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Board Games and Puzzles for Kids and Adults

Board Games and Puzzles for Kids and Adults

Whether you're a serious puzzler or just looking to entertain the family on a rainy day - we've got you covered! We've put together a list of puzzles and board games for kids and adults to enjoy during the school holidays and in the upcoming Easter season.

Board games in South Africa have exploded in popularity in the last few years, as people desperately seek ways to enjoy family time away from screens.

The range of board games available has grown astronomically, so you're no longer limited to Monopoly or Uno if you want to start a family feud.

We're kidding.

Kind of.

Sushi Go! - Gamewright - R 355

Pass the sushi!

In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by.

Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value. But be sure to leave room for dessert or else you’ll eat into your score!

Gather the most points and consider yourself the sushi master!

If you've been looking for fun card games to play by yourself, someone has even configured rules to make this a solo game!

Rory's Story Cubes - Actions - Rory's Story Cubes - R 260.00

Imagine telling stories that are dynamic, interactive, fun, and randomly generated. Imagine never being stuck for an idea ever again.

Roll the dice and use the pictures you get to tell a story.

While it's great fun in a group, it can also be played alone. Why not encourage your kids to write a short story inspired by the images they roll?

 

Bananagrams Party Edition - Banangrams - R 349.99

This exciting new Party Edition of the ever popular Bananagrams features Party Power tiles that add a hilarious and energetic new dimension to the classic game.

Players racing to complete their word grids are now faced with challenges and high jinks.

From racing around the table to destroying an opponent's word grid, no two games will ever be the same.


Catan - Klaus Teuber - R 1,252.00

Picture yourself in the era of discoveries: after a long voyage of great deprivation, your ships have finally reached the coast of an uncharted island.

Its name shall be Catan!

But you are not the only discoverer.

Other fearless seafarers have also landed on the shores of Catan: the race to settle the island has begun!

The women and men of your expedition build the first two settlements. Fortunately, the land is rich in natural resources. You build roads and new settlements that eventually become cities.

Barter trade dominates the scene. Some resources you have in abundance, other resources are scarce. Ore for wool, brick for lumber - you trade according to what is needed for your current building projects. Proceed strategically!

If you found your settlements in the right places and skillfully trade your resources, then the odds will be in your favor. But your opponents are smart too.

Will you succeed in gaining supremacy on Catan?

Tree of Life Bk & Jigsaw 300 Pc - Usborne - R 255.00

This 300-piece puzzle features a graphic illustration of the whole tree of life, from microscopic bacteria to towering trees and sleepy sloths.

It's accompanied by a book packed with information on the tree of life, the plants and creatures in it, and what makes a living thing.



Inside the Chocolate Factory 1000pc Puzzle - Lawrence King - R 280.00

Piece together the world of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory in this candy-covered puzzle.

As weird and wonderful as Wonka's vision, the surreal illustration references the 1971 film as well as Roald Dahl's original book.

At the same time, it throws open the doors of the factory to include real-life characters - some stranger than fiction.

Spot a kaleidoscopic cast of characters and details as you build the puzzle. From chocolate fountains and lickable wallpaper to Gene Wilder and Elizabeth II, no matter how big a fan you are, we guarantee there will be some surprises!

LEGO Minifigure 1000-Piece Puzzle - LEGO - R 335.00

This challenging 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle comes together to reveal a collection of your favorite LEGO minifigures!

Whether you are a Master Builder or have just started clicking bricks together, this puzzle creates LEGO fun the whole family can enjoy together.

 

 

For more great options, visit our board games shop on our website.

Does your family play board games together? What's your favourite one?

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