Best Board Games for 5 Year Olds

by Natasha

Here's a list of top 5 board games for 5 year olds.....

Age 5 is an important milestone in a child’s life.  For most kids, it is the time in life that they learn the reading skills needed to help them succeed.  During this time, board games become more interesting and a bit more difficult for them.  If you are looking to improve your child’s reading skills, board games can be a great tool.  Below are a few of the best board games for 5 year olds who area learning to read. 

If you are looking to expand your child’s reading skills, Monopoly Junior provides the perfect opportunity.  While it may seem that this game is farfetched for the average 5 year old, you will find that your child picks of this game rather quickly.  Be prepared to help your child work through this game until his reading skills improve.

Clue Jr. The Case of the Missing Cake

This is another fun game that will require that you child read.  He will have to use skill to try to figure out who ate the cake. This game can be a fun experience for the entire family regardless of age.

Scene It? Junior DVD game

This game, too, will enhance your child’s reading skills as he reads each question and tries to figure out the answer to some of his all time favorite movies and television shows. This is a great game that combines the love of television and movies with the ability of recalling events.  Reading skills improve while you child has fun answering the questions and challenging his friends. 

Great States Junior

Instead of just honing in on your child’s reading skills, choose a board game that will help him in other areas as well. This game will help your child become familiar with the states and the many different qualities of each one.  It is a great way to give your child an early start in Social Studies.  It is essentially a fun way of learning! 

Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Your child will enjoy reading the “clues” that will possibly help him become the winner of this fun board game.  This is a game that all of your children are sure to enjoy and also works well for birthday parties or get together where there will be lots of children. 

Listed above are a few of the best board games for 5 year olds who are learning to read.  Reading is often a difficult skill to grasp. Make learning easy and fun by providing your child with endless opportunities to improve.  One example is through a fun board game such as Monopoly Junior Addition.  These games will prove time and time again to be fun for the entire family and a great way for your child to practice those reading skills that he will need to be successful in the future.  Will you allow board games to help your child get to the next level in reading? 

Updated: 02/03/2012, Natasha
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