Bananagrams is a lively, quick-paced word game that stands out for its simplicity and portability. It comes in a unique, banana-shaped fabric pouch, making it an excellent choice for on-the-go fun without the need for pencils, paper, or a board.

Gameplay Overview

  • Fast-Paced Play: Rounds can be completed in as little as five minutes.
  • Individual Gameplay: Players independently create their own 'crossword' using 144 plastic letter tiles.
  • Dynamic Tile Use: When a player exhausts their letters, everyone draws a new tile, keeping the game fluid and competitive.

Special Features

  • Game Variants: Includes variations like Banana Smoothie and Banana Cafe, catering to different skill levels and playing environments.
  • Solo Play Option: The game can be enjoyed alone, offering a challenging and engaging solo experience.


Bananagrams is perfect for those seeking a fast, engaging word game that's easy to learn and play anywhere. Its unique packaging and dynamic gameplay make it a favorite for both quick entertainment and skillful wordplay.

Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

  • 1 - 8 Players
  • 15 Minutes
  • 7+ years old
  • Immediately playable

We like Bananagrams so much that we recommend it in the following board game recommendation lists 2024

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