great games for family game night

Days of Wonder Ticket to Ride Us 15th Anniversary Edition
Days of Wonder Ticket to Ride Us 15th Anniversary Edition

Ticket to Ride is easy to learn and addictive to play! The whole family can get involved in this cross-country adventure that has players rushing to claim railway routes, collect cards and build the longest continuous train across the U.S. Each game takes up to an hour to complete, just long enough to hold their attention, but short enough to have ’em cravin’ for more! Ticket to Ride is a great way to introduce younger gamers to strategy gaming. In a few short games they’ll get the gist and can give even the most seasoned travelers a run for their money!

Operation Electronic Board Game With Cards Kids Skill Game Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive)
Operation Electronic Board Game With Cards Kids Skill Game Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive)

Sam has seen better days. He’s got a broken heart, butterflies in his stomach, writer’s cramp (we know how that one feels, Sam), a Charley Horse and loads more. He’s gonna need a lot of attention to cure him of all his ailments, but we know your little doctors have what it takes! With a set of trust tweezers, kids take turns drawing doctor cards and “operating” on poor ol’ Sam and collecting money for every successful surgery. But if they don’t quite get it, they’ll catch a buzz! The player with the most money at the end of the game wins, and Sam can finally go about his day!

Gator Golf - Putt The Ball into The Gator's Mouth to Score Game by Goliath
Gator Golf - Putt The Ball into The Gator's Mouth to Score Game by Goliath

There’s a gator on the green! Gator Golf gives kids the chance to sink their teeth into miniature golf anywhere in the house. Just grab the flamingo golf club, aim for the gator and give it a whack! If they sink a hole in one, the gator will flick the ball back at them with its tail for more putt putt action. Use the birds on its back to keep score, or just let play a casual round whenever the mood strikes!

Perplexus Revolution Runner, Motorized Perpetual Motion 3D Maze Game, for Ages 9 and Up
Perplexus Revolution Runner, Motorized Perpetual Motion 3D Maze Game, for Ages 9 and Up

You’ll want to try this perpetually moving, ever-changing 3D maze. Perplexus Revolution Runner Board Game is simple enough to figure out: just roll the marble along the course and try not to fall into any of the trenches. However, the game is always in motion and obstacles can change in a second. When they get to the center of the maze—it’s not over yet! There are three more speeds to master, and they can give a good challenge to even the most seasoned Perplexus player. Once somebody see’s this game in action, they’ll want their shot at beating it. Give it a shot and see how far you can make it—can you master Perplexus Revolution Runner?

Pinkfong Baby Shark Let's Go Hunt Musical Fishing Game, for Families and Kids Ages 4 and Up
Pinkfong Baby Shark Let's Go Hunt Musical Fishing Game, for Families and Kids Ages 4 and Up

Let’s go hunt, doo doo doo doo doo doo! Grab a fishing rod and snag up Mommy Shark, Daddy Shark, Grandma Shark and Baby Shark as the board spins. The goal is to grab as many fishie friends as they can, and the player who has the most at the end wins! While they play, the game plays the Baby Shark song so they can bop along as they bob their fishing line into the board and wait for one of the shark family to chomp up their lure!

Goliath Dragon Snacks Game - Find The Treasure & Win Multi Color, 5"
Goliath Dragon Snacks Game - Find The Treasure & Win Multi Color, 5"

This little dragon has some yum yums in its tum tum—and kids have to dig ’em out with their hands to win! First, they have to wave their hand in front of the dragon to reveal the treasures inside his belly. Once they get a glimpse, they have to reach into the dragon’s mouth and snatch up the treasure they need! The first to capture three treasures wins! Be careful! This greedy little dragon doesn’t always feel so great about a hand down its throat, and if it roars, they can’t take the treasure! Easy to pick up and learn, Dragon Snacks will have them ROARRIINN’ for more!

Hasbro Gaming Jenga: Fortnite Edition Game, Wooden Block Stacking Tower Game for Fortnite Fans, Ages 8 & Up
Hasbro Gaming Jenga: Fortnite Edition Game, Wooden Block Stacking Tower Game for Fortnite Fans, Ages 8 & Up

Jenga joins the Battle Royale with a Fortnite Edition that pits players against each other as they try to make their way to the top of the tower—without having it all come tumblin’ down! Jenga: Fortnite Edition includes some new features and elements to the classic game. Players take turns spinning the spinner to find out how many blocks to stack and how many layers they can climb. Players can also move other player’s pegs down to keep ’em from the top. But if the tower comes down during their turn, it’s back to the lobby for them!