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26 Best Board Games for Your 6-Year-Olds

Children, in their growing years, explore new things quite actively. It is the perfect time to let them join the family games at a night party or picnics. Board games are the best way to create a healthy competitive spirit among kids and build sportsmanship.

While you’d think board games are only fun for kids, they actually teach kids various strategy skills, tackling pressure and challenges, good gamesmanship, and most of all, concentration.

Thus, if you are looking for some ultimate board games for your 6-year-old that can teach them something new, then we have come up with a complete list of some of the best board games you can consider. 

#1 Hasbro Gaming CandyLand Kingdom of Sweet Adventures

If you were a Candy Kingdom fan in your childhood, then you can introduce this fantastic game to the young generation as well.

Packed with sweet final destinations, candy cards, and beautiful illustrations, you can move the man’s pawn all around the candy kingdom. The set includes four pawns, a game board, a deck of cards, and an instruction manual.

Kids need to play the game, moving all the way landing at the castle in the end. The one who reaches the castle first wins the castle and the game.

It is a pretty fun game for three years or more older kids. They can dream about candy land and enjoy the game. Two to four players can play this game at a time.

#2 Hasbro Monopoly Junior Board Game

If your kids love to play Monopoly, then Hasbro Monopoly Junior board game can become one of its favorite board games.

With beautiful tokens resembling Mr. Monopoly’s characters, you can kind of the hat that Mr. Monopoly wears, a toy car, little Hazel, and Scottie in the form of tokens in this game.

In this game, players move around the kid’s friendly locations like a zoo or a movie theatre, dealing and looking at the cards.

Whether you are going on a picnic with your kids or are organizing their birthday party, this game is ideal for all occasions, and kids can never get bored playing this game.

#3 Connect 4 Strategy Board Game

Now, who is not aware of the connect game? A classic family game. Connect is not only a fun game but builds analytical skills among kids. But unlike the classic connect game, there is a twist in Connect 4 Strategy Board Game.

Starting with a blue-chip, you need to get four disks simultaneously in a row to win the game. As the number of chips for winning has increased, so is the level of difficulty.

It is a strategy game that kids can either play alone or with their family members in a team. Just take some time, think about the perfect strategy, and win the connect 4 Board game.

#4 Hasbro Gaming Monopoly Avengers

Almost all the kids are great fans of marvels. And a game featuring Marvel can be a game liked by nearly all the kids. Hasbro has introduced a monopoly Game based on the theme of Avengers. 

Unlike regular monopoly game, where people buy properties, kids will find options to buy their favorite superheroes in the Hasbro Monopoly Avengers game. 

All the 25 superheroes of the Marvel universe are available for selling. Ultimately, these board games become a battlefield of Monopoly. Another impressive feature of this board game is its iconic superhero tokens.

You can find 12 different tokens featuring the Avenger superheroes.

#5 Operation Electronic Board Game

If you want to become a doctor like a grown-up, then Operation Electronic Board Game will entertain you a lot. In this board game, you will need to operate a person, removing his ailment.

You will find different doctors and specialist cards and will get some money after successful operations. The kid who has the most money at the end of the game wins the game.

More than six kids can play this game at the same time. Thus, even if you are organizing a kids’ party or taking kids to a picnic, it can be the perfect board game that will keep them engaged and entertain them.

#6 Pressman Charades for Kids

Charades is a forever loving game. Everyone likes this enact and guess game, where one person enacts something, and the rest has to figure out what he is trying to tell.

Pressman charades for kids is on a similar theme. You will find various slips with different things written on them. For a better understanding of the non-reader, the exact item is drawn on the label as well.

The kids only need to pick the slip up, look at the image, and enact it in some way that other people guess. Full, right?

Not just it improves the reading skills but their motor skills as well. Thus, it is an actual fun game with some understanding of basic things.

#7 Kerplunk Classic Kids Game with Marbles

The classic stick game, Kerplunk Classic kids’ game with marbles, has a twist on the original game.

One can play this board game individually or in teams. Two to four players can play this game at a time. It contains some translucent sticks in some holes at the start of the game. Kids can choose their compartment. 

Above sticks, you will find marbles placed. Turn by turn; players need to remove the sticks out of the hole without dropping the marbles from their end.

The kid with the largest number of marbles at the end wins the game.

It is a fun game, not just for kids, but adults can also enjoy this awesome game.

#8 Sorry! 

Sorry! is a sweet revenge family game. Thus, instead of watching boring Tv shows at the weekend, you can enjoy your weekend playing sorry.

