Daily Activities — Game Pantry play

5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

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5 Easy Game Activities with Toilet Paper Rolls and Bouncy Balls (Two-Supply Games!)

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! 

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Family Invitation to Play: TP Rolls and Bouncy Balls

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Family Invitation to Play: TP Rolls and Bouncy Balls

Today I’m giving you and your family a creative invitation—see what games you can come up with using just TWO supplies: toilet paper rolls and bouncy balls!

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Balanced Dice Party Game with Dollar Tree Supplies or Chopsticks

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Balanced Dice Party Game with Dollar Tree Supplies or Chopsticks

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!

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"Spemory"—the Spelling Memory Game for Word Nerds and At-Home Learning

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"Spemory"—the Spelling Memory Game for Word Nerds and At-Home Learning

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)!

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Rainbow Dice Party Game for All Ages (and an Easy, Fun Way to Teach ROYGBIV)

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Rainbow Dice Party Game for All Ages (and an Easy, Fun Way to Teach ROYGBIV)

This easy DIY dice game is perfect for party games or for family game night! Simply use three, four, or five colored dice and take turns rolling to see if you can roll them to match up in both ROYGBIV and numerical order to get 100 points. Check out the bonus-point ideas in the video to make this dice game even more fun!   • Find my favorite set of dice in 10 colors.   • See what essentials for family game night are in our “game pantry” to feed your family with fun.   • Enjoy more ideas for easy...

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