One of the best things about two-supply game challenges is that they can start as just FIVE MINUTES of family time (easy entry-level commitment for family members who don’t feel they have enough time/desire for family games) but they almost always keep everyone engaged and playing together for MUCH longer! And it doesn’t take much prep. Just grab some empty toilet paper rolls (or most of these activities would work with brand-new toilet paper rolls as well!) and a bouncy ball or two and try one of these five boredom busters!
In this Balanced Dice party game with Dollar Tree supplies (craft sticks and white dice) or chopsticks and colored dice from our “game pantry,” hand everyone a craft stick or set of chopsticks to place between two fingers. Every 5 or 10 seconds, add another die to the sticks; the last person to have their dice balanced wins!
I love a good game that’s not only fun but that also engages my brain as well; this game does that for all ages! For teens and adults, it’s a fun word game that also allows strategy to come into play—and it’s a great memory booster! For younger children, it’s a creative take for daily spelling practice (read to the end for a variation that allows you to use weekly spelling words)!