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50 Empowering Easter Gifts for Mighty Girls

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Katherine

Our top picks of girl-empowering gifts perfect for an Easter basket or anytime you're looking for a special small present!

With Easter on its way, many members of our community are looking to fill their Mighty Girl's Easter basket with a few unique and empowering gifts — after all, chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks are fun, but the right inspiring toy or game could be a hit all year long! With that in mind, we've put together a selection of 50 of our favorite Easter gifts for Mighty Girls of all ages. From toddlers to teens, you'll find a variety of intriguing gift options that will encourage her interests — or foster a new one! — and all of them are affordably priced and small enough to fit into an Easter basket.

If you don't find just the right thing in this blog post, our Girl Empowering Easter Gifts Collection has over 300 suggestions for your Mighty Girl to enjoy!

Easter Gifts for Mighty Girls

Winky Lamb Plush Rattle

This cuddly little lamb is the perfect choice for the littlest children! Winky is made of GUND's super soft plush fabric, and includes a rattle that makes her appealing for babies and toddlers to hold and shake. At 4.5" long, this cuddly plush is just the right size for tiny hands, and the construction ensures that it's safe for newborns. Plus, parents will love that Winky is machine washable!

Bug Jug Fill and Spill

Build a love of entomology with this fun toy from Melissa and Doug! The Bug Jug Fill and Spill toy comes with four bug buddies in a jug with a mesh-top lid. These multi-textured toys rattle, jingle, squeak and crinkle in little hands, and are made with ultra-soft materials. When playtime's done, you can tuck them away in the jug for next time; they're also a great travel toy.

Soft Chime Garden

Great for building coordination and strength, the Soft Chime Garden from TOMY encourages baby to reach, tug and bat at friendly flower faces! Featuring soft textures, silky ribbons, and cheerful colors, this toy provides baby with multi-sensory fun and encourages two-handed play. It even comes complete with an attachment strap that easily attaches to a stroller or carrier bar for on-the-go fun!

Dory Plush

Let everyone's favorite forgetful fish be your child's best buddy with this super cuddly plush! Fans of Finding Dory will love this 10" plush, with its soft huggable body and its cheerful expression. It's the perfect stuffie to remind your child to "just keep swimming" when she faces her own challenges. For more toys and books featuring Dory and friends, visit our Dory Collection.

Hide N Squeak Eggs

These "eggs-tra" special eggs from TOMY are full of surprises! Each eggshell has a funny face on the outside, and when you open them up, you reveal a colorful chick. Press gently on their heads to hear them chirp and squeak! Each egg also has a shape on the bottom for shape-matching fun as your Mighty Girl tucks them back into the included carton. Kids will love all the possibilities these eggs provide, while parents will love that this battery-free toy can keep going as long as their kids can!

Quack Along Ducks

She won't be able to stop giggling at this friendly duck family pull along toy from TOMY! Kids will love the whimsical "waddling" action created by the ducks' oblong wheels, and the quack-quack that they make as they move. Three button-cell batteries (included) provide the sounds; your toddler will provide the action!

Pusheen Easter Plush

Fans of Pusheen the cat will be thrilled by this cuddly Easter version from GUND! Pusheen is wearing a cute pair of bunny ears and a white puffy tail for her Easter dress-up. This 11.5" plush is made with GUND's high-quality plush fabric, so it's soft and snuggly, and the embroidered features make it safe for littler children. Fans of this plush will also want to check out this Pusheenicorn plush, also for ages 1 and up, which depicts the cheerful tabby as a colorful unicorn.

Anya Wonder Woman Plush

Get ready to save the world with GUND's mashup of their own characters and superheros from the DC Comics universe! This 12" plush version of Anya the rabbit is dressed up as Wonder Woman; her accurate costume is sure to please comic book enthusiasts of all ages. As always, soft and high-quality plush ensures that this fun toy will remain a favorite for years to come. Fans of DC and GUND can also get Yvette the puppy as Supergirl.

Lily Bobtail Plush

When Nick Jr.'s series "The Adventures of Peter Rabbit" teamed up with GUND, the result was this adorable and cuddly Lily Bobtail plush! This 11" plush is wearing Lily's signature sweater and dress (complete with "just in case" pocket) and fans of the show will love that she even has a radish icon on her foot. GUND's high-quality plush is soft and snuggly, so Lily is sure to become a favorite for years to come.

