This page lists some of the newest online games to be added to the Learn4Good Games Area, where children and Big Kids can play games on the internet for free. We hope that you and your family and friends enjoy these fun easy-to-play to more challenging games.
Underwater submarine-piloting skill and upgrade game with treasure plundering action! U-Boat is a straight-forward arcade game where you must reach a target number of points against the clock by collecting special colored treasure chests from the sea bed. Utilizing your vessel's retractable grabbing arm, you must scoop up specific colored boxes while dodging and weaving around dangerous creatures such as sharks, squid, and sea horses!
Skills required: In this easy-to-play, online submarine-based upgrade game, fast reactions and tactful movements are paramount. Keeping in mind your boat's oxygen levels and the threat of hull-destroying collisions, you must decide when and where to dive down for the special treasure chests. Decision making skills are also important; you must calculate the risk of going for an awkwardly-positioned box versus searching in other areas. Try to remain cool under pressure – but remember, the clock is ticking!
Play a cool tower defense-style strategy game with missile-firing plants to defend your base! Keeper of the Grove is a fun, high-octane game of defense where your task is to stop advancing hordes of baddies from entering your sacred grove, and stealing your precious gems! You must use strategically-positioned plants and flowers to defeat the marching army of spooky creatures! Be pro-active as you upgrade, switch and swap your defensive forces in order to stop the bad guys as quickly as you can!
Skills required: Interactive tower defense activities require fast in-game reactions combined with shrewd decision-making skills. You need to play with a tactful mind and carefully place each defensive plant along strategically advantageous points of the path. When the bad guys are advancing, you need to use sharp awareness skills to spot weak points in your defenses – and then be swift in your actions.
Play an excellent, old-school board game challenge comprising 16 separate puzzles - easy, medium, hard and extremely difficult: Solo really is a fun yet challenging, 1-player, logic-based visual puzzler (for young kids through adults and seniors) that follows the rules of Peg Solitaire (also called Solo Noble and BrainVita) – a classic jumping board game similar in concept to Chinese Checkers.
The aim of the game in Solo is to reduce the number of circular pegs to just 1 solo remaining peg (Pegs are eliminated when ‘jumped over’ by other pegs – exactly the same as you would capture an opponent's piece in checkers). Solo features 16 increasingly-tricky mini-games (levels) with more pegs and fewer available grid spaces as you progress.
Skills / strategy required: Peg solitaire games are difficult problem-solving brain teaser puzzles where sharp logic and analytical thinking skills are required to find out a solution. Complete focus and concentration, great determination and stamina are essential here – You really need to be ‘in the zone’ to solve the Solo puzzles, especially in later levels. A good strategy is to take your time, and visualize a few moves ahead. There is no clock pressure, so carefully plan out your jumping moves in advance.
Exercise and test your steady hand, coordination skills and calmness under pressure in this highly-challenging, side-scrolling wire loop-style buzzer game! Red Wire is an extremely-tricky, mouse control-based skill game where you must carefully and deftly guide a gold ring around an electrified red wire – ensuring that the ring doesn’t come into contact with of any part of the "buzz" wire. Similar in concept to classic, hand-held wire loop games, this deft, online skill-based activity features 20 incredibly challenging levels.
Skills required: You must exhibit a very high level of hand-eye coordination skills, subtle wrist & finger actions, sharp reflexes, and peak concentration. A very steady hand is the key to your progression, but you must also be patient, and willing to learn from your mistakes. Take your time – especially in early levels when you are getting used to the controls.
Kaboom is a light-hearted, mouse control, reactions-based skill game for kids, and is based on a simple concept that becomes very tricky to handle! In Kaboom, you control a fast-moving trampoline with your computer mouse, and must safely guide (bounce) falling black bombs out of the play area - while avoiding any red bombs entirely!. Utilizing speedy mouse movement and skill, you play the role of ‘chief bomb disposal expert’, and must react really quickly to chaperone the black-colored bombs away from the danger zone.
