Busytown is $12.99 right now. I imagine it will sell out quickly!
This is Emily’s review from Christmas about the Richard Scarry Busytown Board Game. We bought this on her recommendation and absolutely love it. It’s become a family favorite.
My husband and I both grew up with Richard Scarry books. We loved them, and have passed the love of the books and movies on to our kids. But a board game? Ugh. I don’t know about you, but typically playing board games with young children would be right under getting poked in the eye with a sharp object on my list of favorite things to d0. Painful. Cootie lasted all of one week in our house.
Well, two years ago our daughter received the Richard Scarry Busytown Board Game as a birthday present. We have been playing it together ever since. And actually enjoying it! It teaches numbers, counting, teamwork, and observation skills. We still play this game on a regular basis (a couple times a week), and everyone (including me and our 2.5 year old) has a good time.
The game is set up like a big page out of a Richard Scarry book, with different objects to find as you move through Busytown. One of my favorite parts about the game is that everyone has their own playing piece, but all players work together to finish the game. It is a nice combination of cooperative and competitive play.
If you have young kids, ages 3-6, in your life that love anything I Spy or Richard Scarry (or need to be introduced!), this would be a great game to give them. Check out all the positive feedback:138 reviews, and the product has a 4.8 star rating!
Amazon has the Richard Scarry Busytown Board Game in stock and ready to ship!
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