Frogs Nature Tube

This zippered pouch of replica frogs from Wild Republic is perfect for your little amphibian lover! Twelve different frog species are included, including leopard frogs, poison dart frogs, and tree frogs. These 2 to 3. 5 inch long figures are made from slightly flexible phthalate-free plastic with painted details. Kids will love these accurate replicas!

Egg Shakers

Shake, shake, shake with these colorful egg shakers from Nino Percussion! These ABS plastic eggs are sized just right for smaller hands and have a filling that produces a clear, penetrating sound, making them perfect for both home play and use in a classroom setting. These eggs come in a set of four and are available in two color selections: one set in red, blue, yellow, and green, and one in aubergine, grass green, orange and sky blue.

Minecraft Baby Sheep Plush

A pixelated sheep has never been so cuddly! This official Mojang plush is 7" tall and super soft, just like you always imagined the baby sheep you met on your Minecraft adventures would be. The sewn-on patch features are safe for toddlers, but older fans of Minecraft will love this plush too. Fans of this plush can also check out the baby ocelot plush.

Hoppy Floppy's Happy Hunt: The Hide-And-Seek Carrot Game

Hoppy Floppy the bunny needs your help to collect some colorful carrots! Flip the spinner and pick up a carrot of the matching color, but be careful: you could get your carrots stolen or accidentally tip over your basket! The Hoppy Flopper Squeezer helps kids build pre-writing skills and hand-eye coordination, while the game mechanics teach matching skills and strategic thinking. This fun game from Educational Insights would be the perfect pick for an Easter afternoon game session!

Doc McStuffins Lambie Plush

Lambie loves to dance, and so will your little lamb when they get this adorable 7" tall plush! This officially licensed plush has detailed sculpturing and embroidered features, and comes wearing a satin tutu and bow — she looks just like you'd imagine if she jumped off your TV screen. She's the perfect choice for any Doc McStuffins fan!

Insects TOOB

Celebrate her love of creepy-crawlies with this set of insect replicas from Safari! These professionally sculpted and hand-painted replicas range in size from 1.5" to 3" in size. Inside the reusable storage tube, kids will find insects and arachnids like a dragonfly, a praying Mantis, a grasshopper, a ladybug, a bumblebee, a spider, and more. For more TOOBs with a wide variety of themes, visit our Safari Collection.

Sand Baking Set

Get ready for some outdoor fun with this sea-creature inspired set from Melissa and Doug! Shell-shaped measuring cups in three sizes, a crab spoon, an octopus whisk, and a big bowl make preparing pretend sandy treats easy. The turtle lid also doubles as a sifter, promising hours of fun in the sandbox or at the beach.

Playskool Galactic Heroes: Rey and Captain Phasma

Young Jedi will love playing out adventures with these Star Wars figures from Playskool! Rey is at the ready with her staff in hand, but Captain Phasma is a formidable opponent. Get ready to defend the Resistance! For more toys and books featuring characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, visit our Rey Collection.

Geosafari Jr. Kidnoculars

These binoculars are perfectly designed for little kids! The large focus-free eyepieces and perfect-fit goggles make it easy for kids to line up the binoculars for a good view, while the breakaway neckstrap ensures kids' safety even if they manage to get the strap tangled. Plus, they're built tough, so they can handle being dragged on all your Mighty Girl's outdoor adventures!

Tell Me A Story: Fairytale Mix-Up

This card set from eeBoo is a great way to encourage creative storytelling! The fairytale-themed card deck includes pictures that kids can mix and match to create their own stories using classic fairy tale elements like a castle, a magic potion, and a fire-breathing dragon. Kids can play alone or with friends, and use them as a game or as a prompt for creative writing. You can also get other Tell Me A Story sets, including Little Robot’s Mission, Animal Village, and Mystery in the Forest.

Garden Tote with Tools

Your budding gardener will love this garden tote with real garden hand tools, properly sized for a child's hands! This set from Toysmith comes with a trowel, rake, and shovel, all with metal blades and wooden handles, as well as a colorful canvas tote with plenty of extra room for other things she needs. They're perfect for working alongside an adult or for cultivating her own little patch. Toysmith also makes a child-sized set of large garden tools that includes a garden rake, a spade shovel, a leaf rake, and a hoe, for ages 4 to 12. Add this pair of gripping garden gloves for ages 2 to 5 and she'll be all ready for planting season!

