We’ve added some fun new games to play:

Spot the Difference – Look at two pictures of a room in John Jay’s Bedford House – see if you can spot the 5 differences.

Spot the Difference #2

Spot the Difference #3

 

 

 

What Doesn’t Belong – We’ve put some modern objects in 1820s period rooms – can you find the things that don’t belong?

What Doesn’t Belong #2

What Doesn’t Belong #3

 

 

 

 

 

Then & Now Memory – Test your memory with this matching game and learn about some of the differences between life today and life 200+ years ago.

 

 

 

 

 

 

And historic games too!

Nine Mens Morris – A popular board game that likely pre-dates the Roman Empire. Find the game board template HERE

 

 

 

 

Hearts – This popular card game probably originated in Germany in the 1700s.

 

 

 

 

 

Old Maid – A truly old favorite!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ring Taw – A marble game popular in the late 1700s very similar to billiards.

 

 

 

 

 

The Ministers Cat – Test your vocabulary with this fun parlor game!

 

 

 

 

 

Whist – A historic trick-taking card game

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fictionary

 

 

 

 

Hunt the Slipper

 

 

 

 

Lookabout

KimsGame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pitching Pennies

 

 

 

 

 

The Four Elements

 

 

 

 

 

Sardines

Skully skully template

Consequences

Blind Mans Wand

Button Button

Here are toys you can make at home:

Making a Whirligig

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make a Cup and Ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIY Cornhole