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40 Best Playful Fonts (Fun & Games Fonts!)

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In this article, we show you a list of playful typography that appeals to children. Let's take a look at some of the most fun and playful fonts!

Finding professional playful fonts can be a challenge. In this article, we show you professional and perfect fonts that appeal to children. The same way designers use serifs and sans serif fonts that transmit a specific personality, we want to give you the best playful typography for kids. Let's take a look!

Playful Fonts From Envato Elements

Playful fonts from Envato ElementsPlayful fonts from Envato ElementsPlayful fonts from Envato Elements

If you're looking for playful typefaces or child crayon fonts, be sure to check out Envato Elements. Get an unlimited creative subscription for a small monthly fee and have access to the highest quality assets. 

Morales Bonaven (OTF, TTF)

Best Playful fonts: Morales BonavenBest Playful fonts: Morales BonavenBest Playful fonts: Morales Bonaven
Morales Bonaven

Groovy and playful fonts like Morales Bonaven are hard to come by. This reverse contrast font is great is inspired by retro 70s styles. It's perfect for children's games, party invitations, and branding.

Pop Culture (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Pop cultureBest playful fonts: Pop cultureBest playful fonts: Pop culture
Pop Culture

This classic display font is bold yet elegant. While it could be used in a grown-up setting, it's also perfect for kids. This playful typeface can be used in children's games, YouTube thumbnails, and social media.

My Coffee Break (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: My Coffee BreakBest playful fonts: My Coffee BreakBest playful fonts: My Coffee Break
My Coffee Break

My Coffee Break is a child handwriting font that's handcrafted and fun. Each character has a natural touch, with uneven strokes and a combination of lowercase and uppercase. Use this fun and playful font for card games, invitations, and branding.

Puff Square (OTF, TTF)

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Puff Square

If you're looking for a playing card font, this playful typography is perfect. With bold and round uppercase characters, this font is great for transmitting a youthful personality. Since the font has rounded corners, it comes across as playful and easygoing. 

Marchton (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

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Marchton

Marchton is one of the best playful fonts available. The uneven strokes on each character make it fun and give it movement. This bold display font has many ligatures and alternates that can help make your projects look seamless and natural.

Big Stomach (OTF, TTF)

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The Big Stomach

This child crayon font is great if you're looking for something with less structure and more of an organic feel. The quirky and playful typography is great for younger audiences that love a friendly personality. Use this typeface as a playing card font or for branding projects and posters.

Earth Days (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: Earth DaysBest playful fonts: Earth DaysBest playful fonts: Earth Days
Earth Days

Earth Days is a bold, playful font inspired by Earth Day. This organic and fun font is perfect for modern children-based projects. Use the multiple glyphs and ligatures to create a natural personality in your projects.

Love is Spring (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Love is SpringBest playful fonts: Love is SpringBest playful fonts: Love is Spring
Love is Spring

This playful typography features sketch-like drawings within the characters. The monoline-style illustrations include hearts, swirls, and ornaments. Perfect for kid's ornaments, Instagram posts, and greeting cards.

Easter Risen (TTF, OTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Easter RisenBest playful fonts: Easter RisenBest playful fonts: Easter Risen
Easter Risen

Easter Risen is a playful typeface that's based on handwritten characters. It's fresh, classic, and ideal as a playing card font. This playful font is also suitable for branding, kids' books, and YouTube banners.

Fancy Arts (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Fancy ArtsBest playful fonts: Fancy ArtsBest playful fonts: Fancy Arts
Fancy Arts

This handwritten font resembles a child crayon font while staying groovy. With the curvy and bottom-heavy structure, this font looks fun and playful. Use Fancy Arts for branding projects, invitations, and packaging.

Playful Child (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Playful ChildBest playful fonts: Playful ChildBest playful fonts: Playful Child
Playful Child

Playful Child is one of the best playful fonts with its modern yet classy design. The font is highly legible, making it perfect to use as a playing card font or for designing your own game. This font comes with multiple language support, great if you're looking to translate or create a multi-language game.

Powerful Font (OTF, TTF)

Best Playful fonts: PowerfulBest Playful fonts: PowerfulBest Playful fonts: Powerful
Powerful

This child handwriting font is like its name, Powerful. It features multiple layers that allow the characters to have their own colorful shadows. Choose between having a shadow, an inline effect, or just the simple font. 

Portuis Ginger (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Portuis GingerBest playful fonts: Portuis GingerBest playful fonts: Portuis Ginger
Portuis Ginger

This fancy child handwritten font features a high contrast between the strokes that adds a fun personality. The font also mixes uppercase with lowercase playful typography, and it's great for transmitting an easy-going vibe. This font is suitable for book cover designs, social media, and movie titles. 

