Creating domino reactions is a favorite—but often forgotten—activity. Bring this simple pleasure back into your home! again with these five fun ideas for domino chain reactions! It's also a great way to talk with your children about how their choices affect others (see more below).
Download a PDF of this activity’s “recipe” to add to your family activity binder.
• Domino set(s). Try this small set or this large set.
How to Play
Give each person the same number of dominoes and then try these three options for play!
1. See whose chain reaction can take up the longest amount of space!
2. See whose chain reaction can take up the least amount of space.
3. Form a word or phrase.
1. Have family members create a different part of the same chain reaction.
2. Include other items in your chain reactions!
3. Turn some dominoes on their side.
Conversation Starter: We often hear phrases like, “My choice won’t affect anyone but me.” But nearly every choice can affect others—sometimes just a few people and sometimes generations to come. Talk about how we can make decisions that help us use our influence to uplift others now and in the future.
Why This Matters
It’s important to remember that we’re all part of one big family, and this game is a great reminder of how we link together!
Find more ideas for talking with your kids about important topics!
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