Here is a fun game that improves your kids’ strategic planning and forward thinking skills. The Rock Me Archimedes is a marble board game with a balancing element. You get a wooden board, a die, and 28 marbles. Simply be the first player to get 4 marbles to your end of the board without reaching the tipping point.
The game is ideal for 2 players ages 8 and up. More info is available here.