Best Family Games to Play During the Lockdown

The lockdown is a time in which many families are interacting and having fun. Games refresh the mind and brings families together. In this article we look at some games you can play as a family during the lockdown imposed by the COVID-19.

The Jenga

This is an interesting game in which a blocker tower is built. The most interesting part of the game is that the tower grows taller and taller and when it collapses the person would’ve lost.

Scrabble Game

This game involves Lester tiles where people are required to build up words. The more words one builds the more points they get and win. This game is most suitable for adults and older children as the young may find it difficult.

Also on the List is the Mousetrap Game

This is a game which one is required to create a trap to catch their opponent. This is a game played using a board hence it is a board game.

The Battleship Game

This game is similar to chess but it is much easier. The game is played on a chess board with cards and the cards determine how to move the cards.

Zingo Game

This is a game that improves recognition skills. One needs to match words with the similar meaning or sound in order to win.


This is a game that can be played with 3 to 6 players. In this game players take turns to place their tiled number cards which will have numbers. These cards have to be placed of the similar color in order to win.

The Uno Game

This is a card game .One must have a matching card with the one on the deck. One must know the colors in order to win this game. This game is played with 2 -10 players.

Yeti in my Spaghetti

In this game, the noodles are put in a bowl where there is yet. If one causes the yet to fall they automatically lose the game. This game can be played by lids as young as 3 years old.

Pie face Game

This is a very fun game that requires throwing whipped cream on one’s face. If one’s face is covered with cream, it means they would have lost the game.

No stress chess

This game does not require one to be a master of playing chess. This game can be played with kids as young as 6 years and each card shows clearly how a game should be played.

Exploding kittens

This game is played really fast and one can easily learn it. In playing this game one must have a strategy. This game can be played with people from ten years.

Dog Bingo Game

This game is very fun for dog lovers it is played like any other bingo game. This game includes pictures of different dog breeds one must be able to identify the type of dog breed in the picture in order to win.


This game is similar to dice. This game is similar to dice. This game requires mathematical skills in order to play it. This game is most suitable for kids from 20 years and up.
In summation during this hard and frustrating period of lockdown families require activities to keep them occupied.