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Get your family laughing and talking with one of our family dinner games or conversation starters. Available in 9 different styles, there is something for every family.
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Original Dinner Games (Ages 5 - 12) - Put fun back into family dinners with our quick and fun dinner games. Perfect for busy families on the go who still manage to find time for dinner. Each game set includes 51 dinner games that will add fun and lively conversation to your family dinners. The dinner game cards are laminated to protect them from spills and come in an attractive hinged top tin recipe style box with additional room for your personal family dinner recipes. $15.95 Discontinued
Beginner Dinner Games (Ages 3 - 6) - For the young players in your family, these dinner games are a great way to keep young ones focused on their meal and have fun at the same time. Each game set includes 51 dinner games. The dinner game cards are laminated to protect them from spills and come in an attractive hinged top tin recipe style box with additional room for your personal family dinner recipes. $15.95 Discontinued
Family Dinner Box of Questions (Ages 6+) - Designed to help make every dinner for you and your family special, the Family Dinner Box of Questions game, contains 82 conversation-starters, such as: "What is your earliest memory?" "Who do you think has it easier, girls or boys?" and "What do you like most about the person to your right?". $9.99 Discontinued
Family Dinner Box of Questions - Faith Edition (Ages 6+) - Mealtime provides an opportunity for Christian families to connect over food while having joyful and meaningful faith-building conversation. This game offers 82 ways to start the conversation, with probing questions such as "What do you think Heaven will be like?" "What is your favorite story about Jesus and why?", and "What is your earliest memory of knowing God?" $9.99 Discontinued
Thanksgiving Box of Questions Game (Ages 6+) - Fun thought provoking questions to create great conversations and help you connect with your loved ones at Thanksgiving. The game contains 82 conversation-starters, such as: "What is the largest amount of guests you have entertained at a Thanksgiving meal?" "Does your family have a secret to cooking a great turkey?", and "What is your family motto?" $9.99 Discontinued
Christmas Box of Questions Game (Ages 6+) - Bring your family closer, create new traditions, and strengthen bonds with family and friends with the Christmas Box of Questions Game. The game contains 82 conversation-starters, such as: "Are you a last minute shopper or is everything checked off your list by July?" "Is there a homemade gift that you would like to give or receive?" "What is your Christmas wish?", and "What is your favorite thing to do on Christmas eve?" $9.99 Discontinued
Gather Round Dinner Games (Ages 5 and Up) - Sitting down and having a family meal is the best thing you can do for your kids - and a great way to bond as a family. With our Gather 'Round Dinner Game, you'll discover a whole new way to enjoy your family meal. These 132 dinnertime activities will add fun and lively conversation to your meals. You'll learn a little more about each other. Your kids will be more focused on the family meal and more willing to eat all their veggies and finish their milk. But, most of all, you will have fun bringing your family closer together. For kids ages 5+. Batteries included. $24.95 Discontinued
Gather Round Restaurant Game (Ages 5+) - The Gather 'Round Restaurant game is a whole new way to enjoy restaurant meals with your family. This restaurant game will add fun to your waiting time and lots of laughs to your meal while opening up the family to conversation and closer ties. Included in this game is the Gather 'Round game unit with push-button action, 96 restaurant game cards with 60 games to play while you wait and 36 games to play while you eat, 3 travel game cards each with 12 easy to play travel games (36 games), and 2 AA batteries. Ages 5 and up. $24.95
Pizza Night Family Dinner Games (Ages 5+) - Introducing a whole new way to enjoy pizza at home. Whether your pizza is pick-up, delivery, or home-made, this game will add fun to your family's pizza night and bring everyone closer together. In this game, you will find 150 games to play while eating your pizza. The games will spice up conversation, keep kids focused on the meal, and hopefully bring everyone a little closer together. For kids ages 5+ $19.99 Discontinued
Quick and Easy - Each dinner game is quick and easy, taking only one to three minutes to play
No Hassle - The dinner games are designed to be played at the dinner table while the family eats their meal. They require no advance preparation and most only require the use of supplies found on the dinner table.
Educational - The dinner games are designed to sharpen the family's critical thinking, social, math, memory and language skills all in a fun way.
Open up Conversation - Some of the dinner games use the family dinner to open up family conversation using thought provoking conversation starters.
Encourage Good Eating Habits - Many of the dinner games involve food and encourage the family to eat their vegetables and drink their milk.
Enhance Closeness - The games make the family laugh and encourage conversation both of which enhance a family's closeness.
In today's busy world, sometimes we lose sight of the family dinner. With work commitments, kids' school and extra-curricular activities, and the general craziness of life it is often difficult to sit down to a regular family dinner. But family dinners are important and even though families may not be able to have a regular non-rushed family dinner every night, it is important to try and fit in a few each week. Here are some reasons why family dinners are important:
Even though family dinners are important, no one has a lot of time pulling them together. After a long day at work and school, families need to unwind not hyperventilate! Here are some dinner planning tips to help.
Use a monthly family meal planner to help you plan nutritious dinners.
Do as much dinner prep as possible on the weekends. Things like cutting vegetables, defrosting meats, mixing marinades can all be done ahead of time.
Let the kids help by setting the table, emptying the dishwasher, setting out the dinner games, pouring drinks, and rinsing and putting dishes in the dishwasher. Older kids may be able to make simple side dishes or mix a salad.
Set themes for each day of the week. For example, make Monday's chicken night, Tuesday's pasta night, Wednesdays crock pot night, etc.