In this day and age, kids even from a young age are connected to the world via technology. So much so that sometimes parents need to beat them at their game and get amongst what they find fun.

Not only does this bring some light-hearted competition into your family life, but it gives parents a fun way to connect with their kids in a modern way.

In the spirit of friendly competition, we've rounded up the top five games to play with and against your kids using your phones and devices.

Let the games begin!

5 of the best phone games to play with your kids