5 Minute Dungeon
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative game - work as a team to beat the clock as you play cards to defeat mini bosses and work your way up to the main boss.
Age: 8+ Players: 1-6 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative game - collect clues and catch the culprit within a certain time limit. The codex ups the cool factor considerably. Great game for both kids and adults!
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 8/10 The rules to the game are in the name. From a hand of 5 cards play 2, then 1, then 1 again. Collect the most points to win.
Age: 2+ Players: 2-3 Rating: 9/10 Use recipe cards and durable wooden pieces to make cute woodland recipes. Cooperative and fun.
Animal Upon Animal
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Dexterity stacking game with animals.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game. Place tiles to build a complete ant colony.
Age: 8+ Players: 2 Rating: 8/10 Place tiles on your coral reef board and try to create the largest schools of fish. Easy to learn, great replay value.
Age: 6+ Players: 3-5 Rating: 8/10 Speed version of LRC (Left Right Center) set in outer space.
Bang! The Dice Game
Age: 8+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 10/10 Take out all your opponents with a gattling gun and restore your health with a beer. Standout western themed dice game.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Battle to control the most pasture! Like chess or checkers, but with sheep.
Bears in Pairs
Age: 2+ Players: 2 Rating: 8/10 Three different options of memory games to play with little bears in a house.
Bears vs Babies
Age: 10+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 7/10 Build monsters to battle baby armies. From the makers of Exploding Kittens.
Beyond Baker Street
Age: 10+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Beat Sherlock to solve the case! You don't get to see the cards in your hand and must work together to give each other clues on which card to play.
Age: 8+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 9/10 Social game with one rule: fill in the blank.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Great spacial game. Claim the most board space with tetris-like pieces.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 8/10 Like Qwixx but a bit easier and with flowers. Roll dice, circle collections of flowers, and try to score the most points.
Age: 8+ Players: 2 Rating: 7/10 Grow and collect the largest flowers. Easy to learn and special power tokens make it strategic and fun!
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Each card you flip over must have at least one matching feature. How "bold" will you be while trying for more cards?
Bounce-Off Rock 'N' Rollz
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Like darts but with balls.
Bring Your Own Book
Age: 14+ Players: 3+ Rating: 9/10 Hilarious social game. Bring along a book and look for quotes that best fit the prompt in this Apples to Apples spinoff.
Age: 7+ Players: 2 Rating: 8/10 Like Connect 4 2.0. Slightly more strategic, adds colors into game play, works well for both kids and adults.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Move your bugs across the board first. Watch out for the hexbug! Kids go crazy over this game.
Bugs in the Kitchen
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Try to trap the Hexbug on your side of the board as you create a maze for it to travel through.
Busytown Cars and Trucks
Age: 3+ Players: 2+ Rating: 6/10 War but with a Busytown theme. Great for early number recognition and addition.
Busytown Eye Found It!
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative game. Eye spy feature is very fun. Get all the Busytown figures to the picnic before the pigs eat all the food!
Age: 8+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 10/10 Bet on camel racing in this award winning game. Strategic and fun!
Age: 4+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 9/10 Tiered level trivia questions with nature theme.
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Can't go wrong with this classic. Check out our fun suggestions for different ways to play the game.
Cards Against Humanity
Age: 17+ Players: 4+ Rating: 8/10 The original inappropriate social game and spinoff from Apples to Apples. Hugely popular.
Age: 8+ Players: 1 Rating: 10/10 Solve the logic puzzles in this cat themed whodunnit.
The Cat Game
Age: 16+ Players: 3+ Rating: 6/10 Pictionary with cats
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Pirate themed Settlers of Catan. Preserves the general gameplay and feel of standard Settlers of Catan in a child friendly format.
Cat Stax Age: 10+ Players: 1 Rating: 8/10 You use kitty puzzle pieces for 48 challenge cards that range from easy to expert level.
Catch the Fox
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Collect as many chickens as you can when the fox's pants fall down. Hilarious!
