Best Cross Curriculum Game

Created by: Alan Moon , Created by: Aaron Weissblum
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: China
Rules link: How To Play 10 Days In The USA,

Every game is a new vacation - travel and adventure

Vacations make memories that last a lifetime! Playing 10 Days – you experience the fun of creating your own vacation while easily learning the states. Start your vacation today… Pick up 10 Days in the USA


Created by: MAINTENANT Sustaining Now
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

7 SPHERES® is both an illustrated scientific encyclopaedia and a card deck.

It defines our planet as 7 interconnected spheres - Cryosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere, Lithosphere, Magnetosphere and Technosphere.

Each one of the cards features a scientific speciality, such as... Read More

Created by: Jon Nardolilli
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States

In Alembic, a wizard-themed game, children ages 6+ will play cards and roll dice to perform chemical tests on a mystery element.  As they deduce its chemical properties, they will race to be the first one to identify it.  The player who guesses the most mystery elements correctly wins the game!


Anatomix - IG Awards 2017
Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd

Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-98
Country of origin: United Kingdom

A multi-level, multi-lingual game that helps children to learn about human anatomy. Younger players spin the spinner and collect body parts to complete their skeleton, organs, nerves or muscles and the added challenge for older players is to answer multiple choice questions to earn the parts they need.

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Animals Of The World
Created by: Tactic Games
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Finland
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube, Video link: YouTube Channel

Take a trip around the world, meet and recognise amazing wild animals and answer questions about them. The player who places the most animals on the right continents wins! This is an educational and fun game for all ages. You can play an easier version or try a more challenging version and see if you know the animal’s scientific name! Contains 200 animal cards, 6 continent boards and a world... Read More

Created by: Catherine Croft , Created by: Ph.D.
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United States

This memory game matches elements of the periodic table with their roles in the world!  Fun way to introduce young children to applied chemistry.


Created by: Idea Parlour
Game duration: 30-40mins
Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: How To Play, Video link: Vimeo video

BLOCK HAPPY is the hilarious, feel good game that plays with your real emotions!

The first to seize all the happiness wins, but with so many comical twists and turns, keeping control of your happiness isn’t that easy.

It’s a unique game of strategy, high emotion and excitement, where players compete in a tense and thrilling BATTLE OF EMOTION.

All 75 different emotions,... Read More

Created by: Gerhard Junker , Created by: Klemens Franz
Game duration: 2-60mins
Number of players: 1-7
Recommended ages: 6-99
Country of origin: Germany
Rules link: How to play Blocky Mountains - pdf download, Video link: Blocky Mountains on Youtube 1, Video link: Blocky Mountains on Youtube 2

An adventurous path leads to the highest peak of the “Blocky Mountains” – built with blocks. The trapper and his animal companion, the grizzly bear, climb, slide, balance, rappel, swing on the rope, and jump from rock to rock – across abysses, canyons or rivers …

“Blocky Mountains” is an exciting dexterity game and playing adventure for the entire family.

The game can be played... Read More


Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 10-99


The 10-minute brain challenge kicks off!

Do you know how many goals George Best scored for Manchester United? Or the name of Newcastle United's ground?

Take a kickabout through the English football leagues, passing out the best facts and figures about your favourite teams and legacies, and then a few more.


Brain Box Science
Created by: BrainBox Games
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Science is cool, and this brilliant BrainBox covers important topics taught to children aged seven to eleven, from life cycles to light, healthy plants to the human body, magnets to materials. This game has been developed by an experienced primary school teacher, is suitable for all ability levels and is great fun!

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer... Read More

Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd
Game duration: 1-10mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Do you know where Machu Pichu is? Or what bird New Zealanders are named after?!

BrainBox World contains 71 beautifully-illustrated cards showing the very best this world has to offer, and then some!

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer a question based on the roll of a die.

If the question is answered correctly, the card is kept, and the... Read More

Created by: The Green Board Company Ltd
Game duration: 5-30mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Explore the oceans with this exciting new BrainBox. The undersea world is full of amazing creatures, from clown fish to coral, penguins to polar bears and sharks to sea lions, and this great game lets you meet them all without even getting your feet wet!