Metorius (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: MetoriusBest playful fonts: MetoriusBest playful fonts: Metorius
Metorius

This playful typeface with a geometric and fun look is great for a children's storybook. Metorious features straight edges and combines lowercase and uppercase characters to make the vibe more easygoing and friendly. This font is perfectly suitable for invitations, labels, and packaging.

Nice Trendy (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Nice TrendyBest playful fonts: Nice TrendyBest playful fonts: Nice Trendy
Nice Trendy

This trendy, playful font is inspired by the groovy 70s. The form features a narrow top and a wider bottom, giving it a bubble-like look. This bold, playful font is suitable for branding projects, invitations, and children's books.

Peachman (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: PeachmanBest playful fonts: PeachmanBest playful fonts: Peachman
Peachman

This playful serif font features uneven slab serifs that give it movement and a friendly personality. It's clean, soft, and suitable for display projects. Use it also on Cricut, logo designs, and social media.

Flavory (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: FlavoryBest playful fonts: FlavoryBest playful fonts: Flavory
Flavory

Flavory is one of the best playful fonts that comes with a set of two fonts. This type of font is perfect when you need a sans serif and a display font. With plenty of ligatures, this playful font is perfectly suited for packaging, children's books, and magazines.

Silverkids (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: SilverkidsBest playful fonts: SilverkidsBest playful fonts: Silverkids
Silverkids

Silverkids is a child handwriting font that is funny and cute. With clean and soft edges, this font is perfect for Cricut, craft projects, and branding. The characters sit at different baseline levels, making the font look as if it has movement.

Cutline (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: CutlineBest playful fonts: CutlineBest playful fonts: Cutline
Cutline

This fun and playful font, Cutline, features curvy strokes, and each character has extra strokes that make the font look as if it's moving. The soft curves help the font look friendly and fun. This font is suitable for Cricut, brand design, and social media. 

Cheerful Kids (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Cheerful KidsBest playful fonts: Cheerful KidsBest playful fonts: Cheerful Kids
Cheerful Kids

This unique display playful font is great for younger kids. The bubble look makes the entire font look jolly and lively. Cheerful Kids is a font suitable for display designs like cover designs and children's books.

Playfulion (OTF, TTF, WOFF, WOFF2)

Best playful fonts: PlayfulionBest playful fonts: PlayfulionBest playful fonts: Playfulion
Playfulion

Playfulion is a playful typeface that resembles a child crayon font style. This font has an organic, handwritten, but minimalistic flair. It's suitable for poster designs, brand design, and business cards.

Golga (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Golga

Golga is a bold, playful font. This strong font is drawn first and then turned into a vector to preserve the hand-drawn effect. This font is great for when you want a natural and fun look on your projects.

OBIT (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: ObitBest playful fonts: ObitBest playful fonts: Obit
Obit

This playful font is Obit, a square display font with a natural texture. The font features a combination of lowercase and uppercase characters with a geometric look. This font is suitable for Cricut, craft projects, and invitations.

Just Kidding (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Just KiddingBest playful fonts: Just KiddingBest playful fonts: Just Kidding
Just Kidding

Just Kidding is a child handwriting font with a natural and relaxed look. The font has been hand-drawn and turned into vector. This charming font is suitable for children's books, packaging design, and invitations.

Colie (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: ColieBest playful fonts: ColieBest playful fonts: Colie
Colie

This display typeface is one of the best playing card fonts. The font is based on a square grid with curved edges. It's soft and has a fun mix of uppercase and lowercase letters.

Lucid Dream (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Lucid DreamBest playful fonts: Lucid DreamBest playful fonts: Lucid Dream
Lucid Dream

Retro and groovy, Lucid Dream is inspired by the 70s era. The strokes are curvy and organic, giving it a natural and fun look. Use this playful typeface for a kids' party invitation, YouTube cover, or music album cover. 

Wonder Pleasure (OTF, TTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Wonder PleasureBest playful fonts: Wonder PleasureBest playful fonts: Wonder Pleasure
Wonder Pleasure

This playful typography comes in a hand-drawn vintage style with rounded corners. This typeface is perfect for projects that require a display font that needs to be distinctive and has personality. Use it as a playing card font—it's highly legible and perfect for kids' games.

Street Beans (OTF, WOFF)

Best playful fonts: Street BeansBest playful fonts: Street BeansBest playful fonts: Street Beans
Street Beans

This lovely playful font has an organic and natural feel. Street Beans is a child handwriting font inspired by kids and perfect for children's projects. The font features different thicknesses that make it look relaxed and laid-back.

Playful Typefaces From GraphicRiver

Find the best playful fonts to buy one at a time on GraphicRiver.Find the best playful fonts to buy one at a time on GraphicRiver.Find the best playful fonts to buy one at a time on GraphicRiver.

