Total Nerd The Best Board Games For Kids  

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The greatest board games for kids are a collection of strategy games, games of skill, games of chance, and games of sheer, unbridled fun. These are great for when you've made it through the best books for kids and the top children's movies and you still need something to keep the kids entertained. 

One could think of the best board games for kids as a maturity test: play these games and see how much have you really grown up in the last 10-20-30 years. Do you still get a thrill moving the thimble around the Monopoly board? Do you relish the word "Sorry" more than any other in the board game lexicon? Do you still have a little whodunnit in you ever time you hear the words Colonel and Mustard uttered together? If you just got real amped to drop what you're doing and pull out some great board games for kids, you probably haven't grown up too much. Not yet.

What are the best games for kids? What are the top children's board games? What board games keep kids entertained? This list of great board games for kids will give your children hours of entertainment. If you don't see the game you know to be the best board game for kids, make sure to add it to this list of the best games for kids.

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UNO is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
UNO

The Best Board Games for Kids 7-12 The Best Life Simulation Games of All Time

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48 12
Guess Who? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Guess Who? Children's game

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46 11
Candy Land is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Candyland Children's game

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46 12
The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Life Roll and move, Economic simulation

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41 10
Battleship is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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43 13
Cluedo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Cluedo Roll and move

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44 14
Chutes and Ladders is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Chutes & Ladders Children's game, Roll and move

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38 11
Twister is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Twister Party game

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35 10
Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Sorry! Cross and circle game, Children's game

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35 10
Jenga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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34 10
Operation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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36 12
Hungry Hungry Hippos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Hungry Hungry Hippos Children's game

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33 10
Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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37 14
Draughts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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29 11
Trouble is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Trouble Children's game

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24 10
Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Don't Break The Ice! Children's game

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27 13
Mouse Trap is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Mouse Trap Children's game, Roll and move

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25 12
Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pictionary Party game, Roll and move, Word

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27 14
Chess is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Chess Strategy game, Zero-sum game, Board game

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20 9
Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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KerPlunk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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24 13
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Solitaire Card game

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24 14
Pick-up sticks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pick Up Sticks

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20 12
Risk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Risk Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame

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17 10
Perfection is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Perfection Children's game

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17 10
Trivial Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Trivial Pursuit Trivia, Party game, Roll and move

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19 13
Clue Jr. - The Case of The Mis... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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10 5
Marbles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Marbles

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Hi Ho! Cherry-O is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Hi Ho Cherry-O Children's game

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13 9
Concentration is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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12 8
Laser Tag is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Laser Tag

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13 11
Cootie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Cootie

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13 11
Taboo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Taboo Party game

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11 8
Mastermind is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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Mahjong is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Mah Jong Tile-based game

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9 8
Tiddlywinks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Tiddley Winks Parlour game

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11 11
Pretty Pretty Princess is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pretty Pretty Princess

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12 11
Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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9 9
Parcheesi is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Parchesi Cross and circle game, Board game

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The Three Little Pigs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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10 10
Scene It? is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Scene It? Party game

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8 10
Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Settlers of Catan German-style

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6 8
Careers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Careers

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5 7
Hands Down is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Hands Down

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5 8
Easy Money is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Easy Money Economic simulation

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3 6
Sequence is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Sequence

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3 5
Stratego is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Stratego

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7 10
Backgammon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Backgammon Board game

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6 10
Headache is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Headache

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4 8
13 Dead End Drive is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
13 Dead End Drive