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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Covalence

/ March 18, 2024

Covalence is a great game for chemistry, but no prior knowledge is required. If your family loves logic games as much as mine, Covalence will be a great way to introduce your kids to chemical formulas! This post may contain

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Single-Player Games

/ February 22, 2024

Single-player games are an integral part of our homeschooling and even daily life. Turn to single-player games when: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning if you click on it and make a purchase I’ll receive a small commission at

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Treasure Quest

/ February 19, 2024

Treasure Quest is another single-player logic game by Thinkfun. It’s great for those times when one treasure-obsessed child needs to be kept occupied, but no one else is free to play a game with them. Included in the game are

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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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Rush Hour

/ January 29, 2024

Rush Hour is a logic-building single-player game. It’s great for any time you need one person to occupy themselves for a bit. It’s created by Thinkfun, so you know it’ll be a winner. 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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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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Two-Player Games

/ July 20, 2023

As a family of 4, my family is kind of the poster child for family activities. We love that it’s so easy to find games and even “family deals” that are perfect for all four of us to participate in.

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Cat Lady

/ July 17, 2023

This is another game that my husband ordered, and again, I was skeptical at first, but it’s totally won me over! If you love cats, logic, and want to sneak in just a bit of math, Cat Lady is the

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Mastermind

/ July 10, 2023

Mastermind will long be a favorite game of mine. If you want a game to play with just one child at a time that develops their logical thinking, then Mastermind is the game you want! This post may contain affiliate

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Othello

/ July 3, 2023

Othello is another 2-player logic game. Even though we’re a family of four, oftentimes, one or more people are not interested in playing a game. This makes 2-player games super important to us! This post may contain affiliate links, meaning

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Mancala

/ June 26, 2023

Do you need a two-player logic game, but you’re short on funds? Mancala is an excellent game, yet easy to DIY. It has a long history, too! This game is a hit with kids and adults alike. (I love games

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Checkers

/ June 19, 2023

Checkers is perhaps THE best-known two-player logic game ever. And even better, it uses the same board as Chess, so you can get double the game-play taking up about the same amount of space. This post may contain affiliate links,

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Chess

/ June 12, 2023

Chess is a classic, but it merits mentioning. This game is full of great strategic thinking and has a rich history. There are even a couple of different options for you and your kids to learn how to play it

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Odin’s Ravens

/ May 29, 2023

Are you looking for a quick strategy game for just two players? Maybe you want to try a new game for date night. Are you traveling and need more small games? Whatever the case, Odin’s Ravens is an excellent choice!

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Pandemic

/ February 20, 2023

Are you looking for a cooperative game to help with learning world geography? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Pandemic is just that – a fun cooperative strategy game that takes you around the world. This post may

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Love Letter

/ December 5, 2022

Love Letter is the perfect game for so many reasons! Fun, small size, quick gameplay, and good strategic thinking make this a winner with any crowd. However, it’s not a game that can be played cooperatively, and it does require

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Catan Junior

/ August 8, 2022

Catan and Ticket To Ride are known pretty universally as gateway games. I know they were the first games I was introduced to when I ventured away from the well-known classics. And even though I generally do not bother investing

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