Start a Family Game Night

Melissa Kossler Dutton
Monopoly has long been a family game staple.

With the weather turning colder, your family soon may be spending more downtime at home. It’s the perfect opportunity to launch a family game night. An evening spent gathered around the kitchen table playing games is a wonderful—and inexpensive—bonding opportunity. But more than that, according to the experts, games can help kids develop fine-motor and problem-solving skills.

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