Board games are a huge hit at our house – and we especially love it when we can make our own. We’re sharing 12 of our favorite DIY board games for kids – that you will enjoy with the entire family!
12 DIY Board Games for Kids
1. This is an adorable matching game that my kids absolutely love. And if you follow Mollymoo’s instructions – it will last for a very long time. Click here for the Don’t Wake the Shark instructions and free printables.
2. From non-readers to readers, this Lady Bug game is adorable – and fun for everyone. 3 Boys and a Dog shares the instructions a free printable to make your own.
3. Mom Favorites shares several quiet-time activities (which are my favorite kind of activities!) including a fun game with velcro craft sticks (that my son is obsessed with!) Click here for the instructions and more details.
4. Ummmm… hello YUMMY! Why not tackle game time and snack time all at once? This Cookie Othello game from Kids Activities Blog does just that!
5. Okay – try not to squeal when you see this Frozen Tic Tac Toe game from Spoonful that you can easily make yourself. (Hint – if you don’t want to make this for your kids, then don’t let them see this picture. My kids have been begging for it ever since they saw it. Guess I know what I’ll be doing this evening…)
6. Are your kids obsessed with Legos? Mine sure are – and this tic tac toe Lego board from Kids Activities Blog is right up their alley. And it’s so simple to make!
7. How about a game that can be done outside, requires exercise, teaches your kids about letters and colors and is super simple to make? Yes – we can all thank 3 Boys and a Dog for the creation of Color Land Run and Write.
8. If your kids love to draw, then this is the game for you! Housing a Forest has shared a free printable and all of the instructions to play the Funny Bunny Faces game. The added bonus is that my 5 and 6 year olds can play this game without me.
9. B-Inspired Mama is sharing a great number learning game to help your kids learn their numbers. My 3-year-old gets very excited to play this game! Click here for the instructions.
10. How about this for some Lego fun? A Mom with a Lesson Plan shares the full directions and free printables for this amazing Lego game. It’s fun and interactive – and a little educational. What’s not to love?
11. Itsy Bitsy Fun has everything you’ll need to print and create your own dinosaur matching game. So fun!
12. And last – but not least – how cute is this file folder game? Easy to make and very portable (which we love!) Click here for the full instructions.