This is a board game that many young children can participate as young as 5 or 6 years old. The child just has to have a bit of an attention span to fully enjoy and play the game of Sorry correctly. The board comes in a travel box so a family can bring it along in the car for children to play as they journey to their destination. Sorry is a game originally played with two or more players up to four. Each player chooses the color of their game board player and tries to get all their 4 pieces home first to win the game. Dice is included that signifies the number of places a player goes with the roll of the dice.
Parcheesi is a board game for two people. This classic game is for older children and adults. Young children could play this with the help of an older child in the range of 10 or 11 years old or an adult. The rules for Parcheesi are printed on the box cover and are easy to follow. The dice and player pieces are included so everyone knows what player they are. Parcheesi can be played, paused and picked up later. It is necessary for each player to know who left off so when the game is renewed that fact is known.
Chinese checkers is still a favorite among many families. It is a game played with marbles and as many as six players In some family circles the game of Chinese Checkers is played with pegs or other substitutions for the pieces. When less than 6 players are playing Chinese Checkers, some people play that all the pegs or marbles are in the corresponding places.. This does not permit the use of any of those places for the players Each player gets a turn when their pieces are not blocked by an opposing player. Young children even the age of 5 or 6 can play Chinese checkers.
I spy is a fun game not requiring any board, paper or tangible objects. It can be played with as many people as you have. Everyone should get a turn. For the idea to get everyone playing at one time or another, the winner is the main player and then if that person has already played as the main player, they get to choose the person who goes next. The main player thinks of something within seeing distance by everyone. He does not tell what that is as the players ask yes or no questions about that object the main player has decided to say "I spy with my little eyes something red" The color changes as the object selected is chosen.
Backgammon is a board game for the more mature people. Backgammon is not difficult, but does require some relatively adult thinking to move the backgammon pieces around the board to bring them all to the home place. Prices of Backgammon range from $39.00 to higher than $300 depending on the board, the storage area and the player pieces. Backgammon can be a game played with more than one set of two players using the winner as the person who chooses who they will play next. Backgammon is regarded as a game of skill and concentration. Backgammon is a game played with dice.
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