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

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

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Battleship is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Life Roll and move, Economic simulation

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

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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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Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Sorry! Cross and circle game, Children's game

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Twister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Twister Party game

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pictionary Party game, Roll and move, Word

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Mouse Trap is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Mouse Trap Children's game, Roll and move

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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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Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Solitaire Card game

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

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Risk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Risk Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame

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KerPlunk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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Trivial Pursuit is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Trivial Pursuit Trivia, Party game, Roll and move

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Pick-up sticks is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pick Up Sticks

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Laser Tag is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Laser Tag

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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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Perfection is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Perfection Children's game

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

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Taboo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Taboo Party game

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

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

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Mahjong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Mah Jong Tile-based game

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

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Scattergories is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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Tiddlywinks is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Tiddley Winks Parlour game

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The Three Little Pigs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Pretty Pretty Princess is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pretty Pretty Princess

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Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Settlers of Catan German-style

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

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Parcheesi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Parchesi Cross and circle game, Board game

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

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Easy Money is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Easy Money Economic simulation

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Hands Down is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Hands Down

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Backgammon is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Backgammon Board game

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

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Aggravation is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Aggravation

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

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Headache is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Headache