Fantastically Fun Family Game Night

How many of you enjoy family game night? We definitely do, as well as many other families. But did you know that family game nights aren’t just fun, but they’re GOOD for your kids as well. I grew up with family game nights, so of course I couldn’t wait to pass that tradition down to my kids. I’ve always felt it was an important way to bond and have fun together. Then I found out that studies were done and game nights (as well as family dinners,) help your children learn, grow and develop better than those that don’t partake in family game nights.

Give the Gift of Fun and Learning for Valentine’s Day

We give our kid small gifts for major holidays. It cuts down of giving them extra sugars, because let’s face it, kids are hyper enough without added sugars! So why not give a gift for the entire family? Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a gift, and share your love, while having fun!

Discovery Toys

I even connected with Tessa, whom is an education leader. She is not only wonderful, but can help you choose the perfect toy for your child. Do you need to fulfill a sensory need for your kid? Maybe you want them to work on their fine motor skills? Either way, Tessa and Discovery Toys can help. Since we’re big into our family game nights, Tessa pointed out Discovery Toys new Word Flip. When we received it, I knew it was going to be a hit with Liam. To me it’s like Scrabble and Hang Man in an easier way to play.
word flip
It really is. It’s also easy to play! The object is to guess the word before other players. Each player rolls the two dice (included) and then you either add, subtract, multiply or divide them to get a number between 0 and 9. You then flip down that number (or you can flip down a combination of two numbers that you have rolled) to reveal a letter (or a blank depending on the length of the word.) The first person to guess the word gets the points of the remaining numbers that are left. When the word has been guessed correctly, flip up all of the numbers, then roll up that card and put it in the back to reveal the new word. Word Flip has over 300 hundreds words that will give players varying levels of difficulty.

Spelling, Fine Motor Skills, and More

As a mom, I love toys and games that do more than just entertain, and Word Flip does much more than that! Playing this game will not only bring your family hours of fun, but it will help expand your children’s vocabulary and spelling. Word Flip helps with strategic thinking, strengthens social skills, and helps kids visualize whole from parts. In my opinion it also works those pesky fine motor skills. Flipping the letters, rolling up the next card and even rolling the dice all help kids with their fine motor skills.
Liam saw this and said, “My mama is a ……” 🙂

So Much More

 Word Flip is just ONE example of the many toys and games that you will find at Discovery Toys. To see more, you have to head their website, or even contact Tessa.

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I am a SAHM. I prefer domestic goddess, but whatever. My son Liam is autistic and is the child I was told I would never have. He is MY MIRACLE! These are our stories.
Courtney

Courtney

I am a SAHM. I prefer domestic goddess, but whatever. My son Liam is autistic and is the child I was told I would never have. He is MY MIRACLE! These are our stories.

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