The best educational board, card & dice games 👩‍🎓 2023

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 2023 👩‍🎓

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 5748 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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!24€ atAmazon.de
  2. Wingspan

    All details for the board game Wingspan and similar games

    Nominated for 25 awards and won 16.

    ⭐️ Kennerspiel des Jahres 2019

    More details for Wingspan
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Wingspan

    • YouTube Review for the game "Wingspan" by Shut Up & Sit Down
      Video is in English
  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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 40 - 70 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Medium difficulty
  4. Timeline: Events

    All details for the board game Timeline: Events and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Spot it!

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    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!10€ 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

    🔥 Deal: 6% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Fauna
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!27€ atAmazon.de
  7. First Orchard

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    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 2+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  8. Anno Domini: Seefahrer & Flieger

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  9. Der HeidelBÄR: Wilde Wasser Edition

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    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. Morels

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Morels
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  11. Timeline: Classic

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Detective Charlie

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    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

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    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. Funemployed

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    • 3 - 20 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 13+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. Cardline: Animals

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    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  15. Rory's Story Cubes: Voyages

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    • 1 - 12 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Terra

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 45 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  17. Ecosystem

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    Nominated for 1 award.

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 - 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  18. Manimals: Europa 1

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    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for 10 Days in Europe

    • YouTube Review for the game "10 Days in Europe" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  20. Trekking the World

    All details for the board game Trekking the World and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 - 60 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. Anno Domini: Europa

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    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  22. Mapominoes: Asia & Australasia

    All details for the board game Mapominoes: Asia & Australasia and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Anno Domini: Schweiz

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: Schweiz and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!12€ atAmazon.de
  24. 10 Days in Africa

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

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. The Color Monster

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    Nominated for 2 awards.

    More details for The Color Monster
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 3+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!29€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for The Color Monster

    • YouTube Review for the game "The Color Monster" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  26. 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
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 4+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!9€ atAmazon.de
  27. Anno Domini: America

    All details for the board game Anno Domini: America and similar games
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!11€ atAmazon.de
  28. 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
  29. Roll & Play

    All details for the board game Roll & Play and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 5 Minutes
    • 1+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Roll & Play

    • YouTube Review for the game "Roll & Play" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  30. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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