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Best List - Board Games for Kids 2016

Ever since the invention of the board game, both parents and kids have had a wonderful way to spend family time - as much as that has ever been the case, it holds true this year.

For 2016, there are some fun kids' classic board games - along with some new and "new old" ones to choose from - giving kiddos a fun way to spend a rainy day or some entertaining time with mom and dad.

Here are the "best of" board games for kids this year, based on both popularity and overall consumer ratings...


Hasbro Pie Face Game (Age 5 and up)

The exciting Pie Face game is filled with fun and suspense, and somebody’s bound to get splatted! Just put some delicious whipped cream from home or the wet sponge on the “hand” of this hilarious game unit and start turning the handles. It could go off at any time, so keep your fingers crossed and hope you’re not the one who gets a splat in the face...

Wet Head Game (Age 6 and up)

Wet Head is a water roulette game. Fill Wet Head with cold water, strap on the water filled Wet Head, spin the spinner and follow the instructions on the spinner based on where the arrow lands. spin the top and pull out any one of the rods. If you stay dry, pass Wet Head to the next player...

Let's Go Fishin' (Age 4 and up)

Our Let's Go Fishin' game is the original version of a well-known and well-loved fishing game that parents will remember playing when they were kids. This classic kids game teaches hand-eye coordination as players use their mini fishing poles to try to catch the most fish. The challenge is that the board game spins, and the fish open and close their mouths...

Ticket To Ride (Ages 8-12)

October 2, 1900 - it's 28 years to the day that noted London eccentric, Phileas Fogg accepted and then won a bet that he could travel "Around the World in 80 Days." Now, at the dawn of the century, some old friends have gathered to celebrate Fogg's impetuous and lucrative gamble - and to propose a new wager of their own...

Candy Land - The Kingdom of Sweets Board Game (Age 3 and up)

Start down the magical road to sweet surprises! This adorable version of the classic Candyland game features the colored cards and fun illustrations that kids love, with different destinations like Cupcake Commons and the chunky Chocolate Mountains. Choose your cards, move your pawn and let your imagination soar...

Top Board Games for Kids - 2016 Best of Games for Girls and Boys

With all the digital games available these days, it might seem that board games have become a thing of the past - not true (thank goodness)! Here, for 2016, is some info for the kids...

The Best Board Games for Kids & Families

My childhood was packed with board games. My mom would often take my sister and I to our grandmother’s house to see our cousins, where we would play all kinds of games for hours on end...

Top Kids' Board Games - 2016 5 Best List and Reviews

Despite the "digital revolution," board games remain one of the best forms of entertainment for kids and their families. There are some classics that are still so much fun and popular, also some new ones have come to the forefront. Here is a list - five of the best board games for kids in 2016...

Top 10 Board Games for Kids 2016

Board games are a wonderful way for kiddos to move out of their “digital world,” have a great time, and are even used more and more as learning tools for home-schoolers and in classrooms as a fun way to educate kids. Also – a fabulous idea when it comes to getting together for some good old-fashioned family time...

Best Board Games for Kids 2016

Board games have been and perhaps always will be a wonderful way for kids to stay entertained while spending time indoors - and they encourage creative thought and often-times are very helpful with fundamental learning.

Here are some great picks among the best kids' board games for 2016, based on top consumer ratings and general popularity - plus some helpful reviews, lists and tips for kids' and family game time. | See more about Board Games For Kids, Board Games and Candy Land.

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Looking for a rainy day activity to do with your kids or a new game for family game night? We love these 12 DIY board games for kids, that are super fun and simple to make!

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Best Board Games for Kids - 2016 Top 5 List

Find this year's complete top 10 list of board games for kids...

The Benefits of Board Games

What your child most wants - and needs - is to be with you with no goal in mind beyond the joy of spending time together. He wants you to take pleasure in him, play with him, and listen to him. Nothing bolsters his self-esteem more!

How Family Game Night Makes Kids Into Better Students

There has been a lot of recent attention focused on the importance of executive function for successful learning . Many researchers and educators believe that this group of skills, which enable a child to formulate and pursue goals, are more important to learning and educational success than IQ or inherent academic talent.

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Break out these fun and creative ideas when you're cooped up indoors.

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