Moana Adventure Doll

Moana of Motonui is ready to find her own way and save her island! This 14" adventure doll has ten articulation points, so you can set her up in all sorts of dynamic poses. She wears a removable outfit based on her outfit from the film. She's the perfect choice for your young Moana fan who wants to imagine even more ocean-going adventures. For more toys featuring Moana, visit our Moana Collection.

Clearly Colorful Harmonica

Hohner makes harmonicas for players around the world — and now kids can have their very own! This translucent plastic harmonica is colorful and sturdy, and the notes are well-pitched and produce a clean sound. With a classic ten-hole design in the key of C, your kids can quickly learn to play a scale and easy tunes!

DC Superhero Trio Costume Set

What hero is coming to the rescue today? You decide! You can dress up as any member of the DC Superhero Trio Batgirl, Supergirl, Wonder Woman with this costume set, which includes three tabard-style costumes and appropriate accessories. No matter which she chooses, she'll save the day!

Wikki Stix

You can have reusable creative fun with these classic sticks for crafting and building! Wikki Stix hold their shape and stick together, so you can create all sorts of constructions with them — you can even cut them into shorter lengths to get just the right piece. When you're done, pull the sticks back apart and put them away for next time! This box comes with forty-eight 8" Wikki Stix in a variety of bright colors.


These light and flowy playsilks from Sarah's Silks open up a world of pretend play possibilities: from a fort ceiling to part of a dress-up costume to a landscape for imaginary worlds. These 100% silk playsilks are dyed with non-toxic dyes and are 35 inches square. This playsilk is available in a variety of colorways, including blossom, fire, sea, rainbow, and starry night.

I Never Forget A Face Memory Game

This unique game is a wonderful way to develop an appreciation of world's diversity while enhancing memory skills. The smiling faces of 24 children from countries all over the world are fun — and sometimes challenging — to match. The back cover shows each child and identifies their home country. You can also get this game in a smaller travel version.

Brain Flakes

Keep little brains busy with this innovative building toy from Viahart. Brain Flakes discs snap together and apart quickly and easily, and they can be assembled in so many configurations that nothing limits the imagination of little builders! This set comes with 500 discs in a variety of bright, fun colors that are sure to prompt creativity, and includes a reusable jar for easy storage when building time is done.

The Kids' Yoga Deck

You can get kids bending, breathing, and stretching with The Kids' Yoga Deck! Playful poses such as Cat, Flower, Airplane, and Gorilla teach kids the basics of yoga; kids can work on poses independently or put together a flow of poses. They're easy enough for children to do on their own, engaging bodies and minds to help youngsters build strength, flexibility, balance, and mental focus.

Frida Kahlo Plush Doll

Celebrate one of history's great women artists with this beautiful plush! The Frida Kahlo plush presents Kahlo in traditional Mexican dress — complete with skirt, blouse, scarf, and earrings — and with flowers in her hair. At approximately 11 inches tall, she's just the right size for display or for being carried by little hands. It's a great way to pay tribute to a remarkable painter!


If a Rubik's cube feels a little too square, check out this awesome pyramid-shaped option that will provide a new challenge! The Pyraminx is a 3 by 3, four-sided pyramid puzzle that offers hours of fun for both beginner and experienced puzzlers. This high-quality puzzle is made from durable ABS plastic and long-lasting carbon fiber stickers that feel good in the hands and you work to solve the pyramid. For more puzzles to keep hands and brains busy, visit our Puzzle Collection.

Magnifying Glass

This magnifying glass is not a toy: it's got a real all-glass lens of optical quality! This SureGrip magnifying glass from Carson Optical provides distortion-free 2X magnification, with a high-power spot lens that provides a 10X view. It even comes with a padded zipper pouch for storage and travel, perfect for your budding detective or scientist!

Miyazaki Films Figure Set

Fans of Hayao Miyazaki and will love this set of figures featuring characters from Ponyo, Spirited Away, and My Neighbor Totoro! Ranging from 1 to 2 inches in height, these figures provide so many possibilities, from pretend play to cake toppers to figurines for a terrarium. They're the perfect way to celebrate these inspiring and beautiful Mighty Girl movies. Fans of Miyazaki's movies can find more products featuring his characters in our Studio Ghibli Collection.

