Best Board Games for Kids and Family

Children love board games, as well as adults, do. Board games are an inexpensive and a great way for families to spend time together especially around the holiday seasons and even on a very rainy day. Let’s face it, in today’s, digital technology world it can be difficult to tear your kids away from their tablet screens. If there’s one thing that will bring them away from their gadgets it’s definitely a board game. According to the global board games market was valued at USD 13.75 billion in 2021, and it is expected to reach a value of USD 30.93 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 13.70% over the forecast period (2022-2028). Board games teach kids about sportsmanship, rules, and strategy. Kids enjoy playing games and more than likely the parents will love playing along with them too, especially if they are playing slot games. So, if your kids are climbing the walls get out the classic board games and get the whole family involved having fun for hours and away from their technology screens. So, let’s take a look at the best board games for kids and families to enjoy.

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Scrabble is your classic board game. Scrabble is a word game where two or 4 players scores points by simply placing tiles onto the board game to create a word. The tiles must make up a word that reads left to right rows or downward in columns and they must be included in a standard dictionary.


Monopoly is your classic real estate board game. You move around the board trading and buying properties, and developing them with hotels and houses. The main goal is to drive other components into bankruptcy. The board game includes 28 title deeds cards, a gameboard, 16 community chess cards, 12 hotels, 32 houses, 8 tokens, 16 chance cards, money pack, and 2 dice. A great family fun game.

4 Tec Game  

4 Tec game is a classic connect 4 in a row board game but in a new 3 D version. The goal of this game is to get matching 4 colours of the same counter in a row in any direction vertically, diagonally, or horizontally. Whoever reaches 4 in a row first wins. The board game has 32 red and 32 yellow counters included. It is a very skillful game and will provide hours of entertainment and fun for the family and the kids.


This is not your typical board game however it will bring great fun and family time together. You simply spin the dial and let the silliness begin. The box includes a large white mat with coloured circles and a dial board. Left-hand red, right foot green, and so on.


Cluedo is your classic mystery game. Put your detective skills to the test and become the next Sherlock Holmes with classic Cluedo. This game involves players finding out who murdered someone in the mansion. Whoever solves the murder is the winner of the game. The game includes a game board, 1 detective notepad, 1 yellow murder envelope, 21 black Cluedo cards, 6-character tokens, 2 dice, game guide, 6 weapon tokens, and 13 red bonus cards.

30 Seconds   

With the 30 seconds board game, you must think quickly and talk fast. 4 or more players can play the game and each player must describe 5 names on the card they choose to their teammates to guess in as little as 30 seconds. This game can quickly become a favourite for all the family to enjoy. The topics on the cards include tv shows, landmarks, popular songs, celebrities, and much more. The components cannot say what the actual name is they must describe or explain what it sounds like or rhyme sounds.


Battleship is a classic board game known all over the world for its logical and strategic thinking. The main aim of this game is to sink your opponent’s ships. Take on your friends in a head to head battle. The game includes 10 plastic ships, 84 red hit pegs, 2 portable battle cases, 1 label sheet, 168 white miss pegs.

Guess Who   

Guess who is a great choice of board game everyone will enjoy. The players must narrow down their guesses with yes or no questions. Each player must try to guess the other mystery character. The box includes 2-character sheets, 2 game trays, 4-character selectors, 4 supports, instructions, and 2 scoring sliders.

Snakes and Ladders   

Snakes and ladders is your classic game where you place a counter on the space that says start here. Each player must roll the dice. The counter must be moved on the spaces if a player lands on a snake you must slide down the snake to the bottom and if your counter lands on a ladder you must climb back up again. Whoever reaches home at the bottom wins the game.