Articles About dexterity

Dropsy Dexterity Game Overview

Dropsy Dexterity Game Overview

We’ve said it before, but it is probably worth repeating. As we age, we lose our advantage when playing any type of dexterity game with our kids. I used to be able to stand on one foot for what seemed like forever. Balance a cup on th ...
Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Thrift Treasure: Jenga Max Game

Our kids have been into games since they were both very young. We would always take them to the annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair where they would get to see new products ready to be put under a Christmas tree. They got to meet a lot of indu ...
Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

Thrift Treasure: Hang in There! Game

With so many pieces, we were very excited to find this copy of Hang in There! at our Goodwill for only a couple bucks. Just one missing part would make the entire game unplayable. So why did it get donated? Maybe the family’s kids had ...
Fireworks Pattern Building Game Overview

Fireworks Pattern Building Game Overview

Well, it was bound to happen. We got news last week that our Independence Day plans have been cancelled. The band directors at school notified the kids they wouldn’t be marching in the Fourth of July parade this year. We also heard on ...
The Table is Lava Dexterity Game Overview

The Table is Lava Dexterity Game Overview

There are many things that I’m sad about with the current social distancing and cancellation of event after event. Missed opportunities for our kids. Yes, it’s somber that not only school, but extra curricular activities such as ...
Men at Work Dexterity Game Overview

Men at Work Dexterity Game Overview

The brain is a pretty amazing thing. I was reading an article yesterday about how a woman smelled Parkinson’s Disease in her husband almost 15 years before he was diagnosed. It was fascinating to read and reminded me how our brains co ...
Doctor! Doctor! Dexterity Game Overview

Doctor! Doctor! Dexterity Game Overview

When you think back to the board games you used to play as child, what comes to mind? Candy Land? Monopoly? Clue? Yahtzee? One game in particular was the source of argument in our household – Operation. Not because we were fighting ov ...
Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

Thrift Treasure: Wok ‘n Roll Game

This week was a particularly good week at our Goodwill. On one trip we found four complete games for only 88 cents each! Each and every one of them were titles we had not seen before, and thus needed to add them to our collection. You’ ...
First Look: Mandoo Games

First Look: Mandoo Games

Great games come from everywhere. Europe, specifically Germany, is the home to some of the best designers of what are referred to as “Euro Games”. If we had to select a champion of party games, the U.S. would probably come out o ...
The Root Beer Float Challenge Game Overview

The Root Beer Float Challenge Game Overview

It’s Christmas Eve and you’ve either completed all your holiday shopping and have gifts wrapped under the tree or you’re frantically running from store to store trying to take advantage of last-minute bargains. Thanks to o ...