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    Just 28 Products That The Entire Family Will Love

    Make the most of quality time with these fun activities.

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    1. A lip reading game that's guaranteed fun for the whole fam. After drawing a card with a phrase, the player must mouth the phrase with a magnifier help up to their lips — TL;DR: other players will have to figure out what you're trying to say!

    Model holds magnifier on game box up to their lips
    Target

    Promising review: "Played this game with my family and had such a good time! There is a wide variety of word categories which keeps the game interesting. Great for all ages as well; we played with kids and adults! Definitely looking forward to playing this again." —Mya

    Get it from Target for $19.

    2. An inflatable sled for impromptu snow tubing wherever and whenever your heart desires it. This high quality tube inflates in seconds, has a two layer bottom, and two handles for you to comfortably and securely grip while you glide down a snowy hill.

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    Promising review: "The material on this product is great! It has a thick layer on the bottom and the side, much stronger than other tubes we've had. As a mom of five, this was used all day long, and I didn't have any problems with keeping it aired up. It was a smooth ride, with no problem on comfort, and it was crazy fast. The kids had a blast and we are definitely going to be purchasing more for when extended family comes to visit. Very much worth the money." —Amanda K

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99.

    3. A bucket list scratch-off poster with 100 things to do. When things start to get dull, just take a coin and scratch off any of the grayed out boxes for a super fun suggestion. Just be prepared to "sing to an audience" or even the unthinkable like "switch off personal devices for 48 hours."

    Model scratching off gray box on scratch off poster
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I got this for my wife on her birthday, she likes to be adventurous and try new things to make new memories and this was perfect! We were not only able to document past experiences when she received it as a gift but it gives us great ideas on future plans too!" —Josh

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $15.

    4. A frozen yogurt machine that makes desert in under 20 minutes with no ice needed. Just drop your ingredients of choice (perfect for picky eaters or those with food allergies) and voila — an instant bowl of deliciousness!

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    Promising review: "Oh my gosh! This far exceeded my expectations! My daughter is severely lactose intolerant so I bought this for her to have more ice cream options. So impressed with this ice cream maker! Super easy to make and ice cream tastes delicious! Definitely recommend getting the Ben and Jerry's recipe book and containers to go along with your purchase." —Beau Rollins

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

    5. An uber cute matching pajama set for the whole gang so that you can pull a Kardashian-esque family photo shoot. It's the kind of cheesy fun that you and your fam will treasure forever.

    Four models wearing matching pajama set
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I ordered these for my fiancé and his sister and me to wear on Christmas. They were a hit. We got so many compliments on them. Keep in mind though, these are unisex. I would order these again. They were comfortable and weren’t too hot to wear around or sleep in." —KSE

    Get it from Amazon from $9.99 (available in kid sizes 6 months—4T and adult sizes XXS—XXL and nine colors.)

    6. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders because now is the perfect time to become the geography whiz fam. The book has in-depth descriptions of 700 of the most unique and interesting places in the entire world that includes charts, maps, and photographs — aka you'll all be able to satisfy wanderlust and plan for future trips.

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    Get it from Amazon for $18.97, Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $34.50, or check your local library.

    7. A 1,000-piece Beetlejuice puzzle that's as frighteningly entertaining as the original movie. The vibrant puzzle is the perfect multi-person activity that will keep you busy for hours as you attempt to put the infamous sandworm and iconic house together.

    Model putting puzzle together on brown table
    Mondo Shop

    Get it from Mondo Shop for $20.

    8. A customizable Candy Club subscription box to satisfy the whole family's sweet tooth. Choose from sour belts, straws, gummies, chocolates, popcorn, and many, many more of your favorite childhood (and current) favorite treats.

    Box of six candy tins on pink table
    Candy Club

    The "Fun Box" includes six 6-oz. candy cups of your choice and the "Party Box" includes 13 6-oz. candy cups of your choice. Plans automatically renew but you can cancel at anytime!

    Get it from Candy Club starting at $29.99/month.

    9. A microwaveable popcorn bowl so you can skip the messy transfer from the scalding hot bag to the dish. This collapsible silicone bowl is easy to clean, easy to store, and even easier to use. Simply pop open, pour in some kernels, add your toppings, and get ready for an uninterrupted Netflix session.

