Saturday, November 21, 2020
International Games Day
At Home Family Fun:
- Make it a board game or card game night.
- Break out the family video games and play togother.
- Have a family “field day” in the back yard or nearby park with fun races and contests for everyone.
- Start Here if you need ideas: 60 Fun Outdoor Games for Kids This Summer
- Visit a store like Mischief Toy Store or Games by James to find a new game. This may have to be a one-on-one visit as Mischief has limited capacity and other safety restrictions in place.
- Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day by Barbara Park
- Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! by Thomas Flintham (or any of its sequels)
- Start Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (you can download this FREE for your kindle at the link or listen while you play board games for FREE from Librivox)
- If you are celebrating with a field day, start your favorite crockpot meal, so you can come into a warm and filling dinner after a day of outdoor fun.
- Dinner Conversation Starter: Play a conversation game, like “Would You Rather”.
- If you are having a game night, go with easy — pizza. snack veggies and popcorn?
- You won’t need a conversation starter if you are playing games as you eat.
International Games Day was created by the American Library Association to encourage gaming events at libraries. It is held the third Saturday of November.
Find 30 Days of November Family Holidays on the corresponding pages