The Best Kid-Friendly Games for Small Spaces
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The Most Popular Games For Small Spaces
What do you do if you live in a small space but still want to play games with your children? We interviewed countless moms just like you and asked what their favorite family-friendly small-space games were and today we’re sharing them all with you!
If you’re looking for fun games the entire family will enjoying playing but that won’t take over your entire house, this list is for you!
Sushi Go – The pick and pass card game that reinforces probability, visual discrimination, and strategic thinking. Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value.
Kanoodle – Over 2 million games sold! Challenge your noggin with this best-selling, award-winning, brain-twisting, solo game. Kanoodle is a perfect brain game for adults & kids! Kanoodle includes 200 logical thinking puzzles from basic to deviously difficult, there are hundreds of possible combinations, but only one correct answer. Perfect for enhancing problem solving, critical thinking, and strategic thinking skills.
Tall Tales – The educational family game of infinite storytelling with five ways to play. Promotes creativity and language skills.
Sleeping Queens – The pancake queen, the ladybug queen, and ten of their closest friends have fallen under a sleeping spell. It is the players’ job to wake them up using strategy, quick thinking and a little luck. The player who wakes the most queens wins.
Spoons – The game of card grabbing and spoon snagging. Race to get four of a kind and grab a spoon if you want to stay in the game. It’s the classic card game that the whole family love.
Outfoxed – A cooperative whodunit game for ages five and up.
Five Crowns Jr. – Award-winning kid-style rummy game that has five suits and a rotating wild card like the original game. Made for kids but still enjoyed by adults!
Bllöx – Each player gets 5 blocks. Flip over a card and race to build what you see! See, Slap and Stack! A fast-paced stacking race for the whole family! 2-4 players. Ages 6+. Bllöx is the world’s fastest and wackiest stacking game! Bllöx helps build and improve dexterity, fine and gross motor development, color recognition, pattern recognition and more…but most importantly, it is heaps of FUN for the whole family!
Iota – Titled “The Great Big Game in The Teeny-Weeny Tin,” once you see how small this game really is, you won’t believe your eyes! Add cards to a grid; making sure that color; shape and number are either all the same or all different
Ratatat – Classic children’s card game that helps develop timing and basic mathematical concepts. An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Toy Award; Mensa 1996 Best New Mind Game Award.
Flower Families: A Go Fish Game – Introduce the tulip to its relative the toad lily or reunite the iris family by pairing the freesia with its siblings. Collect illustrated cards of 52 garden flowers, group the individual flowers into their botanical families to form complete sets of four and lay them before your opponent to win!
Blockus – The perfect strategy game for the whole family that takes less than a minute to learn. Players take turns placing their 21 pieces on the board: each piece must touch another of the same color, but only at the corners. Stake your claim and protect your territory by fitting as many of your pieces on the board as possible while strategically blocking your opponents.
Othello – A minute to learn….a Lifetime to master! Play is simple and strategy is everything.
Rush Hour – Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 5 and Up – Junior Version of the International Bestseller Rush Hour
Qurious Dinos – STEM Flash Card Game | Build, Find, Match & Roar Through Millions of Years of History. Perfect for Jurassic, Dinosaur and T-Rex Enthusiasts
Avocado Smash – Aveo’ Go at this fast paced and fabulously funny card game – a fresh twist on the game of snap where you’ll need to think and act quickly to win!