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If you’ve got a special someone who’s wild about this classic word game, then you’ll want to be sure to spell out your love using the Scrabble Valentine's Day Card Kit & Game. The heart-shaped board can also be used year-round to leave each other sweet messages.
Multiplication can seem like a bore for many kids, so Ka-Ching turned it into a high-stakes card game that lets them see the importance of math in everyday life. Players must try to end up with the largest profit by buying and selling cards – and keeping their opponents from doing the same, which also builds those oh-so important strategy skills.
It’s easy to sneak in some solid learning time when it’s delivered in the form of a video game that’s fun for the entire family! With Smarty Pants for Nintendo Wii, players answer trivia questions sorted according to their age and skill level. Tugs-of-war, dance-offs and wheel-spinning also add an element of activity, so both the mind and the body get a workout.
What kid doesn't love a good card game? Help yours learn about the solar system with the fast-paced Linkology Card Game. Besides getting the facts on outer space, players also build their vocabulary while having loads of fun.
When it comes to fun, outdoor activities, you just can't miss with a classic game of badminton. This Salaun Championship Badminton Kit comes with everything you need to quickly get the game going. It includes four regulation-size racquets, cork head shuttles, line markers, a tarpaulin net and heavy-duty poles. A stainless steel zippered bag makes it easy to bring the set with you to cookouts and picnics.
Is it golf or is it a Frisbee game? Well, it's kind of both and it's a lot of fun. This Halex Backyard Challenge Disc Golf Game includes nine flags that you stake into the ground and 18 tee-off flags that you place around the yard to make a challenging, or not-so-challenging, course. Instead of golf clubs, you use the included flying discs to hit the flags. The whole family can play and the... more
I prefer to call this a beanbag game rather than its more popular name, "cornhole." But no matter what you end up calling it, it's a fun game all around. The object of these Beanbag Toss Game Sets is simple: Just throw the beanbag at a raised platform, trying to get the bag into the hole on the far end. It's one of those games that you can play with a drink in your... more
Growing up, we had a huge backyard that was perfect for football, soccer, badminton and, my favorite, croquet. Contrary to its hoity-toity reputation, croquet is actually a really fun, casual game that is perfect for the whole family. As a kid (and an adult), my favorite part was knocking the other player's ball out of the way with my wooden mallet. This selection features budget-friendly croquet sets and more elaborate, pricier sets.
I can remember being a kid and spending hours watching my dad playing chess. He tried to teach me the game a few times when I was younger, but it didn't stick. This Father's Day, I've decided to give my father a new chess set and to revisit the game with him as an adult. If your dad's a fan of the game, he'll appreciate one of these chess sets. The selection includes basic... more
Looking for the perfect way to entertain your March Madness party guests during half time? Look no further than this Lifetime Double Shot Arcade Basketball System. The system features an adjustable height from 82 and 90 inches, a medium-density fiberboard backboard with two heavy-duty pro-style rims, seven balls, and a pump and needle. The electronic infrared scoring eyes keep tally of multiple games, while a buzzer and other sound effects add excitement.
A couple that plays together, stays together. Board games certainly aren't the most conventional wedding gifts, but they're a great way for the new couple to spend quality time together without breaking the bank. Plus, a board game is a fun surprise in the midst of all the appliances, towels, and sheet sets found in the couple's registry. This selection of board games contains the classics: Scrabble, Monopoly, UNO, Trivial Pursuit, checkers, and more.... more
We grew up playing Uno, and still have a blast playing it as an adult. The perfect stocking stuffer for both kids and adults, Mattel’s Uno Card Game is extremely easy to learn and very addictive. The goal of the game is to match colors or numbers to be the first player to get rid of all of their cards. It’s a simple game that the whole family can play just about anywhere: at... more
Board games are making a comeback this holiday season, and old-school board games, such as Scrabble, are coming back reinvented with a twist. Scrabble Flash still offers the same word-building challenges, but uses individual tiles that link together to create your own words and to steal your opponents' words. It's the perfect game to play when you're short on time, by yourself, or just want a new twist to an old game.
LEGO is breaking into the board game market, and is off to a great start with the LEGO Minotaurus Game. The game centers around a mighty Minotaur, a mythical creature that protects a secret temple hidden deep inside a labyrinth. The goal of the game it to be the first to lead your heroes to the temple, avoiding the Minotaur and cleverly placing walls to block your opponents. It's fun, but challenging game for... more
We love to drink beer and we love to play games, and this Port-O-Pong Portable Beer Pong Table combines the best of both worlds. The table is inflatable, letting you take it with you wherever you go. You can play your favorite beer drinking game in the pool, or, using the included strings, you can even hang it from the ceiling or between trees while camping. Two repair patches are included in case your... more
One part golf, and one part shuffleboard, Sholf is another fun game that is perfect for tailgating. It uses the accessories of golf and the strategy of shuffleboard for fun, competitive play. The goal of the game is to putt your golf balls into the scoring end farther than your opponent. Point values increase as you get closer to the edge of the playing green, and the first player or team of players to... more
Part of the fun of tailgating is finding different ways to pass the time before the game starts. Cornhole is a simple, but fun game to play with friends. The familiar boards and beanbags are often seen around the tailgating parking lot. This selection of cornhole boards includes plain boards that you can decorate yourself to show your team spirit. You'll also find decals and glow-in-the-dark stickers to take your boards to the next... more
These playful Halloween spiders double as both a decoration and a fun party game. The spiders inflate to a large arachnid that would look scary (but not too scary) hanging out in any corner of your house or backyard. Each spider comes with rings that can be tossed onto the spider's legs to score points. It’s the perfect game to introduce to the little ones at your next Halloween party.
In the midst of today's technologies, we're happy to see that old-fashioned board games are making a comeback, and it doesn't get more old-school than backgammon. Backgammon is one of the oldest board games in existence and involves two players moving pieces according to a roll of dice. This selection of backgammon sets offers a set for every budget, including traditional, moderately priced wooden sets to more expensive, leather sets.
College students need a break from studying every now and then, and playing their new Xbox 360 is a great way for them to unwind. The new machine is leaner and meaner than ever, with an internal 250GB hard drive that allows you to save your games and store television shows, movies, music, pictures, and other content available from Xbox LIVE Marketplace. It comes with built-in Wi-Fi and a wireless controller.