This page lists the newest skill games recently added to the Learn4Good Games Area, where children and teens can play games online for free. Enjoy some of the best online skill games in one place with your friends and family – from easy-to-play games to more challenging exercises.
Test your skills in a tricky platform and jumping-based arcade game featuring cool notebook-style animation! Doodle: Jumping Ball is an arrow key-controlled game where you must use a constantly bouncing ball to collect all of the available stars in each level.
Featuring a fun, old-timey soundtrack in the background, and challenging pinball-style gameplay, this quirky, addicting arcade action game requires very good hand-eye coordination and reaction speed to keep control of your continuously jumping ball. Spiky obstacles, hard-to-reach ledges, and the physical effect of gravity all must be overcome; one little mistake, and it's curtains for your little ball! Can you bounce your way to ultimate success?
Bubbles is a challenging, 1-level, survival-based game of skill where you must collect bubbles underwater while avoiding spiky objects at the same time. The goal here is to gradually increase the mass of your main bubble, through deftly dodging and weaving at pace around the top-to-bottom scrolling game screen. How big can you grow your bubble before it is popped by a spike?
Excellent hand-eye coordination and reaction speed are very important attributes required here as you attempt to avoid those spiky hindrances at all cost. Also, as your main bubble increases in size, be mindful of its increasingly-sluggish movement. This becomes a test of your adaptability, and your in-game strategy and survival skills. Enjoy the bubble growing action!
Hextris is an interesting and very difficult problem solving challenge and reaction time skill-based game for older kids, teens & grownups where you must match 3 or more same-colored blocks by catching them as they fall onto a rotatable hexagon. Differently colored blocks both descend and approach from the outer rim of your hexagonal (5-sided) grid. Your job is to quickly and carefully rotate your hexagon so that the falling blocks land in advantageous positions – creating matches of three or more adjacent same-colored blocks in a group (In a group of 3, one of the blocks must touch the other two).
This really clever and fast-paced, Tetris-inspired, matching puzzle requires very good color and hand-eye coordination, decision making and reaction speed skills as you rapidly rotate your hexagon to your advantage. A cool head under intense pressure is also very important here as you swiftly try organize same-colored blocks into ideal placements on the grid. This is arcade-style, block-falling game play as you've possibly never experienced it before! Enjoy the challenge!
Soccer Trick Shot Players Required! This really is Success or Bust! Super Soccer Star is a fun aiming and accuracy skill-based "one-shot" game on each level with a cool soccer football trickshot theme. Utilizing your computer mouse combined with a basic understanding of angles and trajectory, you must shoot a soccer ball into a goal (in 1 shot) under extreme pressure. Add in a whole host of static and moving obstacles, and you've got yourself a truly tricky ball shooting challenge!
This stimulating sports-themed online activity requires good wrist and mouse-control, and expert timing. It's also a tough physics-based puzzle as you must also consider possible kinetic and potential energy, angles and trajectory in order to somehow get the ball into the net. See you out on the field, Trickshot Master!
Trapped Ball is a challenging, hand-eye coordination skills-based maze game for kids, adults & seniors where you must guide a heavy yellow ball through a series of treacherous, obstacle-filled mazes. Reaching the Exit Portal in each level is made difficult by the tricky labyrinth-like environment, outer walls with spikes, constantly-moving enemies, and more unusual hindrances.
This tricky maze adventure puzzle requires good observation and visual perception skills, slick keyboard control and excellent timing; deciding when exactly to move your ball! Patience and great determination are also essential attributes required here. You don't have to complete each level at a hectic pace! Keeping it simple, slow and steady often wins the race!
The crowd cannot watch… Your heart pounds… Just 12 yards between you and glory… "PEEEEP", the referee’s whistle blows… up you step! Soccer football's ultimate pressure showdown; the penalty shootout – is the perfect way to sort the less-skilled ball strikers from the real pros. But have you ultimately got the steely nerve to succeed at penalty kicks?
Kick Off is a challenging, point-and-click, soccer penalty game where you take on the computer in a series of tournament-style penalty shootout competitions where the first team to score 5 goals is the winner. You play the roles of penalty taker and goalkeeper for your chosen international side, so there is no escape – the buck stops with you!
This fun, high-intensity, mouse control football game requires good decision making skills, and excellent reflexes and hand-eye coordination. You pick your spot when shooting at goal, and try to guess which way the computer opponent's shot will go.
Just like a real-life penalty shootout, an ability to function under immense pressure is also important. It is often said that penalties are like a lottery – but others know that those players with the strongest nerve have the best chance of scoring! Good luck Shootout Superstar!
Experience volleyball like you've never done before! Madpet Volleybomb is a wacky, volleyball-based skill game where you must use smart reflexes and keyboard reaction speed to knock a ticking time bomb (instead of a ball) over the net in a high-intensity game of "volleybomb" - playing against the computer or a friend! With eccentric cartoon creatures as the stars of the show, you earn points by ensuring that the bouncy bomb explodes on your opponent's side of the court.
This fun and unusual ball sports simulation game (with rules much like a very eccentric version of badminton or tennis) requires good decision making, fast reflexes and hand-eye coordination, and smart prediction skills to best deal with the bomb each time it arrives on your side of the net. As in volleyball in real-life, this is an all-action game where you have no time to dawdle! Simply get that bomb over the net as fast as you can!
