Kids Puzzle Games for the Whole Family

Are you looking for kids puzzle games that the whole family will enjoy playing? If so, you have come to the right place! I have four fun puzzle games that you will want to try on your next family game night. These games are all suitable for kids ages 6-8 and up but they are so much fun that adults will want to get in on the fun as well.

This post may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link.

kids puzzle games

Kids Puzzle Games

SMART Games offers a variety of games that reinforce key learning skills like spatial insight and pattern recognition. Don't think that means that they are just for kids though. These games also help improve your problem-solving abilities and your memory skills which makes them a great choice for everyone. Check out my top four picks below.

IQ Twist - ages 6 to adult

Give your brain a spin in the right direction and put all the twisted puzzle pieces on the game board. It looks easy until you realize that there are pegs that are in your way. And you can only put a playing piece over a peg if both are the same color. 12 challenges ranging from easy to extremely difficult. It's compact so it's an ideal brain snack while on the go.  Helps improve concentration, problem-solving and spatial insight. (1 player puzzle game) Buy it now.

IQ Focus - ages 8 to adult

Focus on the center area of the game board to solve the 120 challenges in this IQ puzzle game. Fill the grid with 10 multicolor pieces so that the center squares match what is shown in each challenge.  Helps improve concentration, problem-solving, and logic. (1 player puzzle game) Buy it now.

Jumpin' - ages 7 to adult

Can you help the rabbits jump to safety? Use other rabbits, mushrooms, and even the moving foxes to jump around and hide the rabbits in their holes. A great travel game that features 60 challenges and a portable carrying case. Helps improve planning, logic, problem-solving, spatial insight, and concentration. (1 player  puzzle game) Buy it now.

kids puzzle games about penguins

Penguins Pool Party - ages 6 to adult

Use your brain to help the Smart Penguins keep the party going in this exciting new 3D game featuring 60 challenges. To play just place the penguins on the game board as shown in each challenge and then fit the ice blocks around them. Helps improve spatial insight, planning, problem-solving, concentration, and visual perception. (1 player puzzle) Buy it now.

I had a great time playing with these kids puzzle games. I love that they are all one person games and each comes with a lid so it can be taken on trips or packed into a backpack for after school. Or, if you're an adult like me, you can keep on one the corner of your desk to help with stress.

You may also like these number puzzles.


Ellen is a busy mom of a 20-year-old son and 25-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. In what little spare time she has, she loves to read, watch movies and play games. If you’d like to work together, email info@in-our-spare-time.com to chat.

More from In Our Spare Time