Trying to find board games with spinners? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve got 16 games that we think you’ll really enjoy…
Fairytale Spinner Game
- By using the spinner, players select the different elements that they need for their fairy tale.
- After collecting a rival, scene, magical helper, hero, transportation, magical object, and a treasure, they get to tell their new fairy tale.
- Game is great for making kids more aware of compassion towards others when they talk about the rival.
- Players must rely on their imagination and creativity to create a fairy tale.
- Great for two to four players to create stories together, and since there is very little competition, this is a great game for younger players.
- Players must spin the spinner to see how many carrots they must pull from the bunny’s hill, trying to not be the one to make the bunny jump.
- When the bunny does jump out of the hill, then every player has the opportunity to be the one to catch it.
- If the bunny jumps on a player’s turn and they catch them, then they win.
- If nobody catches the bunny, then the player who has the most carrots is the winner.
- Fast setup means that this game can be played quickly.
Chutes and Ladders
- Players try to climb their way to the top of the board using ladders and avoid sliding back down on the chutes.
- After spinning the spinner, each player will move their piece a set number of spaces.
- When players land on a space where they completed a chore or did something good, then they go up the ladder.
- When players land on a space that shows them misbehaving, then they slide back down the chute.
- Great game for talking about repercussions and behavior, and since it moves quickly, kids won’t get bored.
Hi Ho! Cherry-O
- Players compete to fill their fruit basket with fruit from the trees before their opponents can.
- The spinner tells them how many pieces of fruit to pick, but can also result in the basket getting knocked over and fruit going back on the tree.
- When the spinner lands on the bird, then a piece of a puzzle is put together.
- If the bird puzzle is put together before a player is able to fill their basket, then the bird wins the entire game.
- Small fruit works on fine motor skills.
- The different colored fruits ensure that players aren’t competing against each other for resources.
The Floor Is Lava!
- Great interactive game where players set up foam stepping stones on the floor inside or outside on the ground and then try to travel across them without accidentally stepping on the floor.
- The spinner is used to help players move across the floor.
- Players can twist, jump, and leap their way to safety as long as they do not accidentally land off of a piece of furniture or the mats.
- Game can be made as easy or difficult as possible depending on where the foam stepping stone mats are set up and how far apart they are, which means that this game can grow with kids as they get bigger and more agile.
Cupcake Spinner Game
- Players take turns spinning the spinner and trying to collect all of the ingredients that they need to bake a batch of cupcakes.
- There are four cupcake recipes to choose from, which ensures that all players are competing for different
ingredients and will have a little control over the game.
- Sometimes, spinning the spinner will result in players having to put a piece back, which adds to the competition and excitement of the game.
- Cute colors and theme are appealing to most kids and a fun way to introduce sharing, taking turns, and baking.
- Cooperative board game in which players learn about medicinal plants, edible plants, and herbs.
- No reading required, which makes it a great option for younger players to enjoy without any stress.
- Beautiful cards have incredible illustrations on them that are attractive and very realistic.
- Players learn about plants by connecting the icon on the trouble cards with icons on the plant cards.
- Players try to make it up the hill and back before nightfall as a group, but if they don’t, then the grandmother will come and find them, so there is little risk.
The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game
- The first player who is able to collect five acorns and put them in their log wins.
- Players get acorns by spinning the spinner, picking up the acorn that matches with a squeezer, and then putting it in their log.
- The cute game does a great job teaching about taking turns and about colors.
- Reinforces hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, and strategy.
- The cute graphics and bright colors of the acorns appeal to very young kids and will keep everyone wanting to play over and over.
The Game of Life Junior
- Like the original game, this one is full of action, features moving cars and pieces, and has players moving through life as quickly as possible while still enjoying themselves.
- The spinner, cards, money, and other components are all brightly colored and attractive.
- Players learn how to take turns and rely on the spinner to tell them how far they need to go on their turn.
- The player who is the first to gather 10 stars wins the game.
- Attractions and action cards change a player’s path.
- By spinning the spinner and moving their player piece, players advance through the forest and try to reach the other side.
- Along the way, players will meet a variety of different characters, as well as threats.
- Moving is due to luck of the spinner, so players don’t need to concern themselves with trying to come up with a strategy that will improve how the game is played.
- There aren’t any words for players to read, making this a great option for younger players who want to enjoy a game, but can’t read.
- Silly and gross game where players try to pop pimples without accidentally popping the largest on the face.
- There are two ways to play, which ensures that players won’t get bored.
- Players can either play one on one or work together as a group to earn points.
- The spinner tells players what area of the face to choose, and players can earn either one, two, or three points depending on how difficult that area was.
- Great game for lots of laughter with everyone who wants to play together.
Don’t Drop Chase
- This Paw Patrol game is easy for new players to learn how to play and is fast to set up and play, making it a great choice for players age five and up.
- By spinning the spinner, players will know what color they need to knock out of the board, but they have to be careful not to cause Chase to be knocked off, as well.
- Problem solving and strategy come into play as players try to advance through the game.
- Cute character that is familiar to kids makes this game irresistible.
Count Your Chickens!
- Cooperative game where players work together to try to find all of the chicks for the mom and then get them back into the coop where they will be safe.
- Not only do players work on counting, but they also practice their social skills as they play this game.
- Players spin the spinner and move their piece, collecting that many chicks as they travel along the path to the coop.
- With 40 baby chicks to round up, this is a great game for two to four players to enjoy together.
Snug as a Bug in a Rug!
- The colorful bugs in this game need to get snug and safe before the stinkbugs arrive.
- Children love this cooperative game and the matching that is required.
- Not only are players learning about taking turns, but also how to spin a spinner, roll a die, and make shared decisions with others.
- By searching for bugs that have matching attributes, players learn how to problem solve, how to group, and how to work together in a team to come up with an answer to a problem to a shared question.
Green Market Spinner Game
- By taking turns spinning the spinner, players collect everything that they need for their farm stand.
- Unlike other spinner games, there isn’t a spot on the spinner that will cause a player to lose their pieces.
- Fun way for kids to learn about how to take turns in a low-pressure environment.
- Cute graphics and bright colors are very appealing to kids and the components are high quality so they aren’t easily damaged, ripped, or torn.
Picnic Spinner Game
- All players spin the spinner in an attempt to pick delicious goodies that they will pack in their picnic lunch.
- As players spin, they have the chance to land on the ants, which will cause them to lose a piece from their picnic.
- The first player who can make a complete picnic is the winner.
- Fun graphics and bright colors make this game really enjoyable for younger children.
- There is very little pressure in this game, making it a lot of fun for kids who aren’t ready for more advanced board games.