NATIONAL GAMES AND PUZZLE WEEK
While the family is gathering for Thanksgiving, it’s time for National Game and Puzzle Week.
It’s an excellent time to break out the board games and puzzles. With so many family and friends gathered in one place, set up a tournament. Get conversations started with complex puzzles. Puzzles and games keep the brain sharp after carbohydrate loaded meals. Cousins and siblings challenge each other in a variety of card and board games. At the same time, they learn who has the best memory and who is the sleuth. Of course, someone is always a strategist, and then there’s the quiet one who comes from behind and wins it all.
Every family member can play, too! From grandparents to the youngest, get everyone involved in some way.
HOW TO OBSERVE #GameAndPuzzleWeek
Plan ahead. When extending invites, ask each guest to bring a game or puzzle and a dish. Keep in mind your age groups so that everyone can play.
Here are a few suggestions:
- Ages 3 and up:
- Don’t Break the Ice
- Ants in the Pants
- Ages 4 and up
- Connect 4
- Ages 6 and up
- 5 Second Rule, Jr.
- Ages 8 and up
- Apples to Apples
- Ages 14 and up
- Game of Things
- Musical Chairs
- 20 questions
- I spy
Grab the cards, board games, and puzzles and have fun with the family. Use #GamesAndPuzzleWeek to share on social media.
NATIONAL GAME AND PUZZLE WEEK HISTORY
National Day Calendar continues researching the origins of this entertaining holiday week.