Six Perfectly Priced Board Games for the Long Easter Weekend

Whether you’re looking for long-weekend family activities, or something extra for this year’s Easter baskets, check out our list of games for any budget.
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Easter weekend is fast approaching and we’re as egg-cited as Flopsy Cottontail hopping around the cabbage patch! Whether you’re looking for long-weekend family activities, or a little something extra for this year’s Easter baskets, we have you covered. These games are priced for any budget (no matter how many carrots you want to spend), as quick as a bunny, and as easy as cracking an egg!

Under $20, or 20 lb of carrots ? 

Spot it! / Dobble – Animals JR 
Age: 4+ / Players: 2-5 / Duration: <15 minutes

Test your observational skills and hone your reflexes with Spot it! Animals, a game of lightning-fast choices to keep you hopping! Looking for more Spot it! fun? There are over a dozen versions, like Spot it! Classic, Spot it! 1-2-3, Spot it! Disney 100 and more, so your Easter weekend is sure to be egg-stra special! 

Rory’s Story Cubes – Classic 
Age: 6+ / Players: 1-12 / Duration: <15 minutes

In Rory’s Story Cubes, pocket-sized cubes generate new story ideas with each roll of the dice. Just connect the upward-facing images into one story. With so many fun versions, including Rory’s Story Cubes— Actions, Rory’s Story Cubes— Fantasia, Rory’s Story Cubes— Harry Potter, and more, you’ll be able to fill their Easter baskets with storytelling magic! 

From $20 – $30, or 20 – 30 lb of carrots ?? 

Cortex Challenge Kids  
Age: 6+ / Players: 2-6 / Duration: <15 minutes

Hop to it, with Cortex Challenge Kids, a fast-paced brain bender geared toward younger players. Comprised of eight different types of challenges the game has players attempt to solve the puzzles faster than their opponents, testing mental focus, flexibility, and speed.

A fistful of Daisies   
Age: 6+ / Players: 2-6 / Duration: 15-30 minutes

Who said cows lead a peaceful, quiet, life? In A Fistful of Daisies, a strategy game for children, if you want to be victorious, you will have to eat the yummiest flowers and return to the cowshed before the others. Mooooo!

$30 and up, or 30+ lb of carrots ??? 

Unlock! Kids 
Age: 6+ / Players: 1-4 / Duration: 15-30 minutes

Unlock! Kids, which features a series of cooperative escape-room-type adventures, is a little like an Easter egg hunt, in that players explore locations and find objects! The next step is to combine them to solve puzzles together. In this kids’ version of  Unlock! it’s simple to learn the rules without reading them. Simply play the tutorial and jump in!

Age: 7+ / Players: 2-6 / Duration: <15 minutes

In Mantis, there are only two rules: Steal or score! Collect matching sets of cards by stealing from your opponents. You’ll feel good about some things, and not so good about others, as opponents take your cards back. Repeat this emotional rollercoaster until somebody wins!

Click here to find a re-tail store near you, grab one of these games and rabbit up nice for someone you love!

Hoppy Easter!