Board games are a brilliant way to bond, learn and have fun as a family. They also make great gifts! Need some help choosing the perfect game? We’ve got you covered! From cards and charades to trivia challenges, here are our top board games for kids.
Top Children’s Board Games:
- Horrible Histories the Board Game
- Mega-Tastic Challenges Game – David Walliams
- Stupid Deaths
- Kids Charades
- Eye Spy – With My Little Eye
- Beat That!
- Cheat Card Game – Gangsta Granny
- Stinky Pig Game
- The Sinister Mansion – Exit Game
- Smart Ass
From the Rotten Romans to the Vile Victorians…
History buffs will have hours of fun with this gruesome 2-to-4-player game, based on the wildly popular book series. Take a tour through the past, and move around the board by answering from 600 multiple-choice questions or performing a history-based action. This highly amusing game is packed full of foul facts and hilariously misleading possible answers. A wonderful way to learn and laugh!
Fun for the whole family
Looking for a fast-paced, family-friendly game? Try this one, from the wonderful world of David Walliams! Players race around the board, collecting five unforgettable characters from the popular children’s books. Spin the spinner and complete a mega-tactic challenge against the timer: a physical feat, a brain-teasing puzzle, or a tricky trivia question. Ready, steady, go!
A new twist on a classic game
This A4-sized wooden set is the coolest new way to play this classic game. The colourful pieces are attached to the board with elastic. Flip each letter and another part of the body over as you make your guesses. The board is erasable and comes with a black marker pen. A brilliant way to stay entertained while traveling or at home!
The frightfully funny game
This frightfully funny board game celebrates some of the most unfortunate historical deaths the world has ever seen. Players move around the board by working out whether each implausible and highly amusing demise is true or false. Get the answer right, and you’ll move one space closer to home (and away from the ever-advancing Grim Reaper). A high-stakes race against death—otherwise, you’ll die laughing!
Act it out!
Everyone loves a round of charades, and this brightly coloured version of the classic party game is specifically designed for children. The rules are simple: act out a phrase without speaking while your teammates try to guess what it is. This set comes with six kid-friendly categories, with phrases from ‘skipping rope’ to ‘circus tent.’ Pick a card, flip the timer, and get guessing!
…Something that begins with K
This fun board game version of the childhood classic Eye Spy features a colourful four-piece, interchangeable playing board brimming with pictures, so no two games are the same. Flip a card from the letter deck and race to find a picture that starts with that letter. D is for dolphin! C is for car! As educational as it is fun!
An epic battle of wacky challenges
Beat That! is a brilliant choice for competitive kids. Challenge friends and family to a series of totally bonkers challenges with random household objects, such as chopsticks, cups, dice and ping pong balls. Can you stack four dice using only chopsticks? Oh, and can you do it in 30 seconds flat? Can you gargle a song for your teammates to guess in a round of Mouthwash Karaoke? The challenges go on and on… Collect points by betting on your ability to bounce, stack, hop and roll your way to victory. Let the hilarity and hijinx ensue!
Do you have what it takes to beat Gangsta Granny?
This cool game is based on the David Walliams’ favourite, and the deck is beautifully illustrated with images from the Gangsta Granny book. Use the cards to play the classic game of Cheat — cards are played face-down so players can stretch the truth about what they’ve played. If challenged, the ‘cheater’ must pick up every card played so far. A fabulously fun family game!
A brilliant choice for funny kids
Children will love this hilarious twist on the classic pass the parcel game! Press Stinky’s tummy to make him sing, and then roll the dice to determine which way to pass him. Whatever you do, move quickly before he randomly farts! The player who’s holding Stinky at that unfortunate moment must take a token, and the player with the fewest tokens at the end of the game wins. Sure to make kids giggle…or should we say ‘piggle’!
An escape room from the comfort of your home
Turn your house into an escape room with this highly entertaining game! You’re invited to be a guest at a palatial mansion, but when you arrive, you find yourselves forced to take part in a macabre game. To get out alive, you must use your teamwork skills to solve riddles and challenges, and you’ve got to be quick because the clock is ticking! Can you escape in time? A fantastically imaginative game, and a wonderful way to spend an evening indoors!
Think fast, talk first!
With over 400 question cards, this hilarious game will keep you guessing — who’s really the smart ass? Answer who, what, and where questions about film stars, political figures and more. Each card contains several clues, which get progressively easier. You’ve got to think fast to win because you can only guess once! Have fun donkey-ing around!
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