Game on: Sock Puppet Charades

Name of the game: Sock Puppet Charades

Objective: Act out what’s on your card using sock puppets and a series of provided props.

Ages: 8 and up

Players: 3 to 6

Cost: $24.99

Why you’ll love it: What could be more whimsical than a game of charades with the kids? Charades with sock puppets! And these sock puppets are adorkable as well as adorable. With a limited number of very basic props and a myriad of things to act out (a person, a thing, and an action on each card), imagination and innovation are a sure bet.

Where to buy it: Marbles the Brain Store online or at Rosedale in Roseville or the Mall of America in Bloomington.

Amy Sutton is a St. Paul-based freelance writer and avid player of board games, party games and card games. Follow her continuing Game on board game series all year here.