Skills required: This fast-paced, survival-based action game requires sharp observation skills, really good hand-eye coordination, peak concentration, quick reflexes, and expert timing to catch the falling black bombs while dodging the red ones. Multitasking (juggling) skills are also very important, especially in later levels when there are multiple bombs in play simultaneously!
Global Player is a fast-paced, reaction time challenge, and logistics and package-sorting visual puzzle game (played with mouse only) where you must carefully manage a large conveyor belt of packages in each level, and ensure that each color-coded crate reaches the correct distribution vehicle. You play the role of Logistics / Supply Chain Manager at a large cargo distribution center, and must quickly and repeatedly change the direction of arrows (switches) on increasingly-complex systems of conveyor belts in order to direct packages to their corresponding planes, trucks, and ships.
Skills required: In this high-intensity, point-and-click, reactions-based skill game, sharp observation skills must be combined with fast brain work, reflexes and hand-eye coordination in order to create an environment where packages are delivered smoothly and quickly to the correct mode of transport (The clock is ticking in each level!). Color coordination skills also play a main role – Each colored package must be moved to its corresponding colored vehicle station. Focus, concentration, great discipline and being ready for fast-approaching tasks are required skills of any good manager and operator.
Pop floating bubbles in Boomshine, an addicting timing-based skill and chain reaction game and visual puzzle where you must set off an initial ‘core’ explosion, and hope that it catches and illuminates a required number of moving bubbles in the blast radius. Set in a confined grid featuring constantly-moving bubbles, you must carefully observe the play area, and then execute your explosion at the exact time that you think will cause the optimal chain reaction, and envelop the maximum number of colored bubbles.
Reasons to play this fun, bubble popping, brain teaser game: This is a cool timing-based, problem-solving puzzle where you must use your creative thinking skills to figure out the best moment to fire your explosion and any subsequent chain reaction. Test and exercise your patience and timing as you try to encompass as many bubbles into the blast radius as you can.
Strategy to win: Patiently observe the scene, and wait for a very good moment to strike! However, this could be almost as soon as the play starts so you must be alert from the off! The bubbles float randomly around the play area – but often form into a tight-knit cluster… And that's your best time to strike!
Flappy Gravity Falls is a supremely-challenging, hand-eye coordination and timing-based skill game for 1 and 2-players, very similar in concept to Flappy Birds, but with characters from the popular Disney animated show Gravity Falls! Here, you must guide Dipper or Mabel on a tricky survival-based journey through a side-scrolling gauntlet of oncoming green pipes. Your goal is to prolong your flight for as long as possible by tactfully leaping through the gap in each set of pipes!
Reasons to play this very difficult, reactions-based skill game: Experienced gamers know exactly how tricky these types of games are. This particular flappy-style version is probably even more difficult because you are controlling human cartoon characters rather than little birds! So, if you love a real reactions-based and timing skills challenge, you must play this game. Go it alone in a one player test, or play against a friend or family member on the same computer in the competitive 2 player mode.
Strategy to win: Due to the really high level of difficulty, you must remain very patient with a cool head, and engage in a serious amount of ‘trial and error’ to progress to becoming a survival master. Good reflexes, tactful mouse and keyboard control skills, and dogged determination are all vital attributes in your quest to become a true flapping success!
Showcase your table soccer talents with this fun online version of foosball for 1 and 2 players! Foosball Multiplayer is a fun, fast-paced, reactions-based skill game where you play against the computer or a friend / family member in a hectic game of table football, "foosball". In tricky first-to-five-goal matches, you must control all 4 rows of ‘foosmen’ simultaneously, and must combine defense and attack to score past your opponent's goalkeeper. Happy goal scoring!
Reasons to play this virtual table football arcade game: This is a very realistic simulation of real-life foosball action. Test and exercise a range of attributes – Your fast reactions and reflexes, hand-eye coordination, visual awareness, anticipation skills, strategy skills, accuracy, and more. Go on a solo run through a tricky 1-player cup competition, or play in a showdown match against a friend, classmate or family member!
