If you’re looking for great 9 year old games that are also good for the whole family, check out this extensive list of over fifty options. You will find suggestions here to suit everyone’s taste from the classics to new creations. Whether you like football, trivia, or battling dragons, there is a game for you.
“Say Anything” is the fun, family game that both kids and adults will enjoy playing together. Each player creates an answer to a question and the whole family tries to guess who wrote the best answer. If you don’t already have a family game night, start one now, and add this game to your repertoire.
If you are looking for great 9 year old games, check out this updated version of the classic, “Clue.” Who killed Mr. Boddy? Find out as you question suspects and gather clues. This edition introduces a new suspect, Dr. Orchid. Introduce your child to the game you loved as a kid.
“Boom Boom Balloon” is a festive game that is sure to bring on the giggles. Place an air-filled balloon in the frame, roll the die, and push in one of the sticks the required number of clicks. Whoever goes too far and pops the balloon is out of the game. The excitement builds every time!
Kids will love this card and die game of mythical adventure. As they travel through the magical forest to battle dragons and find safe passage, they discover the landscape is always changing. With creative game play focusing on strategy keeps it exciting, kids will want to play this game over and over again.
The only way to make a hidden picture game more fun is to combine it with the magic of Disney. This enormous game board is 6’ long. Kids will enjoy playing this over and over as they seek out 1,000 hidden pictures in 12 Disney realms, because very time they play is another magical Disney adventure.
Be the first to find the treasure within the constantly changing maze to win “Labyrinth,” a fun game for the whole family. Just when you think you are within reach of the treasure, your opponent changes the maze. Never the same twice, this is a good one to play over and over again.
Nothing is more fun than charades and now with “Charades for Kids,” the whole family can enjoy this classic game. With 450 charades to choose from, the game always feels new. This is a game that will get everyone talking and laughing as they try to guess the answer.
Check out this popular television game show that has been turned into a kid-friendly, Disney-themed game. “Family Feud – Disney Edition” has 400 survey questions about everything from Mickey Mouse to the Muppets, and Sleeping Beauty to the Little Mermaid. All your kid’s favorites are covered in this game.
Good sportsmanship is important, but what kids really want is to “Beat the Parents!” This fun, family trivia game gives kids the chance to test their knowledge against their parents. Kids will love playing this game with the grown-ups in their lives. Parents vs kids, the ultimate match-up!
The classic game of “Clue” gets a magical make-over Harry Potter style. The cool game board features wheels that move the rooms and reveal secret passages as players try to solve the mystery of a student’s disappearance at Hogwarts. This is the perfect gift for a Harry Potter fan.
The ultimate picture trivia game, “Pictopia,” now comes in a magical Disney version. This game encourages strategic thinking, cooperation, and teamwork. There are 1,000 questions which will provide hours of play without repeating. This game also comes with a free app containing bonus content and a Lightning-Round finish.
“Mouse Trap” is one of many fun 9 year old games that will provide hours of fun, as players scurry to the finish to get their mouse across the board without getting trapped. There are 25 mouse trap building parts to create clever contraptions – kids will love this zany mouse game.
“Blokus” is a fun, family game that is easy to learn. Players take turns placing their colored pieces on the board trying to claim as much territory as possible to block their opponent. The game ends when no more pieces can be matched, and the one with the least pieces left wins.
To call the game of “Checkers” a classic, is an understatement. This simple game of strategy has been played in one form or another for thousands of years. Though easy to play, this game requires concentration and forward-thinking skills and is great for challenging young minds. This is a good one for the whole family.
“Ticket to Ride” is an exciting travel adventure game with endless scoring possibilities. Each player has a set of colored train cars and they take turns trying to claim the best routes between North American cities. There is another version that uses a map of European cities for more challenging excitement.
There is a reason that a game becomes a classic. They are fun for the whole family, easy-to-play, and tons of fun. “Scrabble” definitely fits the bill. Take turns spelling words from your bank of tiles – every letter counts. Prepare to laugh and challenge your opponent’s word!
“Guess Who?” is another classic game that kids love to play. “Does your person have blue eyes?” “Is your person wearing a hat?” Ask questions to discover the clues to your opponent’s identity. There are 48 regular character cards and 24 mystery cards offering unlimited opportunities to play a unique game every time.
“Apples to Apples – Junior Edition” is a raucous game of hilarious comparisons. This game comes with 576 cards to provide hours and hours of fun without repeating play. Kids will giggle at the crazy comparisons they come up with. This is a perfect 9 year old game and great for parties and playdates.
