If you’re feeling nostalgic for days of the past right now, you’re not alone. This uncertain time has caused stars, politicians and civilians alike to look back and reflect, as the current situation isn’t what anyone expected.
While you’re hanging out at home with loved ones young and old, and find yourself at a loss for more things to do within a confined space, turn to the board games of your youth. From mind games like centuries-old Mancala to words for bookworms like Scrabble, we’ve listed 10 of the most popular board games of the past that aren’t yet sold out on Amazon .
This two-player character guessing game debuted in 1979, yet it’s still just as fun to play more than 40 years later. Plus, it’s a great way to work on memory recall with youngsters who have lost time in the classroom. // $9.97, arrives in two to four days
While Mancala was first invented thousands of years ago, it has since become a beloved game of counting and strategy in homes across the globe. During this uncertain time, the marble-filled game will keep any kid older than 6 amused. // $11.59, arrives in two to four days
Jenga Classic Game
Put it all together to watch it come crashing down. Jenga is sure to keep you and your entire family occupied, as it’s appropriate for individuals of all ages. // $10.27, arrives in two to four days
Candy Land Kingdom of Sweet Adventures
Introduce a new generation to this game, as it’s sure to entice their imagination. All kiddos have to do is pick a character and race their way to the castle, avoiding all interactions with unexpected surprises. // $12.56, arrives in three to five days
This handmade “junior” chess set is great for teaching little ones the classic mind game that is chess. After a few weeks of social distancing, you’ll have a mini expert in your midst. // $37.99, arrives in three to five days
The Game of Life
Give your kiddos the chance to imagine a future with the entertaining Game of Life. The entire family will travel through a cycle of children, careers, homes and more, in pursuit of having it all. // $19.99, arrives in three to five days
Scrabble Deluxe Edition
While the classic version of Scrabble is sold out on Amazon, the deluxe version is still available, offering two slide-and-store trays, a rotating center and more. This game is great for little ones practicing their vocabulary, as well as teens studying for exams. // $42.99, arrives in three to five days
The original Sorry! debuted to the public nearly 90 years ago in 1934, yet back then it was not nearly as colorful and bright. Now, the easy-to-learn game for those ages 6 and up is great for youngsters to have fun, and practice counting at the same time. // $19.99, arrives in three to five days
Families of four or less can take turns building the complex board for this fun game, and then do their best to get their mouse to the prize without being trapped. // $23.40, arrives in three to five days
The very first version of this old-school game came out in 1956, and it’s continuing its success today as a simple yet entertaining family game. Simply shake the dice, score and shout. // $5.99, arrives in three to five days
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