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do you play baord games or card games with your kids and at what age did you start teaching them to play?

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Asked by Becnfamily at 4:05 PM on Nov. 14, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Yes!! We been playing games since he was 3 or 4. We don't always follow the exact rules, sometimes they have to be simplified for his level.

    Answer by skittles1108 at 4:07 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • We do play card games and board games with the kids... even my three year old plays them, though we have to help her out sometimes. My kids seem to prefer card games to board games... they love Old Maid, Go Fish, and Uno. For board games Sorry is the big favourite.

    Answer by Freela at 4:08 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • I personally hate board games but DS started learning them at about 3.5 or 4. chutes and Ladders, Candy Land...

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:32 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • We started doing the Candyland, etc., moving on to Monopoly, Life, etc. I prefer video games though and would much rather play Mario or another g-rate game with my kids. It's just funner to me.

    Answer by carol2m2 at 4:50 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • yep they have been playing cards and board games since they were around 3

    Answer by 4_28_bbboy at 7:06 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Yes, we've played since she was about 3. Games were a great tool for her to learn to count, to follow directions, to learn to take turns, those sorts of things.

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 7:30 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • WE have been playing CandyLand for right now. We are big puzzle people though.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 7:55 PM on Nov. 14, 2010

  • Yep starting with Candy Land on up.

    Answer by salexander at 12:20 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • thank you everyone, my son is 3 and I think will go ahead and buy some games for Christmas and get started :)

    Comment by Becnfamily (original poster) at 12:58 PM on Nov. 16, 2010

  • my 4 year old loves games of any kind.....i play card games with him because of the numbers and shapes.....he loves it.....i only play board games with him every so often....they are helpful though....counting,taking turns,stuff like that

    Answer by SMALLfry05 at 3:06 PM on Nov. 17, 2010

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