Sorry! requires at least two players and at most four players. Each player gets four pawns. For starting the game, they need to pick a card or two up. 

Each card contains some challenges that you can give to any of your opponents. It is a racing game, where you have to defeat your opponent anyhow and reach the game’s end.

In 44 different cards, you will find exciting and funny challenges with which you can take revenge from any of your opponents during the game. It is a perfect family game to spend the whole night playing this fantastic game.

#9 The Game of Life Junior 

If your kid is a car or bike lover, then The Game of Life Junior is made for him. It is like a mini version, where you will get car and bike icons like the pin cruiser or the blue wheeler, the Green rider, or the yellow speedster.

It contains some cards and attractions to let you change your path. The aim is to collect ten stars at the earliest. Whosoever can collect all the ten stars in the way wins the game.

A board game that every kid is going to love. Thus, if you want to let your kids sit quietly and play, then The Game of Life Junior is the perfect board game that can help you.

#10 Eye Found It

Eye Found It is a Disney theme board game, where you can join Mickey mouse in his journey of collecting 12 different jewels. In your path, you will meet other Disney characters, varying from Alice and the wonderland or Peter pan’s neverland.

You will find 30 cards, a sand timer, four movers, four base movers, ten mouse-ear tokens, and a spinner. With the instruction manual, you can easily find the rules to play this ultimate game.

In this game, kids will need to find hidden objects, solve riddles and puzzles, match things. Thus, it is an ultimate game that will enhance your kids’ mental abilities and motor skills, along with hand and eye coordination.

#11 Spider-Man Web Warriors Chutes & Ladders

Like the classic board game snake and ladders, Spider-Man web warriors Chutes and Ladders contains a ladder with which you can climb up to reach 100 at the earliest, but with the slides, you will have to get down.

Instead of dice, you will use a spinner in this board game. If you are a marvel fan, you can choose among spider-man, venom, black cat, iron spider, green goblin, or even rhino. 

Chase the 100, and you will become the ultimate winner. Two to four players can play this top game at a time. Although it has a different theme, yet it is as fun as the snake and ladder are. Moreover, not just kids but adults can also enjoy this ultimate Marvel game.

#12 Zingo Bingo

If, as a parent or as a teacher, you are looking for a fun game that will help non-readers to enhance their motor skills and understanding, then none other than Zingo Bingo is the perfect game for you.

More than 50 million Singo Bingo has sold now worldwide. It is a matching game, where kids get a card to match the pictures drawn on the Zingo cards with the chips available in the box.

Thus, it enhances the mental skills of the kids and improves their matching skills. Parents can play this game along with their kids to create competition among kids. 

#13 Trouble

Trouble is a fun and exciting game that kids can play to get bored on their vacations or at a picnic. 

You will find four quadruplets of different colors in Trouble, which is a total of 16 icons. At least two and at most four kids can play this game at a time. 

Each player gets four icons of the same color placed at each color compartment’s starting point to play this game. Kids need to roll a dice and move their icons accordingly. You might be thinking that there is nothing new in this game?

But the twist is, as soon as two different color icons bumped, players will be sent to the beginning and have to start the game all over again.

A classic yet fun game that kids will enjoy playing.

#14 5 Second Rule Junior

5 Second Rule Junior is again the mini version of the classic quiz game. In this game, you will find a card with some random questions written on it. You will have to answer the question. Simple, right?

But what is fun without any twist? 

The twist in 5 Second Rule Junior is that you have to answer it within five seconds for each question. Thus, you will have to answer all the silly questions you got in less than five seconds or so.

You will find four pawns, 200 cards with 400 questions on them, and a timer. All you have to do is move your pawn, pick the menu, and answer the question. If you cannot answer the question within five seconds, you will have to start the game all over again. Fun, right?

#15 Throw Throw Burrito

If you are a battleship lover, then Throw Throw Burrito can be the perfect game.

You will find squishy burritos and a pack of cards in the set. As soon as the game start, you will start collecting some cards with few points mentioned in it. You have to collect three cards with the same points. 

Then you can start throwing burritos on your opponent to grab all their point. Not just you will need quick throws but good reflexes while playing this game. The one who dominates and holds the maximum number of points wins the game.

#16 Battleship

Along with the classic naval game, there is a twist in the Battleship; you can now find airplanes in it. Not just the Battleship fascinate kids, but also builds some skills in them while playing this game.

In this game, you will find two battle cases that players can use for the ultimate Battleship. You can track your misses or hits with the white and red colored pegs. You will need to announce every time you hit and check whether it is a hit or not.

Kids will find this game very cool and exciting, with much drama and craze in the game.

