Rules to Family Card Games

Family card games allow you to connect with your family and help give kids a competitive spirit. The great thing about playing card games is that the rules are normally very easy for younger kids to understand, while at the same time fun for everyone to enjoy.

So, let’s get started. There are literally thousands of games that can be made with the standard 52 card deck. All you have to do is find one or two that your family will enjoy. The standard Slap Jack and go fish always give off a good time for all ages.

If you have older kids, you may also want to play more strategic games such as Jin rummy and poker to help build some brain power.

Below we have listed the rules to family card games that have lasted the ages and helped bring fun into the household. So next time you have a game night you can break out the playing cards, turn off the TV and have some good old fashion fun.

Ace Duce

Bull Shit


Caribean Poker

Chase The Ace

Contract Rummy

Crazy Eights

Crazy Pineapple Poker

Cribbage Rules

Double Solitaire

Egyptian Ratsrew

Gin Rummy


Michigan Rummy

Old Maid

Rummy 500

Rules of Spades

Three Card Poker

War Card Game

The true fun with card games is that there is so much diversity! You can literally make up your own game on the spot with nothing more than a deck of cards.

Considering that card games have been around for centuries, and that the cards themselves can often be works of art, it should come as no surprise that card games are so popular!

We're adding new card games to this list all the time. Do you have a favorite? Let us know about it!

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