Say Anything Family is the newest family-friendly game from award-winning Northstar Games. With the tagline “What hilarious things will YOUR family say?” it promises an interesting, unique experience with every play.
For 3 to 6 players, Say Anything Family is aimed at ages 8 through adult. (I’d qualify the younger end of the age range by saying that players should be able to produce simple phrases for their answers – an adult could help them read the questions, and even write the answers for them, but keep in mind that it will slow . . . → Read More: Say Anything by Northstar Games
We have a new favorite board game in the house!
We recently received two board games from Northstar Games to review, and today I’m chattering about Wits & Wagers Family. (I’ll be talking about Say Anything Family on Thursday, but there’s a link further down the page if you’re curious before then!)
On the box, Wits & Wagers Family says it takes 2 minutes to learn, and 20 to play. In my experience, that usually means that it’ll take you at least 15 minutes to figure out what to . . . → Read More: Wits & Wagers by Northstar Games
Math, reading, science, history… it’s relatively easy for us as parents to evaluate skill level in the core subjects. Asking questions, reviewing schoolwork, seeing grades on a test – those are all quantifiable subjects.
But as parents, regardless of whether our kids are homeschooled or not, we want them to learn something a bit more difficult to pin down: logic. The ability to plan ahead, to predict someone else’s actions, to compare choices, maybe even understand that a short-term negative can have long-term positive results… these are all highly desirable skills.
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One of the best things about homeschooling is that we don’t have to teach – or learn – in the traditional manner. When learning is fun and interactive, kids are more involved and interested, and retention is significantly improved. No matter what type of homeschoolers we are, what sort of curricula we use, or what our preferred methods to teach and to learn, we can always benefit from adding in something *extra*curricular.
The Wise Alec game series from Griddly Games has one primary game, plus three . . . → Read More: Wise but nutty: Griddly Games, Wise Alec, and Nature Nuts