Simple, No or Low Cost Playtime Ideas for Parents and Kids
This is a video blog stemming from the other day when a little boy at…
In our dining room area is a bookshelf, that bookshelf is full of board games, crayons, coloring books and other such items to keep the kids and adults busy when the words “there is nothing to do” are released from the mouths of babes. As a family we enjoy playing various board games, however, the youngest of the family is usually quick to bore because there are not many toddler games for his age level that he would enjoy. It’s difficult with children in such far age gaps from ages 13 down to 5 to keep entertained with board games all at once.
Enjoying family time in a board game way is of crucial importance to me because I feel that when the family engages in a board game together that they must, at some level, communicate and work together. When children and adults are attached to today’s technology it keeps them from experiencing and learning how to really interact with other peers as well as adults. That is why this holiday season I will be on a mission to ensure that we get our board game collection up to par for every age level in the household so that no matter who visits, no matter who wants to play, that there will be a game at their age level and level of interest to enjoy.
Some toddler games from LTD Commodities that come to mind while I navigate their website are;
There are so many options for low cost toddler games out there that I can foresee our Christmas morning having a tree full of various games that will keep the kids, all of them, entertained for years on end without complaint. Spending time as a family is important, playing board games together is a fun way to spend quality family time together.
What types of things do you all do as a family together?