Recommendations

Here’s a list of some of our favorite things to play with right now! We’ll update this page regularly so be sure to check back frequently to get some new recommendations.

Crowdfunding Games We’re Excited About

Current Games We’re Loving

PARKS
610 Reviews
PARKS
  • 48 unique illustrations featuring 45 US National Parks from over 35 artists
  • 102 Wood resource tokens include 12 unique wildlife tokens representing some of the most iconic animals that can be seen in the National Parks today
  • 1 box organizer and 2 removable resource trays with lids to make table storage and clean up easy - designed by Game Trayz
  • 15 unique chipboard photo tokens and 1 camera token reflecting significant moments in your hikers' journey
  • Hike the trail solo or with up to 4 of your friends in under 60 mins.
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Sagrada - Board Game by Floodgate Games
1,635 Reviews
Sagrada - Board Game by Floodgate Games
  • Draft dice & use the tools-of-the-trade to carefully construct your stained glass window masterpiece.
  • Each player will build a stained glass window by building up a grid of dice on their player board
  • Each board has some restrictions on which color or shade (value) of die can be placed there.
  • Dice of the same shade or color may never be placed next to each other.
  • Dice are drafted in player order, with the start player rotating each round, snaking back around after the last player drafts 2 dice.
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Carcassonne Big Box 2017
1,395 Reviews
Carcassonne Big Box 2017
  • easy-to-learn and familiar gameplay allows for players of all ages to enjoy
  • bright and colorful board and pieces engage players
  • no two games are ever the same with almost limitless clues and choices to make
  • Number of players: 2 to 5
  • Skill level: Intermediate
Gamewright Abandon All Artichokes Tin - A Heartless Card Game
441 Reviews
Gamewright Abandon All Artichokes Tin - A Heartless Card Game
  • Be the first player to ditch their artichoke cards and draw a hand of anything but! Build your own personal deck and use each vegetable’s powers to your advantage. Comes in an artichoke-shaped tin.
  • “My First Deck-builder! ”
  • Unique card game with adorable artwork and tin.
  • Kids learn elementary strategy and planning
  • Players: 2-4, Recommended for ages 10+, Playing Time: 20 minutes.
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Buffalo Games Silly Street - The Award Winning Game That Gets You Up & Moving & Creative & Just Plain Silly
501 Reviews
Buffalo Games Silly Street - The Award Winning Game That Gets You Up & Moving & Creative & Just Plain Silly
  • Learn & explore & grow through play! 1 giant 40" puzzle board, 55 silly cards, 4 solid wood game pieces, 1 cotton storage bag
  • Playing silly street can help kiddos with all kinds of things like social skills, communication, creativity, resilience and confidence. Awesome!
  • Includes many types of play: dramatic, communication, creative, interpretive, competitive, teamwork. Helps build character traits like confidence, grit, adaptability, communication and creativity.
  • Join us as we pretend, move, sing and compete our way down silly street!
  • MULTIPLE AWARD WINNER - Mom’s Choice Award (Gold in the toys, games & puzzles category), Tillywig Toy Award (Best family fun award winner) and Dr. Toy (Dr. Toy's 100 best children’s products award)

Current Books We’re Loving

Let Them Be Eaten By Bears: A Fearless Guide to Taking Our Kids Into the Great Outdoors
28 Reviews
Let Them Be Eaten By Bears: A Fearless Guide to Taking Our Kids Into the Great Outdoors
  • Hoffmeister, Peter Brown (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 05/07/2013 (Publication Date) - TarcherPerigee (Publisher)
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My Book of Rocks and Minerals: Things to Find, Collect, and Treasure
3,546 Reviews
My Book of Rocks and Minerals: Things to Find, Collect, and Treasure
  • Hardcover Book
  • Dennie, Devin (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 96 Pages - 07/11/2017 (Publication Date) - DK Children (Publisher)
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The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills (Natural Navigation)
4,002 Reviews
The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills (Natural Navigation)
  • The Lost Art of Reading Nature s Signs Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way Predict the Weather Locate Water Track Animals and Other Forgotten Skills
  • Gooley, Tristan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 416 Pages - 07/31/2015 (Publication Date) - The Experiment (Publisher)
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Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World
53 Reviews
Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World
  • Striniste, Nancy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 288 Pages - 04/02/2019 (Publication Date) - Timber Press (Publisher)
Look Inside Animal Homes
98 Reviews
Look Inside Animal Homes
  • Bone, Emily (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 04/11/2021 (Publication Date) - EDC Publishing / UBAM (Publisher)
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