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Best screen-free toys for five year olds?


What do your five year olds play with - screen-free please!


Board games! My kids love board games. Their favorites are Sorry, Trouble, Monopoly, Life. I think there is a Junior version of Monopoly for younger kids. Card games are also fun and screen free. We just started having a family game night once a week. This is a great way to keep your kids away from the screens.

Good luck in your search!


Encourage your kids to play outside. We go on bike rides, family walks and throw around a football or play basketball together.  Exercise is the best screen free toy you can give your child.


I actually sought out toys that were around when I was a kid. We have a Sesame Street play set complete with Mr. Hooper's store, Oscar's trash can, etc. There's a Weeble Wobble tree house and Lincoln Logs are great for hours of fun. Amazon has tons of different building toys, gear sets, and experiments for all ages.