The best children games for 8 years and older 2022

In 2022 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 2022:

This list was last updated on May 24, 2022. We compared 260 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.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 5 - 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Dr. Eureka

    All details for the board game Dr. Eureka and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  3. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!28€ atAmazon.de
  4. Escape from the Hidden Castle

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!17€ atAmazon.de
  5. Karak

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  6. Sleeping Queens

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  7. StoryLine: Fairy Tales

    All details for the board game StoryLine: Fairy Tales and similar games
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Rapidough

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    • 4 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Pyramid of Pengqueen

    All details for the board game Pyramid of Pengqueen and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Shadows in the Forest

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  11. Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo

    All details for the board game Pharaoh's Gulo Gulo and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Igloo Pop

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    Nominated for 3 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2004

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Activity Junior

    All details for the board game Activity Junior and similar games
    • 2 - 12 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Cuckoo Zoo

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

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    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!35€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  17. Weapons & Warriors: Castle Combat Set

    All details for the board game Weapons & Warriors:  Castle Combat Set and similar games
    • 2 - 99 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Ghosts of the Moor

    All details for the board game Ghosts of the Moor and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Ghosts of the Moor

    • YouTube Review for the game "Ghosts of the Moor" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  19. Dweebies

    All details for the board game Dweebies and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 59% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Dweebies
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  20. Dirty Pig

    All details for the board game Dirty Pig and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Dirty Pig
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  21. Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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

    • YouTube Review for the game "Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  22. Secret Code 13+4

    All details for the board game Secret Code 13+4 and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Master Fox

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    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Master Fox
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Master Fox

    • YouTube Review for the game "Master Fox" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  24. Bonbons

    All details for the board game Bonbons and similar games
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. UNO: Hello Kitty

    All details for the board game UNO: Hello Kitty and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Beep! Beep!

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. Coco Crazy

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    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Cranium Zigity

    All details for the board game Cranium Zigity and similar games
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Zooloretto Junior

    All details for the board game Zooloretto Junior and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  30. 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!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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