Top 10 Award Winning Games for Kids 8-12 – Board Games

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1. Proof!


Teachers’ Choice Award Winning Educational Game, Ages 9+, Proof! Math Game, The Fast Paced Game of Mental Math Magic

Proof! #ad - Improve mental math skills. Enjoy at your next family game night or as a classroom or homeschool learning game. So much fun, kids will want to play again and again! Made in Michigan.

Educational games are evaluated by a panel of teachers and selected for "exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home!". Perfect for 2 - 6 players, ages 9 - 109. Practice multiplication, subtraction, division, addition, and square roots. Teacher's choice gold award winner. Some larger numbers and prime numbers are excluded. Includes 100 number cards chosen for optimal fun, with more easy-to-use lower numbers. Great brain game training for kids and adults! Adaptable rules for younger players and solo play, too. Fast-paced, fun math game loved by teachers, families, kids, and grown-ups alike. Takes just 15 minutes to play.
BrandProof! #ad
ManufacturerThe Master Theorem Games #ad
Height1 Inches
Length5.5 Inches
Width3.9 Inches
Part NumberSZB-200



Spy Alley Mensa Award Winning Family Strategy Board Game

SPY ALLEY #ad - Spy alley is a classic hidden identity strategy board game for 2 6 players. Winner of 12 national awards, including Mensa select, australian Game of the year, Chicago Tribune "Top Ten Games". The warranty is only valid if purchased from an authorized distributor in the United States of America.

If the game becomes damaged due to manufacture defect in the normal use of the product within the first 90 days from purchase, Spy Alley Partners will replace the part free of charge. 30 to 45 minutes to play. Best mind game” by mensa, deceiving and double crossing your friends and family to earn the title of the world’s top spy. Simple rules that can be explained in minutes but take a lifetime to master.

Perfect for adults, kids ages 8+ or Families, Spy Alley will have you bluffing, Fun for everyone. Spy alley is a fun board game for all ages, that helps sharpen your deductive reasoning, interpersonal, logic, and body language reading skills. People who like Clue tend to Love Spy Alley. Each new copy of spy alley comes with a 90 day limited warranty.
BrandSPY ALLEY #ad
ManufacturerSpy Alley #ad
Height13 Inches
Length9.25 Inches
Weight2.25 Pounds
Width2.5 Inches
Part Number4099315
Warranty(90 Day Limited Warranty) If your game becomes damaged due to a manufacture defect in the normal use of the product within the first 90 days from purchase, Spy Alley Partners will replace the part free of charge. This warranty is valid only if purchased from an authorized distributor of Spy Alley Partners. For replacement parts, email a copy of the receipt and a picture of the defective part to [email protected] or mail to: Spy Alley Partners, 9177 Yucca Lane North, Maple Grove, MN 55369.

3. Byron's Games


Game Night by Byron’s Games Award Winning, Continent Race Geography Learning Educational Game for Kids 7 Years and Up Trivia Card Board Game for Family Activities

Byron's Games #ad - He combined his passion for geography with a desire to help boys and girls like him learn and have fun during their hospital stay - and beyond! For 2+ players. We donate a portion of byron’s Games profits to our favorite children's charities so we can give back - one purchase at a time. A perfect game for family activity, brain engaging family game for kids and adults helps children learn about the continents, countries, while having fun kids can develop problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills too.

Playing with purpose: we’re on a mission to make fun learning and education toys. Easy to learn: geography card game is color-coded and easy to understand, there is 1 stack of orange mystery cards included, PLEASE note these are for advanced level play only. A game the whole family will love: play this fast-paced learning and educational game for kids at home or in school, individually or in teams.

We want to help kids unlock their potential and become their best selves. Test your knowledge, learn about the world and satisfy curious young minds with the 205 colorful country cards that are challenging for kids and adults alike. Created by a kid for kids: 2020 game of the year award - continent race geography game for kids was created by 6 year old Byron during a long hospital stay. Makes your kids smarter: this interactive, and flags of the world as they explore the world. It’s a race around the globe to see who can collect the most countries from each continent first.
BrandByron's Games #ad
ManufacturerByron's Games #ad
Height2 Inches
Length11.8 Inches
Width9 Inches
Part NumberBGCR0001

4. Inspiration Play


Award-Winning Family Party Board Game for Adults, Double Ditto, The Hilarious, Teens & Kids 8 and up

Inspiration Play #ad - Double ditto is a popular board game for kids, a 15-second timer, and instruction card. Perfect party game: for family night, vacations, etc. Makes the perfect family gift. Ages: 10+; players: 4 - 10 or more; Play Time: 25 minutes. Includes: 400 category cards, families, and younger players may "team up" with an adult.

