10 Classic Games to Play When You’re Bored

10 Classic Games to Play When You're Bored

When I was young my family played a TON of board games. I think that’s how my parents had to roll because there were five of us. They had to keep us entertained somehow! I was thinking the other day of buying a few games to play with my boyfriend when we’re board, and then I started thinking about those classic games I used to play as a kid. I thought you might enjoy a trip down memory lane with me. Do you remember these? What were your favorites? Click through the slideshow to see my picks!

  • Chutes & Ladders 1 of 10
    Chutes & Ladders
    Some of my worst memories as a child are getting sent down that long slide at the end when I was so close to victory.
    Purchase from Hasbro for $10
  • Skip-Bo 2 of 10
    You know how adults sometimes let kids win just to make them feel good? Yeah, my grandma never did that. She was a ruthless Skip-Bo player.
    Purchase from Mattel for $7
  • Mouse Trap 3 of 10
    Mouse Trap
    We played, we laughed, we lost all of the parts, we cried.
    Purchase from Toys R' Us for $20
  • Battleship 4 of 10
    I started playing before the fancy electronic version with all of the bells and whistles. and who doesn't remember the commercial with the infamous "You sank my battleship!!"
    Purchase from Hasbro for $18
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos 5 of 10
    Hungry Hungry Hippos
    We used to get so into playing HHH that sometimes we'd flip marbles off the game board. Too bad there were only four slots for five kids . . .
    Purchase from Toys R' Us for $23
  • LIFE 6 of 10
    It's fun to see where your choices will take you! I always chose going to college; did you?
    Purchase from Hasbro for $20
  • Candy Land 7 of 10
    Candy Land
    This one was so easy - you just matched colors. It sure made me hungry though!
    Purchase from Hasbro for $10
  • Guess Who 8 of 10
    Guess Who
    Not only did I play this game when I was little, but I played it with the children I babysat for as well. I've been playing this game for TWENTY FIVE YEARS. I'm old.
    Purchase from Hasbro for $18
  • Cootie 9 of 10
    I'm pretty sure I cheated so that my Cootie was built first. My brothers were younger so they never knew . . .
    Purchase from Hasbro for $9
  • Connect Four 10 of 10
    Connect Four
    Connect Four was fun if you didn't want to think too much. You'll be shocked at how many versions there are now.
    Purchase from Hasbro for $18


Article Posted 4 years Ago

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