After all the expensive electronic games and toys, its a special pleasure for parents to see how much fun kids can have with a pencil, a piece of paper, and a little imagination. Perfect for vacation trips, rainy days, and spare moments, these 100 ingenious games are suitable for children from 3 to 11, and can be played alone or with friends and family. Along with old favorites such as Tic-tac-toe and Battleships, there are drawing games and word games; tricks, jokes, and illusions; family games; and maps, mazes, and codes. Many of the games are educationally designed to teach language, math, and logic skills. But dont worry; the kids will be having too much fun to notice.