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14 LDS Games and Puzzles Your Family Will Love This Holiday Season

by | Nov. 11, 2017

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With touchscreen devices taking over more and more family time, it's hard to find screen-free activities the whole family will enjoy. The good news is that the holiday season is the perfect time to bond as a family over a new board game or puzzle. Whether your kids are still young or even have kids of their own, there are plenty of great Christmas gift options with these entertaining LDS-themed activities. With so many to choose from, you're sure to find something your whole family will love!


Nativity Brick Set

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

This year, bring a fun and interactive Brick'em Young nativity set home for the whole family to enjoy! It is perfect for all ages and everyone will love acting out the nativity story with these characters. Check out the fun Brick'em Young Temples your family can build this holiday season. 

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The Nativity Puzzle

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Spend time this Christmas season with loved ones putting together this 1000 piece puzzle of Greg Olsen's beautiful painting The Nativity. Finished size is 20" x 27." A perfect gift for any puzzle enthusiast!

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Salt Lake Temple Brick Set

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Spend time as a family putting together the Salt Lake Temple. This unique puzzle is made up of 1,725 pieces, including customized temple spires, windows, doors, and angel Moroni figurine. Check out more fun Brick'em Young Temples your family can build this holiday season. 

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Nephites vs. Lamanites Chess and Checker Set

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Reenact the Book of Mormon war chapters with this Nephites vs. Lamanites chess & checkers set, made from vinyl. The Nephite chess king is represented by Nephi, holding the Liahona in his left hand and the sword of Laban in his right.

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Book of Mormon Who Said?

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Who said what in the Book of Mormon? If you know, you win! If you don’t, you learn! And if you’re just a kid, you match the pictures! You can use the card according to game instructions, or you can make up games of your own.

Individuals and families will love matching their favorite Book of Mormon characters with the memorable things they said. Popular artist Val Chadwick Bagley has created dozens of charming, colorful drawings that bring these characters straight out of history and into your life.

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Book of Mormon Battles

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Book of Mormon Battles is an exciting game of strategy and chance. Players battle one another using 56 different heroes and villains from the Book of Mormon. This game will immerse you in the lives of the people of the Book of Mormon. It's a game the whole family will love!

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Salt Lake Temple Puzzle

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

We love to see the temple! No better way to celebrate the holiday season than with setting our sights on the temple. This beautiful 1000 piece puzzle of the Salt Lake Temple will be a fun and inspiring activity for your whole family to participate in. 

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Spy It! Book of Mormon

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Be the first to spot the match in this addictive and fast-paced game that's fun for all ages. The brand-new Book of Mormon edition includes several variations to keep things interesting. Perfect for family night activities or playing with friends!

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Armor of God Card Game

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Get ready to battle! In this fast-paced card game, you'll exercise your faith to earn pieces of armor and more actions to play. Go from a seed of faith to full-fledged spiritual warrior status. Whoever puts on the full armor of God first wins!

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Worlds Without End Puzzle

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

The art of Greg Olsen illuminates the soul and uplifts the hearts and minds of its viewers. Spend time with loved ones this winter season putting together this beautiful 1,000-piece puzzle, based off of his stunning Worlds Without End painting.

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Promised Land

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Will you prosper or perish in the Promised Land? Your family will love the fast-paced action of this Book of Mormon-themed game. The object is to use items like the Brass Plates, Tree of Life, Liahona, Sword of Laban, and Title of Liberty to avoid the consequences that come from False Traditions, the Great and Spacious Building, Wandering, Lamanite Armies, and King-Men. Be the first to get rid of all of your cards and you'll prosper. Get stuck with too many cards and you might just perish. Be careful, because things can change quickly with the roll of a die. Promised Land is great fun for the whole family!

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The LDS Game Book

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

No matter the occasion, everyone could use a little help with planning get-togethers. The LDS Game Book has activities for kids, teens, families, and more! With over 700 games to break the ice and get everyone laughing, this essential reference is sure to make your family night, reunion, party, or fun activity of any kind a success!

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Book of Mormon Card Deck

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Six classic card games will bring hours of entertainment for the whole family! There are games for all ages, and each card has a name printed at the bottom, so children can learn the names of people and prophets from the Book of Mormon while having fun. Bryan Beach's playful and swanky style will captivate players of all ages.

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Book of Mormon Dominoes

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Explore the world of the Book of Mormon through the eyes of Val Chadwick Bagley, the Cartoonist Guy! Simply match colors to try to get rid of your dominoes first, or play a fun match game with 28 different people and things from the Book of Mormon. The whole family will love this creative twist on dominoes!

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Bonus Games

The Little Lamb from Bethlehem

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

The Little Lamb from Bethlehem tells the story of Jesus's miraculous birth from the perspective of one of the lambs in the stable on that sacred night. The Little Lamb can teach your family about the Savior's life and share ways to follow His example and serve others throughout the Christmas season. Bring your lamb home today to begin a Christmas tradition that your children will remember for years to come! Check out the fun activities and more your new Little Lamb can inspire this Christmas season.

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While the following eight games are not LDS-themed, they are still fantastic, wholesome options guaranteed to provide hours of fun! 

Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

We bet this would be President Uchdorf's favorite activity this holiday season! Have fun folding mini planes and then watch them soar!

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Slapzi Game

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

This game is all about speed! Be the first to match all five of the right picture cards to the right clue cards and you're the winner! Everyone will be laughing as they think fast and react quickly to figure out the clue. The fast-matching, card-slapping, everyone-laughing picture game! SLAPZI is super-simple to learn and super-fast to play! Invented by the son of the inventor of TENZI, this game is a winner!

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Tenzi Party Pack

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

This fun dice game is simple enough for the whole family to enjoy and there are countless ways to play!

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Telestrations

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Nothing beats laughing with friends and family. That’s why the original Telestrations board game for 4–8 players is the perfect ice-breaker activity for any get-together. With multiple books being passed around between players, everyone is always playing either sketchin', passin', or guessin'—then laughin' at each other’s Big Reveal. It’s non-stop entertainment for all!

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Family Challenge Game

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Everyone competes in four kinds of events: Vision, Agility, Smarts, and Luck. Each card is its own mini-game, with a new, unique challenge. Win the most challenges to win the most medals—and the game!

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Fairy Tales: 1,500 Piece Puzzle

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Inspired by the world's myths, fables and tales of imagination, James C. Christensen wanted his work to add up to more than a beautiful—if sometimes "curious" looking—work of art. He believes that teaching people to use their imagination helps us find solutions to sooth the stresses of everyday life—or get a little lift to help us keep going. In short: all things are possible when you share Christensen's philosophy that "believing is seeing." This 1,500 pieces puzzle is sure to keep your children's imaginations active and their problem-solving skills sharp!

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Family Talk

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

Family Talk is a fun, portable conversation game designed to keep today’s busy families connected. The game includes 100 conversation cards. Simply pick a card, ask the question, and get a surprising and often hilarious glimpse into the hearts and minds of your family members. Diverse topics reveal surprising answers, even from hard-to-talk-to teens. The game’s ultra-portability allows families to play in the car, at the dinner table, on vacation, or at a party!

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Nada! Game

13 LDS Games & Puzzles Perfect for Families

There is always a match until…Nada! Scoop up the dice and let ‘em roll. Quick—scan the array for matching symbols between the orange and white dice. The first to call a match collects all the dice showing that symbol. No matches? No problem! It’s another chance to win. Shout “Nada!” to snatch up all the dice. But speak too soon and you’ll pay the price. This dice game has three play variations. Think sharp and act fast to match, snatch, and win!

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