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

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Chutes and Ladders is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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) 8 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Twister Party game

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Cluedo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Cluedo Roll and move

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

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

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

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

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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Trouble Children's game

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Draughts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pictionary Party game, Roll and move, Word

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Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Don't Break The Ice! Children's game

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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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Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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Chess is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Chess Strategy game, Zero-sum game, Board game

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

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

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

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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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Risk is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Risk Strategy game, Board game, Grand strategy wargame

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

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Laser Tag is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Laser Tag

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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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Clue Jr. - The Case of The Mis... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

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

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

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Mahjong is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Mah Jong Tile-based game

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

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

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Scene It? is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Scene It? Party game

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Parcheesi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Parchesi Cross and Circle game

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

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Tiddlywinks is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Tiddley Winks Parlour game

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Pretty Pretty Princess is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pretty Pretty Princess

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The Three Little Pigs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Stratego is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Stratego

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

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Settlers of Catan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Settlers of Catan German-style

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

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

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

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Easy Money is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Easy Money Economic simulation

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Clue: Master Detective is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Clue: Master Detective

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