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then answer a question based on the roll of a die. If the question... Read More

BrainBox: Awful Ancients - IG Awards 2017
Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd

Number of players: 1-10
Recommended ages: 8-98
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Do you know how much each pyramid weighed? Or what a Roman Testudo was? Is it true that Greek soldiers had to pay for their own weapons and armour? Don’t just take their work for it; find out for yourself how ruthless these Awful Ancients really were with 54 picture cards illustrated and humorously worded in true Horrible Histories style!

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BrainBox: Shakespeare - IG Awards 2017
Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd

Number of players: 1-10
Recommended ages: 8-98
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Each of these cards, stunningly illustrated by artist Rikey Austin, includes a quotation as well as a caption explaining the scene. Put in order, the captions tell the outline of each story. The plays included are A Midsummers Night's Dream, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest and Twelfth Night.

The object of the game is to study a card for 10 seconds and then... Read More
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Business on the Move - IG Awards 2017
Created by: Andy Page and Patricia Smedley
Game duration: 60-120mins
Number of players: 2-9
Recommended ages: 9-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Players run one of four competing freight businesses moving different products from China to the UK by land, air and sea as quickly, profitably and environmentally responsibly as they can. Players must make the same decisions businesses make every day. How do I deliver? Will I make a profit? How should I grow? How can I cut my carbon footprint?
 
Players must... Read More
Created by: Minpyo Kim
Game duration: 20-40mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 14-99
Country of origin: Korea, Republic Of
Video link: You Tube Game Video

Can you hear me? is an emotional storytelling game that is developed to exercise social coping skills by empathizing with other’s feelings. Through storytelling, the player should read facial expressions that match the subject of the story from the various facial expressions of the characters. Facial expression is an important element of reading emotions, and it is also a clue of mutual... Read More

Created by: teve Brück , Created by: Dennis Kirps , Created by: Christian Krüchten and Dovydas Čiuplys
Game duration: 35-60mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Lithuania
Video link: German YouTube

Clever Fit game is about cleverly choosing different foods to regulate your food needs over three meals in such a way that you can eat as balanced a diet as possible throughout the day. Eating a few sweets is allowed, but if you will overdo it, you’ll quickly end up in the red zone.  Then only sports can help.

This game is suitable for advanced young gamers, who like complexity... Read More
Created by: Karen Rubins
Game duration: 5-20mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube

Comic Turns is a comics storytelling game system – a deck of cards where each has a comic panel all carefully designed so that they can be arranged in any order to make countless new comic strips and infinite stories. The panel art is simple and iconic so that there are multiple interpretations to each card.

Comic Turns is an extremely versatile and fun game, with four different ways to... Read More

Created by: Philip Sheppard

Number of players: 1-1
Recommended ages: 6-99

Video link: Compose Yourself on YouTube

Created by world-famous composer and cellist, Maestro Philip Sheppard, Compose Yourself allows anyone to play with music and create a world-class composition. 

Arrange the cards in a nice visual pattern, enter the codes on this site and hear your piece played by a full symphony Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios. There are over 1 billion melodies you can create! 

Compose Yourself... Read More

Cortex Challenge: Original - IG Awards 2017

Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 8-98


Challenge your brain in a fun game that tests your thinking, memory and speed skills! Compete with other players in 8 different challenges which will make you use all your brain power: touch tests, duplicates, logical series, mazes, colour puzzles, and more.

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Created by: HABA Games editorial
Game duration: 25-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Germany
Video link: YouTube

On this exciting world tour, players have to identify different countries by their flag, their capital city or their geographical location. To help them out, there are various clues and joker cards. Important: The fewer clues a player needs, the faster he or she will circumnavigate the globe and win.

An exciting knowledge-based game!

