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Test your cognitive abilities with Brain Builder, a fun, fast-paced, point-and-click brain training game for kids, teens, and grownups where you take on 16 different, 1-minute, mini-puzzle activities. With 16 different brain building exercises - from math addition and subtraction problems to analytical and recognition-based puzzles, this game provides is a good exercise of your cognitive skills (for example - visual awareness, attention, analysis, evaluation and reasoning, processing speed, flexibility skills), your hand-eye coordination and reaction speed, and general problem-solving ability under pressure. Can you make it all the way to the end?
Are you ready for a really cool and creative thinking puzzler? Open your mind, and prepare to think outside the box in Pyjaman!
By day, he's a normal boy… But by night, he's Pyjaman – the problem-solving superhero that protects people from ghastly nightmares!
Pyjaman is a very challenging, creative thinking-based adventure game for upper elementary students through high school teens where you must utilize clever problem-solving skills to make your way through each cene. Set in a quirky, animated, night-time environment, Pyjaman's pursues the noble cause of ridding the world of nightmares, and replacing them with peaceful, happy dreams! With your help, Pyjaman progresses through each scenario when you make a special combination of point and click actions in a specific order to solve that level.
This fun, cute and interactive brain-teaser puzzle provides a good, stern exercise of your imagination, and your ability to think outside of the box. Each scenario poses a tricky problem-solving test; you must analyze the objects and characters, and then try to figure out the best way to use them to your advantage. As well as requiring sound cognitive abilities, visual skills, deep concentration, smart strategic planning and more, you must also use fast and tactful mouse clicking. This is problem-solving at its creative best – Can you rise to the challenge?
Sports Smash is a fun and challenging puzzle game that helps develop good observation and quick-reaction skills. It is similar to the famous Bejewelled II game. Align 3 or more identical sports balls (football, basketball, baseball, etc…) horizontally or vertically for them to disappear as quickly as possible. You have a limited time of 5 minutes to complete the task and achieve a high score. Good luck!
Help Santa Claus deliver gifts (sometimes called presents in the North Pole) to some good children who are sound asleep by creating an intricate pathway from the chimney all the way down to the living room of the house! Santa’s Chimney Trouble is a challenging maze-building puzzle game where you have to use your engineering know-how and problem solving skills to aid a lost and bewildered Santa Claus deliver his precious gifts this Holiday Season! Poor Santa suddenly finds himself in a new neighborhood where the chimneys haven’t been properly constructed, so he needs your help to quickly build a brick passageway from the roof to the living room using an array of differently-shaped blocks. As usual, Santa is in a hurry, so your chimney passage construction needs to be complete as soon as his reindeer land on the roof in each level.
This highly-stimulating and innovative brain teaser game requires very quick and decisive thinking (you have less than 90 seconds to construct your passageway each time). You have to make snap decisions regarding where each piece of your passageway should be placed (each ‘pipeline-style’ block is normally different in design from the next). You really need to see the bigger picture here to help ensure that Santa can crawl successfully through to the living room. Ok, there’s no time to waste! It’s really up to you to save Christmas for these kids and Santa!
Re-arrange blocks on a grid to reveal the hidden treasure! Dig It is a tricky, visual brainteaser puzzle where you must reveal a hidden treasure chest by re-sorting Tetris-style blocks within a tight grid. The treasure begins each level fully or partially covered by one or more of the blocks. You must figure out a way to flip, rotate, and re-position the blocks so that the chest becomes fully visible. The catch is that there is limited spare space for the blocks to be moved to!
This challenging, interactive problem-solving activity for older kids, teens, and grownups provides a good test and exercise of your analytical thinking skills, focus, concentration, prediction & strategy skills combined with good-old problem-busting determination and patience. Trial and error is important here as you try to find out the correct block arrangement in each level. Happy block shifting!
Calling math, engineering and physics game fans who enjoy thinking outside the box - both children and adults! Libra is a multi-level, equilibrium-based physics game and online creative thinking exercise where you must strike a balance on a classic, two-sided scale by adding an equal (or close to equal) weight of Tetris-style blocks on each side.
Featuring a whopping 48 levels, your analytical and lateral thinking skills are sternly tested as you attempt to balance the scales amid some quirky rules and stipulations (for example, complete horizontal rows of blocks on a scale get eliminated from the equation).
This demanding, interactive mathematical and creative thinking challenge requires logic, the ability to think creatively and use your imagination to solve the problems, prediction skills, and the key ability to learn from your mistakes (adding, removing, and re-positioning weights is commonplace).
