Kw-logo-smaller

How to Host a Family Game Night

Whether you’re a chess champ or the King of Clue a Family Game Night is a fun-filled way to spend quality time with your parents and sibling and also spark a little friendly competition between you and the people you love the most. Find out how to host a family game night!

Tell Me When and Where

Before you face off against your toughest and closest competitors, make sure you pick a night with the best turn out. It can be hard between work and hobbies for family to find time for each other sometimes, but if everyone is on "board" they’ll find a way to bend their schedule or make time to be included.

Invite Away

When planning a game night don’t forget to invite your grandma, your cousins, anyone who might be interested. The best game nights are when everyone is into it! Even if it’s a family game night you can include anyone you like, for example neighbours, family friends and BFFs.

“Bored” Vs. Board Games

We all have our favorites when it comes to board games, but remember, your fave might not be the same as someone else’s, especially if you happen to be a superstar at it! Make sure it’s fair by picking games everyone can enjoy and vetoing those that maybe only one person likes. And always make sure you have more than one, if your first game turns out to be a bust it’s great to have a back up!

We Suggest...

  • Apples to Apples
  • Balderdash
  • Clue
  • Catch Phrase
  • Monopoly
  • Scattegories
  • Cranium
  • Pictionary

Tips and Tricks

You’re set and ready to go, but there are still a couple of things you can do to ensure that everyone feels like a winner at family game night! Help your parents whip up some snacks so you can all munch and crunch during the games.

Also, everyone likes to be on top, but it’s a good idea to not take the games too seriously. A little competition is healthy, but family game night is all about having fun with loved ones! If you have a younger sibling struggling to keep up, try teaming up with them or (even if it’s not fair) letting them win a round.

If you want to truly make it a “family” game night create your own trivia game by using knowledge about your family to quiz to each other!

Have Your Say

What’s your fave game to play with your family? Let us know in the comments section below!

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

Jade-izabella

Jade-izabella wrote:

I love to play the price is right, deal or no deal and picturika! They ARE my fav games!
commented: Tue Apr 16, 2013

aemagic

aemagic wrote:

this sounds like such a great idea!
commented: Sat Mar 23, 2013

ariel101

ariel101 wrote:

i dnt get to hve a family game night my family is too busy!!!
commented: Wed Sep 05, 2012

there are 9 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like it!

latest videos

F1124844603375

What's Your Fave Classic Board Game?

  • Chess.
  • Backgammon.
  • Checkers.
  • Dominoes.

related stories

Micro_closet-micro
Reinvent your style without spending a dime. Host a clothing swap party for your friends and refr...
Micro_howtoplanadate-micro
Asking someone out can seem like a piece of cake until you realize that you then have to plan a d...
Micro_howtoavoidhomeworkstress-micro
Does homework stress you out? Kidzworld has a few simple solutions to help you avoid or eliminate...
Micro_howtomakeyourteacherlikeyou-micro
Find out how to impress your teachers from the get-go with these back-to-school tips. Kidzworld's...

Random in the forums

Standupandscream
29
reply about 1 hour
starlya
starlya posted in Say Anything:
Hey pirate fans head on over because the show is about to start. Sting our good friend foxy the pirate fox. I think I played too much five nights at freddy's
reply about 2 hours
A16
A16 posted in Say Anything:
Thanks, I have a funny book and a manga, plus a shelf load of books! And history and chemistry, and all those other study books.. *Yawn* You have no obligations, you don't have to do that, but thank you ^-^
reply about 3 hours
FireWolfRain
"A16" wrote:I have noticed the inactive thread o.oUmm, grounded for something to do with school :b But that's all I will say on the matter. Well, then good luck! Keep entertained! :)  Read a book. I'll try to keep this thread active even if it's only me posting!  
reply about 3 hours
A16
A16 posted in Say Anything:
I have noticed the inactive thread o.o Umm, grounded for something to do with school :b But that's all I will say on the matter.
reply about 3 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Hour-of-code-tumb

Millions of Students will be doing an Hour of Code with Tynker December 8th-14th...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!