Reached your limit of binge watching? If you’ve got a deck of playing cards laying around, the possibilities are endless! Enjoy some tried and true classics, or learn the rules to a new hobby, all with your deck of 52! And if card playing isn’t up your alley, keep reading – there’s still plenty of fun to be had with a deck of cards. 

Classic Card Games

You can’t beat the classics! For multiplayer games and games for two players, grab some people you live with and see how much fun a few games of Go Fish, Crazy Eights, Speed, and Golf can be! Playing alone? Try your hand at Solitaire games – you can even learn how to play different variations like Klondike, Canfield Solitaire, and Bowling Solitaire

 

 

Unique Card Games

Pro tip for exploring new card games? Don’t underestimate the games your grandparents love – 2 Player Pinochle can be a great way to pass the time. And if you’re looking for something a little more unique, learn the rules of Canasta! This variation of Rummy will have you enjoying hours of fun. If Canasta isn’t new to you – mix it up with a different version known as Hand and Foot! Be prepared – you’ll need 5 decks of cards for this game. 

 

Build a House of Cards

Tired of the games? Your deck of cards is good for more than Solitaire and Rummy! Unleash your inner architect and build a house of cards. Don’t be ashamed to do a little research first! It’s harder than it looks! Practice makes perfect with this delicate activity, and the reward of your own card castle is worth the effort. 

 

Learn Some Magic Tricks

You may not be heading to any parties right now, but it’s as good a time as any to start reworking your party tricks! Learn some basic Magic Tricks, and you’ll never want to leave home without your trusty playing cards. Start with these 9 easy tricks from Bustle! Once you’ve mastered those, you can start learning something even more impressive

 

 


However you’re passing the time in your Main Street Village space, we hope you’re making the best of it! What are your go to card games? With a card deck, there are endless options – Gin Rummy, Texas Hold Em, Beggar My Neighbor, Classic Solitaire, Eygptian Ratscrew – you may even catch us playing Spades! And if you don’t have a deck at home, don’t fret! You can always play online.