221B Baker Street

/ April 1, 2024

Does your family love mysteries, clues, and logic? 221B Baker Street might be just the game for you! It combines Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes with Wells’ Time Machine to give you crimes to solve in 20th-century America. This post may contain

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Wildcraft

/ March 11, 2024

I purchased Wildcraft when I was first starting my herbalism studies. The company that makes it, Learning Herbs, has a wide variety of educational materials for kids and adults, at a variety of price points, and it’s all excellent. If

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The World Geography Board Game

/ March 4, 2024

My family has had and loved The World Geography Card Game for years, but over the winter, we had a chance to try The World Geography Board Game. When I found out that there was a board game version, I

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Civil War Game

/ February 26, 2024

Are you learning about the Civil War with your kids? Do you want something a little more fun? We picked up Civil War Game by Learningames from the thrift store to help complete our Civil War unit study. While I

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Cat Crimes

/ February 12, 2024

Do you have a cat-lover who needs more game time than you can provide? Or maybe they need something quiet to do that’s not on a screen? Cat Crimes is the perfect single-player logic game for them! This post may

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Cover Your Tracks

/ February 5, 2024

Cover Your Tracks is another single-player logic game from Thinkfun. If you have a nature theme for your homeschool this year, this is the perfect game to include in morning baskets or when you need to occupy one child! Cover

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Homeschool Mom Summit

/ January 26, 2024

I am so excited to be presenting a talk on gameschooling during the Homeschool Mom Summit: Spring Collection! Infuse Your Homeschooling With Fun By Gameschooling! is chock-full of tips to get more fun, games, and learning into your homeschooling day.

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Games Based on Books, Movies, and TV Shows

/ January 25, 2024

My family loves our books, movies, and TV shows, and we love games based on them! Plus, playing the game, reading the book, and watching the movie can form a wonderful foundation for a unit study. Here are our favorite

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Star Trek Catan

/ January 22, 2024

Do you love Star Trek, and want a different version of Catan? Star Trek Catan might be the perfect game for you! This post may contain affiliate links, meaning if you click on it and make a purchase I’ll receive

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Villainous

/ January 15, 2024

Villainous is a super cool game featuring villains from movies! If you are a little bit twisted and like the bad guys to win sometimes, this might be just the game for you! This post may contain affiliate links, meaning

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Cooperative Games

/ January 11, 2024

My family loves cooperative games! They’re a great way to get lots of gameplay in while you work on strategy, logical thinking, relationships, and sportsmanship, too. We do have to be careful that one person (I’ll admit, I’m the usual

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Princess Bride: The Adventure Book Game

/ January 8, 2024

Princess Bride: The Adventure Book Game was another that I heard about and had to have. My family LOVES the movie, and I really didn’t care how the gameplay was. I’ve come to find out that there are several different

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Cauldron Quest

/ January 1, 2024

Do your kids love magic and potions? Maybe you’re doing a Harry Potter-themed month or year? Do you have younger kids? Do you want a cooperative game to help you work on sportsmanship and relationships? Cauldron Quest may be just

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Back to the Future: Dice Through Time

/ December 25, 2023

I have a confession to make. I totally bought Back to the Future: Dice Through Time on a whim. My husband loves the movies (we all enjoy them), and I saw this game and bought it for my husband as

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Hocus Pocus

/ December 18, 2023

Hocus Pocus is probably the hardest cooperative game we’ve ever played. In fact, the only times we’ve won, it’s because we cheated! (We just had to get that endorphin rush from winning, you know what I mean?) However, if you

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Castle Panic

/ December 4, 2023

Castles, monsters, and fighting, all in a cooperative game! Castle Panic is sure to be a winner, and with three rule variations and multiple expansions, you can readily increase the difficulty or modify it to suit your needs. Castle Panic

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Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters

/ November 27, 2023

Ghosts, treasure, and cooperative gameplay: Ghost Fightin’ Treasure Hunters is hard to beat! Well, it’s not necessarily hard to win the game, but it’s hard to find a better game out there. This post may contain affiliate links, meaning if

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Road Scholar: Play and Learn Spanish

/ November 20, 2023

Road Scholar: Play and Learn Spanish is not only out of print, but the entire company is no more, so I’m really glad we found it at a thrift store! It’s a bit like Candyland, but with Spanish words and

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12+ Favorite Math Games

/ November 16, 2023

There are so many amazing math games!! There are also a ton of games that aren’t specifically math games, but have plenty of math in their scoring. Math games were how my family began gameschooling, and some of these games

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Prime Climb

/ November 13, 2023

Prime Climb is often lauded as an amazing game. It has such universally glowing reviews that I finally purchased it new from Amazon, as I was having no luck finding it used (though it does pop up occasionally). This post

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