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 July 13, 2021. We compared 187 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!20€ atAmazon.de
  2. Zombie Teenz Evolution

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

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2021

    More details for Zombie Teenz Evolution
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 - 25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Zombie Teenz Evolution

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "The Dice Tower"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "The Dice Tower"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Meeple University"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Meeple University"Sprache
    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Scorpion Masqué"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Zombie Teenz Evolution" von "Scorpion Masqué"Sprache
  3. Dr. Eureka

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

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dr. Eureka
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!21€ atAmazon.de
  4. 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
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  5. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!26€ atAmazon.de
  6. Karak

    All details for the board game Karak and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Karak
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  7. Rapidough

    All details for the board game Rapidough and similar games
    • Players4 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. 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
  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. 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
  11. Activity Junior

    All details for the board game Activity Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 12 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. 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
  13. 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
    👍 Good price!41€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Ghost Fightin' Treasure Hunters" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
    🔥 Great price!11€ atAmazon.de

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

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Tales & Games: Aladdin & the Magic Lamp" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  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"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Master Fox" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  18. UNO: Hello Kitty

    All details for the board game UNO: Hello Kitty and similar games
    • Players2 - 10 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Zooloretto Junior

    All details for the board game Zooloretto Junior and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de
  20. Bonbons

    All details for the board game Bonbons and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!7€ atAmazon.de
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. Wizard Junior

    All details for the board game Wizard Junior and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  24. Kraken Attack!

    All details for the board game Kraken Attack! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Kraken Attack!
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  25. Coco Crazy

    All details for the board game Coco Crazy and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Coco Crazy
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. 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
  27. 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"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Fireball Island" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  28. 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
  29. 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
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  30. 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!15€ atAmazon.de

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