10 Best Board Games for Kids

Schools out – but the learning doesn’t stop with these great games for kids.  

Good quality games played for fun can make learning a happy experience and give pleasure to young learners.

Here are 10 of our best games for Kids that won’t break the bank.

Fun and learning! Shh, don’t tell the kids 🙂


Spot IT

Test your observational skills and hone your reflexes.  Spot the item common to the two cards

  • Player numbers:  2-8
  • Recommended Age:  7+
  • Game Time:  15 Mins

Flaming Pyramids

A great game for the math-minded planner. Simple to play, but working out the Mayhem actions you have to follow the steps and think it through.

  • Player numbers: 2–6
  • Recommended Age: 8+
  • Game Time: 10–20 Min

Timeline

Be the first to correctly place your card on the Timeline to win the game. Combine your intuition and knowledge with history.

  • Player numbers:  2-6 players
  • Recommended Age:  8+
  • Game Time:  15 mins

My First Bananagrams

80 lower-case letters and 13 dual-letter combo tiles that players use in multiple activities and minigames.  Each player works independently to create their own “crossword”.

  • Player numbers: 1-4
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Game Time: 5-20 mins

Kiitos

Kiitos is a fast-tempo, card-based word game with novel, simple rules and deep, emergent gameplay. Can you make a word with the letters in your hand, and what letters may or may not be in your opponents’?

  • Player numbers: 2-4 Players
  • Recommended Age: 12+
  • Game Time: 45-60 minutes

Cosmic Coding

A fun board game designed to introduce children to coding.

  • Player numbers: 2-4
  • Recommended Age: 6+

Loco Lingo Kindergarten

A collection of five word-related games that are played with 12 cards showing items, 3 wooden figures and 1 colour die.

Player numbers: 1-6 Players
Recommended Age: 3+
Game Time: 5 minutes

Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs

An easy and fun dice game for the whole family

Player numbers: 2-5 Player
Recommended Age: 7+
Game Time: 20 minutes

Magic Maze Kids

A cooperative game that makes the original mechanisms of Magic Maze accessible to young players.

Player numbers: 1-8
Recommended Age: 5+
Game Time:  15–25 mins 

Quoridor (Junior)

A basic abstract strategy game. Help teach your children more complex games by starting with an easier board and theme.

Player numbers: 2-4
Recommended Age: 6+
Game Time: 10 mins

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