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30+ of the Best Board Games for Kids of All Ages

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I think we are pretty much finished with our Christmas shopping for the kids. However, there’s always room for a few games! We love board games at our house. It’s the perfect family night activity. Here’s a huge list of the best board games for kids. Over 30 different games to choose from and so many of my favorites. Hopefully it helps you find the perfect additions for your holiday shopping list.

All the best board games for kids of all ages. Operation, Monopoly, Eye Found It.

30+ of the Best Board Games for Kids of All Ages

Don’t Step in It Unicorn Edition
Crocodile Dentist
World of Disney Eye Found It
Pete the Cat The Missing Cupcakes Game
The Cat in the Hat I Can Do That Card Game
The Sneaky Snacky Squirrel
Hi Ho Cherry O Mickey Mouse Edition
Race to the Treasure

Hi-Ho Cherry-O best board games for toddlers.

I remember playing Hi-Ho Cherry-O as a child and love that it’s still available in the classic form. Sure the Mickey Mouse version above sounds fun, too. But this one is like vintage. *wink* It’s the classic child’s first counting game!


Best Board Games for Older Kids

5 to 8 year olds
Kanoodle Extreme
Clue Jr.
Scrabble Junior
Mouse Trap
Hot Potato

Mouse Trap game best board games for older kids. Here’s another classic. Remember playing Mouse Trap as a kid? So much fun!


8 to 12 year olds
Castle Panic
Guess Who
Monopoly Fortnite Edition
Don’t Lose Your Cool
Watch Ya Mouth
Five Crowns

Older kids love the Five Crowns card game as best board games.

This is a family favorite when we spend summer vacation on the houseboat in Lake Powell. Hours and hours of fun in one deck of cards!


Best Board Games for Teens

12 and up
Code Name
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
Googly Eyes
Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride best board games for teens to adults.

My most favorite board game ever. I’d demand that we play it every single game night, if my family would allow it!

So many great games to choose from. Good luck with finishing up your own holiday shopping!

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