Quality time is different for every family. For some it’s outdoors time, for some it’s vacations, for some it’s dinner time every night, and for some it’s family game night. Whatever your family flavor, there’s something on this christmas list for your family to enjoy together.
Life Size Bowling
This inflatable game takes the phrase “be the ball” to a whole new level. You get in the seven-foot ball and start running. Streak down the alley, knock down the pins, then slide right out and see who can do better—it’s as simple as that. This one is great for backyard summer fun with the family.
Woohoo! Snowball fight! This fun family game is for families who live in warmer climates that still want to pelt each other with snowballs. What makes this game special is that there’s no water, anywhere. It’s a pack of forty three inch wide snowballs. The directions are simple. Get them out, and start throwing.
This is a jumbo take on the classic family game. It Jenga as you know it, but instead, it’s made from pieces that are almost eight inches long, three inches wide, and two inches high. The Jenga stack reaches close to three feet tall. Clear out the furniture and have fun with this one.
Give the whole family their own ice cream station with this 1.5 quart soft serve ice cream maker. With a transparent window so they can watch the magic happen, this machine also comes with three compartments for sprinkles and other toppings, and space to stack cones to the side.
Absolutely hilarious and great fun for all the family, Kids Against Maturity is the card game that will bring out everyone’s toilet humor. Best played with 4 or more players, this game sees players matching the best worst answer to the situation card to create the funniest scenario.
Capture the entire family for all eternity with a Paint Your Life portrait. With a choice of mediums, including watercolors, acrylics, and charcoal, you can bring the whole family together into one beautiful picture using one or more photos, meaning even absent loved ones can be included.
Three adults or two adults and up to 4 children can create a cast of their hands in this touching casting kit. With more than twice the materials used in the large kit, this extra-large option can produce a stunning replica of the whole family holding hands together.
Kit the entire family out in matching pajamas this Christmas, all ready for Santa’s arrival! With green shirts and red and green plaid pants, these PJs come in sizes to fit babies right through to adults, and there are even ones to fit the family dog in sizes XS to XXL!
Treat the family to delicious breakfast sandwiches in minutes with the Hamilton Beach breakfast sandwich maker. Available in black, red, or silver, this handy gadget will create layered sandwiches using bread, eggs, cheese, and cooked meats in less than 5 minutes. It can even make paleo or keto friendly options.
Add the shock factor to family games with Shocktato. The modern way to play passing games, Shocktato can be played on three levels – music only for the chicken-hearted, music and shocks for those who don’t like surprises, or shock only for players who love the idea of having no warning at all!
Beat That!- The Bonkers Battle of Wacky Family Challenges
Make sure they never get bored again with Beat That. Rather than having just one game to play, Beat That comes with a whopping 160 challenges that the whole family can undertake using the cups, chopsticks, and other components included in the box. Suitable for 2-8 players aged 9+.
Several family members equals several family gadgets, which can mean wires and devices all over the house. Keep them all contained in one tidy spot with this handy charging station. Capable of charging up to 6 devices at any one time, it can refuel up to 80% faster than other models.
Perfect for big families or house parties, this snow cone maker can hold enough ice to make an incredible 20 treats. Supplied with two reusable plastic cones and an ice cream scoop, this machine will shave ice cubes into fluffy, soft ‘snow’, and can be used with any Nostalgia brand syrups.
The perfect family gift that everyone will enjoy, this Gourmet Gift Tower will keep them well stocked up on treats for the whole Christmas season. Packed inside 7 festive plaid boxes they will find both sweet and savory gourmet delights, including chocolate pretzels, cheese straws, and Mountain View cheddar cheese.
Bring an extra level of fun to the classic game of Hide and Seek with Silly Poopy. This rainbow colored poop emoticon plays clues when it’s hidden to help seekers find it, and when it’s discovered it lights up and plays a hilarious victory song they can dance to.
If you’re looking for a family gift for a health-conscious clan, this fruit and nut gift basket is ideal. Beautifully packaged inside a green and black box, this selection contains a mouth-watering 12 varieties of natural vegan-friendly goodies, including dried papaya, dates, and summer plums, as well as almonds and pistachios.
Give them the excitement of camping without having to leave home with this tabletop S’mores maker. Fitted with a flameless electric heater, this gadget comes with compartments to hold crackers and chocolate, while the heater will toast marshmallows to perfection, giving them the perfect S’mores with none of the choking smoke.
