43 board games for children 5 to 6 years old this Christmas

Board games allow the whole family to get together and have a good time, especially during special occasions such as Christmas festivities. With the effigies of their favorite series, board games are also an excellent way to learn: thinking, observation or strategy games. The added bonus is that your children watch less television. So, what type of game is best suited as a Christmas gift for your children? Make your choice from our selection of the best board games for children aged 5 to 6 years old.

Educational games

The letters 1

The letters

7,19 £ on Cdiscount

Letters is a matching game in which the child has to find the letter that corresponds either to an object or to a character. He also learns to compose simple words. With this game, the child can have fun by himself. The pack consists of 6 progressive games to explore the letters and learn the alphabet. The child will have access to fun images with very cheerful colors and will associate the letter with the image and the word.

First additions 2

First additions

7,19 £ on Amazon

First Additions includes 6 progressive games. On a card, the child must first count the elements on it and then find the missing number to complete the addition. Tokens and a lotto game help them to learn about addition and subtraction.

Educa - Once upon a time, there was life 3

Educa - Once upon a time, there was life

7,99 £ on Amazon

More than 300 questions about the human body are offered in this mini-game based on the old cartoon series "Once upon a time...". Children will be fascinated by the questions, but especially the explanations of Maestro. An excellent way to learn while having fun with friends.

Educa - Once upon a time, there was a man 4

Educa - Once upon a time, there was a man

7,99 £ on Amazon

This time, children will have to answer history questions. With each correct answer, a player can advance on the board. Don't worry, this board game has 3 levels of difficulty. Children will be able to use it as they progress with their school history lessons.

Perlin Pinpin - Asmodee 5

Perlin Pinpin - Asmodee

11,19 £ on Amazon

Perlin Pinpin is a board game with cards signed Asmodee. It is intended for children from 6 years old. The goal of the game for 2, 3, 4 or 5 players is to collect as many princesses as possible. Asleep, they will be awakened by charming princes and collected by the players. Valiant knights will sometimes have to go into the enemy camp to kidnap and take the princesses to their own territory.

Mimic and Draw Game for Children 6

Mimic and Draw Game for Children

13,59 £ on Amazon

Mimic and Draw for Kids is a game that makes the most of the joyful charades. It can be played in 2 teams and each participant takes a turn to play what is displayed on the cards. Children and parents can participate together in this game.

The treasure of the Maya 7

The treasure of the Maya

18,39 £ on Amazon

The Mayan Treasure is an action-packed game. Who will be skillful enough to retrieve the treasures in the jungle? This game develops the child's reactivity, skill and memory. The pack consists of an adventurer, 25 gems (12 yellow, 8 green, 5 red), 6 temple building blocks, 74 cards and 10 plates. Whoever wants to get the treasures and exchange them for gold must first perform risky actions. Up to 4 players can play.

Nathan - En route vers le CP ! 8

Nathan - En route vers le CP !

15,99 £ on Amazon

This board game is designed to prepare 5 year olds and up for the start of the first grade. Fun and progressive, the activities will not fail to entertain and whet the curiosity of the little ones. They can compete or help each other to find the most correct answers.

Nathan - The game of the Prince of Motordu 9

Nathan - The game of the Prince of Motordu

19,99 £ on Amazon

This very original board game aims to introduce children to the subtleties of the French language through the crazy world of the Prince of Motordu. It is a very playful way to make them understand the usefulness of reading, grammar, spelling, but also to teach them the composition of words.

The Planet of Emotions 10

The Planet of Emotions

23,99 £ on Amazon

The Planet of Emotions is a board game in which the player advances by rolling a die. As he moves forward, he draws a card and guesses what emotions the characters are feeling. The objective is to develop sympathy in the child. A game that can be played with 4 participants.

Strategy games

Hasbro Power 4 - Board Game 11

Hasbro Power 4 - Board Game

6,39 £ on Amazon

Defeat your opponent by lining up 4 pieces of the same color, either horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Hasbro Power 4 is a classic board game. The game includes a grid, 2 grid supports, a slide, 21 yellow and red pieces and rules.

Chabyrinth 12


7,19 £ on Amazon

Chabyrinth is a 4-player card game where the goal is to establish a gutter path to help cats find a welcoming home. Players take turns turning or moving the cards. You will then have to make your way without obstacles by moving and rotating the gutter cards. The game lasts 30 minutes and can be played by a child from 6 years old.

Snow Queen 2 Match 13

Snow Queen 2 Match

10,52 £ on Amazon

Match The Snow Queen 2 is a tactical game that brings together 15 characters straight from the Disney animated film. You just have to align 5 identical cubes to be victorious. Two players are needed to play this game properly! The rules are simple and can be quickly assimilated by a child from 4 years old. Moreover, its edges can be folded down for easy storage and transportation.

