Family Games

Let's play! Whether you like classic board games or building obstacle courses in the backyard, we have lots of great ideas to make family game time fun.

4 Tips for Creating a Cool Blanket Fort for Kids

Help your kids build a fantastic blanket fort with easy tips from Laura Dahl, cofounder of

Camp Mom! 20 Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone

There'll be no "I'm bored!" whining this summer! Make a staycation as fun for your kids as a week of summer camp with these awesome (and cheap) activities.

10 Games a Big Sibling Can Play With a Baby

Get your baby and big kid off to a happy start with this age-by-age guide to games they can enjoy together.

29 Kid Games to Play On the Go

Whether you're at the doctor's office, the airport, or the post office, waiting is never pleasant. But when you're accompanied by your small child, it can be positively harrowing. As long as you're not afraid to be a little goofy, these simple games can help you head off disaster and have some fun too.

4 Indoor-Games to Stave Off Cabin Fever

These indoor activities are so much fun, your child will never know you had a hidden agenda. How's that for a game changer?

10 Backyard Games to Get Your Kids Excited About the Rio Olympics

Harness your family's Olympic fever with these fun backyard activities inspired by sports at the Summer Games.

Got a Kid Obsessed With Pokemon Go? Here's What You Need to Know

We break down the tips to keep your kids safe.

Introducing KinderPerfect: Cards Against Humanity for Parents!

This new card game is a parenting version of Cards Against Humanity for the diaper-changing, carpool-running set.

The Best Games of 2014!

Our kid testers played with all kinds of toys to help us find our top picks of 2014. Watch as they interact with some of the coolest playthings on the market.

Top 10 Board Games of 2013

We tested dozens of new family games to find these top picks -- perfect for your next game night.

3 Fun Holiday Card Games for the Whole Family

Stack the deck for fun with our staffers' favorite card games! They're perfect for holiday gatherings.

4 Fun Backyard Water Games

We've cooked up four wacky water activities that will cool y'all off! Round up the troops, crank up the hose, and have a blast getting soaked.

13 Throwback Games & Toys Your Kiddo Will Love

Today, many retailers' shelves are filled with throwback toys that you can share with your kids. Check out the modern take on these toys.

Target Will Now Help You Bob Ross and Chill

There's nothing wrong with having a Bob Ross board game as a friend.

Silly Games Our Family Invented

When it comes to entertaining your children, sometimes you have to get creative--we know their imaginations can run wild during playtime, can yours? Here are some ways to perfectly distract your kids, from one parent to the next.

10 Ways to Celebrate El Dia de los Ninos

El Dia del Nino or El Dia de los Libros--Children's Day or Book Day--culiminates every year on April 30 and is all about celebrating the joys of childhood with feel-good activities the whole family can enjoy.

8 Ways to Safely Play in the Driveway

Park your car on the street so it blocks the way in, or line up cones or chairs to form a barrier. Then let the kids have the run of the pavement.

7 Tips for Loving Where You Live

Whether you're new to the neighborhood or a bona fide local, connecting with your community can bring tons of joy! Here's how to get started.