We’ve created a list of the top ten best trivia board games for kids that’ll get the competitive juices flowing and make for a great opportunity to learn some random tidbits from history.
What’s better than playing a fun game? How about when your kids can learn from it too? Enter trivia board games for kids. Trivia can be an educational tool to help kids learn more about their subjects. These games help kids build skills that will last a lifetime!
Let’s take a look at some fun and challenging trivia board games for kids to play with friends and family.
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Trivia Games for Kids
Beat the Parents
Playing time: 30mins
In this family showdown, the stakes have never been higher.
Who rules the house? In Beat the Parents, it’s kids vs parents in a fun-filled action-packed showdown. In the game, each team writes a wager before the game begins. You’ll write down what you’ll do if you lose. Maybe take out the trash or buy everyone pizza?
Each team reads trivia questions about their generation to the other side. With each correctly answered question you move forward along the board.
Beat the Parents is super fun as there are also a few Challenge spaces where teams compete in crazy up-and-active challenges.
Who Knows More? Kids or Adults
Playing time: 30-60 mins
Put on your thinking caps because it’s time to find out if kids are smarter than adults!
Who Knows More? Kids or Adults is a fun and simple trivia game where players collect points as they answer questions about history, science, pop culture, and loads more.
The game also has Think Fast cards where you’ll only have a few seconds to complete challenges. The questions and challenges are fun for the whole family as everyone can participate.
Wits & Wagers: Family Edition
Playing time: 20mins
Wits & Wagers is a perfect game for the family or anyone who loves hilarious unpredictable fun!
Kids as young as six can join in on the fun as there’s no real knowledge required. The answers are all numerical and everyone is guessing.
There are random and silly questions like, “On average how many glasses of milk does a cow produce in its lifetime?”. Points are earned to the player that guesses the closest answer. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins!
Wits & Wagers: Family Edition has sold over one million copies and won 30 awards so adding it to your family’s collection is a witty wager indeed!
Playing time: 30mins
A game of crafty questions and colorful answers.
Colorbrain is a game where all the answers are colors, but can you pick the right ones? Like, “What are the colors of the five Olympic Rings?” or “What is the color of Superman’s underpants?”
Colorbrain is great for parents and kids as there’s an array of questions for both generations. Some questions include Netflix, Fortnite, flags, and so on. The game is super easy so everyone can learn, and absolutely everyone can play.
Put some color back into the family game night and give Colorbrain a try!
Playing time: 30 mins
Think fast and talk first to win!
Smart Ass is a game where it’s okay to yell out answers. Players race to be the first to answer Who, What, and Where Am I questions. All players have the chance to win at any time as the game isn’t necessarily about who is the smartest so much as how fast you think.
Players work their way around the board answering questions and coming across Dumb Ass and Hard Ass spaces, each that’ll help you move forward or challenge you.
Who is the smart ass among your friends and family? When you play this game you’ll definitely find out!
Guess in 10: Animal Planet
Playing Time: 20mins
A quick game of smart questions.
Guess in 10: Animal Planet is a game where players have to think hard, ask intelligent questions and be the first player to win seven game cards.
Other Versions of Guess in 10
Warning! This Game Will Blow Your Mind
Brain Games Kids is designed to mess with your mind. The game is super fun as you explore the limits of the human brain and how it works. You’ll also discover a few fascinating facts about the brain.
Warning! This Game Will Blow Your Mind has three categories; brain benders, body language, and puzzling pictures. With four different levels of difficulty, you can play, explore and discover at an easier level and then work your way up.
In the game, teams work together to answer challenging questions while they race to the finish line.
Science & Geography Trivia Challenges
Name it, know it and rank it. Only the smartest will triumph!
Trivia Challenge is a fantastic game for kids as it develops their geographical knowledge, strengths social skills, and deductive reasoning.
In the game, players build their geographical knowledge by trying to answer challenging questions. The cards are double-sided with an advanced question on one side and a beginner question on the other so kids can play at the level that works best for them.
There are multiple-choice, true or false, identifications, and ranking challenges that all test your abilities and expand your knowledge!
Trivial Pursuit: Family Edition
Playing time: 90 mins
There are over 1,400 questions, so gather your family and friends of all ages for an awesome and educational gaming experience!
Trivial Pursuit: Family Edition is a game where family members can test their smarts by answering questions about geography, entertainment, history, sports and leisure, arts and literature, and science and nature.
The family edition is just like Trivial Pursuit, but you have cards for adults and cards for kids so everyone in the family can play!
Wit’s End: Junior Edition
Players: 2- 6
Playing time: 60mins
Wit’s End: Junior Edition is a fun and unique game where children can expand their knowledge and develop important skills.
On the cards, there are amusing and intriguing what, who, and where am I riddles for kids to solve. The riddles often rhyme just to add to the fun!
There are three choices to choose from. You can play Odd1Out, Sequence, or one of the special features such as Silly Syllables or Dictionary Detectives.
In this edition, the cards have been specially designed for two age groups. The yellow side for ages 8-10, and the blue side for ages 11-12. There are also four different card categories so there’s loads of variety.
We hope you enjoyed our list of the best trivia board games for kids! We also hope your kids will enjoy these awesome trivia board games and learn a few things while playing! Start a family tradition of board gaming and lifelong learning with these kid-friendly and educational games.
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Ready Player Christine. Since my first D&D game, which took a turn for the weird and wacky (probably my influence), the world of board and tabletop games came alive. Now today, I get to write about these fantastical, fictional, and downright fun worlds.