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Test Your Memory with Stare Junior

Front cover of the Stare Junior board game

How many details can you recall in just 30 seconds of looking at a scene? Can your son or daughter remember more than you? If you have a tired brain like me, the answers are “a couple” and “way more than I can,” respectively. Stare! Junior is a fun way …

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Quiddler, an Addicting Card Game for Word Nerds

Pile of Quiddler cards on a table

Quiddler is a word-forming card game that’s been described as “Scrabble with a shot of gin (rummy) and a twist of Phase 10.” It’s fun for both young and old players because you can choose strategies that suit your skill level and counter another player’s advanced vocabulary with some judicious …

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Set, The Card Game: A Rich Classic Review

Several set cards arranged on a table with one card featuring the word Set prominently

Set is the paragon of what a learning game should be. It’s fun, gives your brain a great workout, and is easily adapted for all ages. Set is inexpensive and very portable, so bring it with you often. We’ve given Set our Rich Classic award because it deserves a place …

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Spot It! Card Game Review, A Rich Classic

Spot it cards elegantly strewn in a sweeping wave, with the Spot It container slightly blurred in the background

Spot It is a fast, fun game that parents and kids can both enjoy equally well. It’s a race to see who can spot the matching pictures between cards, and several different variations keep the game fresh over the years. Spot It earns our highest recommendation and has become a …

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