The Best "Parents' Choice Awards🇺🇸" winners and nominees 2021

Looking for a good game that won or was nominated for the Parents' Choice Awards? Then we have just the thing for you: A list of the best Parents' Choice Awards winners and games that were on the nomination list.

What is the Parents' Choice Awards?

The "Parents' Choice Awards" is an award for dice, card & board games. The award originates from 🇺🇸USA, was created in 2012 and is voted by a jury.

The Parents' Choice Awards are the oldest non-profit program in the USA. However, the Parents' Choice Awards program recognizes not only games for children, but also: books, toys, music and stories, magazines, software, video games, television, and websites. Parents' Choice Foundation panels of educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and, yes, the children themselves, identify the best products for children of different ages, backgrounds, abilities and interests.

Parents' Choice Awards Categories

The Parents' Choice Awards honor the following categories each year:

  • Parents' Choice Awards
  • Fun Stuff Award

For more info, visit the official Parents' Choice Awards homepage or the Wikipedia contribution of Parents' Choice Awards.

Other game awards from around the world.

There are many more game awards from around the world, you can find a list at the bottom of this page.

List of best Parents' Choice Awards winners & nominees 2021:

This list was last updated on June 22, 2021. We compared 139 board games for this list and selected the top 30. There's also a print version for this list.
  1. Telestrations

    All details for the board game Telestrations and similar games

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 6.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    🔥 Deal: 14% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Telestrations
    • Players4 - 8 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!19€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Telestrations

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Telestrations" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Telestrations" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  2. Sushi Go!

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

    Nominated for 8 awards and won 2.

    More details for Sushi Go!
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!9€ atAmazon.de
  3. Lost Cities

    All details for the board game Lost Cities and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Lost Cities
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!15€ atAmazon.de
  4. 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
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!14€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for ICECOOL

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "ICECOOL" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "ICECOOL" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  5. Qwixx

    All details for the board game Qwixx and similar games

    Nominated for 9 awards and won 3.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Qwixx
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  6. Sushi Roll

    All details for the board game Sushi Roll and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sushi Roll
    • Players2 - 5 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Sushi Roll

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sushi Roll" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Sushi Roll" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  7. Imagine

    All details for the board game Imagine and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Imagine
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  8. Cahoots

    All details for the board game Cahoots and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Cahoots
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!8€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Cahoots

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cahoots" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Cahoots" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  9. Drop It

    All details for the board game Drop It and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Drop It
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!20€ atAmazon.de
  10. 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
  11. Wits & Wagers Party

    All details for the board game Wits & Wagers Party and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Wits & Wagers Party
    • Players4 - 18 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  12. Happy Salmon

    All details for the board game Happy Salmon and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Happy Salmon
    • Players3 - 6 Players
    • Playtime2 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  13. Word Slam

    All details for the board game Word Slam and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 3.

    More details for Word Slam
    • Players3 - 99 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Word Slam

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Word Slam" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  14. Beasts of Balance

    All details for the board game Beasts of Balance and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Beasts of Balance
    • Players1 - 5 Players
    • Playtime15 - 30 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

    Video reviews for Beasts of Balance

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Beasts of Balance" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Beasts of Balance" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  15. Ingenious

    All details for the board game Ingenious and similar games

    Nominated for 14 awards and won 7.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2004

    More details for Ingenious
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime45 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  16. Imhotep

    All details for the board game Imhotep and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 2.

    Nominated for Spiel des Jahres 2016

    More details for Imhotep
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime40 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  17. Bring Your Own Book

    All details for the board game Bring Your Own Book and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Bring Your Own Book
    • Players3 - 8 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age12+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  18. Dimension

    All details for the board game Dimension and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Dimension
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  19. Doodle Quest

    All details for the board game Doodle Quest and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 2.

    More details for Doodle Quest
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age6+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  20. Indigo

    All details for the board game Indigo and similar games

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2012

    More details for Indigo
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  21. Go Nuts for Donuts

    All details for the board game Go Nuts for Donuts and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Go Nuts for Donuts
    • Players2 - 6 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  22. Brain Freeze

    All details for the board game Brain Freeze and similar games
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 - 20 Minutes
    • Age5+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  23. Ubongo

    All details for the board game Ubongo and similar games

    Nominated for 10 awards and won 6.

    Kinderspiel des Jahres 2005

    More details for Ubongo
    • Players1 - 4 Players
    • Playtime25 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
  24. Punto

    All details for the board game Punto and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Punto
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!4€ atAmazon.de
  25. Stick Stack

    All details for the board game Stick Stack and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Stick Stack
    • Players2 - 99 Players
    • Playtime30 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  26. BraveRats

    All details for the board game BraveRats and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for BraveRats
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime15 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
  27. Okiya

    All details for the board game Okiya and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Okiya
    • Players2 Players
    • Playtime10 Minutes
    • Age7+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    👍 Good price!10€ atAmazon.de
  28. Dragonwood

    All details for the board game Dragonwood and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 2.

    More details for Dragonwood
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age8+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy
    🔥 Great price!13€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Dragonwood

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragonwood" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Dragonwood" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  29. Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core

    All details for the board game Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    🔥 Deal: 17% cheaper than the best Geizhals deal, likely for a short time only!
    More details for Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core
    • Players2 - 3 Players
    • Playtime40 - 60 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: easy
    🔥 Great price!15€ atAmazon.de

    Video reviews for Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core

    • YouTube Review vom Spiel "Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core" von "BoardGameGeek"
      YouTube Review vom Spiel "Disney Villainous: Wicked to the Core" von "BoardGameGeek"Sprache
  30. Abandon All Artichokes

    All details for the board game Abandon All Artichokes and similar games

    Nominated for 3 awards and won 1.

    More details for Abandon All Artichokes
    • Players2 - 4 Players
    • Playtime20 Minutes
    • Age10+ years old
    • ComplexityComplexity: very easy

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