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 A cooperative game with wizards, potions, and secret elements.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Guess Who but with cats. Collect the most points by guessing the most correct features of the other players' cards.
Age:10+ Players: 4+ Rating: 10/10 Secret word game. Compete to be the first to guess the correct words on the grid from a single word clue and a number corresponding to how many spots the clue goes along with.
Age: 11+ Players: 2+ Rating: 10/10 Technically the two player version of Codenames but you can play with more people. This version is cooperative!
Age: 9+ Players: 4+ Rating: 8/10 Marvel themed Codenames
Age: 8+ Players: 2+ Rating: 5/10 Tabletop corn hole
Age: 7+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Kind of like speed Uno.
Colt Super Express
Age: 8+ Players: 3-7 Rating: 10/10 Be the last bandit standing as you plan out your moves in advance and strategically move around the train and try to shoot your opponents.
Counting Bears Math & Activity Set
Age: 3+ Players: 1+ Rating: 8/10 Rubber bears with containers and large foam dice. Ideal for play and color recognition and math games.
Age: 13+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Intense strategy game requiring memory, deception, and a ruthless quest for ultimate power!
Cover Your Assets
Age: 8+ Players: 4-6 Rating: 9/10 Protect your own assets, steal from other players, there are lots of ups and downs in this game as you aim for $1 million and victory!
Crazy Creatures of Dr. Gloom
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Play your crazy creature cards in sequential order and try to end with the fewest points.
The Crew The Quest for Planet Nine
Age: 10+ Players: 3-5 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative trick taking game with 50 missions. Fun and very challenging. Fantastic for those who love card games.
Age: 8+ Players: 3-6 Rating: 8/10 Pick your fairy character and collect the most jewels to win the game. Be strategic, you can steal from your opponents and they can steal from you!
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Be the first to either collect 7 different flocks of birds or 3 sets of 2 types of birds. Great artwork and unique but simple gameplay with lots of opportunities for strategic decisions.
Age: 7+ Players: 1-5 Rating: 8/10 Excellent cooperative whodunnit game. Be aware that there are only 6 cases. Easy to replay with new players but the culprit remains the same.
Dinosaur Escape Game
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative memory game. Match up the dinosaurs with their tokens before the volcano explodes!
Dinosaur Tea Party
Age: 7+ Players: 3-5 Rating: 9/10 Guess Who but with dinosaurs. Keep an eye on the dinosaurs with party quirks!
Dinosaurs: Mystic Islands
Age: 6+ Players: 1 Rating: 9/10 Single player game with a series of puzzle challenges. And dinosaurs!
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 UNO without most of the specialty cards plus a little math.
Disney Eye Found It!
Age: 4+ Players: 1-6 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game. 6 foot long board! Race to get to the end before the clock strikes midnight.
Enchanted Cupcake Party Game
Age: 3+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Draw cards and collect the pieces to make your cupcake recipes. Everyone loves cupcakes!
Disney Princess Magic Castle Game
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Get your princess to the castle first.
Don't Break the Ice
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Don't be the one to make Philip the Penguin's ice block fall!
Age: 8+ Players: 1-4 Rating: 8/10 Dexterity and logic game. Race to be the first to match your beakers to the challenge card and then shout out "Eureka!"
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Draft or select dinosaurs in order to create the highest scoring zoo. Great game for both kids and adults.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 My First Kingdomino. Has a dragon theme, match dominoes and collect the most baby dragons to win!
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Collect the sparkling gems! Ideal for 3-4 year olds who can practice some critical thinking predicting which gems will fall each round. Also good for fine motor skills.
Age: 10+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 The more strategic and adult level follow-up to Dragonwood. Compete to collect treasure at magical locations and watch out for goblins!
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Collect cards and roll dice in order to capture the most magical creatures and win the game!
Draw 4 Dig for Dinos!
Age: 5+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Complete dino fossil sets. A fun mix of strategy and luck.
Age: 13+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Risk with a little more strategy in lot less time.
