Best Game Shows for Kids

From trivia tests to talent competitions, these game shows for kids and families will get everyone in the mood for a little lighthearted challenge. Games are great ways to get kids interested in new material, too. While some of these kids' game shows are pure entertainment, check out the educational game shows below for some ideas on how to mix learning and fun.

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Family Game Night

age 5+

Classic board games come to life in family-friendly show.

Network: Discovery Family Channel (2010)
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Pictureka!

age 5+

Family game show encourages teamwork, pushes Hasbro game.

Network: Discovery Family Channel (2010)
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Double Dare

age 6+

Kid game show revival is slimy, messy fun for families.

Network: Nickelodeon (2018)
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Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

age 7+

Fun quiz show tests adults' knowledge of elementary topics.

Network: Nickelodeon (2019)
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The Crystal Maze

age 7+

Fun, family-friendly game show based on Brit classic.

Network: Nickelodeon (2020)
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The Big Fib

age 7+

Entertaining game show makes sport of lying convincingly.

Network: Disney+ (2020)
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The Big Flower Fight

age 8+

Colorful flower sculpting competition is mellow, creative.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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Craftopia

age 8+

Tween crafters compete in fun, family-friendly DIY series.

Network: HBO Max (2020)
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Don't Forget the Lyrics!

age 8+

Fill-in-the-blank karaoke is in tune for families.

Network: Fox, Syndicated (2007)
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Floor Is Lava

age 8+

Family-friendly game show has leaps, spills, and laughs.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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Jeopardy!

age 8+

What is a classic trivia show with a catchy tune?

Network: Syndicated (1964)
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Minute to Win It

age 8+

Quirky contests make game show fun for families.

Network: GSN, NBC (2010)
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The Singing Bee

age 8+

Sing-along competition is lighthearted fun.

Network: CMT, NBC (2009)
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Ultimate Tag

age 8+

Simple, high-energy game show is lots of silly fun.

Network: Fox (2020)
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Wheel of Fortune

age 8+

Classic word-puzzle game show still offers family fun.

Network: Syndicated (1983)
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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

age 8+

Iconic game show offers mind-tickling fun for families.

Network: ABC (1999)
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Awake: The Million Dollar Game

age 9+

Amusing game exploits sleep-deprived contestants for cash.

Network: Netflix (2019)
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Cash Cab

age 9+

Mobile game show drives trivia buffs wild.

Network: Discovery Channel (2005)
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Ellen's Game of Games

age 9+

Ellen's family-friendly game show has laughs, silly stunts.

Network: NBC (2018)
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Lego Masters

age 9+

Lego building competition is creative, fun, brand-heavy.

Network: Fox (2020)
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