Beat boredom, boost brainpower, and bring fun to family festivities with 50 exciting and entertaining card games perfect for kids. Everything is included here, from simple card recognition games for the very young to fiendishly competitive ones for preteens and teens. Need to amuse a child on a trip or alone on a rainy afternoon? Try Accordion, Beat the Clock, or Klondike. Want to get the party hopping? Chase the Ace, Funny Farm, and Spoons will do the trick. And youngsters will love prize-winning games that feature betting with sweets or pebbles. An introductory section covers card-playing basics, the educational value of cards, facts about numbers and sequence, advice on strategy and tactics, ideas for encouraging lateral thinking, and more.