A Peek at the Fun: If you are looking for more ways to spend quality time with your family, may we suggest a family game night? We have lots of fabulously fun family games you’ll absolutely love.
Do you ever feel like life is passing too quickly, and your family is growing and changing too fast? Time works like that…it seems to pass before we can even blink. We both are feeling the crunch of having our older kiddos close to leaving our little nests. Time seems to be our biggest culprit right now so we are determined to squeeze every ounce of family time we can get.
One of the best ways to spend some fun, quality, family time is a family game night. It’s so simple to put together, and such an awesome way to bring the family together. We have some really fun family game night ideas for you today. They are all super simple and such a blast, you’ll want to make family game night a regular event!!
Family Game Night:
Minute to Win It Games For the Family:
Are you familiar with minute to win it games? If so, you know how fun they are? If not, it’s time for the introductions to be made…they are so much fun! These quick paced games are perfect for a family game night because they are fun for all ages.
We have lots of minute to win it games that are perfect for your family.
This is loaded with so many fun minute to win it games, perfect for any family game night.
Although these say they are for teens, the truth is that these games are perfect for your whole family.
If you have football lovin’ kiddos, these games will be right up their alley!
Because these games are played at such a quick pace, you can play several of them with plenty of time to spare. When putting together your family game night, you can keep an ongoing tally and create a friendly competition.
This is a fun version of Uno that adds a little spice to an already fun game. Spicy Uno is played with a traditional deck of Uno Cards, but the rules are different. It’s played at a quicker paces and is a little more wild than than the normal game. Kids and adults love to play this game!
For all of the rules and instructions click here.
Nertz is fun and simple, making it perfect for the whole family! We have all of the details here
Sardines is such fun and takes no planning, making it a perfect game to play with your family.
Unwrap the Candy Bar Game:
This is a fun and simple game perfect for your next family game night. It’s as simple as unwrapping a candy bar…with a few obstacles! 🙂 The kids love to play this fun game. They get to race against their family members AND eat chocolate…win/win!
We have all of the instructions for you…
Fun Family Games:
Fun Dice Game:
Have you played Cooties before? It’s as simple as rolling the dice! And because it’s super easy, it’s perfect for a family game night. All ages can play, and all ages will love it! Have a prize for the winner to spice up the competition.
For all of the instructions and the printable cootie play sheet take a look at the post.
Fun M&M Game:
This is a fast paced game, where you race each other to gather as many M&M’s as possible when you roll the correct number on the dice. It’s perfect for the entire family, and everyone gets some candy.
We have all of the details here…
This would be such a fun family game night! Once you make the board, you can play Jeopardy time and time again! And this can be catered to any ages…just make the questions easier or harder depending on the ages of kiddos. Check it out at My Joy-Filled Life!
Have you ever played Spoons? It’s such a fun and simple card game, and your family will love it! In Danetta’s family there have been many intense rounds of Spoons played. All of the kids and the adults will love this game. And it’s so simple it’ll quickly become a family favorite. For all of the rules and details check it out.
We have lots more
Family Game Night Ideas….
This game looks like an absolute blast!! All you need is a paper bag and some willing players. It definitely looks like you’ll be in store for plenty of laughs while each player takes their turn. Check out the rules at The Chaos and Clutter.
This games looks both simple and fun. It looks like a fun way to spend a night with the family. And what we really love is how simple it is to put together. All you need is some paper, pencils, and a bowl…it doesn’t get much simpler than that!
For all of the details come take a look!
Family Board Games:
Let’s not forget about the good ol’ fashioned board games! Does your family play board games? If not, it’s time to start. If you do, we have some fun suggestions you will want to try. We have some of our family favorites we think you’ll love.
Hedbanz is a go-to game our families love to play. It’s as simple as putting on a headband and putting a character in it. Each person will need to guess who they are by asking the other players questions about their character. This is a good game for all ages!
Spot It is a quick paced game, so you will be able to play several rounds of this game. Each card has a match on it and the trick is finding it among all of the images. Spot It has many versions, some are designed for younger kiddos. Either way, it’s great for all ages.
If you want a game that will provide lots of laughs, this is it! Apples to Apples is a perfect game for any crowd. This one is a junior version, perfect for family game night!
We have told you how to play Spicy Uno, now all you need are the cards. They are really affordable. You can play traditional Uno or give our Spicy Uno a try.
Catan is a fun game to play with older children. Danetta’s family started playing this game when her youngest was 10 years old. It’s a game that requires cooperation and some thought. It’s a great game for family game night.
Fun Board Games:
This is a quick paced game that is a little like Scrabble. Each player will try to spell as many words building on their own words. We love this for children because it helps them learn how to spell words and think quickly, yet they won’t even know they are learning. They will be having too much fun.
Have you played this game? It’s a fun family game, and will quickly become a staple.
If you don’t have a Yahtzee game you definitely need one! This game is perfect for family night because all ages can play this one. It’s as simple as rolling the dice.
This is a unique game that moves pretty quickly. Everyone takes their turn at the same time, so you aren’t waiting for each player. That seems to keep the interest of the family. If you haven’t tried it, we recommend it.
Hopefully you have found some fun family game night ideas! Life moves quick, take advantage of the time you have together with your family. The more you do, the more everyone will look forward to it!
Have FUN with your family game night!
And since no game night is complete without treats, we have some fun treat ideas you may love!