10 great board games to play while you're self-isolating

If you are self-isolating during the coronavirus outbreak you might be looking for some entertainment that doesn’t involve a TV or phone screen.

Monday, 23rd March 2020, 4:34 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd March 2020, 4:34 pm
Ten great board games to play while you're self-isolating.

A board game is a great way for you and your family to waste an evening and even if you don’t have them in your cupboards you might be able to create them yourself.

Teach you little genius how to play this game of strategy.
This classic game will take up the whole evening, but, beware it is known to cause arguments.

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Challenge your skill with this entertaining game and see everyone cheer as the stack come crashing down.
Show off your general knowledge with the original version and you can also buy special editions including Harry Potter.
This disc dropping game will leave you saying "how did I miss that".
Help the little ones learn new words while challenging your own spelling.
Pick six at random and see who puts them all down first, or create your own game. You can even see how high you can stack them.
Race around the board with two to four players. You can also play Frustration, a similar game.
This dice game based on Poker, will see you challenging each other to see who can get the best roll.
This charades-inspired word-guessing game will leave you laughing at each others drawings.