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The Best Games for Kids  

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List Rules Board games and card games only

The best games for kids include the best board games for kids and the best card games for kids. These fun games, old and new, each are easy to play and perfect for some good clean fun for kids of all ages. These are not just the best games for children but also some of the best board games of all time.

Many of these games are tried and true favorites that have been around for decades. Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Clue and Monopoly are just a few of those all-time greats that have been played millions of times throughout the years. Checkers, Chess, Operation, Go Fish, Battleship and Sorry! are others that have been enjoyed by generations.

On the newer side of the best games for kids list, many modern games are also instant classics. Apples to Apples Junior is great for kids as are games like Pet Hunt and Zingo.

As an added bonus, in addition to being great fun, many of these games are also educational. Children can work on spelling with word games like Scrabble, learn numbers with UNO and even get a head start on learning anatomy with Operation.

Which of these best family games are the favorite for you and your kids? Vote for those you love, add them in they're missing and even re-rank this list your way, all below!
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Elefun is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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SKIP-BO is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Don't Spill the Beans is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Cranium is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Monopoly Deal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Boggle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Ants in the Pants is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Cooties is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Pop the Pig is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Mastermind is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Upwords is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Elephun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Don't Wake Daddy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Uncle Wiggily is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Hands Down is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Abandon Ship is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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King of Tokyo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Fireball Island is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Stratego is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Tip It is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Battling Tops is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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The Three Little Pigs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Games for Kids
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Pet Hunt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Games for Kids