The Best Board Games To Give This Christmas
With touchscreen devices taking over family fun nights (and even some dinner tables), it can be hard to find something the whole family will enjoy that doesn’t involve a phone or tablet. The good news is that 2017 has brought some of the best family board games to the market. From the most popular new games like Soggy Dog and Santorini to board game classics that keep selling, these are the top Christmas board games for 2017. Whether your kids are young or even in college, there are plenty of great Christmas gift options with these games. Guessing and quick-thinking games like Codenames and Word Slam will make your kids forget about the smartphones in their pockets. New board games like Kingdomino and Ticket to Ride will soon become classics. If you need one more gift to put under the tree this year, make it one that the entire family can take advantage of and enjoy. Family fun night is officially back.
This game is already a bestseller, and we advise you order now! Your family will want to play this one after Christmas dinner (and every other night).
Buy It: $14.88; amazon.com
DropMix Music Gaming System
If the youngest in your house are teens and college-age, this music mixing game is just the activity to get your family together for a night.
Buy It: $99.99; amazon.com
Disney Castle 3D Puzzle
As your kids stack this 3D Disney castle together, they’ll see many of their favorite Disney characters along its walls.
Buy It: $55.99; amazon.com
Your teens will set their phones down to play this addictive guessing game with you.
Buy It: $12.79; amazon.com
Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit
Watch the board light up and move as your kids put together over 30 parts for dozens of projects.
Buy It: $20.99; amazon.com
Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set
Introduce your kids to coding with this board set that they program and create themselves to help the mouse find the cheese.
Buy It: $46.58; amazon.com
Pie Face Sky High
The Pie Face game that your kids love got an upgrade this year (to exactly 3 feet tall).
Buy It: $19.76; amazon.com
Bring back a best-selling classic game that isn’t Bluetooth-connected this Christmas.
Buy It: $7.99; amazon.com
Watch Ya Mouth Throwdown Edition
The game that went viral for its hilarious, tongue-twisting effects is back with a new edition.
Buy It: $21.34; amazon.com
This award-winning domino board game will be a family favorite and a new classic.
Buy It: $16.68; amazon.com
See if your big kids and teens can keep up with each other in this fast-paced guessing game.
Buy It: $29.99; amazon.com
Roller Coaster Challenge Logic & Building Game
Thrill-seekers in your family will love to build their own roller coasters at home.
Buy It: $25.49; amazon.com
Ticket to Ride
This cross-country train adventure game will become a mainstay for family game night.
Buy It: $35.52; amazon.com
See who’s the winner of this building and strategy game that’s made for the whole family.
Buy It: $29.95; amazon.com
Work together to save the world from four diseases that have the potential to wipe out the human population.
Buy It: $29.08; amazon.com
It’s been around for as long as we have, but it’s still a best-selling game. It’s worth a buy if you don’t own it already.
Buy It: $16.99; amazon.com