Total Nerd The Best Board Games For Kids  

Stacy Keener
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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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1
117 28
UNO is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

2
110 27
Guess Who? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game

3
99 31
Candy Land is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game

4
93 32
Chutes and Ladders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game, Roll and move

5
85 30
Battleship is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

6
87 32
The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Roll and move, Economic simulation

7
80 28
Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Cross and circle game, Children's game

8
81 30
Twister is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Party game

9
75 26
Jenga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

10
70 28
Draughts is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

11
71 29
Operation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

12
64 25
Trouble is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game

13
67 28
Hungry Hungry Hippos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game

14
63 28
Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

15
56 30
Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Party game, Roll and move, Word

16
61 35
Chess is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Strategy game, Zero-sum game, Board game

17
41 18
Laser Tag is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Laser Tag

18
48 25
Apples to Apples is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

19
62 39
Clue is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Roll and move

20
45 25
Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game

21
49 30
Pick-up sticks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Pick Up Sticks

22
53 35
Mouse Trap is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game, Roll and move

23
41 26
KerPlunk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids

24
41 36
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Card game

25
33 27
Perfection is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game