Created by: Catherine Croft , Created by: Ph.D. , Created by: and Jon Nardolilli
Game duration: 15-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United States
Video link: You Tube Game Video

Explore the world of DNA with Crazy Cats!  Targeted for ages 4 and up, this game is a fun way to introduce kids to genetics.  Players spin to determine the types of genes their cats will have and then draw the corresponding physical features (body, head, whiskers, superpowers, etc.).  Younger kids love drawing crazy features for their cats.  The craziest cat wins!


Created by: Claude Weber , Created by: Dovydas Čiuplys and Gediminas Akelaitis
Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: Lithuania
Video link: German YouTube

Do you know what’s bad for your teeth, and what makes them strong and healthy? Play this game to find out!

The game is played on a board that shows a circle of teeth. The players move their game figures along the teeth, trying to collect healthy food products and reach the goal. But they must avoid the tempting sweets that lead straight to the dentist’s chair. The goal of the game is to... Read More

Created by: Bård Tuseth & Kristian A. Østby
Game duration: 20-40mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Norway
Rules link: Destination X Rules, Video link: Board Game Geek Video
Game Description: Destination X is a different kind of game experience: One player takes the moderator role as a spy on the run, while the remaining players are detectives who must cooperate and use their deductive skills and geographical knowledge to track down the spy and identify their secret destination. Success depends on discussion and reasoning rather than... Read More
Created by: Marcus Pullen & Adam Carter-Groves
Game duration: 30-60mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: Boardgame Geek Rules,

Devices is a programmable card laying game to fulfil customers’ orders by building devices.

Devices is a card game for up to 4 players. Each player needs to build machines to make orders. Orders are worth points. The first player to complete enough orders to get to 30 or more points is the winner.


Created by: MAINTENANT Sustaining Now
Game duration: 5-30mins
Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Our DIVERSITY DECKS® sow the seeds of sustainability whilst sparking curiosity. For those eager to learn more, each card has its own unique factsheet on our website, providing individuals with the opportunity to delve deeper into the science of sustainability!

DIVERSITY DECK® is a collection of 16 card decks, covering different scientific topics, from good bacteria to the telluric... Read More

Created by: MAINTENANT Sustaining Now
Game duration: 5-30mins
Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Our DIVERSITY DECKS® sow the seeds of sustainability whilst sparking curiosity. For those eager to learn more, each card has its own unique factsheet on our website, providing individuals with the opportunity to delve deeper into the science of sustainability!

DIVERSITY DECK® is a collection of 16 card decks, covering different scientific topics, from good bacteria to the telluric... Read More

Created by: MAINTENANT Sustaining Now
Game duration: 5-30mins
Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Our DIVERSITY DECKS® sow the seeds of sustainability whilst sparking curiosity. For those eager to learn more, each card has its own unique factsheet on our website, providing individuals with the opportunity to delve deeper into the science of sustainability!

DIVERSITY DECK® is a collection of 16 card decks, covering different scientific topics, from good bacteria to the telluric... Read More

Created by: MAINTENANT Sustaining Now
Game duration: 5-30mins
Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 4-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Our DIVERSITY DECKS® sow the seeds of sustainability whilst sparking curiosity. For those eager to learn more, each card has its own unique factsheet on our website, providing individuals with the opportunity to delve deeper into the science of sustainability!

DIVERSITY DECK® is a collection of 16 card decks, covering different scientific topics, from good bacteria to the telluric... Read More

Created by: Adam Porter
Game duration: 10-15mins
Number of players: 3-6
Recommended ages: 10-99
Country of origin: Latvia

Doodle Rush is a fast-paced party game that will keep you on your toes for the whole time.

In each game, each player receives two cards with total of six words that the player has to draw. The game consists of six 1-minute rounds: three drawing rounds and three guessing rounds, which are interchanged. In the drawing rounds, the players try to draw as many of their words as possible,... Read More

Egyptians - IG Awards 2017
Created by: The Green Board Game Company Ltd

Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-97
Country of origin: United Kingdom

With useful information about hieroglyphs and Egyptian gods, as well as lots of ‘Did you know?’ facts about life in Ancient Egypt, this game will be as fun as well as a useful resource during an in-depth study of Ancient Egypt for the history curriculum at Key Stage 2.

