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Back to School Offer

by Peter Fortune on August 24, 2020

We are finally starting to get back to normality and with Schools starting back this week, we are doing a price reduction on some amazing games for a limited time only. We have selected some fantastic games for children of all ages (and all adults too) that are fun for beginners to experienced players.

This weeks reduced price games are: 

Snakes and Ladders
Rhino Hero Super Battle

This is an old time favourite game for all ages, but especially for younger players who are new to Board Games. Roll the dice and move your character along the board, being careful not to land on a snake tile. Be the first to reach the top and you are the winner!! 

Game Benefits

Like many board games, snakes and ladders creates an environment for players to interact with one another. It promotes social skills along with helping the players to understand the basics of mathematical concepts, addition and subtraction, through reading the dice and moving their character through the board.

  • This game is suitable for ages 3 and up
  • This can be played with up to 6 people
  • The game takes about 20 minutes to complete depending on the number of players 

Uno is a game where players race to empty their hand of their cards by matching colours and numbers to the centre card pile. It is a very easy game to learn and start, and can be very hard to stop playing. 

Game Benefits

Uno has many educational benefits from identifying colours and number, to counting and calculating basic maths. It encourages strategic thinking aswell creating a social environment where players interact with each other and have a lot of fun.

  • This game is suitable for ages 6 and up
  • This can be played with up to 10 players
  • The game takes about 30 minutes to complete depending on the number of players

Operation is that classic game where you are the surgeon and have to remove silly body parts from your helpless patient. The game works as players receive a card which tells them what body part to remove. Using a tweezers, players must carefully remove the part without hitting the metal sides of the hole with the piece is located. The more pieces you get the more money you earn. The player with the most money at the end of the game is the winner!

Game Benefits 

Operation is a Dexterity game that helps a childs hand eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. It helps promote strategic thinking along with developing their maths skills when having to add up their money through the game. 

  • This game is suitable for ages 6 and up
  • The game can be played with up to 6 players
  • The game takes about 20 minutes to complete depending on the number of players


Winner of the 2018 UK Games Expo Best Children's Game People's Choice Winner, Rhino Hero Super Battle is a a tower-building dexterity game. Up to four players compete as caped super-creatures: Giraffe Boy, Batguin, Big E the elephant and Rhino Hero. All characters start on the ground floor, and together you build a tower by folding playing cards of various heights and placing structural cardboard roof segments. The winner is the player who is highest up the skyscraper when it eventually falls – providing they weren’t the player to cause the building to collapse.

Game Benefits

As a dexterity game, it helps improves a child’s hand eye co-ordination, along with their strategic thinking as to where to place their walls and what roof to pick. With all board games, there is a fun social environment created in the game promoting interaction between players!

  • The game is suitable for ages 6 and up
  • The game can be played with up to 4 players
  • The game takes about 20 minutes to complete

Dobble is a simple pattern recognition game in which players try to find an image shown on two cards. Rules for five different games are included with Dobble, with the first player to find a match either gaining or getting rid of a card.

Each card in Dobble features eight different symbols, with the symbols varying in size from one card to the next. Any two cards have exactly one symbol in common. For the basic Dobble game, reveal one card, then another. Whoever spots the symbol in common on both cards claims the first card, then another card is revealed for players to search, and so on. Whoever has collected the most cards when the 55-card deck runs out wins!

We have various versions of Dobble in stock, with some more suitable for more younger players but all versions can be played by adults.

  • Dobble Waterproof
  • Dobble 123
  • Dobble Kids
  • Dobble Junior

Game Benefits

As Dobble is a recognition game it helps to develop observational skills, along with introducing younger children to new words and symbols. There is a counting aspect included at the end of each game and as always it encourages social interaction in a very fun and friendly competitive environment.

  • Dobble Original is recommended for ages 6 and up, Dobble Kids is suitable for ages 3 and up.
  • The game can be played with up to 8 players
  • The game takes about 15 minutes to play

With so many Board Games to choose from, it can be tough to pick the right one for you. But with any of these games you can create a fun educational environment for kids and adults alike.