Eight-Minute Empire Legends
Age: 13+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Risk with a little more strategy in lot less time. This version is slightly more advanced than the original and includes special abilities.
Age: 4+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Fairytale themed memory game.
Escape From the Hidden Castle
Age: 7+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 5/10 Two games in one. Escape from the Phantom! The original version gets an 8/10, very fun social game.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Sounds more inappropriate than it is. A hilarious and fun card game. Defuse the exploding kitten cards in order to win.
Age: 8+ Players: 2 Rating: 8/10 Lay down tiles and compete to complete your paths in the forest and be the first to place all of your fairy or gnome houses.
Age: 5+ Players: 3+ Rating: 9/10 Charades and reverse charades cards (group acts out while one person guesses) that are geared for kids. Guaranteed laugh out loud fun for the whole family.
Feed the Woozle
Age: 3+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 7/10 Cooperative party game for kids. Work together to feed the Woozle the crazy foods it likes to eat. Opportunities to scale the game to ability levels of older and younger kids.
The Floor is Lava
Age: 5+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Great alternative to Twister. Get to the correct colored foam tile and don't fall in the lava!
Age: 13+ Players: 1-5 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative game, very challenging. Roll your dice and defuse a series of bomb cards as you race the clock!
Age: 8+ Players: 1-5 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative strategy game from the makers of The Mind. Work together to play all 98 cards in ascending or descending order.
The Game of Life Junior
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Be the first to collect 10 stars as you travel around the board and have experiences.
The Game of Things
Age: 14+ Players: 4+ Rating: 9/10 Creative social game. Write your own answers to prompts and guess who wrote what. Can be as appropriate or inappropriate as the people you're playing with.
The Game Quick & Easy
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game. Work together to play cards in ascending and descending piles with a special color rule. It is indeed quicker and easier than The Game.
Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Work as a team to battle ghosts and get the treasure!
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Memory combined with fun creatures with super powers.
Go Away Monster!
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Fill your bedroom with its missing items and toss any monsters you find into the monster pit while shouting, "Go Away Monster!"
Age: 5+ Players: 2 Rating: 8/10 Tic Tac Toe but with pieces that can gobble each other up. A great early strategy game for younger kids.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Take turns catapulting goats onto the mountain!
Age: 8+ Players: 1 Rating: 9/10 Single player game with a series of challenges. A logic puzzle version of marble run.
Age: 7+ Players: 1-6 Rating: 9/10 A seek and find learning game rather than a traditional trivia game. A fun way to learn about U.S. geography!
Age: 6+ Players: 2 Rating: 7/10 A classic. Be the first to guess your opponent's person.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Work together to play cards in sequence - without ever seeing your own hand of cards.
Age: 3+ Players: 1-4 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative and quick with a color coded board like Candyland. Collect more carrots than the farmer.
Hatchimals Eggventure Game
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 A memory matching game with cute Hatchimal figurines.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 New version has hilarious filters like Snapchat! Ups the fun factor considerably as you guess what picture is on your headband.
Age: 7+ Players: 2 Rating: 6/10 It's like Ticket to Ride meets Viking raider attack. Game mechanics are a bit uneven.
Here to Slay
Age: 10+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Play hero cards, slay monsters, and take out your opponents along the way.
Age: 4+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Collect the most colorful snake tiles to win.
Age: 9+ Players: 2 Rating: 9/10 Like chess but with tile insect pieces, each with their own specific moves. Be first to surround the other player's Queen Bee to win. Excellent travel and outdoor game.
Hoot Owl Hoot!
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative game. Instant classic. Work together to get the owls back to their nest before the sun comes up.
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 A classic. Have your hippo eat the most marbles and win the game!
Hues and Cues
Age: 8+ Players: 3-10 Rating: 8/10 Party game. Give clues to help others guess a specific spot on the board.
Age: 17+ Players: 3+ Rating: 6/10 Cartoon version of Cards Against Humanity.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Ah the nostalgia. Escape from the jungle and be the first to shout "Jumanji!"
