Let’s Play a Game!


With shelter-at-home orders in place through the end of the month, many may be looking for entertainment beyond the screen. Kids and adults alike are all feeling stir crazy and a little (a lot) bored. From card games to board games, magic kits and more, here are a few local places to order online for pick-up and delivery of fun for kids of all ages.



Tubby & Coo’s

Tubby & Coo’s in Mid-City specializes in “geek” culture (think “Game of Thrones,” Dungeons & Dragons, “Dr. Who” and much more). Fans can order games and books, plus there are virtual graphic novel book clubs and events; check out their Facebook page, for more information.


Fleurty Girl

Besides having a wide range of cool accessories to wear and for your home, Fleurty Girl has card games, like the cheeky “Golden Girls” playing cards and Girls Night Out trivia cards.


Octavia Books

Octavia Books in Uptown is virtually open with a wide selection of books and more. Check out its stock of crossword puzzle and brainteaser books for all ages.


Magic Box Toys

Known for its selection of fun, creative play, Magic Box Toys on Magazine Street has science, art and magic sets, plenty of puzzles and classic games; visit their Facebook page for more information.


Garden District Book Shop

Garden District Book Shop has puzzle books and classic jigsaw puzzles for all levels of difficulty to keep you occupied for hours.




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