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    The bowl is BPA free, PVC free, and machine washable.

    Promising review: "This popcorn popper works wonderfully well. I can pop as little as I want instead of having to pop too much which is what happens with pre-packaged popcorn. It pops without oil which lets the natural sweet flavor of the kernels come through and the end product is much healthier than other popcorns. The finished product is delicious with few unpopped pieces and no burning using a 700-watt microwave. The process took three minutes start to finish. The price of the popper is rather high but the overall cost is low because I can just take plain popcorn out of the package and pop it." —Heavenly Creature

    Get it from Amazon for $15.90.

    10. A unicorn cupcake decorating kit so you can practice for your Great British Bake Off audition. The kit comes with all the liners, candles, sprinkles, and candy needed to make 12 delicious unicorn cupcakes — just pick up a box of your fav cake mix beforehand.

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    Promising review: "Super cute and easy to use. Really dressed up ordinary cupcakes and made them look almost professional. The included sprinkles were the perfect extra touch and was a hit at the party! You literally cannot tell your cupcakes are homemade and not store-bought." —Lunabella

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. A Guess Who-inspired wooden board game featuring women who inspired the world. This two player game requires participants to guess the identities of each woman by asking questions about their achievements — some notable names include Serena Williams, Harriet Tubman, and Frida Kahlo.

    Playeress / Etsy

    The game is available in six languages and comes with two boards with 28 frames, two legend strips, a rule book, and 28 biography cards with information on all of the icons featured in the game.

    Promising review: "This game is beautiful! It is sturdy and vibrant, and I love that you can tell it was made with love. The packaging it comes in is nicer than any store-bought game I've ever seen. I purchased this game for my niece for Christmas and I can't wait to play it with her. There are many women featured in the game who I haven't heard of so I am excited to learn as well! Overall, a beautiful game and I am very glad for my purchase!" —Caitlin Forinash

    Get it from Playeress on Etsy for $101.34.

    12. A wireless Bluetooth karaoke microphone with customizable LED lights so you and your siblings can take your Destiny's Child impression to the next level. Easily connect this to your phone or a speaker without worrying about it dying because a single charge lasts for hours.

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    Promising review: "I am so happy I bought this! Its is so much fun for the whole family we have had a great time using this. The sound quality is AMAZING! for such a small microphone its so loud! I love that I can bluetooth to my phone and it will play songs right on the microphone! We love it and will be buying another one just to have for an extra!" —Ashley S.

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    13. A fleece sherpa blanket with sleeves that will ensure you never argue about who gets to control the temperature again. This snuggly blanket is the closest you'll all get to living in a 24/7 cloud of comfort. Oh, and did I mention it has pockets?!

    Reviewer posing in blanket
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I thought my girlfriend would hate the pattern on this, but love the warmth. I was wrong. She loved it. She loves having a blanket she can wear around the house because I keep it freezing in here. I've spent tons making her favorite spots in the house warm and comfortable. Toilet seat warmers, footsies, heated blankets, etc. This is her favorite now. This allows her to stay nice and cozy when she travels from one spot to another. She loved it so much (as does her cat) that I also bought my mom one as part of her birthday gift. As I expected, my mom loves it just as much." —Mike C.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    14. A nonstick edge brownie pan that solves one of life's most annoying problems — fighting over who gets the delicious corner pieces of the brownie. Now peace will be restored in your household because every single piece is the corner piece with this nifty invention.

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    Promising review: "My mom loves brownies. Growing up we'd fight over the corners and edge pieces, because those are our favorite. I bought this pan for my mom, and she loves it. Every piece is an edge, so there are no "bad" brownies (not that the middles are bad, just a bit inferior to the edges in our opinions). When I visit, we all get as many edges as we want. I gave her this pan in 2010, and it's still in great shape." —ANM

    Get it from Amazon for $36.95.

    15. A mini portable projector so that your family can have the theater experience at home or on the go. The rechargeable projector has a built in speaker for the ultimate viewing experience and is compatible with your smartphone and laptop.

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    Promising review: "I invited my friends over for a movie night for my birthday. I organized everything at my rooftop. I prepared the food, wine, and popcorn. But the star of the night was this portable projector. They were absolutely surprised because of the crisp picture and great resolution. I was asked a lot of times where I got it. My birthday was superb." —Chan

    Get it from Amazon for $136.99.