IAmElemental Courage Action Figure

IAmElemental are the first line of original action figures designed to inspire and empower girls! This 6 1/2 inch action figure celebrates Courage, the core power figure representing the combination of the 7 superpower elements from the first series — bravery, energy, honesty, industry, enthusiasm, persistence, and fear. 30 points of articulation and exciting accessories make this action figure perfect for plenty of exciting play. For the complete Elements of Courage set, check out the IAmElemental 7 Action Figure Set.


The recorder is a classic first instrument for a reason — easy to learn but capable of beautiful and complex music. This high-quality soprano recorder from Yamaha is a favorite of school music programs and comes with a cleaning rod, a fingering chart, and a cloth bag to carry it for music on the go. The ivory plastic is easy to clean and produces a pleasant tone, so she'll be making music in no time!

I Sea 10!

Your job in this game is to catch combinations that add up to 10! This game from Learning Resources has illustrated sea-themed cards with numbers on the reverse. Players take turns flipping cards, and if you see a combination, make sure you call out, "I sea 10!" Collect the most 10s and you'll win — but watch out for the Shark card that sends your whole catch back! This clever game is a fun way to build early addition skills.

Thunderbolts and Stars Bike Spoke Beads

If she can't wait to get back on her set of wheels, check out these fun bike spoke beads from Spokin'! This package contains 36 brightly colored beads, half thunderbolts and half stars, that will add some flash and sound to her next bike ride. Beads snap onto spokes easily but hold firmly enough to stand up to all her adventures.

Funko POP Vinyl Batgirl

Batgirl is proof that sometimes ingenuity and intelligence is a Mighty Girl's super power! This Funko POP Vinyl figure depicts Batgirl in her new costume from the 2016 comic line. Look closely and you can even see some of her gadgets on her utility belt! At 3 3/4 inches tall, this is the perfect display piece for a Batgirl fan. For more toys featuring this popular DC character, visit our Batgirl Collection.

6" Brass Telescope

Whether she's imagining herself as an adventurer, a pirate, or something else altogether, she'll need a great telescope! This  telescope is modeled after older style scopes, so it's made of brass and with a leather handle. It can be focused by fully extending the entire body of the telescope, then slowly contracting and expanding the eyepiece portion only. When she's done, it tucks away in an ornate wooden box for storage.

Funko POP Vinyl BB-8

Star Wars: The Force Awakens didn't just introduce us to Rey; it also introduced us to the lovable little droid BB-8! The Funko POP Vinyl version of BB-88 comes on a removable black Star Wars-branded base and has a head that wobbles and bobbles. It's 3 3/4 inches tall, perfect for display on a desk or shelf — either inside its window collector's box or on its own. Add the Funko POP Vinyl Rey to start her POP Vinyl collection!

Magic Science for Wizards Only

Unleash your inner wizard with this magical science kit! Cast color changing spells, make smoke appear from your fingers, create magical potions, and much more — it seems fantastical but it's all based in chemistry and physics. Plus, you'll even get to customize your own magic wand! Kids will particularly enjoy the test tube lab that lets them keep mixing up potions long after they've finished the included activities.

Rat-A-Tat Cat

Suspense, strategy, and anticipation are the name of the game if you're going to win! Get rid of your high cards (rats) and claim as many low cards (cats) as you can. Every so often you'll get the chance to draw two cards, sneak a peek at another hand, or even swap cards! As they play, kids will develop strategic thinking and an intuitive sense of probability, while having a lot of fun!

Rosie the Riveter Action Figure

Show her that she can do it with this inspiring action figure which pays tribute to the indomitable Rosie the Riveter, who has been an icon of women's empowerment for over fifty years. This 5 1/4" tall vinyl action figure has articulated joints and comes in an illustrated window box. She's great for pretend play or for anyone who appreciates the role Rosie the Riveter has played in women's history.

Skylighter Flying Disc

The Aerobie Skylighter Flying Disc is a lighted flying disc with a low profile and low drag aerodynamics for long easy flights. Its extra large diameter and patented spoiler rim provide accurate, wobble-free flights, making it great for players of all skill levels. Its powerful LEDs not only illuminate the top and outer rim, but produce a "lighthouse" effect as the disc spins!

Funko POP Rides: Hermione and the Hogwarts Express

Get the brightest witch of her age in the fun, stylized Funko POP Vinyl format! Funko POP Rides feature popular characters with iconic vehicles — in Hermione's case, a Hogwarts Express train car. The Hermione figure, of course, comes carrying an armload of textbooks so she's ready for the new school year. Sat inside the train car, the total height is 5" perfect for display on a desk or shelf.

