Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide

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Best Family Games Gift Guide for Everyone on Your Christmas List

A collection of family games is always an entertaining and appreciated gift. Here are some of our favorites!

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1. Settlers of Catan — a family favorite game in our house. New extensions are always on the gift list.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

2. Carcassone Board Game — along with its expansions is fun game for the entire family. In Carcassonne, players build the area surrounding this impressive city, one tile at a time.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

3. Castles of Mad King Ludwig — Based on the real 19th Century castles of ‘Mad’ King Ludwig of Bavaria. Including Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for the castles of Disney. A fun strategy game our family loves.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

4. 7 Wonders – and it’s associated games and packs is a game where you lead one of the 7 great cities of the Ancient World. Gather resources, develop commercial routes and affirm your military supremacy for 2-7 players.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

5. Ticket to Ride — A cross-country train adventure that celebrates Fogg’s impetuous and lucrative gamble to travel “Around the World in 80 Days.” An entertaining game our son loves. You might want to check out their expansion packs as well as games set in Europe, Asia, Nordic Countries, Africa, and more!

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

6. Uno Card Game — A classic family game for every age.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

7. Jenga Classic Game — a game experience that combines friends, skill, suspense, laughter, and maybe even a little luck. A classic game everyone will enjoy.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

8. Sorry — Perfect for ages 6 and up. An entertaining game that pits players against the roll of a dice and their own strategy. A staple in our house.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

9. The Game of Life — A perennial best seller and favorite board game for all ages.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

10. Simon Electronic Game — Everyone in our family, including our 5-year-old, loves this game. Fun to pass around the room from young to old. A game of skill, memory, and recall.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

11. Battleship — A classic naval combat game that’s been around our house forever. It brings together competition and strategy in head-to-head naval battle.

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

12. Bananagrams — An Amazon #1 bestseller. Gather your family and friends and race against each other to build crossword grids. 

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

13. Axis and Allies, World War II Edition — A game of history our son loves. “You are on the beaches of Normandy, and ahead lies an uncertain future. The fate of the world hangs in the balance, as you struggle for control over the cities of Cherbourg, St. Lo, and Caen. Savage, quick, and decisive, D-Day was the major turning point in the European theaters, with Liberty itself on the line.”

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14. 5 Second Rule — A fast-paced game that lots of fun and gets everyone talking!

Best Family Games Christmas Gift Guide | 31Daily.com

15. Kids Monopoly Junior — My elementary age niece and nephew love curl up on the floor and play this game! And, of course, Monopoly is always a great gift.

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