Our Favorite Family Games

March 17, 2020

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We love playing games as a family. It’s a great way to enjoy each other’s company, allow for some good competition, and spend some screen-free time together.

We’ve been collecting games over the last 12 years and this is a list of our favorites. I ordered them by player age, so if you’ve got younger kids, I’d recommend starting at the beginning of this list and working your way down with older kids.

Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game
The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel
Help squirrels find their acorns while learning about colors.
Ages 3+ | 2-4 players
Candy Land Game
Candy Land
A classic game of moving pawns across a board to the finish line.
Ages 3+ | 2-4 players
Hoot Owl Hoot
A collaborative game where everyone works together to move the baby owls to their nest before the sun rises.
Ages 4+ | 2-4 players
Charades for Kids
A game of acting something out (with no words) while the other players try to guess what it is. This games has pictures and words, so it’s great for all ages.
Ages 4+ | 3+ players
Spot It Game
Spot It!
Spot the match between 2 cards as quickly as you can.
Ages 5+ | 2-8 players
Guess Who?
2 players try to guess each other’s mystery characters.
Ages 5+
A great hand-eye coordination game of balancing rods.
Ages 5+
Quick Cups
Match and stack your colored cups in the order you see on each card.
Ages 6+ | 2-4 players
Sleeping Queens
Collect the most sleeping queens using strategy, quick-thinking and luck.
Ages 6+ | 2-5 players
Cover Your Assets
A strategic game of collecting and stealing cards to reach 1M.
Ages 7+ | 2-8 players
Exploding Kittens
A strategic, and comedic game similar to Russian roulette.
Ages 7+ | 2-5 players
A game of passing and keeping cards to try and form the best hand.
Ages 7+ | 2-5 players
Double Ditto
Writing answers in a category trying to match answers others will also write.
Ages 8+ | 4+ players
The game of ‘Telephone’ and ‘Pictionary’ combined in one hilarious game.
Ages 8+ | 4-8 players
Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza
Race against each other to SLAP a match between a card and spoken word.
Ages 8+ | 3-8 players
Players try to collect large sets of beans to sell for gold.
Ages 10+ | 2-7 players
Teams try to identify secret agents using code words.
Ages 14+ | 2-8 players

Did I miss any of your favorites? Share them in the comments! I love to hear about new family games.

*Note some of the ages I listed above are different than the ages listed on the box. As we played them, I found they were fine for kids a couple years younger.

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