Are you looking for fun and educational board games to play with your kids? These are 10 of the best board games for kids ages five to twelve!

Best Board Games For Kids

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Best Board Games For Kids!

Board games are an excellent way to make learning fun!

Board games encourage creative thinking, teach math and reading skills, etc.

And they are a great way for families to interact and spend time together:)

My kids love to play board games, whether they are playing together or we are playing as a whole family, everyone has a blast!

And, playing board games is a great substitute for television and electronics!

If you are trying to limit your child’s screen time, then you definitely should try some of these board games! They are all games that your children will love!

Fun Board Games For Kids!

These are all games that my kids play and love!

A couple of these are technically not board games, but they are fun games never the less:)

I can’t wait for you to try them!

Best Games For Kids

Skip-Bo Card Game!

Made by the creators of UNO, Skip-Bo is so much fun!

The objective of Skip-Bo is simple: be the first player to play every card in your Stockpile by playing them in numerical order, 1 to 12.

Be the first to reach 500 points to win!

A great family game as well as a great game to take on trips!


HedBanz Game!

This game encourages creative thinking and brain power!

While wearing a card in the band on your head (that you haven’t seen!), ask the other payers yes or no questions to determine what you are!

This game is full of fun and laughter!

Popular Board Games For Kids!

Ticket To Ride!

Ticket to Ride is a great game for ages 8 and up.

The objective of this train board game is to see who can travel by rail to the most cities in North America in just seven days!

This is a great game to play together as a family, everyone will love it!

My son got this game for Christmas and loves it!


I Spy Eagle Eye Game!

Do you have an eagle eye?!

Be the first to match one of the items on your card with an item on the board to win!

This game is fun and fast paced.

A great game to encourage concentration that your kids will love!

My kids always beg us to play one more time when playing this game:)


Fun Games For Kids!

Phase 10!

Phase 10 is a rummy-type card game with a challenging twist!

My kids love to play Phase 10 and skip-Bo when they go to their grandparent’s house.

They have so much fun with both of these games:)


Hold On Scooby-Doo

Hold on Scooby-Doo is a great game!

I actually really like playing this one:)

The goal is to push out blocks in the wall without letting Shaggy and Scooby-Doo fall!

Who will be the one to knock them down?!

This is also a great game to play with not only kids ages 5-12, but a great game to include younger siblings in as well.

My four year old loves to play with us:)


Who Is It?

This game makes kids think and notice details!

Ask questions to determine who your opponent’s person is.

Ask yes or no questions such as:

“Does your person have a hat?”

“Does your person have a mustache?”

First person to guess the correct character wins the round!



Chase your opponents around the board as you try to be the first person to get all four of your pieces home!

A great board game for family game night!

This is a game that my kids also love to play while at their grandparent’s house:)



This game is a classic!

Try to guess your opponent’s positions and sink their battleships!

This is a game that kids have been playing for years that is still popular. Definitely a must-have game to add to your game night rotation!



This is actually a game that all ages can play!

We played this game recently at my parent’s birthday party.

Even my four year old played with us. For younger kids someone will have to tell them what their card reads, but once they know what it says, watch them draw!

This is a great game for encouraging artistic ability and creative thinking.

Everyone will be laughing and frantically calling out guesses before the timer runs out!

Definitely add this to your game collection!

And that is 10 of the best board games for kids!

Do you play any of these games with your kids?

Which ones are their favorites?

Leave me a comment below and let me know!