Cool Games to Beat the Heat

Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Heat Wave Instructions: Stay Inside, Keep Cool, Game On!

New Family Friendly Games for Summer 2019

This last week was just brutal. Even if you like toasty temps, nobody wanted to be outside playing. Which made us realize we need to help you be ready for the next heat wave. ‘Cause you know it’s coming.

Here we present a whole slew of new games for kids and families!

If you have older kids/teens or want a casual game night for your grown up friends? Yup. Most of these are great for just about any group.

Needing games for pre-k or younger? We've got those, too!

First Games for Toddlers Games for the Youngest Gamers

Games for Kids and Families

Kids & Family Games - Summer 2019

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Kid & Family Games - Summer 2019

Echidna Shuffle

2 - 6 players, 6 yrs & up

Echidna Shuffle

Cutest traffic jam ever! Your bugs will hitch a ride on the echidnas, jumping off at your colored tree stumps. First player to get all your bugs on a stump wins!

Sky Magic

2 - 4 players, 6 yrs & up

Sky Magic from Peaceable Kingdom

Work as a team to get the five magical creatures home before the storm breaks! Another clever cooperative game from Peaceable Kingdom.


1 - 8 players, 6 yrs & up

Honecomb from Go Games

Hexagon tile game that will get your brain buzzing. It's not as easy as it looks!

Bears in Barrels

4 - 8 players, 7 yrs & up

Bears in Barrels from Blue Orange

Flip the bear, pass it on, before the other bear catches up! Perfectly crazy fun for your next party or family reunion!

Sherlock Express

2 - 6 players, 7 yrs & up

Sherlock Express from Blue Orange

Help Sherlock find his arch nemesis: Moriarty. Everyone is is a suspect, until proven innocent!


2 - 8 players, 8 yrs & up

Jabuka Word Game

It's a new twist on word games. And you don't need a big vocabulary to win!

13 Dead End Drive

2 - 4 players, 8 yrs & up

13 Dead End Drive reissued by Winning Moves

Not new, but reissued! This retro trap game is still murderous fun.


2 - 4 players, 8 yrs & up

MindBlock from Blue Orange

It's like rummy, but with blocks! Build sets and runs and be the first to use all your blocks.

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Kid & Family Games - Summer 2019