Engineering enthusiasts and science game buffs should be in their element here, while this game could also be used by teachers as a helpful cognitive development activity and creative thinking reinforcement exercise for elementary school students, middle and high school aged children. Now, are you the one who will finally bring balance to proceedings?
Ball Puzzle is an arcade puzzle and skill-based game for both little kids (in the early levels) and older kids (in the higher levels). Based on a simple idea and grid, this activity may prove a visually tricky brain teaser for some players. This online maze-style challenge requires good observation, careful analysis and strategy, and exercises your analytical thinking skills. Here, you have to carefully observe the playing grid in each level, and figure out the correct path that enables a small red ball to reach a green exit portal. The catch is that your rolling ball travels along the tiled grid either horizontally or vertically, and continues moving until it impacts with a blue block; you must use these blocks to your advantage. Can you find a solution to each level? Happy problem solving!
Prepare yourself for another head-scratching compilation of eccentric mini brain teaser puzzles that are sure to make you laugh or want to cry out for inspiration! Monkey Go Happy 5 is an excellent mouse-clicking puzzle game for kids & teens where you have to solve a series of 16 difficult mini-games. Maurice the little monkey and his grumpy family are all teary-eyed and upset, so it’s up to you to brighten up their day by solving a set of challenging point-and-click conundrums. Interact with objects, characters, and hidden items in each of the wacky puzzles to create a positive solution that causes your pet monkey to grin widely and jump for joy!
This highly enjoyable and unusual step-by-step problem solving exercise should be a good fit for anyone who enjoys tricky hidden object puzzles with a twist. The game play requires logical thinking skills, good concentration, lots of imagination, the ability to envisage a strategy, serious determination, and more than a little common sense to figure out the solution to each zany puzzler. Turn your pet primate from a blubbering stick-in-the-mud to a beaming little fellow with a radiant smile! If you like Monkey Go Happy 5, see if you can find the original Monkey Go Happy game, and Monkey Go Happy 4 as well as other sequels on this site. They are all well-worth pitting your considerable wits against! Happy problem solving!
Focus your eyes and mind, and prove your problem-solving prowess with an awesome Sudoku challenge! Yasminoku is a both a straightforward and hard Sudoku brain training / visual puzzle game for kids, teens and grownups where you can choose the difficulty level – from extreme beginner to advanced! Here, you select how many numbers are already entered into the grid at the beginning of the challenge.
(For those unfamiliar with Sudoku, it is a logic-based, number-placement game where your objective is to methodically fill a 9x9 grid with digits so that each vertical column, horizontal row, or a 3x3 mini-grid contains the numbers 1-9 in any order.)
Playable on desktop, laptop, tablet, and mobile, this fun and addicting brain teaser activity is both a great platform for experienced Sudoku players and a very good introduction for first-timers. All Sudoku players must utilize their observation skills, logical thinking, strategy and decision making skills as they carefully and analytically fill up the grid, one number at a time. Are you ready for this intense Sudoku-based brain exercise?
Plumber is a highly stimulating and challenging puzzle game where you have to re-arrange and connect a set of jumbled individual pieces of pipe in order to create a continuous pipeline that allows water to flow from the starting tap through to the end point (the overflow pipe). Under serious time pressure, you have to quickly rotate the various bend pieces and straight piping parts so that they form a viable channel for the water to travel through. Once your pipeline is complete, you can start the flow of water and progress to the next challenge!
This innovative maze-based, construction game requires quick logical thinking on your hands and knees (You have less than 45 seconds to construct a pathway for the water in each level). This problem solving brain teaser is an ideal activity for players who enjoy a fast-paced puzzle with a real-life concept (everyday plumbing issues). Good observation and decision making skills are important (Will you spot when you’ve made an error in direction?) If you realize that you have started down an impossible pathway early enough, you might just have enough time to rectify the situation. Plumbing and water routing sure can pack a brain-teasing punch! Let’s see how far your pipeline building skills can take you!
Don’t let your day just float away! Clear a pathway, control the flood, save the villagers! Flooded Village is an innovative and original engineering-based puzzle game where you can really test your quick-thinking & problem solving skills by having to carefully manage the flow of a large body of water through a grid-based village. You play the role of ‘Flood Manager’, and have to carefully and methodically remove and re-position blocks and obstacles in order to direct the flow of water so that stranded pirates can float/sail, and plants can grow into trees. At the same time, you must also protect vulnerable villagers by making sure they don’t get swept away by the powerful gush. This highly-challenging brain teaser tests your creative engineering skills, strategic planning, good decision making, quick reactions, and more. It could also be a fun interactive activity for young players interested in themes such as irrigation, water treatment, construction, urban planning, and simply finding logical solutions to everyday global problems.
