While I love classic board games, I also really enjoy discovering new games to play with my boys that let us work our minds and test our imaginations. And so when Morphology Games contacted me about reviewing its two widely acclaimed board games, Morphology and Morphology Junior, I couldn’t resist the chance to see what they would be like.
Morphology is essentially a game of charades using objects instead of the human body to act out or build certain words. From colourful rocks to round rubber rings to wooden sticks to string, with a little creativity a person can create almost anything!
My boys and I sat down to play Morphology Junior together one night. The game is generally played in teams and so rather than playing a competitive game, Zackary, Benjamin and I all chose one game piece and moved around the board working together. It took Zackary a while to get the hang of using objects to represent words and so at first, I just picked out cards and created pictures while he guessed what word was being represented. While it was a fun activity for him, it also let him see how objects could be combined to represent something different. [Read more…]