Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Top 10 Favorite Camping Games

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One of our favorite camping activities is playing board games....but not just any board games. We enjoy playing educational board games and/or board games that incorporate the great outdoors. So here are our top 10 favorite camping board games. Whenever we head out on a camping trip we select 3-5 of these games to go along with us.

1) Camp Board Game - Camp Board Game is a FUN outdoor-themed game that is great for the whole family! Who will be first to arrive at camp? Find out with this fun, educational Board Game. By answering questions about animals and the great outdoors, players compete to be first to arrive at camp. The questions start out easy and become more challenging as the game progresses. It's a great way for kids and parents to learn fun facts about the outdoors while having a great time! Read our full review on Camp Board Game here.
2) Young Scientists Club Animal Tracks - Animal Tracks is a 3 in 1 game combines the excitement of memory, matching and learning games all into one. Play the traditional game of concentration, bingo and guess-the-tracks with a science twist. Animal Tracks comes with high quality and colorful cards with animals and their tracks that need to be matched to win the games.
3) Appalachian Trail Game - The Appalachian Trail Game is a fun game for the entire family. Its mission is to inspire and prepare you to step outside and have your own hiking adventure, which makes it the perfect game for camping trips. The game is simple to set up and play...it is so easy that even kids can play it. The game is basically a trivia game with questions about the AT. Along the way though there are obstacles like Poison Ivy, Hypothermia or getting lost. We all learned a great deal about the AT after playing this game. You can even through the game cards in your backpack to play it on the trail!
4) Sciology - Sciology is fun game of memory and strategy. The object of the game is simple collect 4 cards of each scientist category (12 different scientist categories  included)

5) Snake Oil - Snake Oil will cure your doldrums. This crazy fun game is great for then entire family. This game is not only fun but super educational too. It promotes oral presentation skills, creativity and innovation, risk taking, communication skills, vocabulary building, empathetic persuasion strategies and more. Read our full review on Snake Oil here.
6) Mancala - Mancala is an ancient game of strategy that is very challenging yet simple enough for even kids to play.
7) Dominoes - Dominoes is a fun, classic game great for the entire family. A good game of dominoes helps you to relax and to clear the mind, so why not enjoy a game or two using these double Mexican train dominoes from Cardinal.
8) Reverse Charades - Reverse Charades is a hilarious twist on the classic charades game. In Reverse Charades a team acts out clues for one person to guess. The goal is simple guess as many words as possible in 60 seconds. It is fast-paced and tons of fun! Read our full review on Reverse Charades here.
9) Gravity Maze - Gravity Maze is an addicting logic puzzled game powered by gravity. You can spend hours playing this game and never get tired of it...especially since it has 60 challenges ranging from beginner to expert! The game is a one person game or you can play it competition style to see who can get through the maze quicker.  Read our full review on Gravity Maze here.
10) Apples to Apples Disney Edition - App;es to Apples Disney Edition is super simple to play and great for expanding your kids vocabulary and thinking skills. Players select a card from their hand that they think is most like the card played by the judge. If the judge picks your card you are the winner of the round.

What are some of your favorite board games to take with you on camping trips?

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