The best educational board, card & dice games 👩‍🎓 2021

Looking for a really good game where children learn something 👩‍🎓? We have picked out the best educational games and made sure that they are fun despite all the learning.

What are educational games?

Educational games are specifically designed to teach people about a certain topic, expand concepts, strengthen development, understand a historical event or culture, or help them learn a skill while they play.

So educational games promote general knowledge in a fun and easy way.

Special list of environmental & nature learning games

We have created an extra list of educational games that are about nature and the environment: The Best Environment & Nature Learning Games.

list of the best educational games 2021 👩‍🎓

This list was last updated on July 13, 2021. We compared 442 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Wingspan: European Expansion

    All details for the board game Wingspan: European Expansion and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Wingspan: European Expansion
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 70 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  2. Wingspan

    All details for the board game Wingspan and similar games

    Nominated for 23 awards and won 15.

    Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Wingspan
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 70 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    👍 Good price!40€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Wingspan

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wingspan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Wingspan" von "Shut Up & Sit Down"Sprache
  3. Wingspan: Oceania Expansion

    All details for the board game Wingspan: Oceania Expansion and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Wingspan: Oceania Expansion
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime40 - 70 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: medium
    👍 Good price!25€ atAmazon.de
  4. Timeline: Events

    All details for the board game Timeline: Events and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  5. Spot it!

    All details for the board game Spot it! and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    More details for Spot it!
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  6. Fauna

    All details for the board game Fauna and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Fauna
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!30€ atAmazon.de
  7. First Orchard

    All details for the board game First Orchard and similar games
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age2+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!16€ atAmazon.de
  8. Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  9. Der HeidelBÄR: Wilde Wasser Edition

    All details for the board game Der HeidelBÄR: Wilde Wasser Edition and similar games
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!7€ atAmazon.de
  10. Morels

    All details for the board game Morels and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Morels
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  11. Funemployed

    All details for the board game Funemployed and similar games
    • Players3 - 20 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age13+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. 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
  13. Timeline: Classic

    All details for the board game Timeline: Classic and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!3€ atAmazon.de
  14. Rory's Story Cubes: Voyages

    All details for the board game Rory's Story Cubes: Voyages and similar games
    • Players1 - 12 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  15. Cardline: Animals

    All details for the board game Cardline: Animals and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Cardline: Animals
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  16. Terra

    All details for the board game Terra and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime45 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Manimals: Europa 1

    All details for the board game Manimals: Europa 1 and similar games
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. 10 Days in Europe

    All details for the board game 10 Days in Europe and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2003

    More details for 10 Days in Europe
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for 10 Days in Europe

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "10 Days in Europe" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "10 Days in Europe" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  19. Mapominoes: Asia & Australasia

    All details for the board game Mapominoes: Asia & Australasia and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Anno Domini: Europa

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Europa and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Anno Domini: Schweiz

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Schweiz and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  22. 10 Days in Africa

    All details for the board game 10 Days in Africa and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in Africa
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 - 30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Roll & Play

    All details for the board game Roll & Play and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime5 Minutes
    • Age1+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Roll & Play

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Roll & Play" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Roll & Play" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  24. Spot it! 1,2,3

    All details for the board game Spot it! 1,2,3 and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2014

    More details for Spot it! 1,2,3
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age4+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de
  25. Secret Code 13+4

    All details for the board game Secret Code 13+4 and similar games
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. 10 Days in Asia

    All details for the board game 10 Days in Asia and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for 10 Days in Asia
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Anno Domini: Münzen

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Münzen and similar games
    • Players2 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!10€ atAmazon.de
  28. Trekking the World

    All details for the board game Trekking the World and similar games
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime30 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  29. Flower Fairy

    All details for the board game Flower Fairy and similar games
    • Players1 - 3 Players
    • Playtime5 - 10 Minutes
    • Age2+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!19€ atAmazon.de
  30. Braintopia

    All details for the board game Braintopia and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards.

    More details for Braintopia
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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