*Disclosure: Pressman Toy Company kindly sent these out to me in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. Post may contain affiliate links.
Okay, so if you have a child in the 4+ year age group, then you probably know what I am talking about when I say that Shopkins obsessions is real! It kind of happened overnight for us, or maybe it was one of the Youtube videos, ha. But my 4-year-old is absolutely obsessed with these tiny Shopkins!
What are Shopkins, you may ask?
Shopkins are basically a range of tiny, collectible toys based on grocery store items, each plastic figure has a recognizable face and unique name!
Pressman Toy Company kindly sent these out to us unbeknownst to them, that we have a legit Shopkins-crazed 4-year-old running around in the house. 😉 So you can kind of expect the excitement of my older one! However, at the same time, we love board games as a family and think they work so wonderfully well in spending quality time without all the screen-time. 🙂
These are also great as gifts since the whole family can participate and have fun together. And honestly, the Shopkins characters are really are a sight to look at.
Let’s check out some of these – maybe it can help you out finding a new family favorite. 🙂
This game is all about traveling the globe and collecting the souvenirs from the vacation spots you visit in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
Perfect for players 2-4, since you get 4 Shopkins movers in the game! Each player takes a Shopkins Mover and places it at the HOME space on the board.
The game begins as you spin the spinner and move the number of spaces shown on the game board.
The fun begins when you land on any special places: Vacation Spots – collect souvenir coin; Airports – time to fly, Lost luggage spaces – swipe a souvenir from another player; Golden ticket – collect golden ticket! The player who collects a souvenir from four different Vacation Spots and reaches HOME wins the game! The recommended age is 5+ so it was a bit advanced for my kiddos, but they had fun when we played as a family. 🙂
This one’s much easier for the younger lot and my girls really enjoyed the Pop N’ Race game. I also like how the die stays inside the dome, so there is no way it will get lost. 😉
Perfect for players 2-4, each player chooses a color and moves their playing pieces along the board as they pop the dome to roll the die! The first player to get all 4 pieces from Start to HOME, wins the game! Eazy peezy and one of our favorites!
This board game includes 4 Happy Places Petkins as collectibles – the object of the game is to unpack all of the items in your delivery box and return them to the correct rooms. Looked super fun, however more fun for the 5+ age group.
We decided to skip the “playing” part and just decided to have fun with our petkins collectibles and use the board game as a place to match all the pictures on the board! Turned out to be an educational activity for the preschoolers, which is how we will use it until they get a bit older. 🙂
Shopkins Postcard Pals Card Game – $6.97
In this game, the Shopkins are on a world tour and they have been sending postcards to their friends from vacation spots all around the world. The Shopkins have also sent out one airline ticket for a friend to join them on their tour. Players will match and discard their pairs of Shopkins postcards while on the mission to find the airline ticket card. The player at the end of the game with the airline ticket card is the winner.
My 4-year-old and I had a great time mixing and matching the colorful cards (kind of like the popular Go fish game). And as a Shopkins-obsessed kiddo, my 4-year-old was glad to have another collectible added to her ever-growing collection. 🙂
Overall, you really can’t go wrong with any of these board games for your little Shopkins lover! Hours of entertainment and the kids get to build a collection of exclusive Shopkins collectibles! However, our favorites from the lot have to be the Shopkins Postcard Pals Game and the Pop N’ Race!
Do you have a Shopkins-crazed kiddo in the family? 🙂