Karuba The Card Game
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Create a treasure island and collect the most points while creating paths to connect your explorers to their temple treasures.
Kerplunk Sloths Game
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Sloth themed Kerplunk. It's very nice to have a non marble version of this game.
Age: 17+ Players: 3+ Rating: 8/10 Parent version of Cards Against Humanity.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Create the highest scoring kingdom with landscape themed domino pieces.
Age: 8+ Players: 2 Rating: 9/10 Kingdomino fans will love this dice themed two player twist on the original. You can roll for special abilities as you create your domino kingdom.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Roll dice and strategically collect the most gold in order to win.
Age: 8+ Players: 2 Rating: 10/10 Coffee table sized magnetic air hockey with a few extra elements.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 7/10 Social word game. Lots of Venn diagrams.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Be the first to collect your treasures in this game where you get to control the shifting labyrinth.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative timed game. Gather the correct tools to clear the rubble, save the scientists, and save the city from invading monsters!
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Uno meets Scrabble. Great family game.
Let's Go Fishin'
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Use a little plastic fishing rod in order to catch the most fish as they move around the board.
L.O.L. Surprise! 7 Layers of Fun!
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Be the first to make a complete L.O.L doll! Make a few easy adjustments to the rules and this is a good choice for the L.O.L. fan in your life.
Age: 4+ Players: 3 Rating: 8/10 Flip up Chewie and protect your tokens while trying to have him hit and eliminate your opponents. Fun play date game.
Age: 10+ Players: 2 Rating: 10/10 Play cards in sequence to complete expeditions. Simple concept but excellent strategy is required.
Age: 10+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 10/10 Compact game with intrigue and a bit of luck. Be the last person standing or end with the highest card. Standout game.
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 First memory game - pick the ducks with the correct shape on the bottom as they move around the pond.
The Magic Labyrinth
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Navigate the secret labyrinth to collect magic tokens. Easy to adapt to different skill levels.
Age: 8+ Players: 1-8 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative game with no talking! Help the heroes find their magical objects and escape before the time runs out.
Age: 8+ Players: 4-8 Rating: 9/10 Social game. Basically like Family Feud with the group you're playing with.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Cooperative game. The mermaids are in a race with the sea witch to their island.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game. Stare into each other's eyes and play cards in sequence with no communication.
Age: 2+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 9/10 Flip a card and do 5 fun monkey activities to complete this cooperative and fun toddler game.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Faster, more strategic version of Monopoly.
Monster My Neighbor
Ages: 7+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 10/10 Strategic social card game - uncover the monster in your midst!
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 The most famous Rube Goldberg device of all time!
My First Carcassonne
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Intro to Carcassonne. Complete roads and place all your pawns first. Simple, durable, fun!
My First Castle Panic
Age: 4+ Players: 1-4 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative game - defeat the monsters before they storm the castle. Great variations provided for different difficulty levels.
My First Grab It! Animal Match
Age: 2+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Zingo for younger kids. Great for early matching skills and kids love the animal dispenser gadget.
Nibble Munch Crunch
Age: 2+ Players: 1-5 Rating: 9/10 Part of the Haba My First Games series. Multiple game options with actual real rules that you can play with a toddler. Educational and fun!
Age: 8+ Players: 3-7 Rating: 9/10 Try to score the lowest hand as you either pick up a card or say "No Thanks!"
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Draft cards and play them in sequence. Create the most beautiful garden and score the most points.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game. Using picture clues, figure out which of the 11 picture cards in front of you is the one key.
One Night Ultimate Werewolf
Age: 8+ Players: 3-10 Rating: 8/10 There are many different roles to play in this quick, social game as your group tries to determine who the werewolves are hiding in your midst.
Age: 4+ Players: 2+ Rating: 9/10 Kind of like Jenga, but with an orangutan that springs up when he's overloaded with items.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative game. Simple version of Clue. So much fun!