Strategy to win: An ‘all-out attack’ attitude is a sure-fire way to get sucker punched by your crafty opponents. Instead, you must strike a good balance between defending and attacking. Pay particular attention to your goalkeeper – Try to make sure he's in the best position to save any snapshots from the opposition. Move the ball quickly from your defense to the midfield and attacking lines.
Play a straight-forward online version of the classic ‘four-in-a-row’ puzzle game! Connect 4 is an interactive visual puzzle and turn-based, strategy game for kids, teens and nostalgic adults where you drop colored discs into a grid in the hope of creating a horizontal, vertical or diagonal row of four before your opponent! With fun 1 and 2 Player modes available, you can play against the computer or with a friend, classmate or family member!
Reasons to play this 4-in-a-row puzzle game: Also known as Plot Four and Four Up, ‘Connect 4’ games are a very popular test of your strategy and analytical thinking skills. If you enjoy simple, no-frills puzzle activities online, this game offers further enjoyment with the two-player option.
Strategy to win: Good focus and concentration skills are very important. As well as going on the attack and trying to create your own row of four, you must also be vigilant and try to block your opponent from reaching the same goal. Try to use unorthodox tactics and cunning moves to force your opponent into making a mistake!
Bubble Invasion is a fun and interesting, chain reaction-based, bubble popping game and visual puzzle for 1 and 2 players. Here, you must try to dominate a large grid of bubbles by inflating them until they burst – causing a chain reaction that changes the color of their surrounding / neighbor bubbles. Your ultimate goal is to gain complete control of the grid by ensuring the entire area is filled with your own colored bubbles.
Reasons to play this quirky, turn-based puzzle game: Test and exercise your analytical thinking and anticipation skills as you attempt to strategically change the color of as many bubbles as possible with each inflation. Play against a friend, classmate or family member in a competitive 2 player mode!
Strategy to win: Good visual and concentration skills are very important as you try to identify the areas of the grid which could yield the most results. There is no time limit, so you can carefully pick out the best option for optimal ‘chain reaction’ results. As well as going on the attack and converting as many bubbles as possible, you must also engage in defensive play as you try to stop your opponent from dominating large areas of the grid.
Help two sweetheart flappy birds to make it safely to their destination, and to survive for as long as possible while flying through a very tough, pipe-filled obstacle course! Flappy Bird Valentine's Day Adventure is a fun and highly-challenging, 2-player timing and reactions skill game (for kids, teens, brothers, sisters & fun-loving adults) based by the popular Flappy Birds game concept. This really tricky hand-eye coordination activity and cool survival game requires you and a best friend or family member to play in tandem as a team, and try to survive on the side-scrolling 2D obstacle course featuring oncoming sets of pink pipes that seriously hinder your flight path.
Reasons to play this very entertaining, 2 player arcade game: While the controls and concept are simple, this is actually a very difficult game to master. Test and exercise your fast reaction speed, reflexes, timing skills, patience and stamina as you and a friend, classmate or family member attempt to survive the difficult gauntlet-style passageway. Unleash your competitive side as you try to out-flap your playing partner, to be the last bird flapping!
Strategy to win: Flappy Bird-like games require bucket loads of patience as you try to get to grips with the unusual flying (jumping) motion of your bird. Timing is everything here as you try to judge the perfect moment to leap through the pink pipe gateways. High levels of concentration, dogged determination, and smart keyboard control skills are also important as you try to survive for as long as possible on the side-scrolling course.
Play an old-school, join the dots, copybook-style game online! Dots is a fun, interactive version of the popular, turn-based game where you connect the dots on a large grid, and score points by drawing the fourth wall that completes a square box. With one player and two player options, you can take on a tricky computer opponent, or play against a best friend or family member in a competitive match-up on the same computer!
Reasons to play this fun, visual puzzle game: If you enjoy good old, classic-style classroom games or online analytical thinking puzzles with simple mouse clicking game-play, then you should hopefully relish the action here. Kids, teens, families and grownups can all enjoy the one-on-one competitive challenge.
