Oh no! The nest, complete with dragon egg and sparkling stones, is frozen inside an ice column! Help Dragon Mom melt the thick layer of ice, but be careful that the egg doesn’t fall out of the nest! Earn points by collecting the fallen sparkling stones and placing them on your amulet.

It’s all about Pooch Points.

You score Pooch Points by doing what comes naturally to all Canine Kleptomaniacs – thieving and hiding underwear, socks, slippers and anything else that takes your fancy.

Choosing what to collect, when to hide and whether and what to trade with other players (as well as having luck along the way) will ultimately determine your fortunes in this silly, fun, fast-paced, simple-to-learn, family-and-dog-friendly card game.

This is a version of Scrabble for players aged 5-12 featuring a double-sided board. The introductory version resembles more a crossword puzzle in which all the possible words have already been spelled out. This is an aid to learning about spelling. Points are earned by completing words. The reverse side is an entirely blank grid [1], leaving players to come up with their own words. A point is earned for each letter placed. Letters are formed from cardboard tiles and do not have values.

In Suspend, you want to be the first player to get rid of your share of the 24 notched, rubber-tipped wire pieces that come with the game. How do you get rid of them? Throw them away? Hide them under a cushion? No – you must hang them from a shared tabletop stand, using only one hand to place the piece on an unoccupied space. If anything touches the table after you place your piece, you must remove and reposition it; if anything falls off, you have to keep those pieces and try to hang them again on future turns. The first player to suspend all of her pieces wins!

This game is similar to the classic Ker Plunk. Players drop plastic monkeys through the hole in the top of the clear plastic “tree”. Several colored sticks are skewered through the tree trunk to keep the monkeys from dropping. Players roll a die and must remove a stick of the same color rolled. Be careful when choosing a stick. You must keep each monkey that drops during your turn. The player with the fewest monkeys when they’ve all dropped is the winner.

This is a drawing and guessing game full of Disney magic and it plays like Telephone. You each begin your story with a Disney character doing something a little unusual.

One player might have to draw Piglet mowing the lawn, another drawing Aladdin jumping out of a cake. Everyone passes their magnificent doodles to the next player who must guess what they can see. They in turn pass their guesses to the next player who tries to draw it. When everyone’s characters finally return to them, unveil the amazing journey they’ve all been on.

Points for the best drawings and silliest guesses.