Nothing brings on the hilarity like a wild and crazy game of “Hot Potato.” Press the potato to begin the music, then tater-toss it to the next person as quickly as you can. You don’t want to be the one holding it when the music stops! This game guarantees laugh-out-loud fun.
Put your friends and family to the test in this platinum edition of “Family Feud.” Can they guess the most popular answers to the survey questions? This game offers a wide-range of family friendly-questions for hours of play that the whole family will enjoy. This is a great game for Family Game Night.
Share the excitement of working for Scotland Yard and track down “Mr. X” to solve the case. In this game of fancy footwork, the chase is on! Players will enjoy this game over and over again as the excitement builds each time. Scotland Yard is fun for the whole family.
This silly game is fun and easy to play. Lay the plastic noodles across the bowl and then place the mythical snow monster on top. Players take turns removing one piece of “spaghetti” at a time trying not to let the little guy fall because no one wants to find a yeti in their spaghetti!
If you have a kid who loves football, then this NFL-themed game played like Monopoly is the perfect addition to Family Game Night. Create your custom playing piece with peel and stick helmets of your favorite team, then trade players to create a team of the same color to earn more money.
“Topple” is a board game that guarantees fun! Players score points by completing rows and stacking pieces without toppling it all to the ground. This game is great for reinforcing STEM skills including math and simple building. Let the excitement build, turn by turn, until someone brings it all crashing down.
With this hysterical game, “Watch Ya’ Mouth,” your game night will be so loud with laughter, you will probably disturb the neighbors. Players put in a giant, plastic mouth guard and then try to say words and phrases for their teammates to guess. It’s not easy as it looks, but is guaranteed to be hilarious.
In this adventure game, players will strive to tame the wild, isle of “Catan.” As players trade, settle, and build, they will spend hours creating a beautiful landscape. Lots of replay value in this game due to the endless combinations of player’s choices. This is an international award winner.
The classic game of trivia pitting parents and kids in head-to-head battle, “Beat the Parents,” now comes in this magical Disney version. With dozens of categories and hundreds of questions, this game provides hours and hours of play. Who knows more Disney trivia, parents or kids? Play to find out.
“Chutes and Ladders” is easy to play for kids of all ages. Land on good deeds, climb up the ladders towards the winning spot. Land on bad deeds and down the chute you slide. Be the first to land on the 100 spot to win the game. This game reinforces counting skills and simple addition.
“NFL Game Day” is the ultimate board game for football fans. Play before the big game on TV, during commercials, or anytime you are craving a great game. This easy-to-learn strategy game is fun for the whole family, is an officially licensed NFL product, and is based on real statistics.
This Robinson Crusoe game, “Adventures on the Cursed Island,” is all about adventure. Players are shipwreck survivors who must survive the hardships of this deserted island – from building shelter and finding food to fighting wild beasts and protecting themselves from the elements, players push to the finish.
Nothing says fun like a taco! In this game, “Taco Takeover,” there are 4 plastic taco shells, 75 topping cards, and 20 order tickets. The challenge is to be the first to build your taco to order. Play this game with the whole family, right after serving tacos for dinner.
The classics make great 9 year old games, and Jenga is one of the best. Stack the tower, then take turns removing a block without making it all fall down! The giggles get louder as the tension builds after each turn. Who will be the one? Perfect for the whole family to play together.
The “Battleship” game you remember as a child goes high tech in this electronic version. With lights, sounds, and super-weapons, kids can do battle as they launch multiple strikes against their opponents. One of the great things about this game is that it comes stored in portable cases, easy to take on-the-go.
“Azul” is an abstract board game featuring beautiful, exotic tiles that players collect and display in patterns to win. A game that is easy to learn for young ones, but exciting enough for adults, makes it perfect for the whole family to play. For 2-4 people, each game lasts about 30 minutes.
“Trouble” is the easy game that is fun to pop! Press down on the pop-o-matic to roll the die, then move your players home before your opponents do and send them back to the beginning if you land on their peg. Kids will love playing this game for hours.
Check out these clever instructions for building an adorable chess set with mix and match LEGO pieces you have lying around the house. Each set will be a bit different as you will have to work with what you have on hand. Use mini figurines to create unique game pieces.
There are so many fun and unique games you can create with all those miscellaneous LEGO pieces you have lying around the house – this tutorial shows you one such board game with a free printable download to make your own. There are also ways to add your own rules to the game to create one that works just for your family.
Create your own personal family trivia game with these suggestions. Repurpose an old game board, collect family photos, and write trivia questions that pertain to your family. Imagine the fun you will have seeing who knows the answers about your family history. This also makes a sweet family gift.