If you're looking for fun and playful fonts, be sure to check out GraphicRiver. Find top-quality and affordable assets for your creative projects. There are plenty of graphic templates created by the best designers available here.

Clarence Pro (OTF)

Best playful fonts: ClarenceBest playful fonts: ClarenceBest playful fonts: Clarence
Clarence Pro

Clarence Pro is a fun and playful font in a bubble style. The thickness resembles a child crayon font with super rounded edges. Clarence Pro is suitable as a kids' party invitation or playing card font.

Galpon Pro (OTF)

Best playful fonts: GalponBest playful fonts: GalponBest playful fonts: Galpon
Galpon Pro

Galpón Pro is one of those fonts that has a forgiving structure. The strokes aren't completely straight, and the curves add a fun personality. The font is cartoon-like, with some curves exaggerated to add an animated quality to it. This pack comes with 11 fonts, giving you plenty to experiment with for your projects!

Skippie (OTF)

Best playful fonts: SkippieBest playful fonts: SkippieBest playful fonts: Skippie
Skippie

This playful serif font pack comes with ten fonts. The structure of the font is slightly uneven, and that's what gives it a fun-loving personality. The pack comes with many fonts that allow you to create big editorial pieces, brand design, and posters.

Ding (OTF)

Best playful fonts: DingBest playful fonts: DingBest playful fonts: Ding
Ding

Ding is one of the best playful fonts for children-related projects. The font features a chubby structure mixed in with a bubbly personality. If you're looking for fun swashes, Ding has many different options for each character so you can create an organic design.

Playfresh (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: PlayfreshBest playful fonts: PlayfreshBest playful fonts: Playfresh
Playfresh

This handwritten playful typeface, Playfresh, is fun and kid-friendly. The design of this font is natural, relaxed, and has a lot of movement because it mirrors real handwriting. Use this font for back to school projects, Cricut, and fun games.

Gradechalky (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: GradechalkyBest playful fonts: GradechalkyBest playful fonts: Gradechalky
Gradechalky

If you're looking for a child crayon font, this chalk handwriting style is a great option. The font has a small x-height and tall ascenders, making it look cute, fun, and child-like. Gradechalky is suitable for kids-related packaging, children-focused YouTube banners, and playing cards.

Chuello Jambully (OTF, TTF)

Best playful font: ChuelloBest playful font: ChuelloBest playful font: Chuello
Chuello

Chuello Jambully is a child handwriting font that's legible, fun, and quirky. This playful font is perfect for playing cards and kids' games. It can also be used for a brand that wants to come across as friendly and relaxed, with kids and parents as potential clients.

Quickly Brown (OTF, TTF)

Best playful font: Quickly BrownBest playful font: Quickly BrownBest playful font: Quickly Brown
Quick Brown

Children's fonts are mainly made of soft curves; sharp edges can be harsh and threatening. This play font is perfectly rounded and would be great as a playing card font with a playful personality. Quickly Brown would also be suitable for a children's book or magazine.

Child Island (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: Child IslandBest playful fonts: Child IslandBest playful fonts: Child Island
Child Island

This happy and fun font is suitable for kid-themed projects. This child crayon font lookalike has soft curves and is bolder than usual, and those attributes make the font fun. The characters stand at different baselines and add movement to a design composition.

Sagobi (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: SagobiBest playful fonts: SagobiBest playful fonts: Sagobi
Sagobi

Sagobi is a natural playful font offering plenty of alternates and ligatures to make words look like real handwriting. The pack comes with three weights, perfect if you're developing a brand project or creating a kid's playing card game. Sagobi is also great for invitations, presentations, and quotes.

Carrot and Strawberry (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: Carrot and StrawberryBest playful fonts: Carrot and StrawberryBest playful fonts: Carrot and Strawberry
Carrot and Strawberry

Carrot and Strawberry is a playful serif font that features characters with a good balance of child handwriting and serif fonts. The strokes come in chunky and round slab serifs that give the font a fun personality. Use this font for crafts, editorial design, and quotes.

Triple Lemon (OTF, TTF)

Best playful fonts: Triple LemonBest playful fonts: Triple LemonBest playful fonts: Triple Lemon
Triple Lemon

Triple Lemon is a hand-drawn font that looks super natural and fun. This font is so distinctive—it would be perfectly suitable for a kids' brand that wants to come across as playful. Triple Lemon is also a great font for a children's book or magazine.

That's It!

In this article, we showed you the most fun and playful fonts to use in your creative projects. These fun fonts are great for kid-related projects, like playing card games, storybooks, and branding. Finding professional and aesthetically pleasing playful fonts is difficult, but with this list now you're all set. Which one was your favorite?

If you're in a hurry and want to find more inspiration for playful fonts, be sure to check out Envato Elements and GraphicRiver. There, you can find the highest-quality assets for your projects!

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