WereBox Game is a fun, addicting, educational brain teaser game where little balls appear to be just ordinary balls, but of course, they are not. At first glance, the game may seem easy, however, level after level, it gets really tricky. This is a great game to play alone at home (or in the office!) with your family or at school as a team/group.
Your aim is to remove all the red objects from the game screen and leave the others by transforming balls into boxes. Note, in some situations that the red boxes cannot be transformed into balls. Use logic to solve all twenty physics-based puzzle levels. You will also need to be very quick in one or another situation as the ball cannot stop rolling once they begin. There are ‘Level select’ and ‘Restart’ buttons at the bottom of the game screen. However, you can only select from the levels you have already passed. Good luck and enjoy the problem solving!
Footprints is a very challenging yet relaxing, multi-level, point-and-click puzzle game for older kids and adults where you must navigate (step-by-step) through a series of stepping stone maze-like grids. The catch here is that you can only use each individual tile of the grid once as you find a successful route and pathway to the Green Exit Tile.
This very interesting, problem-solving brain teaser activity for kids, teens and adults requires good analytical thinking skills, smart strategy, and patience to carefully seek and find a solution to each increasingly-complex puzzle. Deep thinkers and board game enthusiasts should enjoy the "route plotting" game play combined with the simple mouse-only controls. Learning from your mistakes (trial and error) play a big part toward solving any tricky puzzle game, and Footprints is no different.
The ambient background soundtrack also adds to the distinctive atmosphere and feel of the game. Are you ready to leave your ‘footprint’ on this challenge?
Paper Floods is a very challenging and quirky physics-based puzzle game for elementary through high school age kids where you have to save a copybook-drawn "Dude" character from a rapidly surging flood in each level. To do this, you must place lifebuoys (life preservers), blocks or rocks in strategic positions so that when the flood comes in, these objects assist your buoyant character in reaching to safety above the new water level close to the top of the game screen.
This tricky, problem-solving brainteaser game causes you to also think outside of the box, and should prove a good exercise for fans of physics and gravity-based puzzles, or anyone who enjoys applying creative engineering and analytical thinking skills to a fun online activity. It could also be used as a fun physics or interactive buoyancy lesson reinforcement activity in the school classroom.
Your strategic decision-making skills really are "central to your success" here as you take potential energy and kinetic energy into account when placing your available objects. There is no time limit on your initial thinking and placement phase, so you have every opportunity to visually predict what is likely to happen, and to carefully plot your new "Dude" buddy's escape from each perilous situation. If your survival items aren’t sufficiently well-placed, it is unfortunately big trouble for Dude! We hope you're ready to use all of your logic skills and determination to save the day!
Open Doors 2 is an excellent and cute puzzle game for kids and teens where you have to help a small sponge-like square get to the “X” location in a graph-like maze. The path through the maze is very complicated and requires some demanding door opening tactics! This version of the popular brain teaser - Open Doors, introduces double-doors, floors that collapse, and some sneaky switches. Your mission is to get your square to the X location, using the least number of moves, in the shortest amount of time. To do this, you need to use forethought, determination and speed! If you get there, you’ll be rewarded with an overwhelming sense of satisfaction.
Open Doors 2 boasts a crystal-clear game playing area, making it super-simple to see how you are meant to interact with things. There are 36 mind-boggling levels (filled-with-doors) to get through. Every level represents a unique head-wrecking experience! You need to get to the exit by skillfully opening and closing these doors. You earn medals for the amount of moves you make (the less is better), and the time it takes you to get to the X. Once you arrive at the X, it’s on to the next level. Well done! Your progress is saved automatically, so you can come back again and again to eventually finish all 36 challenging and highly enjoyable levels! Try and then try again, and you will eventually make it - the true difficulty lies in getting there in record time!
Play a highly entertaining, clever and difficult platform puzzle adventure game! Pursuit of Hat 2 is an awesome problem-solving platformer challenge where you must simply pursue and capture (make contact with) an elusive hat in each level! However, you must contend with a vast array of quirky challenges, obstacles and hindrances along your determined pursuit.
