108 – Top 6 Cooperative Games for Kids – The Family Gamers Podcast
Sometimes, you just want to play with your kids instead of playing against them. We discuss our favorite cooperative board games to play with children.
What We’ve Been Playing:
Fight for Olympus (see our review)
Tempus Imperium (find it here)
My First Stone Age
Sports Dice: Football (from FoxMind / FunWiz) – Andrew likes this even more than Sports Dice: Baseball!
MegaLand (see our review)
H.I.D.E. (Hidden Identity Dice Espionage)
Bob Ross: Happy Little Accidents
Fanzy (MLB version)
Sports Dice: Baseball
Nut So Fast
Blank (see our review) – the new expansion “Blankdemic”, designed by Matt Leacock and his daughter Colleen, looks like an interesting addition!
Monsters in the Elevator (see our review)
See a transcript for the Card Caddy SNAP review.
Top 6 Cooperative Games to Play with Children
Sometimes you just want to share the joy of winning or pain of losing. Cooperative games can help teach graceful losing, and provide an exciting opportunity to coach our children in strategic thinking.
Mmm! (by Reiner Knizia, published by Pegasus Spiele) – plays great solo, easy to understand but with variable difficulty to suit any skill level.
Purrrlock Holmes (We’ve reviewed this)
Monsters in the Elevator (review linked above)
Forbidden Desert – and we are excited for Forbidden Sky!
Flashpoint: Fire Rescue
Find these games on Amazon (except Monsters in the Elevator).
Mice & Mystics
Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle
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