Alright, Smarty Pants, do you have what it takes to win some of the best educational board games? Put your thinking caps on, and get ready to go head-to-head with some of your smartest friends! If you're a great speller, a math whiz, or an expert at strategizing, these educational board games are right up your alley!
The games that are featured on this list include: Bananagrams, Scrabble, Chess, Scattergories, Cranium, Trivial Pursuit, Guinness World Records, ThinkFun Zingo, ThinkFun Roll and Play Board Game, Hi Ho Cherry-O, Memory, Monopoly, Scrambled States. and Guess Who? If there’s a game listed here that you think is the absolute best, please share your opinion and be sure to vote for your favorite one. Also, please feel free to add any we might have forgotten.
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Simon says, stand on one foot. Simon says, jump up and down. Simon says, stop. Jump up and down! Did you just jump? I didn't say "Simon says," so, you just lost the game! Simon Says is all about following directions according to exactly what Simon says.
This is a fun, fruity game that will help kids develop math skills.
This is a super fun timed quiz about states and capitols! Enjoy learning while playing this awesome game.
This game is a silly twist on Bingo. Pull the "Zinger" to reveal two mystery tiles and be the first person to call out the matching tiles in your hand.
One player rolls the dice and reads aloud a question that the rest of the players have to give their own, personal answers to. After the roller collects the responses, he or she tries to figure out who said what!
Rush Hour Jr.
Shift blocking cars and trucks out of your way to get to the exit! This game basically replicates what it's like to be on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles at 3pm on a Friday.
UKloo Early Reader Treasure Hunt Game
Find hidden clues during this treasure hunt around the house! Ukloo teaches kid basic reading and spelling skills.
Dabble - the Fast Thinking Word Game
This fast-paced word game teaches spelling, vocabulary, and quick-thinking.
Trivial Pursuit Bet You Know It
This is trivia with a twist. In this game, it isn't what you know that matters, but rather, what you think your friends might know. Place bets on whether your friends will know the answer to a question or not. Score points by guessing correctly.
Thinkfun Roll and Play Board Game
Children roll the dice to find out which activity to perform, such as, "make a happy face," or "clap your hands." This game helps young children develop their fine motor skills.
Educational Insights Shelby's Snack Shack Game
Uh-oh! Shelby the puppy buried her bones in the sand, and she needs YOUR help to find them! This game helps kids develop counting skills, as well as motor skills and social skills.
ThinkFun Bug Trails
Match the bug legs to advance further in the game. The first person to run out of colorful bug legs wins.