Each card displays a real historical person or event on one side and its story on the other. | Source: Underdog Games

For many, history class is a slog, but this new Trekking Through History board game from Underdog Games makes learning about the past engaging and entertaining. 

2-4 players can use time crystals to travel to more than 100 historical events while learning about icons such as Michelangelo, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Recommended for kids ages 10 and up, the game takes about 30-60 minutes to play and features cards written by history experts, so even if you’re already a whiz with names, dates, and events, you’ll still learn something new. 

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Trekking Through History features colorful, vintage-style poster artwork on each of the cards. It also comes with a mini expansion pack that gives the players special time-bending, one-time-only powers that add a new level of strategy to the game. 

Journey to 108 events from throughout history. | Source: Underdog Games

Players will meet historical legends and witness famous events as they race to collect experience tokens before the clock runs out. The game is perfect for a short, but competitive game night with preteens, teenagers, and adults, regardless of their affinity for history.

Trekking Through History is available on Amazon and specialty stores for $50.

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Ashley Pelletier

Ashley Pelletier

Ashley is assistant editor for The Toy Insider, The Pop Insider, and The Toy Book with a Master's in journalism from Quinnipiac University. When she isn’t writing her latest story, she is reading a fantasy novel or rewatching one of her three favorite TV shows over and over again. She’s also a big fan of showing people pictures of her two dogs and cat.