Strategy to win: Sharp focus, concentration and observation skills, as well as good strategy, patience, and dogged determination are all important here. Remember, your opponent MUST always make a move so try to leave him/her with no other option than to set you up for a fourth wall completion. Keep an eagle eye out for cunning ‘2nd wall’ dot-joining moves, especially late in the game.
Four Square is a challenging, connect 4-like, interactive puzzle game and analytical thinking activity with single and two player options. Here, instead of making a row of 4 counters like in classic Four in a Row / Captain'’s Mistress games, you must try to outmaneuver your opponent and create square-shaped groups of 4 same-colored gemstones. Faced with a large 10X10-space grid, you must create adjacent 2X2 groups of your gems, and try to stop your opponent from doing the same.
Reasons to play this tricky, strategy-based puzzler: Test and exercise your visual awareness, brain power and strategy skills as you try to pinpoint areas of the grid to exploit. Fans of tactical, 1-on-1 battle games should enjoy the straight-forward, moouse-clicking action. Unleash your competitive side and play against a best friend, classmate or family member in 2 player mode.
Strategy to win: Good players of tactical puzzle games know that you must strike a strategic balance between attacking and defensive play. You must also remain constantly aware of your opponent's moves and likely immediate plans. Blocking your opponent's path to a group of 4 could be just as valuable as creating your own group. This game also lends itself to ‘front runners’ – so if you manage to get yourself ahead, keep the pressure on!
Excellent online game! Prepare for a cool, fun yet hard, timing and reaction speed based platform game for 1, 2, 3 or 4 players: Use super sharp reflexes and observation skills to flip gravity and survive for as long as possible to help a little character to reach the end in Gravity Guy, an addicting, one-button, ‘endless running’ game of escape and survival for kids and teens.
In Gravity Guy, you must quickly and continuously alter (reverse) the effects of gravity to keep Gravity Guy moving in a mad dash along a side-scrolling obstacle course while simultaneously escaping the clutches of a dangerous, black and white Cyborg hot at your heels. Choose from a classic 1 player challenge or a wild multiplayer mode where up to 4 players can battle it out to become the champion!
Reasons to play this cool reaction skills game: Exercise your fast reflexes, hand-eye coordination, timing skills and competitive streak as you guide your Gravity Guy through a treacherous ledge and obstacle-filled course. If you enjoy difficult platform challenges with simple controls, this popular game could be the perfect match for you. Check out the awesome multiplayer mode if the chaos of 2, 3 or even 4 friends or family members crowding around your computer keyboard in a crazy competitive race for survival appeals to you!
Strategy to win: Very good concentration levels and sharp observation and anticipation skills combined with deft key control are essential to victory in 1 player or multiplayer mode. While you only have to press one button to control the gravitational effect, your timing is everything here. Keep a really close eye on upcoming ledges and objects, and adjust the gravity for your character in time to avoid disaster!
Collect rings with acrobatic, gravity-defying jump moves and avoid being squashed by giant bouncing balls in this high-octane, platform-based game of skill and survival (with a cool 2 player / teamwork option!). Blue is a fun and challenging 80s arcade-style, 8-bit pixel graphics game for kids, teens and nostalgic adults where you must leap around a confined blue play area, scooping up rings and attempting to evade large and unpredictable bouncing balls. The best part is that help is at hand if you need it – you can add a ring-collecting team mate at any time to make this a cool ‘2-player’ collaborative effort!
Reasons to play this enjoyable, reactions-based arcade game: If you like classic movement and jumping games such as Mario or Sonic, this game should be a hit for you. Nostalgic fans of simplified 8-bit graphics from the 1980s should also feel right at home with the basic controls and easy-to-understand tasks at hand where you exercise and test reaction speed, judgement and timing skills.
Strategy to win: Good hand-eye coordination, fast reactions, savvy timing and keyboard control skills are the key to progression as you attempt to dodge and weave around the erratic ‘Bouncing Ball Baddies’. If you find yourself struggling to compete, don't be too proud to call in a best friend, classmate or family member to give you a helping hand.
