In 2017, the best Children’s game shortlist provides fun for children of all ages.
Below is the 2017 BGA Best Children’s Game short list, presented in alphabetical order.
by Josep M. Allué and Víktor Bautista i Roca, published by HABA
Help the Kiki Cuckoo by building her nest! Be the first to place all of your eggs without tipping the nest in this 15 minute dexterity game for 2-5 players, ages 4 and up.
by Brian Gomez, published by Brain Games
Cheeky penguins are running around school when they shouldn’t be. Players take turns being the hall monitor and must catch the other players in this adorable 30 minute flicking game for 2-4 players, ages 6 and up
|Ticket To Ride: First Journey
by Alan R. Moon, published by Days of Wonder
First Journey simplifies the classic Ticket to Ride game of laying trains between cities as players race to be the first to complete 6 tickets in this 30 minute rummy style game for 2-4 players, ages 6 and up
For details on the judging criteria, see Best Children’s Game criteria.