Playing games is a great way to learn a lot of skills from cooperation to strategy and math but having fun is the most important. These lists of the best board games for 6-10 year olds are perfect for family game night or just playing with friends.
The lists below are broken down by recommended youngest age. Don’t shy away from games with a young minimum age though! Some of the games that young kids can play are fun for all ages!
There are a few games that are great for kids to play alone as well. Scroll to the bottom to see those recommendations. Sometimes kids want to play a game and there’s nobody to play with them.
My favorite games when I was 6-10 years old were whatever games my older brothers picked out because as the youngest you just go along with what everyone else wants. I played a LOT of Monopoly and I don’t think I ever won! These best board games for 6-10 year olds and, yes, Monopoly is included because it’s actually a great game kids love.
Besides playing games there are other fun activities you can do with your family if you have a preschooler.
- Take a family hike
- Read the book then watch the movie
- Read a book aloud
- Outdoor messy art projects
- Outdoor adventures with kids
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I hope you enjoy these games as much as your kids or grandkids will! Playing games together is something they’ll remember forever!