it all on the path to fame and riches? Set your car pawn on the path and give the spinner a turn to see how it all turns out for you in THE GAME OF LIFE 50th Special Anniversary Edition game! With all kinds of pitfalls and windfalls lying in your path, there’s no telling who the winner will be. But collect your play money and head toward “retirement” to see if you get to live out your days in luxury and win! And, in this special edition, five special coins add to the action and bring big rewards if you’ve got them at the end. Life is an adventure, and so is this game! Includes gameboard, 6 plastic car pawns, pink and blue “people” pegs, 1 bridge, label sheet, 3 mountains, 25 LIFE tiles, instructions, story sheet, banker’s tray, 7 buildings, 24 Spin to Win tokens, Spin to Win strip, Deck of 54 cards, spinner base, ring and dial, stack of play money, bank loans, 5 special coins and pay raises. Adult assembly required. For 2 to 6 players. Ages 9 and up.
Guess Who? Mix n Mash — Which funny face will you be? Pick your mouth… now your eyes…then your head… but don’t look! Ask your opponent: “Am I a sneaky, spooky clown… or a funny, greedy zombie?” Let the fun begin and ask yes or no questions to guess which kooky character you created! When you think you know who you are — make a guess! A totally different way to play your favorite guessing game! Over 3,000 funny face combinations! Includes 1 character checklist pad, 4 character stands, 15 head cards, 15 eye cards, 15 mouth cards and instructions. For 2 to 4 players. Ages 8 and up.
Pictionary — Year after year since 1985, Pictionary has proven itself to be the ultimate party game. In this quick-draw classic, the guesses can be just as hilarious as the sketches— so it’s the perfect way to break the ice and get the party started. Try a fast and funny sketch— make your team guess “birthday cake” in less than a minute! Roll the challenge die for extra-silly scenarios— can you sketch with your eyes closed, or with your other hand? Invite PICTIONARY to your party! Includes gameboard, one-minute timer, 4 pencil pawns, 4 pencils, 4 pads of paper, card box, card deck, standard die, challenge die and rules. For 3 or more players. Ages 12 and up.
Monopoly Revolution Edition — MONOPOLY: Revolution Edition is made up of a modern look with a new round game board and new styled tokens, houses and hotels! There is also the new electronic unit with sound and game tones. Some of the modern songs featured in the game unit include “Umbrella”, “Bad Day”, “and “Crazy in Love” and also classics such as “Bicycle Ride” and “Rocket Man.” It also features electronic banking, with cards replacing the cash in the game! Circle around the game board to become the wealthiest player by buying, trading and renting classic Atlantic City properties. The last player left standing without going bankrupt is the MONOPOLY: Revolution champion. Players: 2 to 6 Ages 8 and up.
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