Games

Rev up your play time with these game ideas and activities. We have everything you need to keep young minds and bodies active, including educational games and ways the whole family can play together.

Camp Mom! 20 Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone

There'll be no "I'm bored!" whining this summer! Make a staycation as fun for your kids as a week of summer camp with these awesome (and cheap) activities.

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2016

Bored no more! The 10 best games of the year--all family-tested and approved!

Cool Science for Kids: Growing Crystals

This simple at-home science experiment lets kids create a fascinating chemical reaction--and make a sparkly memento, too.

Backyard Spelling Game

Spell it out, outside! This game puts a super-size spin on an old classic -- and boosts basic literacy skills -- by transforming word-building into an active learning challenge.

10 Fun Games from Around the World

Your child might not be able to find Pakistan on a map, but teaching her about all kinds of cultures is no more complicated than playing a game. So next time you hear "Mommy, I'm bored!" spark your kid's sense of adventure by adding fresh international flavor to outdoor fun time. Invite her pals over, spin the globe, and pick out a location. Laughter needs no translation.

Board Approval: 7 Classic Board Games for Kids

These board games may be old school, but they're still a super-fun way to teach kids about following rules, fairness, and more.

Alphabet Museum

Here's a hands-on way to boost early literacy skills and get your child ready for a lifetime of reading adventures

Get Smart: Fun Learning Activities

These educational games, crafts, and activities are easy ways to incorporate learning into everyday life.

4 Indoor-Games to Stave Off Cabin Fever

These indoor activities are so much fun, your child will never know you had a hidden agenda. How's that for a game changer?

Best Toys of 2015

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at the big day of testing for the very best toys of 2015. Our tiny testers played with everything from Frozen "ice skates" to LEGO kits to find out which new products are the most fun.

The Best Games of 2014!

Our kid testers played with all kinds of toys to help us find our top picks of 2014. Watch as they interact with some of the coolest playthings on the market.

The Eh Bee Family Play Hot or Not: Parents Edition

The Eh Bee FamilyMama Bee, Papa Bee, Miss Monkey, and Mr. Monkeyplay a game of Hot or Not, commenting on everything from their status as Vine stars to new social media apps. The viral family of four posts laugh-out-loud videos across its Vine, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Facebook channels that average more than 300,000,000 views per month!

29 Kid Games to Play On the Go

Whether you're at the doctor's office, the airport, or the post office, waiting is never pleasant. But when you're accompanied by your small child, it can be positively harrowing. As long as you're not afraid to be a little goofy, these simple games can help you head off disaster and have some fun too.

Games for Baby Showers

Games can be a great way to get guests to mingle at a shower. Here are some fun ideas for choosing baby shower games that are sure to be a hit.

Teach Math With a Supersized Dice Game

Increase math fluency -- and have some supersized fun -- with these giant DIY dice.

A Simple Summer Reading Game

Help your child check out a slew of books with the help of this surprise-filled incentive board.

4 Free Baby Shower Games

Whether you're the guest of honor or just a guest, make your shower a total blast with our four free games. Print Baby Bingo, Celebrity Match Game, Baby Word Scramble, and Place Your Bets!

Active Learning: Water Balloon Math

Let your kids make a splash -- and soak up some number skills over the summer -- with these simple games.

Simple Science Experiment: Egg in a Bottle

Astound your kids and show them nature's laws in action with this cool learning activity.

7 Games to Foster Your Child's Creativity

Shake, rattle, and roll your way into these fun activities.

Show Me a Story: Creative Storytelling Games and Crafts

Author, teacher, and FamilyFun blogger Emily Neuburger shares crafts and activities for sparking kids' imaginations.

Science Activity: Learn About Clouds and Rain

Kids can create their own stormy weather -- and play with shaving cream -- doing this simple science experiment.

Instant Fun: Quick & Easy Activities for Kids

What does it take to amaze a kid? How about using ordinary objects to do what seems impossible? Check out the challenges presented here to learn their secrets.

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