Paul Lamond Games have a load of board games which would be great for Christmas so if you are looking for gift ideas this is a place to start. They kindly sent me a couple of these games to review which I will be doing shortly, but I thought I would give you a quick overview of the new games as they do look fun.
Games for teens and Adults
QI Board Game
You must have watched QI, the show on BBC 1 hosted by Stephen Fry, its a highly successful quiz programme, which has been a favourite amongst viewers since 2008. This game brings it into the home, so you can take part in this hard panel game with your friends and family. The game is for 2-6 players and is suitable for ages teen to adult.
Harness the power of magnets to outwit your opponents. Each player must fill the boards, but beware the force of the magnets can be used against you as well as for you. Can you use the magnetic force in your favour?
This is for 2-4 players and aimed at age 14 and over.
A classic Peruvian dice game which will make liars of us all! This game was played in the Pirates of the Caribbean film and has celebrity fans from Stephen Fry to Sienna Miller and Richard Branson. Its a versatile and addictive game which means its suitable for family fun, drinking games and after dinner entertainment at dinner parties.
Games for Children
The Meerkats are in danger, can you save them from the dreaded Cobra? You need to save your meerkat before the cobra strikes or lose them forever! This is a great game for improving co-0rdination and dexterity. It’s for 2-4 players and is aimed at age 6 and above.
This is a new addition to the Paul Lamond multi award-winning Chimp and Zee pre-school range of games and puzzles. It’s a craft activity set featuring three dolls that need to be decorated and displayed on a doll house panel, it comes with colouring sheets, stickers, ribbons,beads and wool to help in this task. Easy to set up and explain, it can be reused again and again. Suitable for age three and above and can be used alone or with friends.
Another game from the award-winning Chimp and Zee pre-school range of games of puzzles, this is a safari craft activity. There are three jungle friends to make up and place on a display panel, plus colouring sheets, stickers, a palm tree andwool to help dress up and decorate. The animals can be reused again and again. Great for co-ordination, dexterity, imagination and colouring, it is aimed at ages four and above and can be played alone or with friends.
Another craft activity set from the award-winning range of Chimp and Zee games and puzzles, this one introduces three cute ponies to style and display on a stable display. It comes with colouring sheets, stickers, ribbons, beads and wool to use in dressing up and decorating the Ponies. Once they have been decorated they can be played with again and again. Great for co-ordination, dexterity, imagination and colouring skills it can be played alone or with others. Aimed at ages three and above.
This is a “What’s on my head?” game which encourages the use of imagination. There are four categories of card – people, sports, transport and animals. These are shuffled and placed in the centre of the table. Each player wears a card holder on their head, and places one of the cards, unseen into the holder. They then have to ask the other players a series of yes or no questions to work out what picture is on the card on their head. This is great fun and helps the develop questioning skills. The person who identifies the most correct cards wins. Aimed at age five and above and suitable for 2-4 players.
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