How do you entertain the family on a long winter’s night at the weekend? Apps offer a great range of games, which are available on android or iTunes, so you can access them either through your phones or your tablets. Many app games require just a single player, isolating your loved ones from the rest of the family. But there are now app games available which are interactive for all the family to play. Here are some ideas to a fun cold night at home for the family.
Family Games For Younger Ones
A great app for all the family, as it’s easy for little ones to play too, is Party Doodles, which is available on iTunes, to use on your iPad or your Apple TV. This app is a great way of encouraging your kids’ creativity, and social interaction, and helping them develop their cognitive skills, without having extra equipment such as paper and chalkboards. The app is a fun drawing and guessing party game, which involves doodling and stumping each other out, enabling the family to draw something and then watch it come to life, keeping the kids entertained for hours. You area able to have 2 teams of up to 10 people on each team, and has 3 difficulty levels, of easy, medium, and hard, and you’re able to share your masterpieces on Twitter and Facebook. What about a twist on the classic game charades, with the app Reverse Charades? This family game is available on both iTunes and android. In this version teams have to act out words which are shown on your device, with 1 person of their team guessing as many as they can in the allotted time, which can be set to either 30, 60, or 90 second rounds. This is a fast-paced, energetic game, which involves all the family.
For The Older Ones
Once the kids have gone to bed and you have a bit of time to yourself there are many apps you may want to indulge in. Fancy a little flutter on the online slot machines? There are many slots sites, bringing Vegas directly into your living room, keeping you enthralled into the early hours of the morning. Coral slots collection offers hundreds of online slots, which you can play on your tablet, laptop, or PC. Whether you’re a beginner or high roller, these slots offer a range of payouts and jackpots.
Heads Up is a fantastic app which you can play later on with friends and with the older kids, or it can be played with just 2 people. You have to guess the word on your phone, which you place to head, with others giving you clues to that word. You then guess as many as you can before the timer runs out, by tilting your phone to get a new word. The words are from 18 themed decks, such as: movies, characters, animals, accents, celebrities, and many others. This hilarious game will keep both family and friends for hours on a cold night in.