Game nights are parties just waiting to happen. So why not make yours a winner from the get-go? Plan a night in of competitive fun and bonding with finger foods, themed decorations, a few surprises and, of course, awesome games. Click through our album for inspiration for planning the best game night ever.

Connect Four Backdrop

Cut bright yellow and red circles and hang them from the ceiling for a larger-than-life display of the classic game of Connect Four. Not only is it super simple, but the duo chrome pop of color will actually stand out more than a Twister board. Thank you, former engineer (and stay at home mom) of Crafty Engineering for the idea!

photo: Crafty Engineering

What do your kiddos love best about game night? Share your stories in the Comments below! 

— Christal Yuen