Play a fun and addicting virtual version of the fast-paced, family-friendly card game Uno! Uno 3 captures all the chaos and drama of the real-life version of Uno as you take on two computer-controlled opponents in a race to ‘play’ / get rid of all of your cards!
Background info: For those unfamiliar with Uno, it's a color-coordinated, matching-based card game of chance. You and your opponents begin with 7 random cards each, and must try to get rid of them by matching their color or number with the card on top of the ‘Discard’ pile in the center of the play zone. However, as well as normal numbered cards, there are also all kinds of wacky ‘Wild’ and ‘Action’ cards which shake up the game play.
Reasons to play this virtual card game: If you're a fan of Uno, and have enjoyed playing it with friends or family before, you should relish the opportunity to tackle this awesome online version. The rules and game play are exactly the same – so expect dozens of twists and turns as players race to empty their hand while attempting to thwart opponents with well-placed Wild cards!
Strategy to win: Although you need a generous share of luck to succeed at Uno, you can increase your chances of victory with good awareness, strategy and tactical play. Keep an eye on how many cards your opponents have left! If an opponent is down to just one card (Uno), maybe play a ‘Skip’ or ‘Reverse’ card to deny them the chance to play that last card! Careful, smart use of your Wild and Action cards is vitally important!
E-Depth Angel is a challenging spot-the-differences puzzle game where you must find and eliminate 5 tiny differences between two side-by-side comic strip pages in each level. Based on the popular Japanese sci-fi action manga webcomic ‘E-Depth Angel’, this is a tricky visual puzzle for older for kids & teens where you need to be on alert for the smallest discrepancy between the two images. It might simply be an extra shoelace, a missing lock of hair, or a slightly-larger button – You’re eagle eyes must be ready to spot them!
Reasons to play this difference finder game: Test and exercise your eyesight, focus and concentration skills as you comb every inch of each picture image in search of the elusive differences. You don't have to be an avid fan of this particular manga comic to enjoy the difficult visual challenge of picking out miniscule differences in two seemingly identical images.
Strategy to win: Naturally, good observation and concentration skills are essential here. Be smart about your search as it's highly unlikely that differences will be front, center, and obvious on main characters and objects. Instead, focus on patterns on clothing, background objects, building tiles, and other seemingly insignificant details.
A cool stacking blocks game online: Towertris is an excellent 3D re-invention of Tetris – the classic block building puzzler. Just as in original Tetris, this fun game features continuously descending building blocks that must be carefully slotted into place to create full horizontal rows to be eliminated from the play area. In this more interactive version, you actually build a cool 3D tower that can be rotated 360 degrees, making the challenge of building and creating solid rows even more stimulating and enjoyable!
Reasons to play Towertris: Fans of retro arcade-style games and vintage 1980's puzzles should enjoy the quirky new take on a true gaming classic! Test and exercise your cognitive thinking skills and fast reactions under pressure as you constantly rotate your tower and attempt to seamlessly slot blocks into your structure. Stimulate your creative engineering skills as you continuously build your tower while expertly handling the continuous tide of falling blocks.
Best strategy to win: With differently-shaped blocks falling at regular intervals, you must be in a constant state of readiness, and exhibit smart reflexes as you try to spin your tower and slot in the blocks where you think they should go. Keeping a cool head at all times under pressure is very important.
XO Wars is a fun and fast online Tic-Tac-Toe game where you play against the computer in an ‘Easy’ or ‘Hard’ difficulty level. In this animated Flash puzzle game version of the classic ‘pen and paper’ doodling game also known as ‘Xs and Os’ or ‘Naughts and Crosses’, your aim is to place three blue ‘O’ marks in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal row on the 3X3 space grid. Naturally, you must also block your opponent from making a ‘three-in-a-row’ combination with his red X marks.
Skills required include accurate mouse clicking, simple logic, and the determination to outwit your computer opponent. Patience and perseverance also play a part, as there are plenty of "Tie games" in Tic-Tac-Toe, and you often need to wait for your PC opponent to make a mistake in order to pounce for victory. Enjoy the fun action!