Must-Have Family Games

Jaques’ Must-Have Family Games

The time for family festivities is less than a month away! With Christmas just around the corner, today’s blog is about bringing you a bumper selection of gifts for the gamers in your life. From board games to puzzles and everything in between, you can find something fun to entertain everyone! So, get ready to gather all your favourite players and prepare to make some magical memories this holiday season.



Board Games


Beat boredom and have a ball with our brimming collection of board games! From best-loved British favourites like Backgammon or Ludo to tiny travel sets for gamers on the go: this list is full of Christmas crackers for your competitive companions. These are great games for bringing people of all ages together and building beautiful bonds with your nearest and dearest.


Board Games to Give a Go this Giving Season: Shut the Box Double Six Dominoes Chinese Checkers Mexican Train Dominoes Mind Genius Draughts Junior Snakes and Ladders Mancala Game Deluxe Score 4



Educational Games


Educational games are great gifts to give the pint-sized players in the family. They are the most entertaining way to make learning fun whilst encouraging experimental play. Browse everything from Montessori magic to music toys and treat your toddlers to a thoughtful thrill! These games build skills, teach problem-solving and critical thinking and are perfect for solo and cooperative play!


Educational Games Delivering Entertainment to your Door: Dress Up Rabbits Dress Up Bears Dinosaur Spelling Puzzle Activity Cube Spelling Game Magnetic Maze Game Shape Patterns Counting Caterpillar


Jigsaw Puzzles


Bring the joy of jigsaw puzzles and invite peaceful play to your Christmas party. From educational puzzles to challenging Crimbo-themed creations: picking the perfect playmate has never been less puzzling! Each piece brings powerful feelings of positivity, inspiring moments of calm and quietening any Christmas chaos. Play together or alone from the comfort of home.


The Missing Piece of Holiday Magic: Jungle Jigsaw Dinosaur Jigsaw Space Jigsaw Fairies Jigsaw Colour Me In 3D Puzzle

Traditional Games


Bring some classic play to your Christmas celebrations! It’s time to feel festive and enjoy a superb selection of family favourites. From cribbage to card games, this candid collection of familiar front runners has entertained for generations. These games are great for nostalgic pleasure, fun and leisure as you pass down traditions and create treasured memories that last a lifetime.


Classic Games Taking Tradition to New Heights: Tiddlywinks Triangle Dominoes Travel Solitaire Mahjong Set Waterproof Playing Cards Croquet Magnetic Chess and Draughts Shove Ha'penny Board

Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.