Get them ready for a game night with a difference, thanks to this Escape Room in a Box. Getting all players on the same side, they must solve the 19 mental and physical challenges and attempt to escape the room before the mad scientist turns them all into hairy werewolves.
This family memory jar is a beautifully sentimental gift that families will enjoy for years to come. Placed somewhere easily accessible, this jar comes with 180 blank slips and a pen, so kids and adults alike can add their special memories, to be read together at a later date.
Trivial Pursuit is a classic board game, but this family edition means that younger players can join in, too. Supplied with 600 adult cards and 600 kids’ ones, the questions are divided into six categories to test everyone’s general knowledge in a fast paced, fun way.
If visiting museums is one of their favorite pastimes, give them one they can look at at home any time they like. A Mini Museum is a collection of real and rare specimens – some from earth, and some from farther away – that all come labelled with names and relevant information.
Passing bowls of ground beef, lettuce, and salsa up and down the table can be a bore on Taco Tuesdays, so solve the problem with the heated Lazy Susan Topping Bar. Fitted with a warming tray and six food compartments, this spinning server also comes with four 2 taco holders.
There’s a flavor here for every member of the family, including white cheddar, and buttery caramel corn. Ideal for marathon movie nights, this set comes with three varieties of corn kernels, and five delicious flavors that can also be used on fries, nuts, and even ice cream.
Wooden Family Birthday Reminder Calendar Board with Wood Tags
Help the whole family stay on top of birthdays, anniversaries, and other special dates with this rustic alternative to a calendar. Made from wood and supplied with 50 wooden hearts and 50 wooden circles, the occasions can be written on the shapes and then hung under the appropriate month.
Grilled cheese sandwiches are the ultimate in comfort food, but they can be messy to make. Keep the kitchen tidy and the washing up to a minimum with this cheerful yellow toaster. Designed to make two cheese toasties at a time, this machine even allows for additional ingredients to be added.
Utterly hilarious and fun for all the family, ‘Watch Ya Mouth’ is the game that sees players trying to read from their cards while wearing a clear plastic mouthpiece. Ideal for 3-10 players aged 8+, this game comes with 6 regular and 4 small cheek retractors, as well as 143 family-friendly phrases.
Give them all a new skill to learn with an online Masterclass. Taught by those who are at the very top of their fields, they can learn writing with Salman Rushdie, songwriting with Alicia Keys, space exploration with Chris Hadfield, or restaurant cooking at home with the inimitable Gordon Ramsay.
This family tree makes a great alternative to traditional photo frames, and is the perfect way to include all the family members in one display. Made from metal with bronzed leaves, the tree comes with 10 portrait frames and 2 landscape frames, which all hold 2” x 3” photos.
Trekking The National Parks: The Award-Winning Family Board Game
Pique their interest in the National Parks with ‘Trekking the National Parks: The Board Game’. As 2 to 5 players aged 10+ make their way across the board, they will discover fascinating facts and beautiful photographs of the different locations that might well inspire the next family vacation.
Taking 30 games along for the ride might cause luggage overkill, but with Game Night in a Can, all 30 are enclosed in a single, portable pot. Printed in high quality, colorful cards, each game is simple but loads of fun, and the whole family can join in as it’s family friendly, too.
Give them the means to make their own gummy bears using this awesome electric gummy bear maker. With a melting pot in the middle for different flavors and colors of gelatine, this maker comes with molds for fish, bears, and worms, and even has a giant bear mold to go with it.
Throw Throw Burrito is the fun card game that encourages players to play with their food! The aim of the game is to collect matching sets of cards faster than the other players, which isn’t as easy as it sounds when soft foam burritos are being thrown around the room.
‘What do you Meme?’ family edition is lots of fun for those who are familiar with memes, and even those who aren’t. As one player reveals a photo, the other players must match their funniest caption card to create the most hilarious meme, and win the round.
Gather the family together for a party that’ll never end in this superb personalized illustration which can feature up to 13 family members, including pets, strutting their stuff joyfully on the dancefloor.
This a yummy way to teach kids that not everything comes from a grocery store or specialty shop. Make an afternoon of it with this combo frozen yogurt/ice cream maker. It makes up to one and a half quarts of your favorite cold dessert in twenty minutes or less.