Created by: Martin Nedergaard Andersen
Game duration: 20-25mins
Number of players: 1-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Russian Federation
Video link: You Tube Game Video

In a far away land magical beings roam the Enchanted Paths — a fire-breathing dragon and a pure unicorn, a wise wizard and a brave knight, a cackling witch and a beautiful princess… Help the fairytale characters find their way to each other: fold the game board to connect creatures and items. In order to win, you have to be the first to complete the task, so hurry up!

Game... Read More

Created by: The Creativity Hub
Game duration: 5-60mins
Number of players: 1-1
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Ireland
Rules link: How to play The Extraordinaires,

Be an Architect!

36 Design Challenges. Inspiration for the up and coming designers of the next generation. Features: Robot, Evil Genius, Giant, Mermaid, Knight and Future Child.

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to design a home fit for an evil genius, or a place of healing for a wizard, then The Extraordinaires need your help!

Apply your imagination to create and... Read More

Created by: Apolline Jove
Game duration: 15-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Germany
Video link: YouTube

Love is…green? Farben – Colors – wants the players to match stories to the colored cards they draw. The players may tell a true memory or make up something. In the end, the stories will come naturally to everyone. To win the game, a player needs to remember as many stories as possible only with the help of the colored cards.

The game involves two different phases. In the first... Read More

Created by: Martin Nedergaard Anderson
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 1-6
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Netherlands

Get rid of your cards first by putting down cards where two or more flags match the flags on the card on the table! Double-sided cards mean double the fun! All players play at once in a race to put down all of their cards.

1. Place one card on the table and share out the others - but don’t pick them up yet.

2. Flip over the central card. Players try to match two or more flags on... Read More

Feelinks
Created by: Vincent Bidault and Jean-Louis Roubira
Game duration: 25-30mins
Number of players: 3-8
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: France

The game of emotions

Feelinks is a game by Vincent Bidault and Jean-Louis Roubira ( Dixit ), two psychology professionals… but no less players for all that!
With brushes, it is the artist-painter Frank Chalard who immerses us in the world of his artistic heads.
This trio, brilliantly, invites us to share our sensibilities... Read More

Created by: Laima Kikutienė and Raminta Šumskytė Sum
Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 5-99
Country of origin: Lithuania

Friends are usually like each other and have many things in common. When one is cheerful, the other is cheerful too. When one gets sweets, they share them. When one is green with envy or red with anger, they pass that to their friend as well.

In the game, children learn to recognise animals and emotions, and spot differences. The game develops the powers of observation, helps children... Read More
Flags of the World
Created by: Tactic Games
Game duration: 15-20mins
Number of players: 2-9
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Finland

Guess the country of the flags you choose... If you get stuck, you can ask for clues. Flags of the World is a fact-packed educational card game that helps you learn about flags and countries. Complete with 200 flag cards, 6 continent boards, rules and a colourful map. Ideal for students: choose the flag, name the place – then put the card in its space! 2-9 Players; age 8+. Box design may vary... Read More

Geography is fun
Created by: Bright Capital Ltd.
Game duration: 5-60mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Rules link: Rules,

3 fun card games with 42 cards for: Continents - Oceans and seas - Deserts - Lakes - Islands - Mountains

Each card contains basic data, a map and fun facts to make kids curios about the Earth.

The cards are in English and Bulgarian.

1. Travel around the World!

Objective: Collect more points than your opponent. 1 point = each globe in the left-hand side of the cards... Read More

Created by: Sean Byrne
Game duration: 30-60mins
Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 9-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

GLOBE RUNNER – THE BOARD GAME OF THE WORLD

Globe Runner is a classic race around the world game for all the family that uniquely travels through every country in the world.

Learn as you play by answering multiple choice questions on countries, capitals, flags, etc. to get a bonus go.

