Children of all ages and most adults I know love to play with games. A great way to get interactive with the whole family; many a happy afternoon is spent in our house squabbling over who's winning and who's losing.
Games make great gifts for any occasion, and while video and computerized games seem to be very popular, board and card games are definitely more social and give your children the opportunity to interact with other kids.
Many games are designed to be educational as well as fun, such as the 'Animals Lotto' Educational Game by Djeco.
For slightly older children the Grimaces Playing Card Game by Djeco is great fun.
Designed to amuse children from 6 years to 99 years it is sure to please the whole family! A creative game with mischievous titles, you observe and memorize… then prove that you have mastered the subtle art of the grimace! A fantastic memory game that is all about pulling funny faces; this game is great fun and will help your kids improve their memory skills.
For those looking for more 'Classical' gift the Wooden Chess Set by Djeco is wonderful.
This is a lovely child sized version of the traditional game with wooden pieces and a colourful, folding board all together with full colour instructions and in a wonderfully decorated case. A gift that will be treasured by any child.