One of the biggest advantages of playing board games is that you get to spend valuable quality time with your family and friends.
There are numerous varieties of board games available and you can select any of it depending on the age and the interests of the person you wish to gift to. Playing board games together is one of the best excuses to indulge in some fun and leisure activity with your loved ones. Since it’s easy to handle and hassle-free, you can take the board games along with you wherever you go. For instance, when you go for a picnic, you can easily pack the board game in your picnic basket along with other stuff.
Since board games are not so expensive, therefore, these can be bought as a gift by anyone and everyone, irrespective of the budget. But, before you gift it to your loved ones, make sure that you gift-wrap it with your unconditional love and care.
It’s also a great learning experience, especially for kids where they get to learn patience, perseverance and an important fact that though winning is important but it is not everything.
Board games are a source of leisure and great indoor fun especially like when it’s raining, snowing, or any other similar problem because of which you can’t venture outside; all you need is a board game to pass your time leisurely. Even after dinner when you have finished all your chores and have nothing to do you can always play board games for fun.
Chess is one of the classic board games that everyone likes, and is a great way to sharpen your mind. You are constantly thinking on how to defeat your opponent before you make any move on board. A similar game, though not exactly like chess but definitely as intriguing as chess, is checkers. You move one square at a time, that too diagonally and on the dark squares only. Once you have blocked or captured all of the opponent’s pieces you win.
Scrabble helps test your vocabulary, each player wants to outshine the other and prove that he/she is better than the rest. Scrabble is a perfect board game that beautifully combines fun and learning together. You can gift it to youngsters to help them build their vocabulary because as you play along, you can teach them new words every time. It’s one of the best ways to spend some quality time with your kids.
Monopoly is one of the all time popular and best selling board games. Just about anyone who loves board games, surely loves the game of monopoly. It is one of the most successful board games throughout the world. Monopoly comes in various versions which incorporates different themes, thus, you can select any one of these according to the preference of the recipient.
Another popular game that one can play in a group is ‘The Game of Life. It’s one of the best simulation games that takes the players on a virtual journey of life, as they move around the board. There are many other interesting board games like Backgammon which is two player board game; or Trouble, where you want to send four pieces all around the board before others, with the help of a ‘Pop-o-matic’ dice.