The best children games for 8 years and older 2021

In 2021 looking for a good game for your child from 8 years? Our overview lists card, dice and board games that can be played by children between the ages of 8 and 10. However, we have made sure that all games in this list are without exception also fun for adults!

It is important that the needs and abilities of the children are taken into account and considered - sensible encouragement & challenge is required here. We have paid close attention to what eight-, nine- and ten-year-old children need and are able to do. The games listed here should neither under- nor overchallenge your kids.

For those who have children of a different age, we have created additional lists with board games for:

The best board games for all ages.

For those who have children of a different age, we have created more lists with board games separated by age group.

A list of games for kids of all ages can be found here: The best children's games.

The best board games for kids 8 years and older:

But now to our overview with the best games for children from 8 years 2021:

This list was last updated on February 24, 2021. We compared 279 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Zombie Kidz Evolution

    All details for the board game Zombie Kidz Evolution and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 3.

    More details for Zombie Kidz Evolution
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 - 15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de
  2. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    🔥 Deal: 8% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for SOS Dino
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!23€ atAmazon.de
  3. Catacombs of Karak

    All details for the board game Catacombs of Karak and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Catacombs of Karak
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  4. Pyramid of Pengqueen

    All details for the board game Pyramid of Pengqueen and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Sleeping Queens

    All details for the board game Sleeping Queens and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Sleeping Queens
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    All details for the board game Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price44€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  7. Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo

    All details for the board game Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Igloo Pop

    All details for the board game Igloo Pop and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Igloo Pop
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  10. Shadows in the Forest

    All details for the board game Shadows in the Forest and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de
  11. Rapidough

    All details for the board game Rapidough and similar games
    • Players4 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!13€ atAmazon.de
  12. Zooloretto Junior

    All details for the board game Zooloretto Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  13. Ghosts of the Moor

    All details for the board game Ghosts of the Moor and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Ghosts of the Moor

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghosts of the Moor" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  14. Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price18€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  15. Fabulantica

    All details for the board game Fabulantica and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Fabulantica
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    😕 Questionable price20€ atAmazon.de
  16. Activity Junior

    All details for the board game Activity Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  17. Master Fox

    All details for the board game Master Fox and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Master Fox
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Master Fox

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Master Fox" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  18. Weapons & Warriors: Castle Combat Set

    All details for the board game Weapons & Warriors:  Castle Combat Set and similar games
    • Players2 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Fireball Island

    All details for the board game Fireball Island and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Fireball Island

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fireball Island" von "BoardGameGeek"
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  20. Wizard Junior

    All details for the board game Wizard Junior and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Cuckoo Zoo

    All details for the board game Cuckoo Zoo and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for Cuckoo Zoo
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!23€ atAmazon.de
  22. Gold am Orinoko

    All details for the board game Gold am Orinoko and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Gold am Orinoko
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    😕 Questionable price60€ atAmazon.de
  23. Dweebies

    All details for the board game Dweebies and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Dweebies
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  24. Bonbons

    All details for the board game Bonbons and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  25. The Mole in the Hole

    All details for the board game The Mole in the Hole and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 3.

    More details for The Mole in the Hole
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!20€ atAmazon.de
  26. Hang in There!

    All details for the board game Hang in There! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Hang in There!
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. 7 Ate 9

    All details for the board game 7 Ate 9 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime5 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!6€ atAmazon.de
  28. Beep! Beep!

    All details for the board game Beep! Beep! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Beep! Beep!
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime5 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de
  29. Pass the Bomb Junior

    All details for the board game Pass the Bomb Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de
  30. Worm Up!

    All details for the board game Worm Up! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Worm Up!
    • Players3 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    💸 Too expensive!22€ atAmazon.de

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