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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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UNO is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Guess Who? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game
3
Candy Land is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game
4
Chutes and Ladders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game, Roll and move
5
The Game of Life is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Roll and move, Economic simulation
6
Battleship is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Sorry! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Cross and circle game, Children's game
8
Jenga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Twister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Party game
10
Hungry Hungry Hippos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game
11
Operation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Draughts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game
14
Yahtzee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Apples to Apples 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
Party game, Roll and move, Word
17
Chess is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Strategy game, Zero-sum game, Board game
18
Pick-up sticks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Laser Tag is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Clue is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Roll and move
21
Don't Break the Ice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game
22
KerPlunk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Mouse Trap is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
Children's game, Roll and move
24
Monopoly Junior is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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Memory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Board Games For Kids
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