Compose Yourself

If you've ever dreamed of writing your own music but didn't know where to start, this game from ThinkFun is for you! Designed by Philip Sheppard, a world-famous composer and cellist, these transparent cards can be mixed, matched, flipped, and moved. Then, register online to hear your composition played back by a full orchestra. As Sheppard says, "We all talk about playing music, but it's even more fun to play with music!"

Minecraft Alex Action Figure

Explore, adventure — and, of course, mine and build! Minecraft tipped its hat to its legions of female fans by adding Alex, a female avatar, to the game, and now you can get Alex as a fun articulated action figure. With her golden sword and her bow, she's ready to take on any mobs she finds... even that slippery slime! It's the perfect way to take all the fun and creativity of Minecraft into the offline world.

Funko POP Rides: Jillian Holtzmann and Ecto-1

Brilliant engineer Jillian Holtzmann rides to the rescue in the newly refitted Ecto-1! Funko's POP Rides series combines popular characters with iconic vehicles. This Ecto-1 is 4 1/2 inches tall when Holtzmann is inside, but the figure is also removable so you can display them side by side. It even comes in a collector window box if you want to keep it sealed! Eager young ghost busters can check out the other toys and books in our Ghostbusters Collection.

LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs

With LEGO Creator sets you can use the same bricks to create multiple awesome builds! This set lets you build LEGO dinosaurs, including a triceratops, a pterodactyl, and a fearsome T.Rex. complete with the rib cage of its latest kill. This 174-piece set provides triple the prehistoric building fun.

LEGO DC Super Hero Girls Batgirl Batjet Chase

The DC Super Hero Girls are here to save the day! Batgirl's ePad has been stolen by an annoying yellow Kryptomite. Build her jet, which includes an opening cockpit, stud shooters on the wings, and a net shooter, then play out Batgirl's chase with the Kryptomite and its buggy. This 206 piece set makes for a fun build and plenty of pretend play afterwards. Fans of this set can also check out LEGO versions of Wonder Woman's dorm roomLashina's tank, and Bumblebee's helicopter. You can find more products featuring Batgirl in our Batgirl Collection.


Shape-O-Metry is a fun way to develop spatial, abstract, and quantitative reasoning skills. To solve the puzzle challenges, stack green pieces on top of blue pieces, or vice versa, to create identical shapes. Through hands-on play with 20 pieces and 50 challenge cards, kids build key skills, strategies and mathematical understandings, such as part-to-whole relationships, in this fun and challenging game!

Papertoy Monsters

Paper airplanes meet Origami meets Pokemon! Papertoy Monsters offers 50 fiendishly original die-cut designs that are ready to pop out, fold, and glue. The results are awesome: dozens of monsters, each with their own identity and fun backstory. Three levels of difficulty help you figure out which creatures your kids can make – and which you might just assemble yourself!

LEGO Painting Easter Eggs

It's time for some LEGO Easter egg painting fun! Decorate eggs in this little kitchen with the male and female minifigures, but be careful — drop an egg and it will smash on the floor. Fortunately, the hen outside has just laid a new one. With 153 pieces, including a variety of interesting accessories, this kit will be a hit on Easter morning and will also make a great addition to your LEGO bin. You can also check out this LEGO Easter chick set, also for ages 7 and up.

LEGO Buildable Rey Figure

Get ready to defeat the First Order with this 84-piece building set that creates a 9" posable action figure! The buildable Rey figure comes with a real cloth desert outfit and includes a wheel-activated arm-swinging movement. Both Rey's staff and a blaster pistol are included in this fun set. Young Rey fans will also love the LEGO Star Wars: Rey's Speeder kit for ages 7 and up and the other products in our Rey Collection.

My Embroidery Kit

Get kids into the world of embroidery with this starter kit from Alex Kids! Learn 12 easy stitches and start combining them into patterns right away. The set includes 10 different colors of embroidery thread as well as lots of other embroidery essentials, and the guide also provides step-by-step instructions for a headband project. After that, she can start exploring other patterns or even designing her own.

LEGO Easter Chick

You'll have building fun this Easter making this lovable, goofy chick! 111 pieces build a chick that can be moved into different poses: the head turns and the wings and toes can be adjusted to create the perfect look. This building project is sure to put a smile on your face! For another fun kit, check out the LEGO Painting Easter Eggs set.

