August 10, 2023

The Best Skill Games for Kids

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) - Spin the Wheel Skill Game

Are you planning a thrilling family outing to a theme park or attraction and want to ensure your kids have the time of their lives? Look no further! We’ve curated the ultimate list of the best skill games for kids that are both exciting and fun! Our skill games strike the perfect balance of being easy to understand and play to give your children the best shot at winning while having an absolute blast. So here’s our list of the ultimate kid-friendly skill games from HBL!

1. Spin the Wheel

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) - Spin the Wheel Skill Game

Get ready for a whirlwind of excitement with Spin the Wheel! This classic kid-friendly game requires players to complete a simple mission such as Spot the Difference or answering a Trivia Question. The correct answer entitles your kids to a spin of the wheel filled with surprises and a guaranteed prize no matter where the toggle lands. Prizes may range from plushies, snacks, vouchers and more. 

2. Hook a Duck

Alton Towers - Hook A Duck Skill Game

Hook a Duck is a timeless skill game that every kid will enjoy! Watch their eyes light up as they try to catch those adorable floating ducks with their trusty fishing nets. Each duck is numbered with the total amount corresponding to a prize, ensuring a reward with every play. With guaranteed prizes and loads of fun, this kid-friendly game is sure to leave your little ones completely hooked (pun intended) on the excitement of winning!

3. Ring Toss

Ba Na Hills, Vietnam - Ring Toss Skill Game

Ring Toss is an exciting game where players attempt to throw rings onto a target, usually consisting of upright bottles. The goal is to successfully land a ring on the bottleneck to win a prize. Watch your kids have the time of their life as they toss rings around with an entire bucket at their disposal! The simplicity and excitement of Ring Toss have made it an extremely popular game among kids that challenges their aim and hand-eye coordination.

4. Goblet Toss

Goblet Toss Skill Game

No child would be able to resist the fun of Goblet Toss! Featuring 40 holes across the board, the aim is to skillfully land a ball on a coloured hole to claim an amazing prize. Especially with its vibrant colours that capture attention from a distance, this game becomes the perfect choice for entertaining young kids.

5. String Pull

Sarkanniemi Finland - String Pull Skill Game

What lies at the other end of each string? A hidden prize or a well-deserved reward! String Pull is a popular and fun skill game where players get to choose a string to pull from the bunch. The element of anticipation and surprise of not knowing what you may get makes String Pull an enticing game for kids of all ages.

6. Pyramid Smash

Pyramid Smash - Skill Game

Got a kid with a lot of energy to burn? Then they’ll love Pyramid Smash! This game consists of 6 cans stacked on top of each other to form a pyramid. The objective is to throw 2 bean bags at the pyramid, aiming to knock all of them off. With the thrill of smashing and toppling cans, Pyramid Smash is an engaging skill game that gives active kids the perfect outlet to unleash their energy!

7. Derby

Six Flags - Derby Skill Game

On your marks, get set, go! Derby is a thrilling race of skill and determination. Children will adore racing their horses to victory, as they roll two balls into the designated holes, each with a specific number of spaces to move. With one hole moving three places, five holes moving two places, and nine holes moving one place, the competition heats up as they strive to reach the finish line first. Played with a maximum of 18 people, Derby fosters healthy competition and is one of the best skill games for kids to enjoy!

8. Balloon Pop

USA - Balloon Pop Skill Game

Let the popping extravaganza begin with Balloon Pop! Bursting colourful balloons is a surefire way to make kids giggle and jump with joy. Players are provided with either darts or beanbags to pop the balloons. Whether they pop zero or ten balloons, this game ensures a guaranteed prize for all participants. Who could resist?


HBL is dedicated to providing skill games that cater to individuals of all ages, ensuring a fun-filled experience for the whole family. Get ready for endless laughter, excitement, and cherished memories as you explore the best skill games for kids at our attractions around the world!