Bananagram is the word “anagram game that will drive you bananas”. Game play involves arranging tiles into a grid of connected words faster than one’s opponents. The object of the game is to be the first to complete a word grid after the pool of tiles has been exhausted. The tiles come in a cute , banana-shaped case.
2) Bop it Bounce
Bop-it Bounce helps develop your co-ordination, encouraging you play 6 different games using the controller and ball. An electronic voice command to cue you through a series of challenging exercises such as:
Max Bounce - tests how fast you can bounce in 30 seconds
Infinite Bounce - tests how long you can keep bouncing
Hang Time- tests how high you can bounce
Right Height - challenges you to match the shots called by the electronic voice
Little-Middle-Big - challenges you to bounce at exactly the right height and
Free For All - lets you bounce it out freestyle. Includes game unit, ball and instructions.
If your family loves brands and knowing little trivia about products this game is for you! Using iconic household names such as Weet-bix, Mortein, Coon cheese and more, the game gets players to identify logos, and characters from brands to win.
4) Master mind
Logic and recognizing patterns is the secret to mastering this game. A game for two, you are set to ‘break’ the secret combination of colours of your opponent by guessing different patterns.
UNO is the perfect travelling game when you are on a road trip and stop for a quick break, or when you go camping and you can play on the floor of the tent. The cards move quick and it can bring hours of entertainment if you play a few rounds.
Everyone has their favourite piece, and for some of us our own ‘rules’, but playing Monopoly is a great way to teach kids about investing, saving, spending and getting a return on their investments. Plus - it is always nice to finally have a big wad of cash!
8 ) Twister Dance
A ‘twist’ on the traditional Twister, this version features artists such as Britney Spears and encourages kids to make dance steps that match the song.
“Jenga… Jenga…. J-E-N-G-AAAAA!” This game has been a family favourite for years, and helps develop hand eye co-ordination as well as an understanding of the laws of gravity! Poking blocks from the bottom of the tower and then carefully placing them on the top is pretty much the way you play the game, but it is full of suspense and fun!
10) Hungry Hungry Hippos
A classic game that is perfect for younger children. You have your own ‘hippo’ that you use to eat as many marbles as possible until they are all gone. Your child can then practice counting to see if they have more marbles than every other player to see if they won!