Nancy B.'s Black Light Illuminator and Nature's Mysteries Journal

She'll be amazed at the mysteries she can uncover with this handheld black light from Educational Insights! Use the black light to complete science activities in the journal, from identifying minerals and flowers that glow under UV light to detecting counterfeit money, and make your own secret notes with the invisible pen. For more great products from the Nancy B.'s Science Club line, check out the Discovery Lab Pens and Field Journal, the Way to Grow Hydroponics Kit and Gardening Diary, and the Nature Keeper and Tree Diary.

Juggling for the Complete Klutz

This is Klutz's flagship book — and the kit that taught a nation to juggle! This set comes with a great guide to learning juggling technique and three aerodynamically sound bean bags to practice with. Step-by-step instructions and helpful pictures will get you started, and then additional chapters provide information on a few juggling tricks, passing, and even juggling other objects like pins and scarves.

Sew and Stuff Raccoons

With this kit from American Girl, you can sew a friendly stuffed raccoon for you — plus a mini one for your doll! With 24 felt pieces, embroidery floss, and sequins, you can make these raccoons truly your own. Each felt piece includes stitch guides to make the job simple even for new sewists, and the project and idea booklet include all the directions you need. Kids who like this kit can also check out the Sew and Stuff Monkeys and the Sew and Stuff Owls.

Block by Block

Block By Block expands your spatial problem-solving skills as you combine seven puzzle pieces to construct the three-dimensional structures depicted on the 60 challenge cards (with both hints and solutions if you get stuck). Puzzle pieces are the same as the famous Soma Cube of the 1970s, and they provide just as much entertainment now as they did then. This spatial puzzle is tough and very fun!

Reaction Ball

This Reaction Ball from SKLZ is a multi-sport ball that's perfect for improving hand-eye coordination and reaction time! Because of its unusual shape, the Reaction Ball doesn't respond the way a spherical ball does; volley the ball between two players or rebound it against a wall and its unpredictable movement will get kids responding fast. It's a fun way to improve your Mighty Girl's speed and coordination!

Ion: A Compound Building Game

Better gaming through chemistry! Ion is a card-based game where players have to create neutrally charged compounds — but think fast. Turns happen simultaneously, so everyone is engaged...but that also means you don't want to wait too long to make your play. The game mechanic is easy to use even for novice players, and variant rules make it more accessible to younger players. It's an amazingly fun way to reinforce basic chemistry concepts.

LEGO Minecraft: The Iron Golem

Help Alex get ready for a night defending her home against hostile mobs! This 208-piece LEGO building set allows you to build a furnace and crafting table, and comes with minifigures for Alex, a pig, a zombie, and, of course, the Iron Golem! Multiple building suggestions are included, or a young Minecraft fan can create her own construction, just like in the game.

Night Sky Playing Cards

Admire the wonders of the night sky with these high-quality playing cards from Adventure Publications! Each card features a different constellation, and each suit represents a season, making a card game into a tour through the stars. You can also use the deck as flash cards for recognizing constellations. And if her interests run more to the stones underfoot than the stars in the sky, check out the Rocks and Minerals playing cards instead.


Get her a fun new way to play outdoors with this unique game! Djubi uses specially designed rackets with a hook to launch the ball and a net to catch it. With the flick of your arm, you can fling the ball up to 100 feet. The balls even float so you can use them in the pool or at the beach! Kids will love this unique new twist on the game of catch.

All Queens Chess

It's four-in-a-row meets chess with this game from ThinkFun! All the pieces in this game are Queens, and unlike in regular chess, they can't be captured. Be the first person to get four of your Queens in a line, either vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Of course, your opponent is going to try to block you... This clever strategy game gets more complex the longer you play it!


In Fluxx from Looney Labs, the game starts with simple rules: pick a card, play a card. But things get complicated fast! By playing cards from your hand, you can change the rules of the game, from how many cards to draw or play to what goals you have to achieve to win. Plan your strategy, but be ready to be flexible -- by the time your next turn rolls around, who knows what the rules will be? This fun, fast-paced game is sure to be a hit.

Forbidden Island

A team of adventurers is seeking treasure on the Forbidden Island, but watch out — the island is sinking and you don't have much time! In this cooperative game, players must work together to find and capture four treasures, all while avoiding the obstacles lurking on the island. Once the treasures are in hand, race to Fool's Landing for your helicopter extraction, before the water swallows the island forever. This game is easy to learn and quick to play, perfect for family game night!

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