Family meals can happen anywhere. In parks, at outdoor concerts, or even out in the back yard. This picnic set fits into an integrated, insulated backpack. It comes with a blanket with a waterproof base, and plates, cups, and plastic flatware to accommodate up to six people.
Technology has killed the art of conversation, so make sure at least one family keeps it alive with this set of conversation starters which will provoke thoughtful, silly, and sometimes hilarious discussions.
Every family game room needs a foosball table. This game is deceptive. It’s very simple, but it sucks you in. Before you know it, you’ve spent an afternoon together. No TV and no computer, just good old-fashioned fun. Family and friend will love this high-quality, competition-sized table.
Every family has favorite recipes that they pass down through the generations, so make sure they’re kept safely together in this recipe journal, which also documents why each one has a special significance.
Everyone loves two things: chocolate and kisses. And around the holidays, everyone loves Christmas trees. This gift combines all three in one yummy package. It’s a twenty-five step process that yields a tree of Hershey’s kisses. Make one for ever family member, and on Christmas morning, they’ll all be smiling.
Once you’ve got your Weber Kettle going, you can add this pizza cooking extension to turn it into an outdoor pizza cooker. This kit includes a stainless sleeve, handles, a pan, and an aluminum peel. Pizza and movie night can be at home, and totally DIY with this kit.
This one is great for families with younger children. Sunday breakfast could not be more fun than waffles shaped like Mickey Mouse. Mix up the batter, pour it in the waffle press, and minutes later take out delicious, golden brown waffles. Pour on the syrup, and have at it. Repeat as necessary.
Bocce is the game favored by old men across Europe. They gather at parks and play the game for hours on end. The thing is, it’s not the game they’re after. It’s the conversation and the companionship. Keep your family together and enjoying one another. The game is just an excuse to talk, laugh, and play.
Bring the swimming pool to your backyard with this above-ground pool kit. This pool can be set up and ready for eight thousand gallons of water in an hour. It’s made from durable, laminated PVC sidewalls. It comes with a filter system, a maintenance DVD, and a water volleyball set.
Give someone the gift of a true New England breakfast with this hamper, which contains maple syrup, jam, coffee, delicious fresh blueberries, and both scone and pancake mixes for that just-baked taste.
Pictures on the fridge. Just about every family has them. They’re the best way to keep your family photos close at hand, because everyone’s life passes through the kitchen, no matter how busy. The problem is that the pictures always fall off—but not anymore. This keep them perfectly in place until you decide it’s time for them to come down.
In case of emergency, break out the red nose and start goofing off! Every family needs a way to relieve stress, and this whimsical gift does the trick. It’s a red clown nose in a medicine jar. It’s there, ready for use whenever needed. It’s the healing power of laughter.
With an incredible array of both sweet and savory delights, this gift basket makes a beautiful gift for any family and includes both milk and dark chocolate, truffles, popcorn, nuts, crostini, and more.
Here’s a classic, mellow game to play outside on the lawn on a nice, lazy afternoon. This croquet set includes all you need to get it going. It’s got mallets, wickets, balls, end-posts, and a book of rules. Keep your family active and engaged during barbecues and other outdoor events.
This is the perfect gift for sentimental parents or grandparents. It’s a tree crafted from bronze, with four matching bronze photo frames. It’s over a foot tall a foot wide. Put your family memories and portraits here. A great accent piece for a living room or an office.
This set of pajamas is specially designed for a family full of superheroes. It’s got blue plaid plants with a blue t-shirts. The shirts read Super Dad, Super Mom, Super Kid, and Super Baby. Put these under the tree, open them first, and then spend the rest of the day in Super Family Mode.
A pub-quality dart cabinet is the perfect way to finish off a game room. This one has a sisal fiber dartboard with a removable number ring. It’s got built in scoreboards, a game manual, and two sets of steel-tipped darts. The cabinet is made from solid pine and has a dark mahogany finish.
When your family comes to visit for the holidays, you can surprise them before they even get inside with this welcome mat. This three-step process is easy. You’ll need a natural fiber doormat, painter’s tape, scissors, newspaper, and your imagination. In one afternoon you’ll have a gift the family can enjoy for years.