Adjustable to the age & abilities of the players allowing people with different levels... Read More

Artists
Created by: History Heroes
Game duration: 10-40mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Rules link: Rules,

History Heroes ARTISTS is a fun game about forty of the most famous artists in art history.  The game contains fantastically illustrated cards, packed with facts about 40 of the greatest artists from 15th century Botticelli and Artemesia Gentileschi to  Frida Kahlo and David Hockney. Read and enjoy all the facts and try to win the cards by guessing who the... Read More

Created by: History Heroes

Number of players: 1-5
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Piece together the puzzle and the journey from 1756 when medicine was still based on guesswork and superstition and Joseph Fry sold chocolate as a tonic from his apothecary. Packed with facts, the fantastically illustrated jigsaw leads you to 1953 when Crick and Watson determined the double-helix structure of DNA.

Meet 14 highlighted History Heroes along the way, such as Edward Jenner,... Read More

Created by: History Heroes
Game duration: 10-60mins
Number of players: 2-10
Recommended ages: 8-80
Country of origin: United Kingdom

A Space quiz card game to entertain and educate all from 8 – 80+ about who made and shaped the history of Space Exploration, how and when.

Players try to win the cards by guessing who the characters are from the facts read out on their cards. The player with the most cards at the end of the game wins.  Knowledge, literacy and memory are all skills that can be developed... Read More

I Learn on my Way to Reception - IG Awards 2017



Recommended ages: 3-6
Country of origin: Netherlands
Video link: I Learn to...Video
Grow with Jumbo. With the series I learn...' children exercise certain skills in a fun way. The games are developed in collaboration with professionals and are in line with the school curriculum and perceptions of the child. Practice at home what you will learn at school!
 
With ‘I learn on my way to Reception’ children learn in a fun and entertaining way to... Read More
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I Love Britain
Created by: Tactic Games
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Finland
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube Channel

Race around the United Kingdom, visit different regions and answer questions about British culture, traditions, nature and more! Roll the die to see whether you’re moving around by bicycle, by car or sweeping through the air on a plane. Each correct answer earns you a card, and the first player to collect five different category symbols wins! Contains 100 cards, British Isles shaped game board... Read More

Created by: Olivier Mahy
Game duration: 20-30mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: France
Rules link: Rules pdf on Blam! website, Video link: Youtube Presentation

An observation game based on mystery drawings for Imagicians of all ages!

Connect the dots with symbols, and guess as quickly as possible what has been drawn!

Inspired by connect-the-dots games, connect the pictures on your board following the spell to reveal a shape. No need to finish your drawing – be the first to guess what you are drawing to win!

With its easy and... Read More

Created by: Bill Campbell
Game duration: 10-20mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 7-99
Country of origin: Madagascar

This is not a game but a game creating toolbox to inspire the imagination. You have a 9 by 9 square board and pieces marked with various symbols. You create your own strategy and strategy/memory games and rules.


Created by: Jon Nardolilli
Game duration: 30-45mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: United States

You are an insect, determined to outbreed your rivals and avoid your predators! Each round, a new threat will apply pressure to your populations. The insects with the best adaptations to deal with the threat survive and breed! Some of those who were unprepared are consumed, but the survivors adapt new traits to help them deal with future threats.

Will you try to fight off every predator... Read More

Created by: Jonathan Ng , Created by: Phang Jun Yu and Keith Teo
Game duration: 25-45mins
Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 9-99
Country of origin: Singapore
Rules link: Rules, Video link: YouTube

Lord of the Chords is a music theory card game for 2-4 players that teaches you hours of music theory in minutes - with puns and lots of fun.
Play Note cards in key to Complete Chords and claim Key Signature tiles! The first to claim 3 Keys wins! 
Play 1 of 13 Instrument Characters with special powers - the guitar can play power chords, the... Read More

Created by: Unserious
Game duration: 40-90mins
Number of players: 3-25
Recommended ages: 8-99
Country of origin: Finland
Rules link: LUPO: The Space Adventure, Video link: You Tube Game Video

LUPO: The Space Adventure is a collaborative and creative storytelling card game that takes you and your friends, family members or the whole school classroom on a ridiculous sci-fi adventure.


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