Find out whose mind is in sync with yours. Rated one of the best family games for family game night. Answers can be as creative as player's desire, making this game customizable for any gathering of family, read it out loud, co-workers, and more. Bring it to your next family gathering! Multi-generational fun for kids, birthday parties, continuous play. It may not be who you expect! Easy to learn--begin playing right away. Answer topic cards such as: "Foods That are Slimy, holiday gatherings, teens, and adults. Great for large or small groups.

Add to your gift list now! simple and hilarious fun: pick a card, friends, and then quickly write down 2 answers you think other players will also write. 8 and 9-year-olds with strong reading and writing skills may also enjoy playing, score sheets, teens and adults. Everyone loves it: check out our reviews and see how much fun you can have playing double Ditto! One of the top family board games and party games on the market today! Perfect for kids ages 8-12, preteens, aunts, makes a popular kids gift! Also great for teens, 12 and up, uncles, grandmothers and more.
BrandInspiration Play #ad
ManufacturerInspiration Play #ad
Height2.5 Inches
Length9 Inches
Weight1.81 Pounds
Width7 Inches
Part NumberFBA_4610070
WarrantyNo Warranty

5. Big Potato


Award-Winning Travel Game for Kids and Adults Aged 8 and up, Cinco Linko

Big Potato #ad - Just clip it to your bag and you're ready to play anyone, anywhere. What people said: 'very simple and elegant, it works in a lot of ways' @UnfilteredGamer. Parent's choice Award 2018'.

Just don't be too surprised when the kids pick it up a lot faster than their parents! Multi-award winning: 'best family Game' - Imagination Gaming. Recommended for 2-4 players and ages 8+. The ultimate travel strategy game: durable, waterproof and perfectly travel-sized. Tiles at the ready: choose a color, grab your stack and start laying down tiles until someone sneaks a line of five, either horizontally, vertically or diagonally. A great 2 player board game but you can play with up to 4 people. Simple on the surface: a family strategy game for kids and adults that only takes seconds to learn but hours to master.
BrandBig Potato #ad
ManufacturerCardinal Games #ad
Height2.76 Inches
Length2.76 Inches
Width7.99 Inches
Part Number6052290
WarrantyNo Warranty

6. Underdog Games


Trekking The National Parks: The Award-Winning Family Board Game / Best National Parks Board Game for Game Night / Created by a Couple Who Visited All The National Parks

Underdog Games #ad - B>simple, teens, families, interesting Rules: Easy to understand for older children, grandparents, and everyone in between! plus, there are still great strategy opportunities.

B>best-selling & award-winning national parks game: Winner Of The Mensa And Parent's Choice Award. B>share the joy of the national parks: Share your memories, and dream about where you’ll travel to next. B>fun + educational: it’s the perfect recipe for a family game night! Appeals to a wide range of people: outdoor lovers, board game players, and gift givers. See the many 5-star reviews! b>created by national parks enthusiasts: This couple traveled to every single national park and then worked with their son to make the game.
BrandUnderdog Games #ad
ManufacturerUnderdog Games #ad
Height2.8 Inches
Length11.6 Inches
Weight3.75 Pounds
Width11.5 Inches
Part Numberunderdog00002



The Genius Square – Game of The Year Award Winner! 60000+ Solutions STEM Puzzle Game! Roll The Dice & Race Your Opponent to Fill The Grid by Using Different Shapes! Promotes Problem Solving Training

MUKIKIM #ad - Easy to learn, be fast to win: promotes problem solving and motor manipulation skill training. Now. 60, 000+ possibilities in the box: stem puzzle game with the combination of dice, there are 62, location of the blockers, and set of color shapes, 208 POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS in the 6X6 grid! Think about it… what is the possibility you will beat your opponent? Easy to travel with, and simply enjoy the time! This puzzle game is SIMPLY GENIUS! Race to fill every other space on the grid! speed up your brain and hands! who'll win?! share the joy with someone, or enjoy alone: you can rack your brains against friends and family to see who fill out all the spaces first! Or you can challenge yourself against the clock! Either way… be the GENIUS one! Find that one solution…or more than one?: this board game is confirmed that all of arrangements have AT LEAST one possible solution for each, and some are much harder.

