Holly Day 12: Monopoly!

As I stated before, our family is a lover of games, card, board, video, mind games, you name it! Also everyone is on their own when we play games.

With that said, this board game is a classic in this house and now that Ms. Hyperdiva is older she can play to. I’m talking about……


This game has a special place in my heart, that it was one of the games I played a lot as a kid. I was a daycare kid, and at times I went before school(6am), to school, and after school(until 6pm), sometimes. My mom worked a lot before she became disabled, so daycare was a second home at times. I played with other kids, and got really good at the game.

Once I got older, it became a family tradition to play on my birthday or Christmas. Recently, it’s been more Christmas. I passed it down to my kids and they love it! I love it too, because it teaches about money management.

Not to mention we have a blast! Again great family bonding, and better than doing things separately. I didn’t really introduce them  until 3rd or 4th grade. It’s important they get the concept of the game, and how to add/subtract bigger numbers. Once you have that, you can have a good game going for hours.

We’ve done the old school, credit card, and junior version.  Of course Super Samurai wants me to buy the WWE version, and I think I might.


In any event, never count out your board games. You never know what they take away from the experience, and again it’s great family time!

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. jsackmom says:

    Monopoly is the go to game in our household too. We play the NHL Monopoly version as my oldest is a hockey enthusiast. I love the concept of money management, buying teams and properties, and celebrating hat tricks as a player. I think that game will be getting packed up when we make our holiday travels. 😃


    1. buttercuppieces2013 says:

      Yes! It has made my kids aware of money management, taxes, and savings. Love it.

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      1. jsackmom says:

        Such a great game for so many necessary skills and knowledge. 😊


  2. Ooh! I LOVED Monopoly as a kid! We played games as a family ALL. THE. TIME. I need to play more games with my kids!

    Thanks for linking up on #BlogDiggity today!


    1. buttercuppieces2013 says:

      No problem! Yes we love that game!


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