Popular Board Games
Fun, educational activities for a rainy day, and great for quiet after-school activities.
All-time classic games anyone can play, from early elementary ages to adult. Games teach strategy, small-motor skills, spelling, counting, and number recognition.
Battleship. The enduring game of naval strategy. Devise your plan of attack, outfox your opponent, and sink his or her ships for victory. For 2 players ages 7 and up.
Boggle. Popular word dice game challenges spelling and vocabulary skills. For ages 8 and up.
Connect Four. Classic vertical checkers. Block your opponent and try to build a row of 4 checkers. For 2 players ages 6 and up.
Cranium. The game that uses your whole brain! Teams hum, sketch, sculpt, act, and even spell backwards to win. For 4 or more players ages 12 and up
Jenga. Try not to topple the tower when you pull out the wooden blocks and place them on top. For 1 or more players ages 8 and up.
Mancala. The centuries-old game of collecting "gemstones." Wood playing board, 48 glass stones, illustrated instructions. For 2 players ages 6 and up.
Mastermind. Try to crack the hidden code in this challenging game of logic. For 2 players ages 8 and up.
Monopoly. Classic game of high finance. For 2-6 players ages 8 and up.
Risk. The classic game of strategic conquest. For 2-6 players ages 10 and up.
Scattergories. Match categories using words that start with the same letter. For 2-6 players ages 12 and up.
Scrabble. The #1 word game. For 2-4 players ages 8 and up.
Sorry. A race to get 4 pawns from start to home. For 2-4 players ages 6 and up.
Trouble. Fun race-ahead, bump-back game. For 2-4 players ages 5 and up.
Twister. An exciting game of chance, balance, and flexibility. For 2-4 players ages 6 and up.
Yahtzee. Roll the dice to form straights, a full house, three of a kind, or a Yahtzee! For 1 or more players ages 8 and up.