Printable Games for Kids

As many of us are spending more time indoors right now, it's vital that we find fun ways to interact and engage with each other. Kids love playing games, and moms and dads love when they can combine learning with something fun. These printable games for kids do both!

Printable games for kids

We've found printable games that help with math, literacy, visual discrimination, and so much more. Best of all, you only need a printer to get started with a fun activity for the kids right away. You don't need to run out for supplies!

If you have a printer, scissors, glue, and paper, or cardstock, you pretty much have everything you need for a rousing game with the kids in just a few minutes.

Indoor activities for kids. Printable games.

As well as this list of printable games for kids, we have other activity lists you might be interest in!

Printable Games for When You're Stuck Indoors

Games are a terrific way for families to connect with each other. Whether you only have a few minutes to spare or want to spend an evening playing games, you're sure to find several options that your kiddos will love.

Some of these are free printable games others you have to pay for. I will indicate which are free and which are paid.  

fun printable games for kids to play indoors

Sight Word Bingo Printable Game

This Sight Word Bingo Game from yours truly is super fun for preschoolers and kindergarteners who are learning to read and recognise their sight words. (FREE)

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Bug Action Movement Game

Get the kids up and moving when they need to get their wiggles out! Our Ocean Action Movement Cards feature fun movements such as scuttling like a crab and leaping like a dolphin. This is fun to do with a group of kids. (FREE)

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Feed the Shark

Your kids are going to go wild for this Feed the Shark color sorting game. If you've got toilet paper tubes, glue, scissors, and a printer, you have all you need to set up this game for your toddlers and preschoolers right now. (FREE)

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Roll a Rainbow

Learn numbers, colours and have loads of fun with this printable roll a rainbow playdough mat! Simple fun for all the family. The first to build their rainbow wins!

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Bird Bingo

Learn about the birds of the world while playing a fun game with the kids. This printable Bird Bingo by Adventure in a Box has colorful illustrations of 48 bird species! (PAID)

printable games for kids - bird bingo

Donut Tic Tac Toe

This sweet little Donut Tic Tac Toe Game from Artsy-Fartsy Mama is a fun game to take on a road trip or to play at home. If you don't have wooden circles for the donut pieces, you can simply use the paper version or glue the donuts to bottle caps instead. (FREE)

printable games for kids - donut tic tac toe

Inside Out Emotions Board Game

Do you love the Inside Out movie as much as we do? It's a fun way for kids to learn about emotions, and so is this printable Inside Out Emotions Board Game from Printable Crush. Kids will also learn their colors with this fun game. (FREE)

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Famous Women in History: Guess Who

Play Famous Women in History: Guess Who to learn about amazing women who've changed the world. This educational version of the classic game by Adventure in a Box features 20 amazing heroines such as Marie Curie, Rosa Parks, and more. (PAID)

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Fruit Memory Matching Game

This Fruit Memory Matching Game from Childhood 101 can be played a few different ways. You can match the picture of the fruit to the word, print two copies of the pictures to match pictures together, or print two copies of the words and match those. (FREE)

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Rhyming Match Game

PreKinder's Rhyming Match Game includes several pairs of rhyming cards for kids to play with. It's perfect for preschoolers since the cards feature pictures instead of words. (FREE)

printable games for kids - rhyming match game

Earth Day Printable Game

Perfect for Earth Day or anytime you'd like to teach the kids about taking care of the planet, this Printable Earth Day Game by The Craft Train is similar to Snakes and Ladders and helps kids develop environmental awareness. (FREE)

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Printable Weather Board Game