#17 Perfection

If you are looking for a board game that your kid can play along with, Perfection can be ideal. Not just it will enhance the motor skills and mental ability of your kids. But will also develop healthy competition among them.

While playing Perfection, players have to place the right shape in the right hole. 

There is a timer at the bottom of the game. Kids need to finish their part before the timer ends. Otherwise, the popup tray will destroy everything.

Overall, it is a fun game with some skill developments of kids side-by-side.

#18 Blokus

Blokus is a complete family game that can help you get rid of boredom on vacation or weekends. Two to four players can play Blokus at the same time. The more the player, the more the fun. 

Each player will find 21 different shapes of blocks. They have to arrange the blocks so that each block touches another block by just corners. You can create your territory using the blocks.

Once there is no place left to fit any other block on the board, the player with a minimum number of blocks remained wins the game.

#19 Let’s Go Fishin’

The classic fishing game that each one of us has enjoyed in our childhood. In this game, you will find a pond containing fish with an open mouth in it. In the set, you will get a group of 21 colorful fish and four fishing poles.

To win the game, you need to collect the maximum number of fish using the fishing pole.

This game requires fine motor skills and hand to eye coordination for winning it.

#20 Catan Junior

Catan Junior is the mini version of the famous Catan game. It requires at least 30 minutes to play this game. Along with this, it requires at least two players and at most four players to play Catan.

At the start of this board game, each player will have an island and two pirate hideouts. The island will provide them resources like wood, goats, etc. After selling, the player will collect gold. Players can then expand their kingdoms, and the first player to get all the seven islands wins the game.

It is a family game that requires strategy and planning to win the game.

#21 Chutes and Ladders

Did you remember the classic Chutes and Ladder game from your childhood? It is precisely the same game, but with a more colorful and beautiful board.

Each player will have to roll a dice and move their pawn accordingly. In the path, players will find some ladders, which will help them climb up to reach 100 at the earliest.

Apart from this, players will find some Chutes because they will come down near the start. The first player to reach the 100 tiles becomes the winner.

Although it is a basic game, its level of fun has an entirely different story.

#22 Pretty Pretty Princess

Pretty Pretty Princess, a classic girly game, is a family game that can interest almost every girl baby. 

In this game, your aim is to collect a set of jewelry of a specific color along with the crown. Each player gets their turn to roll the dice and move their pawn. On their way, they will find certain jewelry which they have to keep on collecting. And once they complete their target of assembling a complete set of jewelry, the game finishes.

This game is ideal for enhancing the spirit and healthy competition among kids.

#23 Enchanted Cupcake Party

An ideal game for your princess, three to five players can play the Enchanted Cupcake Party game at a time. Players will find an easy to understand instruction manual, 15 game titles, 40 cupcake parts, and ten recipe cards. 

Each player needs to read the recipe card and make the perfect cupcake by joining the cupcake parts. It requires just 30 minutes to play this game, and it is an excellent family game.

#24 Scrabble Junior

Scrabble Junior, as the name suggests, is the mini version of the classic scrabble game. In this set, you will find a two-sided game board, beautiful tokens, and letter tiles.

Each player needs to complete a word to get some points. Tokens are there to keep track of the points of the kids. Just follow the color code, and kids will learn a lot by playing this ultimate game.

#25 Twister Ultimate

Twister is a fun game, ideal for both adults and kids. You have to twist your body to follow the instructions.

It contains a plastic mate with colorful circles drawn on it at random orders.

It can be an excellent party game, as well. Each player will have a specific color code at the start of the game. They have to start standing at their color code on the mat. 

Following the instructions, they have to move their bodies to land on the circle of their color only; the person who stays until the last of the game wins.

It is a fun game with a lot of twisting and turning and fun.

#26 Guess in 10 Animal Planet

Guess in 10 is an intelligent game for witty kids. To play Guess in 10 Animal Planet, one player will get a card with a name and picture of some random animal-drawn on that card. 

The rest of the members can ask up to 10 questions to guess the animals’ names. 

It is a fun way to teach something new to kids while playing a game and enjoying it. It is an ultimate family game.

Wrapping Up

All the board games mentioned above for your six years old will not only offer a fun time to your kid but will also open his way to explore something new. Kids learn a lot of new skills while playing the game, without even recognizing this fact.

But it is essential to keep in mind the age-appropriateness of any game, be it a board game or any other. Although I agree that it is a bit tricky to find the best game for your six-year-old, I hope with our collection of best board games; you will now be able to figure it out.  One trick is to always look for something fun, and engaging yet has to offer some learning value.

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