Monday, June 15, 2009

Makes My Monday: Check-mates!

Our weekend began with Chutes and Ladders, segued to a computer version of chess, and then to the real McCoy. Needless to say, they're very much in the fledgling stages but the competition is intense...and impatient. (Already took the board away once after my cute little Kasparovs got a bit too "animated.") Seeing Sarah and Darren enjoy something new....that their dad and I both enjoyed as children...Makes My Monday.

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11 comments:

mommytoalot said...

Awww I love board games. Looks like they are deep in concentration.

Missy said...

What chess cuties you have! I can see their intense thought process.

Jen B. said...

They are so cute! I loved playing chess with my brother when we were little... although I think we often made up our own rules! LOL

Lisa said...

Love the concentration! Our oldest boys were especially big chess fans and the competition was intense starting at around five years old ~ and continuing now to late teens and twenties. Great bonding! And great brain exercise, too!

Sugar Boogers & Tantrums said...

Board games are always fun!! We used to play alot of board games with our family too. I hope that my new immediate family and I will do the same thing. We used to play this board game called "Makin'Bacon".Have you ever heard of that? It's kind of funny. They are two small pigs that you throw as dice and depending on how they land is how you make your points. It's kind of funny. Now that I think of it for my own children I'm not so sure it would be a board game I would chose for my kids to play.

Happy MMM

Terra said...

Lauren loves playing chess! I swear I wished we lived near eachother!

BoufMom9 said...

My kids LOVE chess as well. I will never forget when my son Alex first started play... at 4 years old and he has no looked back.
What a GREAT game to teach children :)

Makes my Monday!

Jenni Jiggety said...

Hey! That is really cool that they are learning!

Annie said...

I love that games.

Have a wonderful week.

Nicole O'Dell said...

What a great game for them to play! Smart kiddos!!!

noble pig said...

Chess is a great game for them! I bet they will be good.