When the sun is shining it can be easy to encourage the kids to play outside, but when the weather turns, it can be tricky to keep kids away from screens while hunkered down indoors.
To help you enjoy old-school fun as a family, we’ve rounded up the best 5 family games for indoor summer fun, to keep everyone in the family moving and laughing on those inevitable rainy days.
These family games can go anywhere, be played by kids and adults of all ages, and are easy to learn. Perfect for screen-free summer fun!
Throw Throw Burrito
Half card game, half dodgeball. Pass cards around, and try to get three of a kind. If the cards are burritos, grab and throw! Get points with cards, lose points by burrito attacks. Advised not to play in a room full of special glassware on display. Fun for all ages. Buy It Now
It takes a steady hand and a careful eye to play this game! Kids and adults can all get involved in this tricky family game of balance. It’s durable and strategic, and portable to take anywhere. Buy It Now
Kids aged 5-15 can play this game one-on-one, on their own, or with adults. It’s strategic, easy to understand, and a lot of fun too. All you need is a flat surface and the portable version is great for camping trips too. Buy It Now
This strategy game provides brain-teasing fun for the whole family. Players take turns placing their 21 pieces on the board: each piece must touch another of the same colour, but only at the corners! Stake your claim and protect your territory by fitting as many of your pieces on the board as possible while strategically blocking your opponents! Buy It Now
Take this one to the park, camping, or on a picnic and watch the crowds gather. Everyone wants to get involved in this fun, outdoors game. Perfect for backyard barbecues and beach trips. There’s no age limit and teams can play too. Buy It Now