"Scramble to the top of the gameboard without slip-sliding down! Land on the good deeds to climb ladders! Watch out for the slides! The first player to reach the 100 square wins!" – from the Hasbro website
Be the first player to form a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line of four tokens and win the game!
Be the first player to build a bug-like creature called a cootie from a variety of plastic body parts!
Who doesn't love cookies! "Be the first player to fill your cookie jar card with matching cookies!" – from the Learning Resources instructions
Match cards in your hand by poaching from your opponent's, or "go fish" from the deck. The game is over when one player runs out of cards, and the person with the most sets of matching fish cards wins!
A local spin on the classic Monopoly game! Compete to acquire familiar properties and landmarks such as the Land Ho, Arnold's Clam Bar, Wellfleet Flea Market, Ben & Jerry's and The Red Balloon Toy Store.
A creative spin on classic bingo featuring color photos of marine life and informative facts on the back of each calling card.
Eye-hand coordination and dexterity are needed to extract silly body parts from a hapless patient in this battery operated game.
PICK UP STICKS
Players take turns picking up sticks one by one, but it's not as easy as it may sound! The only stick that is allowed to move is the one the player is trying to pick up!
You don't have to be an artist to play this sketch and guess game ~ just a fast pencil and a little imagination!
"Who will be the first player to find a dinosaur on one of the tile cards ... or crazy hairdos? Laugh-out-loud entertainment as players try to find it fast and find it first in this picture game" — from the Hasbro website
"Players take turns placing numbered tiles in runs or groups, Rummy style. The first player to use all of their tiles wins!" – from the Pressman website
"Race to move all your pawns around the gameboard to the safety of your color "home". But watch out, because if you get bumped along the way, Sorry! It's all the way back to Start!" – from the Hasbro website
"Pop into the racing, chasing game where everyone's in Trouble! It's peg-popping fun as players race to get all their pieces around the gameboard, but be careful! You could get bumped and sent back to the beginning!" – from the Hasbro website
My Own Back Yard (MOBY) Kits, for kids ages 7 - 11
The Eastham Library has 12 WiFi Hotspots available for checkout. Hotspots are first come, first serve--they are not able to be reserved in advance. Must be at least 18 years of age to check out a hotspot.
"A bumper-crop of prickly produce has overtaken your patch, and there’s only one choice: abandon all artichokes! Prune your deck by harvesting fresh vegetables, each with a special power that lets you swap, discard, or compost cards." — from the Gamewright website
"Our minds are positively brimming with all sorts of random information. Normally, it's easy to give an example of a frozen food or a dog breed, but can you do it before your opponent has a chance to blurt out their answer? ANOMIA™ will have everyone laughing out loud while they try to beat each other to the punch." — from the ANOMIA™ game packaging
"Addictively simple, and simply addictive, BANANAGRAMS is a fast and frantic word game. Players and their opponents aim to use all of their letters to build a word grid in a race to the finish. The first player to use all of their tiles is crowned "Top Banana"!" — from the Bananagrams website
"In this colorful card game, cooperation is key! Play cards to one of four piles by matching color or number. Work together as a team to complete series of goals - without communicating what's in your hand. Can you make all piles purple or green? Every card lower than four? All cards add up to ten? There's only one way to win before time runs out: play in CAHOOTS!" — from the Gamewright website
CATAN DICE GAME
For CATAN lovers, here's the fun and challenge of the original game in a dice game format. "Great for play on-the-go or during those moments 'in between'. It is easy to learn and doesn’t take long to play. You can even play it as a single-player game." — from the CATAN website
A secret agent themed deduction game in which players attempt to guess their team's words while avoiding the words assigned to the other team ~ and of course, the assassin card!
Similar to the original Codenames secret agent themed game. This version is a cooperative word game in which a team of players follows clues and attempts to find all the words before they run out of turns ~ all while avoiding the assassin card!
IN A PICKLE
"Can a giraffe fit in a phone booth? Does a sofa fit in a shopping cart? It all depends on how you size it up in this game of creative thinking and outrageous scenarios. Try to win a set of cards by fitting smaller things into bigger things." — from the Gamewright website
JOE NAME IT
"Can you name a movie with 2 sequels? How about a music group with 3 members? Test your numbers know-all in this fast-playing “name it to claim it” party game. Draw a category card and then fill in the blank with the number you rolled. Be the first person to name something that fits." — from the Gamewright website
"Classic card game of cross-country racing, challenging you to outrace your opponents as you dodge the hazards they put in your way. Be the first to reach 1,000 miles and win the race!" — from the Asmodee website
A fast paced version of the classic Monopoly game played with cards ~ and yes, this quick game only takes about 15 minutes to play!
"Work that mental math magic as you race to find creative equations hidden among nine number cards. Keep what you find and collect the most cards to win!" — from the Proof Math Game website
Players compete by spelling words from an ever-increasing number of letter cards in their hands, each card worth various points.
All players compete simultaneously and try to claim sets of cards, a set consisting of three cards whose features (shape, color, shading, or number) are either all alike or all different.
"Use skill and strategy to create sequencing stacks of cards in ascending order. The first player to use all the cards in their personal Stockpile wins." — from the Mattel website
"Flip a card and be the first to shout out an answer that matches the clues. Can you name an animal containing 5 letters? A song ending in E?" — from the Gamewright website
TACO CAT GOAT CHEESE PIZZA
"A fast-paced card game with a twist: It’s an actual tongue-twister. It mixes a word relay with a matching game, then throws in visual cues and physical humor for absolute mayhem." — from the Apartment Therapy website
Be the first player to get rid of all the cards in your hand.
"Played like regular UNO, except there are two sides to the deck of cards: a “light” side and a “dark” side. Start by playing with the Light Side, but whenever someone plays a FLIP card, the deck is flipped over (as are the cards in your hand) and now everyone must play off of the Dark Side of the cards." — from the UNO website