Once the Thanksgiving dinner has been served and eaten, what do you do with the family after the meal?

I've come up with 5 great games that will get you interacting with your family! Have fun!

  • 5

    wii / X Box Kinect

    Get Up & Get Moving

    These video games can inspire friendly family competition in addition to working off those third helpings of turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie.

    "Cowboy" Ben Alman, Flickr
  • 4

    Chickenfoot

    Domino Fun

    This is a family favorite. It does take a while to play but its fun! It can also help improve math skills for elementary school kids by improving number matching and counting. Learning while on the holiday break is always good.

    Utopian Library, Flick
  • 3

    Scrabble

    No -- Old school Scrabble not WWF

    Online Dictionary

    Forget about WWF (Words With Friends) and pull out the original board game with the lettered tiles that started the craze Its fun to see what funky words your aunt and uncle will try to play.

    robbyb, Flickr
  • 2

    Card Games

    Good ole cards

    Whether its Texas Hold 'Em, Blackjack, 5 Card or 7 Card stud -- its always fun. I strongly suggest you make sure your square on the rules of the family before starting. Christmas is just around the corner and you don't want any family feuds!

    Joe Shlabotnik, Flickr
  • 1

    Charades

    Timeless Fun

    A timeless game that just about everyone in the whole family can play. Once again make sure your rules are clearly defined because there are a few variations and its about bringing the family closer together not creating a divide. Official rules are linked above.

    KimmerKC, Flickr