It’s the final count down as we announce our Top 10 Games of 2021! Our best-sellers were flying off the shelves and we’re doing a happy dance knowing the impact that play-based education has had on so many families this year!

Drum roll please! The top 10 games of 2021 are…

10. Math Room

Are you a good innkeeper? Then be the first to ring the bell and solve the addition and subtraction problems on your innkeeper key. Players roll the die, solve the equation, and cover the answer on their math board with a window token. The first player to cover all the numbers on their math board wins the game! Perfect for 2-4 players, ages 5 and up! Play Math Room in as little as 10 minutes!

Top 10 games - Math Room by SimplyFun

9. Animal Snacks

Ready for a fun, matching game for your littles? In Animals Snacks, players practice matching and taking turns as they roll the dice and pass the matching animal from player to player. Roll a purple and it’s snack time! The first player to feed all their snacks to the animals wins the game. Your next favorite matching game for 2-5 players, ages 3 and up! Play Animal Snacks in as little as 10 minutes!

Top 10 games - Animal Snacks by SimplyFun

8. Color Huey & The Four Seasons

Color Huey & the Four Seasons game provides young minds with an early start to learning colors and reading. In this 2-in-1 Preschool game, players match the color tokens to the color of Huey’s shoes. Then flip over their Huey boards to match the color tokens to the correct color word. The first player to fill their Huey board wins! Play Color Huey in as little as 10 minutes with 2-5 players ages 3 and up!

Top 10 games- Color Huey and the Four Seasons by SimplyFun
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7. Asymbol

Get your creative juices flowing with one of our top-selling social games! With Asymbol, players take turns being a guesser or a builder as they build 3D forms from any number of the 47 wooden shapes. Sounds easy enough, right? You’d be surprised! As the builder, you’ll draw a category card that may be more complex than the minimal shapes, so get ready to roll up your sleeves and get creative! Asymbol will add a creative spin to game night that will get everyone laughing! This game is perfect for 3-6 players, ages 8 and up, and can be played in around 30 minutes.

Top 10 board games-Kids playing Asymbol by SimplyFun

6. Digger’s Garden Match

We’ve got another fun matching game on our list! With Digger’s Garden Match, littles practice counting colors and shapes by matching a side of a tile to either the shape or the color of other tiles. The player with the most matches wins the game! Perfect for 1-6 players ages 4 and up! Play Digger’s Garden in as little as 15 minutes!

Top 10 games - Digger's Garden Match by SimplyFun
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5. Lily Pond

Hop Hop Hooray-says, the tiny toad that’s learning to read and spell!

In the Lily Pond game, players take turns hopping their frogs on lily pads to collect letters and complete the words on their cards. Each player practices reading and spelling 3, 4, and 5 letter words per round! It’s a ribbit-ing preschool board game for ages 4 and up that plays in as little as 15 mins.

Top 10 games - Lily Pond by SimplyFun

4. Corner Center Match

Match it up, lickety-split! Corner Center Match is a card game that keeps you on your toes! Match the color and shape of a corner of your card with the center of the target card. Do it quickly because the player who draws their very last card first wins the game! Perfect for 2-6 players, ages 7 and up! 

Top 10 Board Games - Corner Center Match by SimplyFun

3. Bee Alert

Bee Alert is the Bee’s Knees for early elementary memory development and fine motor skills! In this fun memory game, 2-5 players ages 5 and up try to find the matching-color bee under the hive.  

Top 10 board games Bee Alert by SimplyFun

2. Dreaming Dragon

Shhhh! Don’t wake the Dreaming Dragon as you attempt to rescue the colorful lizards stacked on the Dragon’s nest! Players use focus, self-control, and Fine Motor Skills to save the lizards without dropping the golden eggs or waking the Dreaming Dragon! The player that rescues the most lizards at the end of the game wins!

A perfect game for developing Spatial Reasoning, Fine Motor Skills, focus & self-control for players ages 6 and up! Play Dreaming Dragon with 2-4 players in as little as 30 minutes!

playing fine-motor skills game

1. Kilter

Drum roll please…… and the number one spot on our Top 10 Games of 2021 goes to Kilter!

Kilter is a hilariously family-fun introduction to physics as you use various block sizes to balance the Kilter. A board that strategy board gamers love, but that plays nicely on game night with friends! Perfect for players 8 and up but also a bit hit with adult table-top gamers! Play Kilter with 2-4 of your pals to balance out the fun!

We are looking forward to more play in the year ahead! Did your favorite game make the list?

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