Age: 4+ Players: 2-12 Rating: 7/10 As long as you have only kids playing this it's a good time. Great party game.
Pandemic Rapid Response_edited
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating 8/10 Strategic and intense. A speed version of the game Pandemic where you take an airplane to deliver supplies to cities experiencing disasters.
Pass the Pigs Big Pigs Edition
Ages: 7+ Players: 2+ Rating: 8/10 Roll the pigs and try to score 100 points first! Great for a yard game.
Age: 8+ Players: 1-6+ Rating: 8/10 Group Patchwork plus a little art. Doodle your patches onto a grid and try to make the most complete quilt. Great choice for a relaxed game night.
Age: 6+ Players: 2 Rating: 9/10 Great quilting themed strategy game in a more simple form for a 10 minute version of the original game.
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8-10 Find and collect the colored penguin eggs! A fun twist on traditional memory games.
Pete the Cat The Missing Cupcakes Game
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 5/10 Cute activities for a preschooler instead of an actual game.
Age: 5+ Players: 2+ Rating: 8/10 Kids lose their minds over this game. It's certainly unique and hilarious to play with a group.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Your non alcoholic, more strategic, all ages version of beer pong.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 10/10 Carefully choose the best dice combinations to fill in your rows and get the most points. Great family dice game.
Race to the Treasure
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Cooperative game with a grid format. Watch out for the ogre!
Age: 10+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 6/10 Speed game with rainbow theme. Create the longest rainbow path to win.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Compact, fun game that's a mix of memory and luck and is good for mixed ages.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 A more strategic and complex version of Rat-A-Tat Cat.
Age: 9+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Change the rules to edge out your opponents and make your palette of cards win.
Age: 6+ Players: 4+ Rating: 9/10 One player guesses while the rest of their team acts out the words.
Rhino Hero Super Battle
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Card stacking in an easy to play but competitive game form.
Age: 5+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 6/10 Battle to collect the most islands and collect treasure. The ships launch the dice.
Rock Paper Scissors War!
Age: 5+ Players: 2-3 Rating: 8/10 Combination of the two classic games in the title. Surprisingly fun to play.
Roll for it!
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Roll your dice and compete to collect cards. Great family dice game.
Roller Coaster Challenge
Age: 6+ Players: 1 Rating: 8/10 Single player game with a series of puzzle type challenges. Excellent for your budding engineer.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Roll your dice and be the first to fill your board or win points by stealing chips from your opponents.
Rory's Story Cubes
Age: 6+ Players: 2+ Rating: 10/10 9 dice, 54 images, over 10 million unique combinations. Roll the dice, tell a story.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Ideal for the chess fanatic in your life.
Scooby Doo Fright at the Fun Park
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 9/10 Simple, fun, Clue type game. Who doesn't like a secret decoder?
Sequence for Kids
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Connect 5 with matching animal cards. Great prep for the adult version.
Age: 6+ Players: 1+ Rating: 9/10 Everything must match or nothing must match. A great speed game for the entire family.
Shadows in the Forest
Age: 8+ Players: 2-7 Rating: 9/10 A game you play in the dark! Hide and seek strategy game.
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Fun way to practice preschool skills.
Silver & Gold
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Fill out treasure cards with tetris-like shapes and collect gold and palm tree bonuses to earn the most points and win the game!
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Basically cooperative Candyland for older kids. More of a pleasant experience than a strategy game.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Speed game with a cute theme.
Age: 7+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 8/10 Speed game! Roll the dice, figure out which monster is going through the portal, and be first to slap it.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 9/10 Compete to collect queen cards while playing an assortment of specialty cards like sleeping potions, knights, dragons, and jesters.
The Sneaky, Snacky, Squirrel Game
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Like trivial pursuit without the trivia. Squirrel tweezers are great for fine motor skills.
The Sock Game
Age: 8+ Players: 2-10 Rating: 7/10 Speed game to find items in the socks.
Age: 10+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Strategy game. Our current favorite for an adult game night.
