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Seize the Summer Challenge Day 8: Game Night

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Get out the cards and games for some good old fashioned family fun! Take time to plan a game night. Involving your kids in the planning and doing it in advance helps build up anticipation and excitement. Pretend it's a party and plan each detail! Have the kids help plan a menu, choose the games, and even make a playlist. Here are some things to think about:

  • What games will you play?
  • What type of music will you have on in the background?
  • Will you play multiple games throughout the night, or just stick with one?
  • Will your game night have a theme?
  • What snacks and drinks will you serve?


How often do you play games as a family? Have you ever planned a game night in advance?


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by on Jun. 20, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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Threes.Company
by Member on Jun. 25, 2012 at 2:15 PM
We don't have a specific game night, but www do enjoy playing games as a family now that the kids are getting a little older and more able to handle it.
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RobynS
by Mama2CamKat on Jun. 25, 2012 at 2:27 PM

we try to do this pretty often! we love all kinds of music, so I just turn on iTunes and set it to 'shuffle.' :)

We usually just stick to one game per night. My youngest is pretty little, so that's about all we can handle.

SweetLuci
by Member on Jun. 25, 2012 at 5:45 PM

 We like Sequence and Monopoly, Clue and Apples.

LancesMom
by Member on Jun. 25, 2012 at 11:53 PM

We love playing board games. Our favs our rummikub, scrabble and Sequence!

MommyAkaTiffany
by Tiffany on Jun. 26, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Trouble, Dominos, Connect Four with popcorn and m&ms

Teacher915
by on Jun. 27, 2012 at 9:22 AM

Sunday night was game night we played Monopoly 

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