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.
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!
Take care of your very own tiny pet dragon, play 9 awesome mini-games, and make upgrades using Gold Coins earned from good performance! My Little Dragon is a highly-entertaining, multi-skill action game and animal care-themed activity for little kids through tweens where you need to excel in as many as 9 different mini-games in order to earn Coins that can be used to keep a cute, cartoon dragon happy and healthy! Your new dragon buddy requires food, sleep, and some wacky new clothes now and again (who doesn't?). Your job is to make sure your little green friend has everything it needs, and that means you've got to play mini-games, and lots of them!
Playable on mobile phone, tablet, notebook, laptop and desktop, this action-packed HTML5 game offers fun arcade-style mini games. Combine those with your important baby dragon care responsibilities, and you've got a big job on your hands! Most of the mini-games are reactions-based challenges where you require good hand-eye coordination and sharp observation skills. In the main ‘dragon care’ part of the game, you must also make tactful decisions regarding your dragon's care and wellbeing. Enjoy the challenge!
Play a challenging, grid-based, matching arcade game and color-coordination activity online with a strategic twist. Five is an interactive, visual matching puzzle where you must move colored balls around a 9X9 square grid, creating as many matching groups of 5 or more adjacent same-colored-balls as possible. New balls are added to the grid after each move you make.
Good observation skills, sharp concentration, smart strategy and reserves of determination are essential here as you attempt to maneuver balls around the grid to your advantage (into group formations). Analytical thinking is also required as you plan and figure out the best way to create space for the balls to move freely around the game grid, and into your planned placement. Ok Master Matcher – let's see your visual problem solving skills in action.
Immerse yourself behind the scenes in a magical toy creation workshop! Toy Shop is a fun and interactive toy construction game for younger kids where you work against the clock to quickly assemble simple dolls, vehicles and figurines. Utilizing special blueprints and fast mouse movement, you must carefully combine together all component parts of the toys before the cuckoo clock reaches the hour mark.
This light-hearted assembly simulation Flash game requires good observation skills, fast reactions, problem solving determination, and nifty mouse control. The ability to read and understand blueprint-style instructions (drawings) is also important. Let's get making some fun toys!
Vigorously munch your way to success in this online analytical thinking puzzle! Cookie Chomp is a fun yet tricky maze-based puzzle game of 20 levels (for elementary school through high school age students) where you must guide a cookie-guzzling green monster through a stepping stone-style grid to gobble up all of the sweet little cake treats in each level. The catch however is that you cannot re-trace your steps on a square of the grid that no longer contains a cookie.
This challenging, visual brain teaser requires good concentration and visualization skills, problem-solving zeal, patience, strategy and plenty of determination. Your decision making and actions are crucial to your success – If you make one wrong move, your cookie chomping experience comes to an abrupt end! So plan and enjoy the excursion!
Split Ball is a difficult, timing skills-based arcade game and ‘territory eliminating’ challenge. Here, you must use expert timing to ‘cut off’ sections of the game screen – area by area until you eliminate at least 75% of the grid. The catch is that you must ensure that your grid-eroding ‘split’ moves are not hampered by the bouncing balls that whizz around to thwart your efforts.
Playable on Android mobile phone, tablet, notebook, laptop and PC, this fast-paced, online action game and visual puzzle requires a high concentration level, sharp spatial anticipation skills, good strategy, excellent timing, great patience and endless tenacity. There's a risk-reward element to the game – and you can choose to conservatively erase small amounts of the screen area, or try to erase large swathes of the grid with one fell swoop! The choice and strategy is yours!
Let's Go Fishing is an aiming and accuracy-based reactions game and fun virtual fishing simulation where you click or tap to release a hook into the water in the hope of catching some exotic fish! Just like fishing in real life, there are no fancy cheats or spectacular short-cuts. Here, you must patiently wait for your time to strike, and quickly extend the retractable hook into the water. However, you are punished for each time you come up empty handed!
This easy-to-play, online action game and hand-eye coordination exercise should be playable on android mobile phones and tablets, and most up-to-date notebook, laptop, desktop browsers. Good observation skills, fast reactions, and tactful finger tapping (or mouse clicking) are all important if you want to become an expert fish catcher. Patience however is the real key when fishing!
Hit the target to free your family and friends! Fruit War is a challenging, aiming and accuracy-based problem solving game where you must free members of the imprisoned grape family by firing long stalks of bamboo at awkwardly-positioned cages.
Background info: Jealous of the increasing popularity of the Grapes; the Banana, Strawberry and Pineapple Gangs have captured all but one of the grapes in the town! This lone ranger must now free his fruity brothers and sisters with accurate, javelin-style bamboo sticks. The cage (your target) breaks open if the sharp end of the bamboo makes contact with the outer wall of the cage!
Playable on mobile phone, tablet, notebook, laptop and PC, this fun and tricky, creative puzzle-style activity requires lots of trial and error as well as a basic understanding of power and trajectory to predict the path of your flying bamboo projectile. Good hand-eye coordination, great patience and tenacity are also important traits required. So, are you ready to stand up for the good of all grape-kind?
A game to play against the clock! The soccer World Cup Cleanup is about to start – but there's a whole heap of litter scattered around the playing field! You've got one minute to move all of the trash and other objects off of the football pitch and into designated trash cans and boxes. Can you do it?
Designed for mobile phone, tablet, laptop and desktop, World Cup Cleanup is a fun and fast-paced, reactions-based game where your goal is to completely clear the field of all items of litter before the clock runs out. All items must be deposited into specified areas – one for trash and one for sports-related objects.
This game requires good hand-eye coordination and concentration as well as fast reactions. Millions of people are waiting for the big match to begin, but we first need a clear playing area! It's your time to shine!
Teamwork is the secret! FireBoy and WaterGirl 2: The Light Temple is a fun and challenging, teamwork-based, platform adventure game where you must guide two brave cartoon buddies through a series of tricky maze-like levels with ‘escape’ as the main objective. Set in a dark, underground temple, you must carefully maneuver the characters (Fire Boy and Water Girl) up and over obstacles, above treacherous pits, and more. Great teamwork is the key to success here as both characters help each other progress by flipping switches, building bridges, activating moving ledges, and solving a range of mini-problems in each level.
This very cool arcade game requires good observation skills as well as nifty keyboard control (The playing style is reminiscent of classic platform games such as Mario and Donkey Kong). Good problem-solving, strategic planning and team management skills are really important as you work simultaneously with both characters to create a practical solution to each level. Ok Fireboy and Watergirl, let's see your interactive teamwork skills in action!