I absolutely LOVE playing board games with my kids. Sometimes you just have to put down the electronics to spend quality time together. Just the other day we played SKIP BO
for HOURS. It opens up time to talk, laugh, and reconnect as a family.
I’m always looking for fun new games that are easy enough for my 8-yr-old, but still fun for my almost 13-year-old. If my two oldest had their way they would play trivia games all day every day. Hello?! Who’s not addicted to Triva Crack? So, I was a little giddy when I was asked to review Blue Orange Game’s newest addition ‘Thumbs Up.’
Thumbs Up! is a high speed matching game that will get your competitive juices flowing! The goal is to be the first to stack different colored rings on your thumb, based on the order shown on the challenge cards.
How to play:
1. Flip one challenge card over.
2. Follow the sequence of numbers and colors.
3. Be quick! You will be racing with your opponents to stack the colors correctly.
4. The first to say Thumbs Up! with the correct order of rings scores the challenge card.
Thumbs Up! will test your physical dexterity and mental focus. I think this game would be pretty fun with a big group for an after-school bash or kicking off the Summer with friends. Check it out in action:
I’m going to touch on this because, although it’s not important to kids, it IS important to us Mommas, right? The contents. All too often kids lose pieces or we step on pieces in the middle of the night. Ugh. I hate HATE games with 100 million pieces that no kid could EVER keep up with.
The box is pretty small so it’s easy to store and if you’re like me, we struggle for space in the game closet. Or maybe we just have too many games? It comes with 50 challenge cards and 48 loops. THAT’S ALL. The loops are pretty big so they won’t get lot easily.
Oh how I love me some simplicity. Thank you BLUE ORANGE GAMES for making game time easy!
Click here to learn more about Thumbs Up!. It’s geared for ages 6 and up (but my 11 and 13-year-old had a blast playing too). Games consist of 2-6 players at a time and each game lasts about 10 minutes. This is GREAT because sometimes my kids lose interest during long games. The suggested retail price is $14.00 at any toy specialty store or you can purchase Thumbs Up! on Amazon.com.
I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE giving you guys the chance to try the things we feature hear at FamilyAppeal.com. We’re giving away one(1) Thumbs Up! board game to one lucky winner. The giveaway starts today April 21 and ends April 29 at Midnight. Simply enter through the Rafflectoper form below. Good luck!
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