10 Family Board Games You’ll Love Playing

Family Board Games
Now that the children are back in school and the evenings are getting dark earlier, it’s time to take out the Board Games and have some fun as a family. Here are 10 Family Board Games which are great fun to play.

  1. Ludo

Wooden Ludo Board Game Safari Animals from Small Foot Design Toys

This is a game for 2 to 4 players where each player is racing to get their four counters home before the other players do.

2. 9 in 1 Games Collection

9 in 1 Games Collection

This wooden box contains 9 different games to learn and play together.

3. Hamster Clan

HABA - Hamster Clan Game

This is a cooperative board game where you help the Hamster Clan move through their burrow, collect food and store it before winter comes.

4. Dogman – The Board Game

The Dogman Board Game - Attack of the Fleas

Dogman – Attach of the Fleas is a funny board game with the characters from the Dogman book series. It’s very popular.

5. Go Genius – Football

Go Genius - Football

If you are a football mad family, then this quiz style board game might really suit you.

6. Chinese Checkers

Wooden Chinese Checkers Board Game from Small Foot Design Toys

This game is suitable for up to 6 players. The aim is to move all your checkers across the board to the opposite triangle. However, if you use strategy, you can block others in their journey to beat you!

7. Chess Board


For older children and adults, a set of chess can be so much fun. This is a gorgeous wooden chess set.

8. Kersplatt

Kersplatt! Board Game

This game is a little bit like Ludo but your counters are moulded by you out of play dough. Instead of dice, there are cards telling you how to move and if you get a Kersplatt Card you can splat an opponent’s counter.

9. Who’s in the Bag?

Who's in the Bag? Game

This is a really fun game for children (aged 8+) and adults. It’s not quite a board game but I decided to sneak it in here anyway!

10. Jump Around Frogs

Jump around Frogs Board Game

The aim of Jump Around Frogs is to be the first player to get their frogs onto the lily pad.

I hope you can find something here that will suit the size and age of your family. If you missed last week’s blog on Card Games, you can find it here.

Have fun playing games with the ones you love the most,

xx Suzie

If you’d like to read more game suggestions, check out this blog – Fun Games for the midterm break


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