When the plates have been cleaned, the leftovers have been stored, and the football games have concluded, the family time doesn’t have to end then on Thanksgiving Day. What better time is there to grab a game, gather around the table—again—and share a few more laughs.
And if all of the games in your closet are old and tired, we have 15 of the top family games from Amazon here for you to choose from. So before Thanksgiving Day arrives, take a look below and grab a couple. Because there really is nothing like spending quality time with your family, sharing laughs, and making memories.
$14.90 at the time of publication
This one is for people age 8 and up, but really anyone can play it. All you have to do is pick a card but be sure not to look at it. Place it in your headband so that the rest of the players can see it. Now start asking “yes” or “no” questions until you guess the card right. “It’s a race against the clock to be the first player to get three scoring badges to win.” How fun does that sound?
$24.99 at the time of publication
According to Amazon, “age means nothing in this addictively fun party game.” So what do you have to do? Basically, this competition challenges you to complete various tasks. Those who complete the most challenges and make the most successful best win!
$19.82 at the time of publication
It’s a twist on the traditional Pictionary game. Instead of using the typical pen and paper, you use the special pen that’s provided for you and draw in the air while your team watches you throw their phone. What you’re attempting to draw in the air, shows up on the screen! How fun is that?
$29.99 at the time of publication
Do you ever hear the youngest members of your family talking about that funny picture or video they saw recently on social media? Well those are likely memes they are talking about. This game is the perfect way to get them off of their phones for something that interests them while also sharing a lot of laughs!
$25.49 at the time of publication
The best part about A Little Off Topic is that it guarantees creativity and laughter. According to Amazon, A Little Off Topic “encourages children to be creative while stirring up some truly silly conversations.” All you have to do is draw a card to set the topic and roll the die to set the letter that the responses must begin with. Then you have a specific amount of time to write down all your answers. It sounds like this one could get pretty rowdy and who doesn’t love that?
$25.00 at the time of publication
Not Parent Approved involves becoming the “burp boss” and laughing hysterically. It sounds like our kind of game. I guess the description is true, it’s “an inappropriately appropriate game for mischief-makers.”
$43.97 at the time of publication
Catan is all about trading, strategy, tactical skill, and of course, as is with any game, a little luck. Do you think you and your family are up for it?
$24.95 at the time of publication
The name says it all. All you have to do is pick a prompt and reveal whether or not you’ve done it in your lifetime. As Amazon reveals, Never Have I Ever will make you laugh and will also reveal stories about family members you’ve probably never heard before.
$19.99 at the time of publication
Amazon says to “expect high drama, uncontrollable laughter, and fast action strategy” while playing this “wildly” popular card game,” which also includes magic and goats among other things. So if you’re looking for all of that, plus more excitement, Goat Lords is for you.
$27.99 at the time of publication
It’s called the ultimate party game for a reason! According to Amazon, if you combine charades, word guessing games, and a whole lot of fun, you get It’s In the Bag. It’s fast-paced so it will never get boring and sounds like the perfect addition to a family night on Thanksgiving.
$24.99 at the time of publication
It’s a card game and the game of dodgeball all rolled into one…burrito. That’s right, the game comes with two plushy burritos that will ultimately get thrown at someone during the game. Collect as many matches as possible before you get a burrito tossed at you. Sound thrilling, exciting, and like it would get the blood pumping which could be just what the family needs after loading up on turkey during Thanksgiving dinner.
$41.64 at the time of publication
Created by National Park enthusiast, this award-winning game is both fun and educational. According to Amazon, Trekking was designed to be a “spirited family board game that lets players experience the U.S. National Parks in a fun and competitive way.” Get the most points by collecting the most national parks cards and win!
$14.00 at the time of publication
It’s loads of laughter brought on by extreme pressure. Danger Words is a high-stakes guessing game based off of Ellen DeGeneres’ show Game of Games. While only giving one word clues, your partner has to guess the word you’re trying to explain. Guess the right word, you win a point!
$29.99 at the time of publication
According to Amazon, Kids Against Maturity is “simple and absolutely hilarious.” This game “combines the tried and tested fill-in-the-blank game-play to fill the family room with a ton of laughter. Sounds like the perfect game to us!
Now there is no excuse to capitalize on this rare family time some of us will get to have over the Thanksgiving holiday. So go ahead and pick up a few games to create memories that many of us will no longer take for granted after the year we had this year! Happy Thanksgiving!
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Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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