This is another one for the family that loves their outdoor games. It’s a combo badminton/volleyball kit that includes a net, a volleyball, four badminton racquets, four shuttle cocks, and one-hundred eighty feet of boundary lines. Watch out, though. The badminton can get intense. Don’t let the little rackets fool you.
Family movie night is not complete without a fresh batch of hot buttered popcorn. This vintage popper does it the old fashioned way. It sits on the stovetop and has a wood-handled crank arm to keep the kernels from burning on the pan. Teach your kids that the best popcorn comes from a pan, not a bag in the microwave.
This is about as simple as it gets. You just need a half dozen brown pipe cleaners, a pack of googly eyes, red paper and glue, and you can transform a six-pack of root beer into a sleigh full of merry Christmas reindeer.
Scrabble is the go-to game for families with a literary, bookish bent. This deluxe kit comes in dark mahogany box with matching solid wood tiles and tile holders. The board is mounted on a lazy susan and comes with a gold-toned hourglass-style timer. Get your family word-nerf on with this great kit.
This handcrafted family pillow puts the whole family on the couch. You can customize it your family size, and everyone will be there with room to spare. Include extended family, pets, or even friends. This pillow is made from cotton and flax.
First televisions got flat. Then they got even flatter. Then the quality of the picture got crisper and cleaner. Now, the best viewing experience is no longer flat. It’s a curve. Give your family years and years of next-level viewing pleasure with this next generation fifty-five inch television.
This large, deluxe tent is a godsend for the family that likes to take extended car-camping trips. It’s got three rooms—a central family room, and two bedrooms on each end. There’s an entrance in each room, and each room has windows. It sleeps up to ten people comfortably.
This is a classic game that never gets old. Twist yourself into a pretzel and fall onto the floor laughing. That’s the main idea with Twister. You can play competition twister for bragging rights, or you can do it just for fun on a random evening. Twister always wins.
If you’ve never played this game with your family, you have to get it. Now. Open it up and play it right away. You need to have a family with good sense of humor, though. Everyone has to be willing to blush and laugh at themselves. This is a fun way to get to know your pops in a brand new way.
This PS 4 Family pack will get you started in the wide, wild world that of Playstation. This set has all the family classics adapted to the world of video games. Play Monopoly, Scrabble, Trivial Pursuit, Risk, and more. Re-imagine family game night with this fun set.
The PS 4 is a great way to keep the family together by giving the kids something they love—video games. They’ll appreciate it if you meet them halfway. They’ll probably teach you a thing or two about gaming. But who are we kidding? We know you’ll be up past midnight eating cereal and perfecting your moves.
Santa knows who’s been naughty and nice, but he needs help. That’s where his elves come in. Not only do they make toys up at the North Pole, but they also go out and check up on the kids around holiday time. This holiday tradition is a worldwide bestseller, and comes in boy and girl versions.
This is a nice way to keep track of family birthdays. It’s a 16X8 wooden frame that reads “Family Birthdays” with all the months of the year written across the bottom. There’s a hook under every month, and personalized tags on rawhide strings for everyone’s birthday. Give this to yourself for Christmas so your kids never forget your birthday.
This is a funny little take on the family stickers you see on the back window of minivans and SUVs all over the country. It’s a cute family of zombies. There’s a zombie mom, dad, two zombie teenagers, two zombie toddlers, and an undead cat and dog. Give your kids a laugh every day, every carpool with this one.
Outdoor grilling doesn’t have to be complicated. You don’t need a fancy gas-grill with all the bells and whistles. All you really need it one of these. The standard black grill, a bag of charcoal, and your grilling meat of choice. All the rest is fluff. Get your family a Weber Kettle, and you’re all set.
These wood bricks are a smart and attractive addition to any garden or patio. You’ll need two bricks, acrylic paint, modge podge, and paper letters (unless you want to paint them yourself). The best thing about this idea is that it’s good for the whole holiday season. One side of the bricks can say Merry Christmas and the other can say “Give Thanks”.
Keep everyone in the family on time with this family clock. This tutorial has a generic print plate, but you can change it up and make this into a festive holiday clock that everyone can enjoy. All you need is a holiday themed pate, a simple clock, a pen, and some velcro. It takes less than an hour.
Buy up properties. Put houses and hotels on them. You can go high-volume and low-rent, or you can go high-rent and low volume. You can learn how to make, save, and spend money. But you might go to jail. Directly to jail, without passing go and without collecting two hundred dollars.