3 Brain-Building Board Games


Squiggle Selection inspired creativity as players create drawings from a “squiggle.” The judge then picks a voting card and awards it the drawing that describes the word. Ages 7+. $19.99, amazon.com.

Math is a blast with The Magic School Bus Math Explosion. The goal is to be the first player to explode the volcano by getting math facts correct. Players can customize math facts making it suitable for kindergarten to middle school. $29.99, theyoungscientistsclub.com.

More stealth than flashcards, Number Ninjas is a game of math mastery that includes rolling dice and solving equations in order to travel through four distinct areas to reach the Golden Dragon first. Ages 7+. $19.99, fatbraintoys.com.