June 04, 2021

Family Game Night has caught a lot of flack for being a lame way to force a connection with your family. We’re really sorry to hear that because we love a Family Game Night! So many hilarious inside jokes, memories, and friendly competitions have come out of game nights, we can’t imagine not having it. The best is when you can expand your game night to include other families and it gets to be a really wild time. Let yourselves go, lean into the rules of the game, and have fun.

What do you do at family game night?

Well, it’s pretty simple. You play a game! We usually give each family member a turn to pick the game so everyone feels like the leader at some point. Introducing someone to a fun game can be a really fun but kind of nerve-wracking experience. Be sure to fully embrace the game and its rules and not make someone feel silly or bad for picking it.

What are some fun family games?

We thought you’d never ask! Here is a list of the most fun games for families, broken down into indoor and outdoor games. Indoor games also includes board games and card games.

Fun family board games/indoor games:

  1. Twister
  2. Sorry!
  3. Quelf
  4. Do You Know Me?
  5. What Do You Meme?
  6. Kids Create Absurdity
  7. Do You Really Know Your Family?
  8. Flying Sushi Kitchen Game
  9. Monopoly Speed
  10. LCR (Left Center Right)
  11. Kids Against Maturity
  12. Guesstures
  13. Candyland
  14. Operation
  15. Upside Down Challenge

Fun family outdoor games:

  1. Kick the can
  2. Manhunt (like hide and go seek but bigger hiding area)
  3. Egg toss
  4. Water balloon toss
  5. Football
  6. Kickball
  7. Charades
  8. Horseshoes
  9. Cornhole
  10. Tag
  11. Capture the flag
  12. Basketball
  13. Four square
  14. Red rover
  15. Hopscotch

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