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Printable Games for Kids

Keep the kids occupied while waiting with printable games. Great to take to a restaurant, on an airplane, for an appointment, on school field trips to occupy time on the bus. Several printable game pages of short and easy games to keep kids entertained.

Printable games for kids - Tic Tac Toe from

Tic Tac Toe Printout

The object of the game is to get three in a row, horizontal, vertical or diagonal. With paper, use ‘X’ and ‘O’ as players take turns marking a square. For a reusable game, find everyday items: In a restaurant, use sugar packets as the markers and criss-cross straws to make the grid. In the car, use a portion of an egg carton and two colors of plastic Easter Eggs. Tic Tac Toe game printout.

Printable games for kids - Squares from

Squares Printable Game

Print out the Squares Printable Game or make your own. The object of the game is to create more complete squares than your opponent. Each player takes turns drawing a line to connect two dots. Once a box is created, the person who connected the dots and created a box gets to claim the box with their initials. Who ever has the most initials on the board at the end of the game is the winner.

Printable games for kids - Hangman from

Hangman Printouts

One player thinks of a word (4 to 6 letters long) and draws that many dashes under the hangman platform. The opponent tries to guess the word by selecting letters from the alphabet. It is helpful give hints such as the category of the word (colors, states, animals …) The opponent has six tries to guess the word – for each incorrect guess a head, body, leg or arm is added to the hangman platform. Use the alphabet to cross off used letters. Printout for Hangman Printout Game.

Printable games for kids - Happy Face Hangman from

Happy Face Printable Game

Just like Hangman without the ‘hangin. Same instructions as above. The opponent will have seven tries to guess the word: 2 eyes, 1 nose, 1 mouth, 2 ears and hair. Printout for Happy Face Printout Game.

Printable games for kids - Money Sudoku from

Money Sudoku for Kids

An easy sudoku for children. Use coins on the printable Sudoku puzzle – quarters, dimes, nickles and pennies. Level 1, four square sudoku teaches children logic and ordering skills.

Printable games for kids - Find the Treasure from

Find the Treasure

Can be played by two or more players. Print out the Treasure game grid or make one of your own with numbers along the bottom, letters on the left side. The object of this game is similar to that of the classic board game of Battleship. Cut the grids apart, give one each player and one to the leader of the game. The leader can mark from 5 to 10 squares on their grid – this is where the treasure is hidden. The players take turns guessing the coordinates of where the treasure might be. Example: 2,E. All players should mark all guesses on their grid so that they do not repeat the guess. If the guess is correct, that player can mark the square with a star. Whoever finds the most treasure, is the winner.


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