Category Archives: Fast games

Word on the Street

Words on the Street, by Out of the Box.

Words on the Street, by Out of the Box.

“Word on the Street” is a fun game for two or more players (preferably an even number of players). It’s a pretty quick word game that is good for all ages (the box says 12 and up, but as a family game younger kids can play too). Do not let the suggestion that the game is a “family game” deter you intellectual types, the game is often really challenging when played with a group of adults! Continue reading →


Nertz: Learn how to play

Nertz is a fast paced card game.

You can buy a specialty deck on Amazon but really all you need are several visually different sets of standard playing cards.


Foto Friday: Boggle

It’s a Friday word search!

Set a timer for two minutes.

Find as many words that are three or more letters in the picture as you can!





How many words can you find?

I found 30. How many did you find?


Bananagrams is a fast paced word game that is great for all ages. It is played by as little as two and as many as eight, but the 3-4 range is ideal. It is very portable as well as pretty adorable. This game will fit in medium-sized purses or backpacks and is played anywhere there is a flat surface.

This game is no bank-buster, it runs on Amazon for around $15.

Do you have alternative rules for Bananagrams? Put them in the comments!