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SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020

Top 10 Games of 2020

by SimplyFun

We’re excited to announce our Top 10 Games of 2020! These games have brought joy to so many families this year, and will continue to do so for many years to come.

Drum roll please! The top 10 games of 2020 are…

10. Corner Center Match

Who doesn’t love a fast-paced matching game? Corner Center Match will have you racing against your opponent as you try to be the first one to discard your pile of cards! Match a corner of your card with the center of the target card in both color and shape before another player makes the match. This game is great for 2-6 players, ages 7 and up.

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10. Math Room

Two games in 10th place? That’s right, we had a tie! When competition is fierce, kids are more than willing to put their quick-thinking math skills into action. That’s what makes this math-focused game a top seller for parents. It’s learning math without realizing you’re learning math. Homeschoolers love to add this to their math curriculum! Perfect for 2-4 players, ages 5 and up.

SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020 - Math Room

9. Aargh!

Go for the gold in this game of treasure matching using your memory skills. But watch out for Squawk the parrot or your precious gold will get taken away. The pirate with the most treasure wins! Play this game with 2-4 people, ages 3 and up.

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8. Animal Snacks

Roll the dice and pass the matching animal from player to player around the circle. Roll a purple and it’s snack time! Each player feeds the animal in front of them. The first player to feed the animals all their snacks wins the game. This game is ideal for 2-5 players, ages 3 and up.

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7. Walk the Dogs

63 dogs in this game…63! Kids love the challenge of matching and collecting as many pups as possible without getting caught by the dog catcher. In the process, they are learning math skills such as counting, multiplication and predicting. Oh, and just setting the dogs up is half the fun! This award-winning game has become a multi-year best seller. This game is perfect for 2-5 players, ages 8 and up.

SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020 - Walk the Dogs

6. Bee Alert

Bee alert! No really, you need to be alert in this award-winning game that challenges players to remember which hive their colorful bee is hiding under. It’s a memory game that’s fun for the whole family! For 2-5 players, ages 5 and up.

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5. Digger’s Garden Match

Kids learn colors, shapes and counting up to 50 in this fun matching game. You are never too old for Digger’s Garden Match because it’s fun for any age. That’s why parents and families have been drawn to this top seller for years. This game is perfect for 1-6 players, ages 4 and up.

SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020 Digger's Garden Match

4. Lily Pond

Hop around the lily Pond to learn letters, spelling and build foundational reading skills. Players take turns hopping their frog around the pond on the game board, landing on or jumping through the lily pad letters needed for their word cards. The first player to complete all three of their cards and hop back to the center wins. Watch your little ones’ reading skills blossom as they play Lily Pond. Hop around with 2-4 players, ages 4 and up.

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3. Share a Berry

Turn your cards over and add berries to your string, then follow Beary’s directions to either share or receive a berry from another player. Collect the most berries to win. A fun way for young players to develop fine motor skills and learn to take turns. Perfect for 2-4 players, ages 3 & up.

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2. Kilter

What’s a great way to teach kids early physics concepts? Competition and the challenge to keep something from falling, of course. This also makes for irresistible, hilarious family fun. And this is what makes Kilter a best seller year after year. It’s also the recipient of the prestigious Oppenheim Best Toy Award. Kilter is great for 2-4 players, ages 8 and up.

SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020 - Kilter

1. Dreaming Dragon

Shhhh! Don’t wake the dragon. Focus, planning, patience and a good pincer grip are important skills that kids build in this colorful, eye-catching game that made the top of the list. The challenge of using a pincher tool to carefully remove the lizards off of the Dreaming Dragon is fun that kids want to experience over and over again. This is why Dreaming Dragon has become a favorite in many homes. Winner of the Parent’s Choice Silver Honor Award. For 2-4 players, ages 6 and up.

SimplyFun Blog - Top 10 Games of 2020 - Dreaming Dragon

We are looking forward to more play in the year ahead! Did your favorite game make the list? Drop us a comment and let us know!

Take a look at which games made the Top 10 List in 2019.