These difficulties include steep ravines, appearing and disappearing bridges, sensitive door switches, and the hat's uncanny ability to scamper away from your elastic, lumbering little character! For good measure, your quirky "chaser" character has the ability to temporarily leave limbs / body parts behind it as tools! This can be useful when opening doors and creating bridges while the body of the character continues chasing that pesky hat!
This fun and eccentric arcade game should prove a smash hit with interactive puzzle & online brain-teaser aficionados, or any platform game enthusiasts who enjoy playing games that deliver an "outside of the box" experience. Successful player requirements here include strong analytical thinking skills, good concentration and strategic planning skills, creative engineering skills, dogged determination, plenty of stamina, and good keyboard control. Is that you?
Monkey Go Happy 4 is the fourth episode in the hugely popular Monkey Go Happy series of fun, thinking and skill-based puzzle games where you have to solve a series of point-and-click adventure brain teasers (mini-games) in order to delight a family of 4 cute cartoon monkeys (this time including Grandpa monkey) who are easily upset. Maurice and his family of cranky primates are desperate to see some tricky puzzles solved, so it’s up to you as usual to save the day, and to turn their frowns into radiant smiles! Test your patience, concentration and observation skills, adaptability, problem solving ability, reflexes, pinpoint accuracy, determination, and more with challenging interactive mouse-clicking tasks that may well have you scratching your head!
Find solutions to mini-arcade games, step-by-step puzzles, fun shooting tasks, and a whole host of interesting random challenges where you have to creatively use different tools, find hidden objects, and generally try to figure out a quick answer to each puzzle using your visual thinking strategy skills. This original and highly entertaining brain game is a very good match for kids & teens who enjoy puzzle activities with a twist, or anyone of any age who loves to try to solve fun yet difficult online brain teasers! There's no time to monkey around though! Let’s get the problem solving action started! Can you laugh as loud as these monkies when you finally crack each puzzle? (Also, can you find the original Monkey Go Happy game, Monkey Go Happy 3, and a few others in the series of funny monkey mini-games on this site? They are certainly worth playing!)
Melvin's Run is a challenging, maze-based, programming-themed puzzle game for kids and teens where you must guide Melvin and his robot Blix to the exit in each level. Melvin can be maneuvered easily around the game area using your arrow keys, but Blix, the robot, must be carefully programmed with specific instructions regarding where exactly to go before each "run". You must give Blix basic commands (turn left, right, jump, etc), set him on his way, and hope that he makes it through the maze unscathed!
Background info: Melvin is a genius programmer that has been imprisoned on the 15th floor of the ToolCorp Headquarters. He needs your help in programming Blix so that the two of them can escape for once and for all!
This tricky, interactive problem-solving brain teaser and analytical thinking skills game should prove a good fun activity for budding computer whizzes, and for any gamers who simply enjoy the novelty of giving specific programming instructions to their characters (Rather than just moving them manually with the Arrow Keys). Your creative engineering and strategy skills, and sheer determination to succeed are truly tested here. Ok Tech Master, let's see if you can guide this dynamic duo to safety!
Play an intense online game that exercises and tests your mental and physical attributes: Challenge Circle is a very hard, timing and reaction speed-based skill game where you must use really fast mouse-clicking action to navigate a constantly-moving green ball through a tricky obstacle course made of adjacent circles. Here, you must take great care not to get caught in the wrong side of a circle outline (border) or to collide with obstacles.
Excellent hand-eye coordination, good analytical thinking skills, strategy, and a cool head under pressure are essential skills required for success. Prepare to be tested to your limits in this unique maze-style puzzle challenge!
Say “yes” to Nodes - a very challenging and innovative brain teaser puzzle game for older kids, teens, and grown-ups. Your goal in each level is to line up the laser-emitting ‘Nodes’ so that their beams run through every one of the randomly-positioned Blue circles. Drag, and stretch the Nodes all over the game screen in order to create a crisscrossing laser-beam pathway that intersects each one of the Blue circles. The catch is that you only have a set number of Nodes in each level, and that the Blue circles are often in awkward, non-linear locations.
This really tricky and refreshingly original head-scratcher of a puzzle should prove an ideal online activity for those who enjoy exercising their brain power on a good problem solving challenge. Strategic planning ability is vitally important; being able to coldly analyze the grid to see ‘the bigger picture’ is a key skill required here. Trial and error is definitely the path to success as you try out various different intersecting combinations, make minor changes in the angle of your Nodes, and carefully figure out the best way to overlap all of the circles with Red laser beams. Hopefully, you can criss-cross your way through all 20 levels! Enjoy the zigzagging laser beam action!