The Best "Parents' Choice Awards🇺🇸" winners and nominees 2022

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 2022:

This list was last updated on September 6, 2022. We compared 319 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 9 awards and won 7.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2013

    More details for Telestrations
    • 4 - 8 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Telestrations

    • YouTube Review for the game "Telestrations" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  2. Dixit

    All details for the board game Dixit and similar games

    Nominated for 21 awards and won 10.

    ⭐️ Spiel des Jahres 2010

    More details for Dixit
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!23€ atAmazon.de
  3. 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!
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  4. 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
    • 2 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  5. Cahoots

    All details for the board game Cahoots and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Cahoots
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Cahoots

    • YouTube Review for the game "Cahoots" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  6. 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
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  7. 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
  8. Sushi Roll

    All details for the board game Sushi Roll and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    More details for Sushi Roll
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Sushi Roll

    • YouTube Review for the game "Sushi Roll" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  9. Imagine

    All details for the board game Imagine and similar games

    Nominated for 6 awards and won 2.

    More details for Imagine
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  10. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  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
    • 4 - 18 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  12. 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!
    • 2 - 8 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  13. 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
    • 3 - 6 Players
    • 2 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  14. 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
    • 3 - 99 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Word Slam

    • YouTube Review for the game "Word Slam" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  15. 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
    • 1 - 5 Players
    • 15 - 30 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

    Video reviews for Beasts of Balance

    • YouTube Review for the game "Beasts of Balance" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  16. 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
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 - 45 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  17. Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge

    All details for the board game Animal Upon Animal: Balancing Bridge and similar games
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  18. Brain Freeze

    All details for the board game Brain Freeze and similar games
    • 2 Players
    • 10 - 20 Minutes
    • 5+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  19. Jungle Speed

    All details for the board game Jungle Speed and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award.

    ⭐️ Nominated for Kinderspiel des Jahres 2003

    More details for Jungle Speed
    • 2 - 10 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  20. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 40 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  21. 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
    • 3 - 8 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 12+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  22. Forbidden Desert

    All details for the board game Forbidden Desert and similar games

    Nominated for 7 awards and won 4.

    More details for Forbidden Desert
    • 2 - 5 Players
    • 45 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Easy to learn

    Video reviews for Forbidden Desert

    • YouTube Review for the game "Forbidden Desert" by BoardGameGeek
      Video is in English
  23. Abandon All Artichokes

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

    Nominated for 4 awards and won 1.

    More details for Abandon All Artichokes
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 10+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    👍 Good price!7€ atAmazon.de
  24. 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
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  25. 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
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 15 Minutes
    • 6+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  26. Dimension

    All details for the board game Dimension and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Dimension
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 30 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  27. 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
    • 1 - 4 Players
    • 25 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Easy to learn
  28. Punto

    All details for the board game Punto and similar games

    Nominated for 1 award and won 1.

    More details for Punto
    • 2 - 4 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable
    🔥 Great price!5€ atAmazon.de
  29. 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
    • 2 - 6 Players
    • 20 Minutes
    • 8+ years old
    • Immediately playable
  30. Okiya

    All details for the board game Okiya and similar games

    Nominated for 2 awards and won 1.

    More details for Okiya
    • 2 Players
    • 10 Minutes
    • 7+ years old
    • Immediately playable

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