Sushi Go ! 14

Sushi Go !

10,80 £ on Amazon

Sushi Go! is an ultra-fast pick and pass card game that is very easy to learn, but still fun enough for almost infinite replayability. The objective is to collect cards to create collections of dishes for different point values, and whoever scores the most points wins.

Goliath - Triominos Classic 15

Goliath - Triominos Classic

11,98 £ on Amazon

Based on the rules of dominoes, Triominos is a strategic and fun family board game with triangular shaped tiles. The goal is to draw 7 tiles each by placing them on the rack. But it is important to take into account that for the arrangement of the tiles, the numbers of the Triominoes must match.

Dujardin My First Mile All at the Zoo 16

Dujardin My First Mile All at the Zoo

19,96 £ on Amazon

This edition of the Mille Bornes board game aims to take players to a zoo before they get caught in a storm. Accessible from the youngest age, this educational game will stimulate curiosity and sharpen the intelligence of the wolves. Don't worry, the rules are very easy to learn.

Jeujura 8119 17

Jeujura 8119

19,99 £ on Amazon

With this set of board games, you and your children will discover or rediscover the great classics and share the pleasure of playing as a family! The wooden boxed set of classic games contains 50 rules and you can play Parcheesi, Goose, Checkers, Hopscotch, Yams, etc.

Carrot Crunch 18

Carrot Crunch

15,51 £ on Amazon

This is probably the most famous of all children's board games. This board game is irresistibly fun, and kids won't want to stop! Which little rabbit will catch the precious carrot first? Just move or spin the carrot, dodge the traps and get to the top of the mountain first. It's a simple system with cards that will stimulate your children's logic and patience.

Pokémon Battle Academy Set 19

Pokémon Battle Academy Set

23,99 £ on Cdiscount

This card game is sure to delight kids who are Pokémon fans. It's a great time to learn and improve your skills as a trainer. The game content consists of 3 decks of 40 cards, a game board, damage markers and explanatory booklets.

Stacking games 20

Stacking games

23,99 £ on Amazon

This is a 4-in-1 stacking game with dominoes, wooden blocks, leaning tower and building blocks. A game that promotes creativity, patience, logic and hand-eye coordination. The whole family can participate!

Win Your Dad 21

Win Your Dad

27,19 £ on Amazon

Win Your Dad is an educational game that combines logic and construction games. Using imposed pieces, the player must be the first to fill his space. In solo mode, he has to make 3D figures among a multitude of combinations.

Puzzle and logic games

Dobble Kids Asmodee 22

Dobble Kids Asmodee

11,14 £ on Darty

Dobble Kids Asmodee offers the advantage of improving the speed and reactivity of each child who plays it. No need to read the rules of the game, this model is easy to learn. Ideal for children from 6 years old, the duration of a session is on average 10 minutes.

Jumbling Tower 23

Jumbling Tower

7,99 £ on Amazon

This game of skill consists in making the tower stand upright as long as possible. Each player takes a turn! Players must remove a block from the construction and the one who makes it collapse will lose. Better with several players, laughter guaranteed.

Playa Playa 24

Playa Playa

15,99 £ on Amazon

Playa Playa is a cooperative board game in which the child will have to find marine animals hidden under the garbage heaped on the beach. They must also put the garbage in the appropriate garbage cans. A fun way to learn about sorting and respecting the environment.

Filou Chiptou - Children's games 25

Filou Chiptou - Children's games

15,99 £ on Amazon

Filou Chiptou is a little fox, the center of gravity of the game. During each game, you have to roll the die to determine the number of chickens to put in the fox's pockets. But you have to be quick because he will lose his pants at any moment and you have to get as many chickens as possible. That's what makes it so much fun.

Junior Scrabble 26

Junior Scrabble

19,12 £ on Amazon

This letter game invites children to combine letters to form words on a board. For each word formed, the player collects tokens. When all the letters are placed, the player with the most tokens wins.

Mission Animals 27

Mission Animals

19,99 £ on Amazon

Mission Animals is a game that encourages the child to find the animal displayed on a card among many pictures on a board. Whoever finds the animal first wins the point. This game improves the sense of observation. A game that can be enjoyed with friends with a total of 6 players.

The 3 Little Pigs 28

The 3 Little Pigs

19,19 £ on Amazon

Combining both a puzzle game and an observation game, The 3 Little Pigs is a game that invites the child to correctly place the 3 houses on a board with different situations. This game can be played alone or in pairs. It proposes some levels of difficulty: without the wolf, as long as the wolf is not there, with the wolf, ... The box contains 1 game plan, 3 pigs and 1 wolf, 3 houses, 1 rule booklet, 48 challenges and a comic book that tells the story.

