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Monkey see, monkey do

monkey

A simple, kind of silly game. Perfect for a big group of younger kids (or older kids, too). :)

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The alphabet game

wackyxaviers

The classic car game: players look for words that start with each letter of the alphabet. A great way to pass the time on a road trip (as long as you’re not driving exclusively through the plains of Wyoming or something).

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Dibble dabble

wiffle-ball

Dibble dabble is a great game to play in the pool: fun, simple enough for younger kids, challenging enough for older kids, and, unlike some of my other favorite pool games, not overly rough/dangerous. ;-)

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Dodgeball

dodgeball-red

A classic playground or gym game, but pretty easily played in other settings and with a big group or a small group.

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Game review: Set

Set

A review of the card game Set by Set Enterprises.

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Four on the couch

4-on-couch

A good indoor party game for older kids or teenagers. It could kind of be a get-to-know-you game, too. It involves lots of memory and strategy.

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First letter, last letter

strawberry

A simple talking, thinking game. You don’t have to play with winners or losers; it’s mostly good for occupying time while waiting or driving.

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Don’t Eat Pete

Don't-Eat-Pete

Don’t Eat Pete is a great party game for younger kids. Why wouldn’t it be – it involves colored happy faces, candy, and surprises. “DON’T EAT PETE!”

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