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Top 12+ Summer-Themed Board Games

In honor of summer, I’m sharing my top 12+ tabletop games with a summer theme. From camping, to Independence Day for Americans, amusement parks, to gardening, to beaching, to travel, I’ve got you covered with games that feature those summertime … Continue reading

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How Do You Play Games Remotely? Here are some Remote Games, and a Guide for Online Board Game Playing, including Links to Free Print and Play Games

Want some new things to do while social distancing? Have you thought of playing board games via video chat, like through zoom? We had a blast recently playing the board games above. We did it via Zoom, on Easter Eve, … Continue reading

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How to Build a Board Game Collection on a Budget for Gameschooling and Other Fun!

Note: This post is long. It started out as a list of tips for gameschooling on a budget. Then, as is so common when I blog, it morphed. True to my personality, my stories started coming up!  I decided I … Continue reading

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A Board Game to Learn About Herbs, On Sale Now, with Bonus Freebies!

If you’ve read my blog for long, you know how much I love board games and gameschooling. I’m sharing today about Wildcraft, an herbal-themed board game. I got it years ago and occasionally get it out to play with my … Continue reading

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7/26/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Board Game of the Week: Genotype

I saw this game advertised online when it was in Kickstarter mode last year. I was so excited for it be released! I studied genetics in high school and college, and always loved doing Punnett squares. This game allowed me … Continue reading

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6/22 Tree of Life Mama’s Board Game of the Week: Everdell

Tree of Life Mama’s game of the week is Everdell! This game involves worker placement, card drafting, tableau building and resource management. If you love those mechanisms, you will probably love this game! On top of those mechanisms, you get … Continue reading

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Top 10+ Beautiful Tabletop Games for Moms as Mother’s Day Gifts

Forget the flowers and chocolate. The flowers die and the chocolates get eaten. They are delightful, I’ll grant you, although transitory pleasures. OK, so better yet, for upcoming Mother’s Day, go for the flowers and chocolate, but add a board … Continue reading

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Making the Sabbath a Delight: Sunday Gameschooling

If you’ve read my blog for very long, you know how much I love board games. I love to use them for homeschooling, to teach so many topics: language arts, math, art, music, science, geography, history, logic and reasoning, strategy, … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s 10 Best Tabletop Games for Mealtime

Even if my children grow up and complain that I made them play tabletop games at mealtime, I’m OK with that. Sometimes you do things as a mom that you think are benefiting the kiddos. Then you realize they don’t … Continue reading

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5/18/21 Tree of Life Mama’s Board Game Of the Week: Photosynthesis

We played this for last family game night. Looking at the instructions was daunting at first. It reminded of the line from the documentary Gamemaster, which is something like, “The most exciting moment for a gameplayer is opening the box … Continue reading

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