Top Games To Play At Home

By | 30/03/2020

Best Board Games and Card Games

Here’s some brilliant board games and card games to play at home with the family. Playing games is a great way to have fun away from screens. Plus there are educational benefits such as taking turns, matching skills and learning strategies. You won’t be surprised to hear that board games and card games are some of the best-selling toys on Amazon at the moment. We’ve listed some of our favourites of the best-sellers and their variations below. If you can’t get out to the shops, we included links to Amazon [disclosure].

Board Games and Card Games – Uno

Uno is a classic card game which never seems to lose its appeal. We always take this on holiday but it’s just as good to play at home. Fast-paced and easy to pick up it’s also pretty addictive.

Board Games and Card Games - Uno

New in 2019 was Uno Flip where the special ‘flip’ card really changes the game.

Board Games and Card Games - Uno Flip

Also available in Uno Junior for ages 7+.

Board Games and Card Games - Uno Junior

Plus Uno Minecraft and Uno Harry Potter among other Unos!

Board Games and Card Games - Uno Minecraft

Board Games and Card Games - Uno Harry Potter

Board Games and Card Games – Monopoly

Classic Monopoly is one of the best-selling games on Amazon at the moment. This is the original game but with new tokens including a dinosaur and a duck – fortunately, my favourite Top Hat is still there too! When we were younger, Monopoly would go on for days on end.

Board Games and Card Games- Monopoly

Monopoly also comes in a Junior version for ages 5+

Board Games and Card Games - Monopoly Junior

There’s also the quick version – Monopoly Speed – which takes under 10 minutes.

Board Games and Card Games - Monopoly Speed

And new for 2019 was Voice Banking Monopoly which uses voice recognition instead of cash and bank cards.

Board Games and Card Games - Monopoly Voice Banking

Plus there are loads of other editions including Friends, Stranger Things and Star Wars.

Board Games and Card Games – Dobble

Dobble is always on Amazon’s best sellers list. It’s a matching game where there’s no advantage for adults. Kids can spot the doubles as quickly as grown-ups so it makes it more fun.

Board Games and Card Games - Dobble

New for 2019 was Harry Potter Dobble.

Board Games and Card Games - Dobble Harry Potter

And there’s also Star Wars Dobble.

Board Games and Card Games - Star Wars Dobble

Board Games and Card Games – Jenga

Another classic game on the list of Amazon best-selling toys and games is Jenga. The aim of the game is to build the tower high without it falling. Suitable for ages 6+, it can get quite tense!

Board Games and Card Games - Jenga

New in 2019 was Jenga Pass which is a challenge game where you also have to pass the blocks to the next player. Suitable for ages 8+.

Board Games and Card Games - Jenga Pass

And there’s even Fortnite Jenga with a twist for Fortnite fans!

Board Games and Card Games - Jenga Fortnite

Board Games and Card Games – Connect 4

Also on the list of best-selling games currently on Amazon is Connect 4. This is great game of strategy for two players. Simply get four in a row to win!

Board Games and Card Games - Connect 4

Logo

We’ve said it before but we’ll say it again – Logo is our favourite game ever. It’s called Logo is it’s actually more about brands and products. There’s a good range of old and new so it works for everyone. It’s in the Top 100 best-selling games on Amazon currently. Played best in teams, we think.

Board Games and Card Games - Logo

Pandemic

And if you’re looking for a very topical game why not try Pandemic? It is suitable for ages 8+ and has a play time of 45 mins. Stay safe.

Board Games and Card Games

 

Also see our Games page for many more games including the latest family games.

Important information about our blog

This website is for general information purposes only. A listing not not necessarily imply a recommendation and we only test products where stated. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under our control. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Must Have Toys UK is not the seller or supplier of any products listed on this blog and therefore we do not have any of the legal obligations that apply to these sellers nor responsibility for the quality, safety or legality of any products listed.

We endeavour to keep all information on our website up-to-date and correct but we make no representations or warranties of any kind – express or implied – about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services or related graphics contained in the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.