11 of the very best board games for older kids, 10 and up.

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Four in a Row wood game from Monkey Pod

A beautiful "four in a row" wood game

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The best kids' board game of the year: Stone Age Junior. We can't wait to play it!

2016 Spiel des Jahres best board games of the year award winners

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Codenames: Spiel des Jahre's Best Board Game of 2016. And we agree!

2016 Spiel des Jahres best board games of the year award winners

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The 2016 Spiel des Jahres best board games of the year winners. Family game night just got a whole lot cooler!

2016 Spiel des Jahres best board games of the year award winners

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HULKI cardboard playhouses come in 3 cute animal shapes like this cute turtle. Fabulous birthday gift!

The most adorable cardboard playhouses for animal-loving kids

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Such cute new cardboard playhouses like this one that lets kids hide out in the belly of a whale.

The most adorable cardboard playhouses for animal-loving kids

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The most adorable cardboard playhouses for animal-loving kids.

The most adorable cardboard playhouses for animal-loving kids

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FUNBOY pool floats: Private jet, anyone?

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Shark tail blanket for kids: Love this!

Mermaid blankets + shark blankets: Awesome!

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Giant flamingo float for the pool? Yes, please! | FUNBOY

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DIY Cardboard Guitar

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Rent baby gear from Expectantly, like the fun Wheely Bee ride on toys

The smartest way for new parents to save money: rent baby gear

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We're so excited about these stuffed animals from To The Market -- handcrafted by women in Nepal, these are sure to be your kid's new lovey.

Our new favorite stuffed animals from To The Market

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Mattel introduces Game Developer Barbie: Here's what we think

Introducing the new Game Developer Barbie. For real.

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Love this Emoji pool tube by Pool Candy! So many fun geeky pool floats this year.

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Best car games for kids: Rory's Story Cubes help get the creative juices flowing for all ages

26 of the best car games for kids, no screens required!

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The clever Bring Your Own Book game is our new favorite for family game night.

Bring Your Own Book to your next family game night

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The best friend blankie your child is sure to love.

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The best board games for older kids: work together to collect the treasures at Forbidden Island

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Best board games for older kids: the rules of Fluxx keep changing, so the fun never stops

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Best board games for older kids: chart your way through USA, Europe or other locations with Ticket to Ride

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Best board games for older kids: build your own city with Machi Koro

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Best board games for older kids: you're drawing and guessing all at once with the rowdy Pictomania

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Best board games for older kids: the fast-paced and fun Loonacy is great for the whole family

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