This Weather Board Game from Pink Stripey Socks will keep the kids busy for a while! After printing it, the game needs to be colored in, and then it's ready for playing. (FREE)

printable games for kids - weather board game

Dr. Seuss Bingo

Read a couple of your favourite Seuss stories, and then follow it up with a rousing game of Dr. Seuss Bingo by Rock Your Homeschool. The game features favourite characters such as The Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, Horton, and the Grinch. (FREE)

printable games for kids - Dr Seuss bingo game

Paper Battleship Printable Game

Do you like to play Battleship but don't have the time for a full game? Or maybe you'd love to try it but don't want to buy the game before you know if you like it. Either way, this Paper Battleship Game from Pink Stripey Socks is a short version of the original, and all you need is paper, a printer, and a pencil to start! (FREE)

printable games for kids - paper battleship game

Harry Potter-Inspired Drawing Game

If you have some Potterheads in your house, they'll love playing this Harry Potter-Inspired Drawing Game from Rock Your Homeschool. The printable includes 36 drawing prompts for your gaming fun.  (FREE)

printable games for kids - Harry Potter game

Emotions Sorting Game

Here's another fun game based on the Inside Out movie, but it helps kids match emotion words to the face. This Emotions Sorting Game by Mom Endeavors is simple enough for preschoolers and up. (FREE)

printable games for kids - emotions sorting game

Monster Match Game

Print this Monster Match Game from Artsy Fartsy Mama for your messy little monster! These monsters are totally cute and not scary at all. Kids will love playing with them as a quiet time activity or with you or their siblings. (FREE)

printable games for kids - monster match game

Frog Hop Number Line Game

This simple Frog Hop Game from Mama Smiles is a terrific way to practice simple math facts. Use it to count up to ten, backward from 10, and skip counting to 10, depending on the age and abilities of your child. (FREE)

printable games for kids - frog hop number line game

Star Wars Memory Game

Here's another fun memory game for the best kids in the galaxy. This Star Wars Memory Game from The Quiet Grove is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who are fans of the SW characters. It's a great way to get older kids involved in playing with the younger ones. (FREE)

printable games for kids - star wars memory game

Apple Addition and Subtraction Game

This Apple Board Game from Simple Fun for Kids helps kids practice their addition and subtraction skills to 20. If you don't have dice, you can simply call out numbers for the kids or make printable dice to roll for the game. (PAID)

printable games for kids - apple addition and subtraction game

Roll and Build a Flower Game

Print out the Roll and Build a Flower template from Best Toys for Toddlers, grab a die, and get ready to build a flower! This is a fun and quick game that kids will love, especially as part of a flower or plant themed unit. (FREE)

printable games for kids - Roll and build a flower game

Lego Building Challenge Game

Spin the wheel for a building prompt! This Lego Building Challenge from Artsy Fartsy Mama encourages kids to use their problem-solving skills and creativity to build something on the fly. (FREE)

printable games for kids - lego building challenge

Gnome Printable Board Game

This bright and colorful Gnome Board Game from Ruffles and Rain Boots is a great rainy day or indoor activity for little kids. The printable comes with game pieces, the board, and a printable die, but the kids get to make their own rules for the game, which adds to the fun. (FREE)

printable games for kids - Gnome board game

Sight Word Board Game

Get more sight word practice in with this Sight Word Board Game from Brain Power Boy. This makes learning sight words hands-on and fun, which is terrific for little learners. (FREE)

printable games for kids - Sight word board game

Number Recognition Bingo

Use this Number Recognition Bingo game from You've Got This Math to practice number recognition with your preschoolers! The numbers feature a fun superhero theme. There's no counting, adding or subtracting involved; this is a simple recognition-based game. (FREE - to subscribers)

printable games for kids - number recognition board game

Farm-Themed Old Maid

What kid doesn't love farm animals? This Old Maid Inspired Farm Game by Stay at Home Educator draws upon children's sorting and visual discrimination skills. Plus, it's just plain fun to play as a family. (FREE)

printable games for kids - old maid farm game

Body Parts Matching Game

This Body Parts Matching Game from Powerful Mothering is a fantastic tool for teaching kids about their bodies. (FREE)

printable games for kids - body parts matching game

Lego Ninjago Match Game

Want a more challenging match game for older boys? Try this Lego Ninjago Match Game from Happiness is Homemade. It has lots of cards to spread out and match, but you can limit them to 10-12 for younger kids. (FREE)

printable games for kids - lego ninjago matching game

What's your favorite game to play when you're indoors with the kids?

Printable games for kids

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