Spot it! Alphabet
Age: 3+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Quick, easy, educational. Every house should have a Spot it! game.
Spot it Jr.! Animals
Age: 4+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Pick your version of Spot it! and get one, every family with small children should have one.
Age: 12+ Players: 2 Rating: 10/10 Deckbuilding game set in outer space. Build your fleet and take out your opponent!
Age: 5+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 Cooperative game that makes traditional memory game play a lot more interesting and fun.
Super Kitty Bug Slap
Age: 6+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 8/10 Speed game from the makers of Munchkin. A great choice for an elementary aged child.
Super Mario Power Up Card Game
Age: 8+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 8/10 Fun, Mario themed card game with a nice mix of luck and strategy.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 8/10 Select cards to create the sushi hand that is worth the most points.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-5 Rating: 8/10 Select dice to create the sushi hand that is worth the most points.
Age: 8+ Players: 1-4 Rating: 7/10 Dexterity game. Build an impressive structure without it all falling down.
Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza
Age: 8+ Players: 3-8 Rating: 8/10 Speed game ideal for larger groups. Say each word of the name of the game and slap when the word matches the picture.
Tacocat Spelled Backwards
Age: 7+ Players: 2 Rating: 9/10 Strategically battle your opponent in order to have the lowest card at the end of each round. Easy to learn with great replay value.
Telestrations Upside Down
Age: 12+ Players: 4-12 Rating: 7/10 The person who knows the word or phrase has to move the board under the pen of a teammate. Tricky twist on social drawing game.
Throw Throw Burrito
Age: 7+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 The classic game Spoons meets dodgeball.
Ticket to Ride First Journey
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Be the first to complete 5 train routes. All the fun of traditional Ticket to Ride in a child friendly format.
Ticket to Ride First Journey Europe
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 All the fun of traditional Ticket to Ride in a child friendly format. Europe version has 21 cities vs 19 cities in original.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 8/10 Push your luck, stash your cards, and earn the most points to win. Perfect mix of luck and strategy for a family game.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-8 Rating: 9/10 Create and follow your path while being careful to not fall off the edge of the board or collide with another player.
Unicorn Glitterluck: A Party for Rosalie
Age: 4+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Cooperative game. Get all the guests and decorations to the party before Rosalie arrives. If your child loves unicorns they will adore this game.
Age: 3+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Uno for preschoolers. You use little plastic figures instead of cards.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 8/10 A camp themed memory game.
Age: 8+ Players: 4-10 Rating: 10/10 Word guessing game with secret roles, strategy, and deception!
Age: 2+ Players: 2+ Rating: 9/10 More of an experience than a traditional game. Fun, guided activities like stacking blocks and hiding the bear under boxes.
Woodpecker Feeding Game
Age: 2+ Players: 2-3 Rating: 8/10 Use the magnetic mommy woodpecker to feed magnetic worms to the baby bird in the tree.
Age: 6+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 7/10 Simple monster matching game
Ages: 8+ Players: 1-4 Rating: 10/10 More strategic, speedier version of Yahtzee with a twist.
Yeti in My Spaghetti
Age: 4+ Players: 2+ Rating: 7/10 Like Jenga but for younger kids.
Zingo! Word Builder
Age: 5+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 9/10 Speed bingo. There are multiple versions - you can pick pictures, numbers, or word builder. This version is our favorite.
Zombie Kidz Evolution
Age: 7+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative zombie fighting game. You get to open secret envelopes as you play which add powers and new elements to the game.
Age: 8+ Players: 2-6 Rating: 5/10 Zombie foot race. Be the first to travel 25 steps.
Zombie Teenz Evolution
Age: 8+ Players: 2-4 Rating: 10/10 Cooperative game. Work together to create a cure for the zombies! Secret envelopes add new elements as you play, fantastic follow-up to Zombie Kidz Evolution.
Age: 4+ Players: 1-5 Rating: 9/10 Two games in one! Escape from the Zoo is cooperative and The Race of the Year is competitive. Both are cute and easy to play.