20 Classic Board Games for Families That Will Make You Put the Phone Down by 30Seconds Mom

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20 Classic Board Games for Families That Will Make You Put the Phone Down

Who doesn't remember playing Candy Land or Chutes and Ladders? Don't let technology take those memories from the special kids in your life. Here are 20 classic family board games every child needs in his or her closet!

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Great memories playing these fun games! 🙌
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Clue and Battleship were a couple of my absolute favorite games as a kid. Glad to see they are still around!
Dawn Taylor
One of my favorite memories as a mom was two years ago when I had all four of my kids together for Christmas. Their ages ranged from 28-13 at that time and despite all of the high tech stuff they could have done, they instead pulled out the classic board game SORRY and played for two days with few breaks. It was a marathon competition between siblings that was epic! The laughs and good natured arguing during the event filled my heart with such joy!! We have a stack of board games, some you've listed here, and we love playing! (our board game go-tos this year were Pictionary, Jeopardy and Scrabble)
Thanks 30Seconds Mom for the reminder that sometimes simple is best!
Dieter Schmitz
But where in the list is the best board game of all … Risk? Though, I have to admit that I recently introduced my lovely wife Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds to Risk and she deftly took over the world!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Yes, Risk (and world domination) was a blast, Dieter Schmitz (insert crazy cackle here)! Also so much fun playing Scrabble with you on our recent camping trip!! Donna John

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