    16. A bottle of Poo-Pourri because there is no amount of love that can mask the unpleasant odor coming from the bathroom after they go. The directions are super simple: spray this non-toxic blend of essential oils into the bowl to trap odors. Just remember to use it before you go so you can spray it forward.

    Bottle of poo-pourri next to lemons on plate
    Amazon

    Poo-Pourri is available in 15 different scents and multiple sizes.

    Promising review: "Let's get real here. No one wants to smell it. This has improved my quality of life. My husband has his bathroom time in the morning. We have one bathroom and four people living in our household. I no longer have to consider the bushes next to our house. Buy this, and be set free." —Tabitha Spore

    Get it from Amazon from $9.99.

    17. A professional ping-pong set so you and your siblings can perfect your backhand. Regardless of your current skill level, practicing with this set ensures you either become the next ping-pong protégé... or just have some fun active family time.

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    The ping-pong set comes with four ping-pong paddles, six ping-pong balls, a retractable ping-pong net with posts, and a portable case.

    Promising review: "I and my 10-year old absolutely love this. Ping-pong has become an obsession. First thing in the morning to wake up, late at night to calm down. Brilliant. He will gladly forgo Fortnite in favor of this." —C. Habeck

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99.

    18. A pack of playing cards so that you can play everything from Solitaire and Poker to Go Fish. You'll never run out of games to play thanks to a free compatible app with downloadable instructions.

    Reviewer deck of cards laid out on table
    amazon.com

    Each deck comes with 52 cards and is available as a standard size one-pack, jumbo sized one-pack, two-pack, four-pack, or 12-pack set.

    Promising review: "I'm actually surprised i like the cards as much as i do! I had poker night with the guys and didn't really know where to buy cards. I just picked a random pack expecting some junky cards but they're actually high quality. Very sturdy and the 'air cushion finish' makes the cards feel like silk and they float across the table. They have the official Bicycle seal and everyone thought I got some fancy cards. It even comes with a 'free app' so you can learn to play alone too. I would definitely recommend them!" —Randolph

    Get it from Amazon from $2.97.

    19. Or a copy of The Ultimate Book of Family Card Games if you prefer an internet free collection of fun card games to flip through for family game night inspo.

    Front cover of book
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This book had some games (i.e. Spite and Malice) that I played with my mother/grandmother as a kid, that I could never find anything online regarding the rules to teach to someone else. I honestly thought some of these games listed in here were made up by someone in my family for a VERY long time, because NO ONE else had ever heard of them. Now I can play some old favorites with my wife." —Connor

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    20. A sofa armrest organizer so the remote never gets lost in the deep, dark crevice of your couch again. No matter how many hands it passes through, the remotes will always be safely and securely available in this pouch ready for you to re-watch The Office for the 1,000th time.

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    Promising review: "I bought this for the sole purpose of keeping all our remotes in one place. (Let's face it; has a universal remote EVER worked?) So, we now have the remotes each in their own pocket and can grab the one we want right away. Nothing gets lost, the table doesn't get scratched from tossing the remote on the table, and due to the color you barely notice it's over the arm of the couch. This is well made of sturdy fabric, and long enough to tuck under the couch cushion." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    21. A mini waffle maker that you can use from dusk 'til dawn because it also makes hash browns and paninis. That means instant no-stress and no-mess breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the entire family. **adds to cart**

    amazon.com

    The mini waffle maker is 4 inches in size and available in 19 different colors.

    Promising review: "Put anything into it, hashbrowns, tater tots, waffle mix, canned biscuits! Add nuts and berries and things! It even comes with a little recipe booklet! It fits in the palm of your hand, you could literally stuff it in the back of a drawer, but you won't, because as soon as you get it everyone wants mini waffles for every meal. It heats up super fast and is a breeze to clean. If you're making a whole mess of waffles, be sure to give it a quick spritz of nonstick spray every couple waffles or so, so it doesn't rend your delicious waffles asunder." —Bryce Pierce

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. Jenga, a truly fun for the whole family that can even be played solo. This classic wooden block stacking game will keep everyone laser focused and grinning from ear to ear with each move. The set comes with 54 blocks, simple instructions, and a convenient box so you never lose any pieces.

