Disclosure: Most links are Amazon affiliate links. Chuckle and Roar games provided for review and are available exclusively at Target.
Games are one of my favorite gifts to give. They can be enjoyed by any age. I’ve put together this list of 100 games for families to help you discover some games you might not know.
Using this helpful list, you will discover games in all categories – from children’s board games to the bets party games. Be sure to click on the links to check out games you are unfamiliar with, as I have curated the best games in each category. This exhaustive list has something for everyone.
Prices vary on these games, but start as low as $5. Many of the games are linked to Amazon, which offers free shipping for Prime members, or if you spend more than $25. Also, know that Target will price match any Amazon price. Simply show the cashier your Amazon app and they will match the price. (For more tips on saving money at Target, read this post.)
Children’s Board Games
Many of the games on this list are classic games you are likely familiar with, with a few new ones sprinkled in. These are games every family should own! They also a perfect for donating at the holidays, or having on hand to give at birthday parties.
- Chutes and Ladders
- Don’t Spill the Beans
- Don’t Break the Ice
- 5-Second Rule
- Guess Who?
- The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
- Feed the Kitty
- Yeti in my Spaghetti
- Pick a Doodle Do
- Disney Eye Found It
- I Can Do That
- Mosquito Madness
- Pick Me Up, Piggy
I also want to highlight the new Chuckle and Roar children’s games at Target because they are so fantastic.Chuckle and Roar offered to provide me with a gift card to try a few out and I planned to just put links in this post, but I have to call them out in a special way because they truly are great and deserve the attention.
My kids are 11, 8 and 5 and they ALL love these games. As a mom, I love that they are quick, easy to learn, well made and great price points (all under $10). Check them out at the links below.
PopIt: This is perfect to keep in your car or have in your purse. It’s fun and super portable.
Scoop Up: A seemingly simple game that involves strategy and numbers. All my kids love it.
Red Light Green Light: The classroom favorite game is now a board game.
Rock Paper Scissors Pickles – This game is SO cute and probably our favorite one that I bought. Get ready to grab rock, paper, scissor or a pickle in a fast-paced card game that makes everyone laugh!
Family Board Games
These family board games are perfect for a family game night. Playing games as a family is a simple way to turn off devices and bring everyone together. Make a habit of regularly playing games with your family to foster connection, have fun and make memories.
- Watch Ya Mouth
- Chickapig: This is a new-to-us game that had everyone laughing! A great strategy game for families.
- Trivial Pursuit
- Ticket to Ride
- Disney Color Brain
- Scotland Yard
- Weird but True: My son LOVES these books and now this game is a family favorite. It’s quick, full of weird but true facts and easy for everyone to play.
- Rock Me Archimedes: A two-player game with a simple concept that requires lots of strategy. Super, super fun!
- Oh Snap!: Literally one of our family’s most favorite games. A must-own.
- Gobblet Board Game
- Bears in Barrels
- Dragon’s Cave
- Once Upon a Castle
- Fishing Day
- Dr. Eureka
- Thumbs Up
Our family loves dice games because they are typically fast! Of course, Yahtzee is the most common and popular dice game on this list, but you’ll love all of them! Try a few new ones, add them to stockings this holiday season or buy them to have on hand for after a big meal.
- LCR We just bought this game and it is our new favorite. It’s so simple that a four-year-old can play it, but fun enough that it would be fun with a group of adults.
- Kingdomino Duel Roll & Write
- The Genius Square
- Flash: This game is like Tenzee with a twist. Super fast and super fun!
- Fill or Bust
- Toss Up!
- Greed Dice Game
These games are all about words — creating words, finding words and having fun with letters.
Card games are a favorite because they are a small, portable and fun. These card games are sure to provide hours of fun.
- Uno Dare
- Old Maid
- Taco vs. Burrito
- Panic Island
- Exploding Kittens
- Kids Against Maturity
- Sushi Go
- The Fanny Pack Game – Throwback to the 90s – A game that literally comes in a fanny pack. Yes, please!
- Ring It
- Tell Tale
Next time you host a gathering, pull out one of these popular party games to bring everyone together and create a lot of fun.
- Apples to Apples
- Cards Against Humanity
- What Do You Meme?
- Speed Charades
- Relative Insanity
- The Voting Game
- It’s In the Bag
- Unstable Unicorns
- Double Ditto
- Circle of Jerks
- Been There Done That
- Say Anything
- Tattoo Stories
- It’s Blunderful
I hope this list of 100+ games for all ages is a helpful resource. Our family loves games and is always trying new ones. Games are a fun, affordable way to bring families and groups together.
What games would you add to this list?
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