Skill games

Tagram Kids 29

Tagram Kids

6,62 £ on Amazon

Tagram Kids is a game that consists of reconstructing patterns using wooden pieces of different colors. Animals, rockets, boats... the possibilities are wide. A good training to improve visual perception. The child can play alone or with friends.

UNO Junior 30

UNO Junior

7,19 £ on Amazon

Exciting for players of all ages, this card game based on the classic Crazy Eights is colorful, unpredictable and easy to understand. Be careful, though: with the wrong card, your luck could turn against you. This Junior version is suitable for children as young as 3 years old.

Memory 31


7,99 £ on Amazon

This memory game is a classic. The child will have to lift a card, turn it over and then try to find the identical image. An exciting game in mnemonics where all the images must be hidden in order to be tracked down in pairs progressively. This game is more fun if there are at least 2 participants. It is suitable for children over 4 years old and the maximum number of players is 8.

Double 6 Domino Game 32

Double 6 Domino Game

13,13 £ on Amazon

The Double 6 Domino Game consists of adding dominoes in a chain by matching the numbers displayed on the pieces. The player who manages to place all his dominoes wins the game. To play, you need at least 2 players.

Schmidt - 100 Classic Games Case 33

Schmidt - 100 Classic Games Case

11,99 £ on Amazon

This set contains a selection of 100 board games. Young and old alike will have a blast with the 3 double-sided cardboard game boards and dozens of counters that will allow them to play hopscotch, checkers, parcheesi, goose or the great horse race.

Clue Junior 34

Clue Junior

16,79 £ on Cdiscount

Everyone is a suspect in this Junior version of Clue, the classic mystery game. Players practice their deduction skills as they compete to discover the mystery of who ate the last piece of cake. 2-6 players ages 5 and up can play.

Toys of Wood Oxford 35

Toys of Wood Oxford

14,70 £ on Amazon

This is a memory game that consists of randomly placing checkers on a board with hidden colors. The player has to remember the color of each of the spades. A game that develops children's concentration. It is made from sturdy wood with non-toxic ecological paints. Moreover, the toy complies with EC EN71, ASTM F963 and CPSIA safety standards to guarantee more safety to your children.

Rush Hour Junior 36

Rush Hour Junior

14,80 £ on Amazon

This logic game is all about getting a truck out of ice that is stuck in traffic. In order to clear the way, the player will have to move the vehicles placed on a board in all directions. This game can be played alone. The box contains a Rush Hour game board with integrated card storage, 15 blocking vehicles, 1 ice cream truck, 40 challenge cards, a bag and the game rules.

Don't Drop Chase 37

Don't Drop Chase

10,14 £ on Amazon

Don't Drop Chase is an action game in which the player will have to break blocks of ice without dropping a small figure called Chase. This game will allow you to sharpen the skills of children. It allows the participation of 2 to 4 players.

Pirouette Cacahuète - Nathan 38

Pirouette Cacahuète - Nathan

16,40 £ on Amazon

A card game to exercise memory. Each player in turn plays a card and says the specified word or does the specified action. The game continues until someone makes a mistake and forgets the words or actions on the hidden cards. Whoever has the most cards wins the game!

Hasbro Jenga - Wooden board game 39

Hasbro Jenga - Wooden board game

19,60 £ on Amazon

Jenga is a wooden board game by Hasbro. It will allow your little one to develop, alone or with friends, his dexterity, his patience, but also his observation skills. The rules are relatively simple and easy to understand. The game is robust with nice decorations.

Your Brands 40

Your Brands

13,59 £ on Amazon

Kids and adults alike will enjoy testing their speed with this card game. Players first draw a mission card containing clues about the logos to be taken. Then, with a suction cup, they have to catch the corresponding logos very quickly.

Cockroach Panic 41

Cockroach Panic

16,40 £ on Cdiscount

In this game, the child will be a little cockroach in the kitchen who must collect 4 different pieces of food in a specific order to win the game. During a turn, one player rolls a die twice, moves the cockroach and turns over the cutlery. Then another player rolls the cook die.

Hasbro - Giant Twister 42

Hasbro - Giant Twister

21,59 £ on Amazon

You probably know the classic Twister! The biggest advantage of this model is that it's an even bigger version. The goal of the game? Place your hands and feet on the dots according to the color displayed on the wheel while keeping your balance. The one who manages to stay upright wins the game.

Rhino Hero 43

Rhino Hero

8,72 £ on Amazon

A 3D stacking game, Rhino Hero consists of setting up a stable skyscraper for Rhino Hero to complete his mission. This game allows children to develop their skills. It's a fun multiplayer game for up to 5 players.


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