Do you have a family game night tradition in your house? We do, but not every week. With soccer 5 nights a week and my husband working many nights we can’t set aside a night every week, but we do like to play at least every other week. We have a whole slew of games we love to play, from classics to modern ones and the kids just love playing other as a family. We always have such a fun time together. Sometimes, though, you need to change things up to keep things exciting so I have rounded up 12 really fun out-of-the-box family game night ideas for when you may get tired of the traditional board games!
Teach your kids some classic and educational card games with this awesome round up of ideas from Delia Creates.
Set up some Family Feud from Let’s Get Together.
How about some minute to win it games to get you up and moving? This is another great round up from Let’s Get Together.
If you’re Disney Fans in your house, try this fun printable Disney Movie Quote game from A Girl and a Glue Gun.
Maybe you could make your own board games! Try these examples from Kids Activity Blog.
Try and make your own Bingo Game one night! For extra fun, use a yummy treat as the markers. Check out these printable from Design Eat Repeat.
Here are 12 MORE themed game night ideas for even more fun from The Dating Divas.
Try taking your game night digital by playing a game like Heads Up on your phones! Check out these ideas from My Crazy Good Life.
Want to spice up your game night even more? Try taking it OUTSIDE! Here are a few fun ideas that can be played outside when the weather is nice.
Try some nighttime games on a break from school or during the summer. Check out these ideas from Premeditated Leftovers.
Try playing some glow stick games too! This is a great list from Not Consumed.
Make some giant dice to play with in the grass from The Pinning Mama.
Lastly, I wrote a great post for Daily Mom on outside family game night ideas too- these are such a fun alternative to playing inside when the weather is nice.
Starting a family game night tradition is a great on to have. Even if you can’t do it every week, like us, setting a date to get together as a family to enjoy some snacks, games and laughs is the perfect way to continue to build connections with your kids, which is especially good for when they are getting older.