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Break out the Chinese games for a family game night. That’s right, Chinese games. Families with adoptive Chinese children can play Chinese games instead traditional American board games. You can break out the Scrabble or Monopoly, but compared to Mahjong, it might be a bit dull. There are all sorts of Chinese toys and games you can incorporate in your family game night.Chinese games

  • Mahjong is one of them. Normally played with four people, this game is best suited for older children and adults. It’s similar to Rummy.  This Chinese game involves drawing and discarding tile and pairing groups of tile. The person with the most points wins.  This game is based on luck, strategy, and skill.
  • Chinese checkers is a tried and true game that most of know how to Chinese gamesplay or can easily learn. Even younger children (grade school age) can play.
  • Chinese puzzles are also fun for family game nights. You may want to make it a family game weekend, working on the puzzle together all weekend.

Incorporating Chinese games into family game night is a great way to celebrate your child’s heritage. Maybe even order Chinese food that night and make it a night celebrating their native culture. Creating happy memories can be as simple as playing a game .



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