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    Promising review: "Simple. Basic. Wood. Fun. That's it, just an old-school distraction from the global connectedness of everyday life. Caution: use of this product may enable an increased sense of connection with those participating in the activity along with you. You may laugh together and then carry on a real, meaningful conversation as a result of your proximity and participation in the shared experience. Simple pleasures." —John R.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    23. Floatable speakers with color-changing lights perfect for little ones who loathe bath time (plus these make bath time *way* more fun). The speakers are Bluetooth-enabled so you can pick your playlist, plop this in the water, and choose your lighting for the ultimate solo spa party experience.

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    Promising review: "We are focused on 'staycation' style activities and this speaker was just perfect for lounging in our pool with tunes and a small light show. Sound is very good for a pool speaker and sounds great on a table as well. The lights are a great touch. I've seen some speakers that purport to be floating that you have to buy a ring to float them in — this one is clearly designed to float and be water-resistant. Took me moments to set up after the initial charge (yes, it's rechargeable!) Easy to pair. Seems to pick up the signal a bit more than 15 feet from my phone with no loss in quality." —Caroline in the Desert

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    24. Uno splash cards made from plastic so that your cards remain ~unbowed, unbent, and unbroken.~ If they get a little dirty, just wash the waterproof cards off! The laminate even has a built in hole so you can hook them to an included clip! Presenting your next problem to solve: whether or not stacking +4 cards is cheating.

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    Promising review: "THESE. CARDS. ARE. AMAZING. I originally had an Uno card game set in paper form from last Christmas, and they are already showing wear and tear after frequent use. With these, even after 10 games, they are still in immaculate condition. Keep in mind that I play with my baby brothers and cousins! Makes a perfect game for socializing, interacting with family, or stimulating your brain!" —Alex Lebroski

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    25. An upgraded game of Monopoly that uses debit cards and a machine to track your money and purchases instead of cash. This challenging but fun game will ensure you're never bored again, plus it allows for some quality bonding time.

    Reviewer Monoply board game laid on table
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    Promising review: "I am a die-hard classic Monopoly player, so I was a bit hesitant to purchase the Ultimate. It is one of the best purchases I have made for my family. We have played this almost every night since we got it a week or so ago. We love it! Only wish more players could play at one time but other than that it's amazing!! The speed of this game gives you a chance to play multiple rounds. It's fast, fun and a nice change from the classic. Never thought I would ever say that! Thanks for making our vacation that much more fun!"—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.15.

    26. LED light saber chopsticks so you and your family can show off your most impressive Jedi food tricks, like making an entire sushi roll disappear in under 60 seconds.

    Reviewer using green and red lightsaber chopsticks to eat chicken and rice
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I know what you're thinking: will this be funny and cool and quirky or lame and cheap? It is perfect. These things lit up for years. They are functional, easy to clean, and look great. Not cheap at all. Big hit as a gift. Cannot beat the price."—paula

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97.

    27. A scratch-off world map that's perfect for learning about geography, culture, and planning future family trips. Be sure to scratch off all the places you've already traveled together to for a fun stroll down memory lane.

    Reviewer using a pick to scratch off poster
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    The set comes with two scratch off maps (one world map and one USA map), a guitar pick scratcher and stickers.

    Promising review: "Great for the kids and the whole family. Fun way to learn Geography and wonderful way to track your travels. For sure a stocking stuffer this year and best teachers gift for the classrooms." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    28. A card deck with though provoking questions to inspire some fun family talks. Some of the conversation starters include "What do you worry about most?" and "Where do you feel most comfortable in the world?" Reviewers say it's an easy way to make difficult conversations meaningful and enjoyable.

    Reviewer cards laid out on table next to box
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    Promising review: "I purchased this product for a family trip. I wanted something for us to do on a long drive other than watching a movie or listening to podcasts/music. This was a great conversation starter and we actually break out the cards at dinner as well. The questions are all great and very age appropriate for all members of the family from the smallest to the oldest. Each card usually makes us reflect on each other’s answer and I would say has helped us grow closer as a family. Definitely something I recommend for families and I will be purchasing more of the other series so we can use them when friends and family are over for the holidays." —ChadP

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95.

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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