Roll the seven dice together and place a blocker in each of the co-ordinates that appear on the faces. Game of the year: product of the year / educational product of the year / top toy award winners! well-made table game that includes 2 grids, easy to teach and learn, 7 dice, 2 sets of 7 blockers, and 2 sets of 9 colored shapes. Find a solution first, and maybe even more! Some are very easy, then challenge yourself to find another one… and… another one? .
BrandMUKIKIM #ad
ManufacturerMUKIKIM #ad
Height2 Inches
Length7 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width7 Inches
Part NumberWHIGNS

8. Days of Wonder


Ticket to Ride First Journey Board Game | Board Game for Kids | Family Board Game | Train Game | Ages 6+ | For 2 to 4 players | Average Playtime 15-30 minutes | Made by Days of Wonder

Days of Wonder #ad - The whole family will enjoy claiming routes and completing Tickets! Fun adventure game: first Journey is the perfect way to introduce young players to the game of cross-country travel.

Number of players and average playtime: This kid and family board game can be played with 2 to 4 players. The average playtime is 15-30 minutes. How to win this game: in first journey, claiming the Golden Ticket as their prize. Fast and easy to learn: with a brand-new map and simplified rules, First Journey is the perfect way to introduce young players to the game of cross-country travel. Climb aboard, the game ends when one player completes six tickets, travelers—your incredible First Journey awaits! Strategy game: first journey offers unique rules designed for a younger audience that retain the strategy, charm, and fun of the original Ticket to Ride.
BrandDays of Wonder #ad
ManufacturerDays of Wonder #ad
Height2.13 Inches
Length10.88 Inches
Weight2.52 Pounds
Width10.88 Inches
Part NumberDO7225

9. TheGag


Kids Create Absurdity: Laugh Until You Cry! Fun Card Game for Kids Family Game Night

TheGag #ad - Whats in the box- the card game includes 465 top quality cards-95 question cards-350 answer cards-10 Random Task Cards-10 Blank Cards but most of all it includes LOTS OF FUN! Priced Right for all Families to afford.

Friends-family-lots of laughs-guaranteed-we guarantee that you will have so much fun and laughter playing Kids Create Absurdity, that if you do not like it just send it back for a full refund. Award winning gift for boys and girls- moms choice award for excellence- the perfect gift for your 6-12 year old son, daughter, niece or nephew and grandkids/grandchildren. Best family board game for 2021- fun kids travel game for families.

Combining the super popular card game fundamentals of Cards Against Humanity and Apples to Apples into one hilarious party game. Kids bored? bring our Family game along with you on your vacation and travel, camping plans. Contains age appropriate content for a true family card game experience that you can enjoy playing on Family Game Night.
BrandTheGag #ad
ManufacturerKids Create Absurdity #ad
Part NumberNW-KCA-CG

10. Latice


The Multi-Award-Winning Smart New Family Board Game. Intelligent Fun for Creative People., Latice Hawaii Strategy Board Game

Latice #ad - Age: 8 and up. Play faster by matching tiles on two or more sides, landing on sun squares or using wind tiles to shift tiles on the board. Brilliant game" -Mike Mottershead. Strategic thinking, spatial recognition: Reading the board, or gender barriers, age, planning ahead to block and set up future turns.

Designed by Adacio in California. 3 minutes to learn, 20 minutes to play, a lifetime to master. Ideal for a quick match in-between other activities or as the main event for exciting evenings. Lots of fun for your friends and family. This is the best game ever. Instructions: english. For everyone: no language, color-blind accessible through patterns on the tiles.

We all love it. D. Fast start: easy to learn rules! includes a short manual with pictures. Educational gaming: concentration - follow the course of the game and the other players' turns. Other languages available for free on the Latice website. This game should be a staple in every board game collection!" -Andrew Ferguson. Players: for 2 - 4 players plus 4 players per additional game set.
BrandLatice #ad
ManufacturerAdacio #ad
Height2 Inches
Length8.5 Inches
Weight2.4 Pounds
Width8.5 Inches
Part NumberLATICE-HE