12 Winter Themed Board Games for Kids

Winter – the perfect time to get together and play some board games!

I’m all about being outside and playing in the snow. But when all that is done what a better way to spend the evening than getting all cozy inside and playing winter board games.

These ideas would be great too when the school is closed for a snow day. Or if you are otherwise looking for indoor activities for your kids.

I searched for some fun board game ideas for kids and found some very cool ones!

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1. Hey, That’s My Fish

A fun family-friendly game, Hey, That’s My Fish! Try to get as much fish as you can before the ice melts away… and it is going fast! To have the most fish you need to also prevent the other players from getting fish. 2-4 players.

2. Don’t Break the Ice

Another cute penguin themed board game: Don’t Break the Ice. In this one the players take turns chopping off ice while trying to keep the penguin from falling off the ice.

and for the Frozen fans:

Break off the ice pieces but don’t let Anna or Olaf fall! So much fun for the little ones! Frozen edition of the Don’t Break the Ice.

3. Race to the North Pole

Get your expedition team ready and go on an adventure. Race to the North Pole is a fun game for ages 7 and up. The harsh arctic conditions change frequently making your trip to the North Pole quite challenging. 2-4 players.

4. Snow Tails

Another cool game set in the Arctic. Sledders pulled by huskies try to get to the finish… but not everyone makes it there. Will you be one of the ones to lose control of your sled or will you be able finish the race? The Snow Tails game is for 2-5 players ages 10 and up.

5. Ticket to Ride, Nordic Countries

Go on an adventure through the Nordic countries: Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Collect railway routes while you explore the beautiful Northern Europe. A family-friendly game for 2-3 players. Ticket to Ride, Nordic Countries

6. Penguin Panic

A hilarious, fast-paced game you all will love: Penguin Panic. Blurt out the first word you can think of…. For 2-10 players

7. Winter Kingdom

Winter Kingdom is a sequel to the popular Kingdom Builder. a strategy game for 2-4 players. 45-60 min playtime

8. Thin Ice

Don’t let your marble be the one that breaks the ice. Thin Ice is a fun game for kids 5 and up. 2-4 players

9. Candy Land Winter Adventures

A delightful winter adventure in Candy Land.

10. Snowflake Catch

A winter-themed action game, Snowflake Catch, is for 4 players.

11. Snowball Showdown

Who will be the last one standing? Let’s find out: Snowball Showdown.

12. Frosty The Snowman

Frosty the Snowman is a co-operative game for kids ages 4 and up.

I hope you enjoy these winter board games and have hours of fun with your family!

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