Games (word, pen and paper, card) Top Stories

How To Play Dots

By Zachary Collinger | Activities, Games & Crafts

A "griddy" game where dots become lines and lines become squares. The player with the most squares wins.

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Play Anaconda - Rules to the Classic Card Game

By Zachary Collinger | Activities, Games & Crafts

Also known as Pass the Trash. This poker game has three rounds of discards, but the catch is your unwanted cards end up in the hands of your opponents. The best five-card hand wins.

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Gin Rummy - Rules to the Classic Card Game

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

Sometimes just called Gin, this quicker, simpler version of Rummy is a family favorite. Everyone keeps their cards in their hands until someone discards facedown, declaring "Gin!"

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Learn the Rules to Crazy Eights

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

If you don't have a deck of Uno cards, this game is a great alternative. Play a card that matches the number or suit of the previously played card. Eights are wild.

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Go Fish | Classic Card Games

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

A simple and enduring card game, Go Fish is fun for all ages. It only requires a standard deck of cards to set up.

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The Rules to All Your Favorite Card Games

By Stewart Coerver and Zachary Collinger | Activities, Games & Crafts

Instructions to all your favorite card games. Interested in how to play card games like poker, casino, crazy 8s, euchre, gin, and more? You need look no further to find all the rules to these great card games.

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5 Games That Build Word Power

By Lisa Freedman | Activities, Games & Crafts

These wordy activities prove that learning really can be fun.

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12 Classic Hand Games for Kids

By Stewart Coerver | Activities, Games & Crafts

Kids still love games like Miss Mary Mack, thumb wrestling, and more.

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Play Cat's Cradle

By Sherri Lerner | Activities, Games & Crafts

Use your brain - and your fingers - to play this intricate, neat-looking string game.

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Tree Hole String Game

By Sherri Lerner | Activities, Games & Crafts

Make celestial figures with just your fingers and some string.

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