Candy Land, is a simple racing board game. It has become a cultural icon in the US, where it is among the first board games played by children because it requires no ability to read and only minimal counting skills.
This game has been a classic for generations, and with good cause. From my point of view, as a mom who bought Candy Land for my son before he turned three, it's one of the better games for young children. It's not even about the candy--it's about kids being able to follow the game at a fairly young age. Many board games for small kids, like Chutes and Laddes, require counting knowledge. They include a spinner and numbered spaces. Now that my son is age four he can count and … more
Candy Land was always one of my favorite childhood games. I used to love how you would go through all sorts of different type of Candy Towns and meet all the Candy Land residents. Sadly though, I wish I hadn't played it a few months ago, because playing it now pretty much killed my childhood memories. I was babysitting two boys a few months ago and we finally decided to play the game Candy Land. Inside, I was so excited. I hadn't played the game in YEARS! Honestly, I couldn't … more