How good a liar are you? Find out in this hilarious bluffing card game! When we were kids we loved this game because it gave us permission to lie and swear! Ha! It’s also a great introduction to the skill of bluffing which your kids will need later when they learn to play poker. [Read more…] about How to Play Bullshit (or I Doubt It or Liar)
How good is your memory? Keep an eye on the cards and remember where they were to collect the most pairs and win! Who needs to buy a game of memory with character pictures when you can play with a regular deck of cards. And Bonus! It’s a great way for kids to learn numbers too. [Read more…] about How to Play Memory
In this fast and furious game of quick hand-eye coordination, can you be the first to slam all your cards onto the Spit Pile? This one’s for 2 players, so if your child can keep up and doesn’t get frustrated with losing games where you have to be fast, it’s a fun one to use for one-on-one bonding time. [Read more…] about How to Play Spit
Several years ago, I sat by the campfire, completely engrossed in the book Bossypants, by Tina Fey.
I’ve been a fan since Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon.
But reading this book, especially as a parent, made me love her even more.
As I read her Rules of Improvisation, I couldn’t help but think about how they applied to playing with my boys. [Read more…] about Tina Fey’s Rules of Improv Comedy Will Change the Way You Play With Your Kids
I have a confession. I got my boys interested in coding because I am fascinated by everything that’s available to them. I play the Learn to Code apps right alongside them. I even created this Pirate Coding Game to keep them interested when they were first learning, without constantly being on a tablet. [Read more…] about Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Coding