You, Your Child and Board Games

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Board games have long been a part of our lives, and a favorite hobby for kids of all ages. The very first board games were produced in the first century.

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Since that time, the collection of board games has greatly expanded and now there is something to tickle the fancy of boys and girls of all ages and all backgrounds.

If you are a parent, there are some board games you’ll certainly become familiar with, whether you intend to or not.

These are the tried-and-true board games that have become so popular they’ve made it through the years and generations, still enjoyable for the little ones. Take a look at five of the best board games you can play with your child.

1. Candyland

Boys and girls alike love this board game when they are young. The simple game was created in 1946 and has been a hit since released by Milton Bradley.

There’s even been an animated movie of the same name. This game is one that kids never seem to grow tired of playing, and with all of the laughs and giggles you’ll share together, you won’t either.

2. Monopoly

Monopoly is another one of those board games that seems to be enjoyed by almost everyone. There is a Monopoly Jr. Version available for families with smaller children, since the original is probably not suitable for kids who are 9 or under.

Monopoly is a ton of fun to play, and it offers kids many valuable lessons that they can use in life. Why not play?

3. Operation

Can you remove all of those body parts without touching the metal? If you do, you will be the winner of the classic Operation game.

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If you touch the metal, the next player has a turn to work on the patient. This board game is fun and can be played by boys and girls ages 6 and older.

4. Sorry

Children 6 and up can enjoy the game of Sorry! This game has been around since 1929; the objective is to get all of your pieces to the other side. If you don’t – Sorry! The colorful pieces are entertaining to kids, and the game itself is as well.

5. Life

The game of Life, a classic indeed. Kids 8 and older will love to play this magical fairytale version of life, where the spinner controls your destiny with every move.

What kind of job will you have? How many kids will there be? It is all there for you to find out in this classic game.

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