4 board games for the whole family

It’s always nice when the whole family comes to visit. You can catch up A delicious dinner and find out more about what happened in each person’s life.

But when you’re hosting a family reunion, it can often be difficult to find ways to keep everyone entertained. There’s only a short time you’ll be spending eating or catching up, so what do you do the rest of the day?

One of the best ways to entertain all of your loved ones is to think of fun board games. Everyone loves an intense game of Monopoly or a challenging game of Cluedo.

While classic board games are great, they’re not the only option. There are many less common board games that will provide each of your guests with family fun during their stay with you.

Here are four of the best board games for the whole family home on a saturday nightincluding classics and less traditional options.


Why not get everyone’s brains spinning with a few fun puzzles for adults. There is an endless stream of great riddles online that you can read to your loved ones and ask them to solve each one.

Puzzle solving is the perfect activity to do while everyone is seated around the dinner table, before or after eating. You can go around the table and each person must read a riddle for the next person to solve.

Musical chairs

Musical chairs is a classic board game and it’s not just for kids! It’s a great way to get everyone involved, adults and all, while they’re at your party.

It’s a simple game that gets you all out of your chairs. A person must take control of the music. When the main music controller stops the tracks, everyone must sit down in a chair as quickly as possible. The last person standing is eliminated from the game.

Think of a small prize for the last person standing. Maybe it’s an extra piece of cake or a mini gift. Having a mini-prize is a great incentive to coax everyone’s competitive side.

Like and dislike

It’s a simple yet fun game that everyone will love. Give each family member a sheet of paper and a pen and ask them to write down about 5-10 likes and dislikes.

From there, you all have to guess what each wrote. It’s a test to see who knows each other best in your family, and it’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about everyone at once.


charades is another classic not to be forgotten at a family celebration.

During charades, one of you plays a person’s name, the title of a song, or the title of a movie, without saying a word. The rest of the team must guess what this person is trying to do. Again, you can think of a prize to make the game more competitive.

Joseph K. Bennett