The best kids games for 6 years and older 2023

In 2023 looking for a good game for your child from 6 years? Our overview lists card, dice and board games that can be played by children (and adults) between the ages of 6 and 8.

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 six-year-old, seven-year-old and eight-year-old children need and can do. The games listed here should neither under- nor overchallenge your kids.

The best board games for all ages

For those who have kids of a different age, we've 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 6 years and older:

But now to our overview with the best games for children from 6 years 2023:

This list was last updated on January 25, 2023. We compared 706 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 5 - 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  2. Coconuts

    All details for the board game Coconuts and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards.

    More details for Coconuts
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Coconuts

    • YouTube Review for the game "Coconuts" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  3. ICECOOL

    All details for the board game ICECOOL and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 6.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2017

    More details for ICECOOL
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for ICECOOL

    • YouTube Review for the game "ICECOOL" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  4. ICECOOL2

    All details for the board game ICECOOL2 and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for ICECOOL2

    • YouTube Review for the game "ICECOOL2" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  5. Kids Chronicles: Quest for the Moon Stones

    All details for the board game Kids Chronicles: Quest for the Moon Stones and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!20€ atAmazon.de
  6. Karak

    All details for the board game Karak and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. The Magic Labyrinth

    All details for the board game The Magic Labyrinth and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 6.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for The Magic Labyrinth
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!34€ atAmazon.de
  8. Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories

    All details for the board game Unlock! Kids: Detective Stories and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 - 60 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  9. SOS Dino

    All details for the board game SOS Dino and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!30€ atAmazon.de
  10. Quacks & Co.: Quedlinburg Dash

    All details for the board game Quacks & Co.: Quedlinburg Dash and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2022

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

    More details for Quacks & Co.: Quedlinburg Dash
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!22€ atAmazon.de
  11. Ticket to Ride: First Journey (U.S.)

    All details for the board game Ticket to Ride: First Journey (U.S.) and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. Leo

    All details for the board game Leo and similar games

    Nominated for 5 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Leo
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!18€ atAmazon.de
  13. Ticket to Ride: First Journey (Europe)

    All details for the board game Ticket to Ride: First Journey (Europe) and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  14. Burg Appenzell

    All details for the board game Burg Appenzell and similar games

    Nominated for 13 awards and won 6.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Burg Appenzell
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  15. Giro Galoppo

    All details for the board game Giro Galoppo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2006

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    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  16. Speed Cups²

    All details for the board game Speed Cups² and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  17. Tornado Rex

    All details for the board game Tornado Rex and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs

    All details for the board game Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 4.

    🔥 Deal: 35% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!

    More details for Tales & Games: The Three Little Pigs
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!12€ atAmazon.de
  19. Spinderella

    All details for the board game Spinderella and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 4.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2015

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. Dschungelschatz

    All details for the board game Dschungelschatz and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  21. 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
  22. Hop Hop Hooray!

    All details for the board game Hop Hop Hooray! and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2007

    More details for Hop Hop Hooray!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 - 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  23. Andor: The Family Fantasy Game

    All details for the board game Andor: The Family Fantasy Game and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

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    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  24. Karawane

    All details for the board game Karawane and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2009

    More details for Karawane
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. Whoowasit?

    All details for the board game Whoowasit? and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    ⭐️ Kinderspiel des Jahres 2008

    More details for Whoowasit?
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!38€ atAmazon.de
  26. Go Go Gelato!

    All details for the board game Go Go Gelato! and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Go Go Gelato!
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Go Go Gelato!

    • YouTube Review for the game "Go Go Gelato!" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  27. Von 0 auf 100

    All details for the board game Von 0 auf 100 and similar games
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  28. Herkules Ameise

    All details for the board game Herkules Ameise and similar games
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  29. Catan: Junior

    All details for the board game Catan: Junior and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Catan: Junior
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  30. Rat-a-Tat Cat

    All details for the board game Rat-a-Tat Cat and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Rat-a-Tat Cat
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de

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