Merchandise Monday: Party Games for the Younger Set

Who says adults should have all the fun? These new merchandise items are just for the kids. Let your teens invite their friends over this weekend and set them loose on these hot items that will get them away from the TV and interacting in some friendly competition.

Bop It! Smash and Twister Dance are the latest updates to games they’ve probably already played so much they’ve worn out, and chances are they’re Words With Friends-ing on their smart phones already. They’ll think you’re uber-cool for letting them have a party, and you’ll get some relief knowing they interact with more than a screen when they’re out of your sight.

Hasbro® Bop It! Smash

Time it right and smash the light! For teens, it's all about getting together with friends to hang out, play games and socialize. And what's better than throwing in a bit of friendly competition? With Bop It! Smash, colored lights in the center of the game unit fly back and forth while you do your best to capture one in the Zone. Three play modes make this game impossible to resist. Entertain yourself or bring it out during a party – your friends will be begging you for just one more game!

Hasbro® Twister Dance

This awesome dance game combines today's best dance music with the iconic Twister spots, providing a new way to learn hot new dances. You'll love learning dance moves by following the lights from the Twister dance console and dancing on the Twister spots. Learn to dance to hot songs by Britney Spears, Willow Smith, Ke$ha and Cupid. Each dance can be performed at three levels and beat-detection technology can teach you dances to your own music!

Hasbro® Words With Friends®

The hot social word game just got more social! For the first time ever, you can play Words With Friends in person with your favorite wordies. Use the tiles to build words on the game board and rack up the points while you challenge your friends in person. The game includes a code to redeem the Words With Friends Ultimate Play Pack to enhance your online play. The Words With Friends package comes with the game board, 104 tiles, four tile racks, a tile bag, a digital value card and game guide.

Feeling a little jealous that these games weren’t around in your heyday? Don’t worry – these games are just as fun for “big kids” as they are for your teens. Just make sure you make yourself scarce while the friends are over. Best sneak these games out of your kids’ rooms when they’re sleeping. Have fun!