The Orchard game by Haba has become our family’s favourite board game for two major reasons. For one, it’s a team game with no losers — you work as a team to pick the orchard’s fruit before the raven wins the game… so it’s the team against the raven; everyone wins or loses together (which is really great because it means there’s no crying or gloating!). And two, because it’s easy enough for our 2-year-old to play, and fun enough for older kids to play.
The game comes with cute little wooden fruit pieces and little baskets to fill. It is such a sweet little board game and I absolutely recommend it if you’re looking for a great gift idea or simply to update your games cupboard. Available from Amazon (UK and US).