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Best List of Family Friendly Kid Games

I asked, you all answered and now I’m sharing!! The BEST list of Family Friendly Kid Games all of which we have played and loved or come HIGHLY recommended by all of you!

Under 5 Games

Got littles at home? Us too, so here’s a few faves that don’t involve whipped cream messes. 😉

 

soggy doggy game for small kids

Race around the board and take turns giving Soggy Doggy a bath. But watch out! He loves to shake himself dry!

 

Try to collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while simultaneously ducking, dodging, and throwing squishy airborne burritos. The cards you collect earn points, but getting hit by flying burritos loses them.

 

 

Time is ticking — beat the clock before the pieces pop

 

 

THE VOLCANO IS RUMBLING: The dinosaur friends are lost in the ferns and a volcano is about to blow. Can you help them escape to safety on dinosaur island? Memory, logic and luck will be your guide!

 

 

  • Jenga- 2- 100 players Ages 4 and Up

Pull out a block, place it on top, but don’t let the tower fall; This fun, challenging game is a great game for families and kids

 

 

Place the noodles across the top of the bowl and sit Yeti on top. Take turns removing the noodles one-by-one without letting Yeti fall! If you make Yeti fall, you lose!

 

zingo

Basically Bingo but much more fun!

 

Ages 5+

 

 

Everyone has a piece of paper and one pen in the center of the table. Two dice are rolled, if a player gets doubles they start writing 1-100 as the other players continue to roll in order to steal the pen. Family members launching themselves across the table to steal the pen and writing as quickly as possible. It’s so fun! And want to make it harder? Choose the doubles they have to hit like, 2 1’s etc. 

 

 

Games like, Speed, Slap Jack Etc

 

The excitement begins as soon as a player presses the Pop-O-Matic bubble to roll the die. In the Trouble board game, kids race to get all their game pieces around the board; but be careful! A player could get bumped and sent back to the beginning.

 

 

left center right game

A fun, fast-paced dice game that you won’t be able to put down! 3 specialty marked cubes are rolled to determine where players distribute their chips as they compete to keep as many of their chips as they can. The last player with chips is the winner and wins the center pot.

 

 

guess who

Use yes or no question to guess each other’s mystery character

 

 

Read a question. Just write down your best guess. Whose guess is closest to the correct answer? Collect your points. Ages: 6+ Players: 3+ Play Time: 25 minutes

 

spot it

 

Between any two cards there is always one and only one matching symbol; Spot it fast to win

 

exploding kittens

 

Exploding kittens is the perfect card game for adults, teens and kids who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats. A highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette, basically, if you draw an exploding kitten, you lose and you are full of loser sad-sauce

 

 

In Cover Your Assets you amass a fortune by collecting and building an alternating tower of matching pairs of asset cards. You’ve got to be careful though, because the top set of assets on your stack can be stolen by other players if they hold a matching asset or a gold or silver wild card. 

 

 

Gather your family and friends and race against each other to build crossword grids. This anagram game that will drive you bananas.

 

  • Uno-2-10 Players Ages 7+

​In a race to deplete your hand, match one of your cards with the current card shown on top of the deck by either color or number.

 

 

Ages 8 and Up

 

 

Five suited rummy style game with a rotating wild card. Easy to learn, Fun for kids and adults!

 

 

A tray of tempting treats awaits your bid in this freshly baked card game. Will you go for a stellar cruller or grab a glorious glazed? A double chocolate is sure to score, but in the long run Boston cream may be worth more! Choose carefully – if two or more players go for the same donut, nobody gets it! End with the highest score and victory will taste sweet!

 

 

  • Clue– 2-6 Players Ages 8 and Up

Who committed the murder in the mansion? Eliminate the suspects and discover whodunit, with what and where

 

 

Compete with your friends and family to create the funniest memes. Do this by using one of your dealt caption cards to caption (get it?) the photo card in each round.

 

 

The goal of Skull King is to correctly predict the number of tricks you can win each round.

 

 

Pictionary in the air!!! Taking things to a whole new electronic level! Interact with your drawing charades-style to help your teammates guess the clue. For example, if you’re drawing a balloonhold the balloon! If you’re drawing a hat, position it so it appears on your head!

 

 

taco cat goat cheese pizza

Keep these 5 crazy words in mind. As soon as there is a match between a card and a spoken word, race against each other to slap your hand on the central pile of cards all while doing silly actions. The last one to do so must take them all.

 

 

The Pancake Queen, the Ladybug Queen and 10 of their closest friends have fallen under a sleeping spell. It is the players’ job to wake them up using strategy, quick thinking and a little luck. The player who wakes the most queens wins. 

 

 

Be the first to discard all of your cards and win the round, but watch out! A ‘Deer in the Headlights’ roll will stall your progress. Roll a ‘Car’ or ‘Running Deer’ and dump cards on your opponents. The first player to discard all their cards wins the round.

 

 

Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the table. Their teammates try to guess words of their color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. 

 

 

Imagine your friends silly faces while they try to say “warm beef meatballs” While wearing cheek retractors/mouth pieces

 

 

A version of Dominoes!

Young Teens and Adults

 

 

game for teens

Queen Bee is an award winning family game where you attempt to protect your Queen Bee and overthrow the other Queen Bees. In a 3-6 player game you will want to attack quickly because once you defeat the Queen Bee of another colony then their bees become loyal to you.

 

 

Select The Card From Your Hand That You Think Is Best Described By A Card Played By The Judge.

 

 

  • Quelf3-6 players-  Ages16+

Obey the cards to win! Each card will ask the player to do something terribly silly! Take the challenge and advance or forfeit and move back!

 

 

 

 

 

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About the authors

carrian feik cheney oh sweet basil

Cade and Carrian have three children and love to spend time together whether it’s vacationing or snuggled up on the couch for a good movie.

And this family especially loves to eat.

They love everything from the keep you fit and healthy to the get out your sweat pants indulgent and everything in between.

But most of all, they love the memories made, shared and treasured and it’s all thanks to a meal shared together with loved ones.

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