Car Yard is a fun, reflex-based, car chase adventure game where you must quickly click on the correct icon or arrow in order to survive for as long as possible in the perilous car yard – and further your cute car's epic journey to escape. You play the role of a little red car that desperately wants to avoid ending up in the junk yard, and must use fast mouse-clicking and reaction skills to evade the many obstacles and enemies that try to hasten your transformation into scrap metal!
This impressive and unusual side-scrolling, "choose your own destiny"-style survival game requires fast brain, hand and eye coordination, and wrist reaction speed. You only have a very limited amount of time to choose which action to take in each scenario, and to then instantaneously point and click on the options in the correct sequence in order to survive. Ok Escape Artist, we're all rooting for you!
Exercise and improve your mental reflexes, hand speed and reaction time with this quick-fire game of evasion and survival: Moustress is an awesomely-addicting, reactions skills-based, mouse control game where you must collect as many blue and white flashing orbs as possible while evading increasing numbers of screen-crossing missiles.
Set on a classic 2D arcade background, the catch here is that missile numbers increase with each point you score, eventually making the game grid a treacherous obstacle-filled, moving maze! Can you deal with the "mouse-stress" of it all?
This very challenging, high speed, online skill game requires excellent reflexes and hand-eye coordination skills, sharp mouse control, a cool head under increasing pressure, endless tenacity, and more! Mentally, you must be on top of your game to be a success here – one bad move, and it’s curtains! For how long can you dodge, weave and evade the missiles?
Inversed is a clever and challenging, interactive maze-based puzzle game for kids and teens where you control a little red ball that moves in the mirror opposite way (inversely) to your computer mouse cursor. Using this fact as your starting point, you must navigate your way through a series of tricky mazes where you literally have to think outside of the box!
This fun and quirky brain teaser and skill-based game provides a very different problem solving challenge because you always have to be fully ‘switched on’ and moving in the opposite direction to your natural instincts. Good hand-eye coordination, sharp mouse control and smart strategy are important skills required here as you try to figure out the often complex solution to a level. So let's get your creative thinking cap on, and make some inverse plays!
Boite is a tricky skill-based, cannonball-shooting puzzle game for kids, teens and grownups where you must eliminate all of the colored blocks with a single shot in each level. This highly-challenging, problem solving arcade game requires good concentration levels, perception skills, strategy, memory skills, the ability and willingness to learn from your mistakes (through good-old trial and error), very accurate mouse control, and great determination to succeed. You must judge the power and angle of future shots from the failures of your previous attempts. Let's load up the cannon and get puzzle busting!
Boom Boom Bloon is a challenging, physics-based, cannon-shooting puzzle game for elementary school kids through high school teens. Here, you must safely free up and allow all happy orange balloons to float up and away harm-free from a confined area, while also eliminating (bursting) all of the angry blue balloons. You must carefully and clinically do this through highly accurate cannonball shots that remove obstacles, create openings, unhook chains, propel objects, and more.
This fun, skill-based, mouse-clicking arcade game requires good observation and concentration levels, good strategy, timing, and smart cannon firing skills. If your timing is even a tiny bit off, you can easily burst the wrong balloon! Ok Cannon Commander, let’s see what you can achieve!
Are you suited to becoming a Demolition Expert? Dynamite Blast 2 is a challenging destruction-based puzzle game where you must blow things up by carefully placing sticks of dynamite onto various structures (bridges, towers, buildings) in order to bring them crashing to the ground, below a specified height. Throughout the 35 increasingly-difficult levels, your job is to ensure that your explosives are positioned in such a way as to create MAXIMUM carnage to get you below the target "success" line.
This fun and stimulating skill-based game requires more subtlety than simply pressing the detonator button and hoping for the best. Here, you must utilize smart strategy to decide on weak points in each structure. A basic understanding of physics and the effects of gravity is helpful as you try to ensure that the falling structures are kept as low as possible. Trial and error also comes into play as you attempt to learn from your mistakes! Let’s get to the detonating action!
Boom Box is an interactive, mouse clicking, skill-based puzzle game where you must ‘click-to-remove’ objects in order to create a pathway for a ticking time-bomb so that it falls into a defusing pool of water! As the one and only Bomb Squad Expert available, you must carefully and methodically remove crates and other objects, and use gravity as well as the level’s terrain in order to guide and nudge the dynamite-fueled explosive down toward the water. However, you only have 30 seconds to complete this task, so you’d better be sharp with your touch!
This stimulating arcade game proves a stern test of your concentration skills, decision making, strategic planning, mouse-clicking and reaction skills, and patience! A cool, calm and measured approach that appreciates the effect of gravity is definitely the way to go here. But have you got the composure to face down a ticking bomb under pressure?
A quirky cannon-launching and trajectory game where you must fire gangly skeleton missiles at awkwardly-positioned Easter eggs! Skeleton Launcher is a fun, highly interactive skill-based game that can be played on desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile devices. However, reaching the edible eggs in each level is no mean feat! They are often positioned on high ledges, or blocked off by immovable walls or obstacles that need to be blasted out of the way with numerous accurate skeleton launches!
This addicting and light-hearted missile-firing puzzle activity requires good mouse clicking / screen tapping skill as you attempt to correctly judge when and where to launch your boney buddies! Quick reactions are also very important as you often have to launch skeletons in quick succession, or in two different directions one after the other. Happy skeleton launching!
We love this game! Quickly and carefully swap shape positions to eliminate red characters in this highly-challenging, fast and furious game of skill! Soul Shift is a fun yet difficult, platform puzzle and addicting skill-based game for older kids & teens where you must use really quick reactions to rid the game screen of all red shapes. All of the green and red circle and square characters are ‘interchangeable’ so you can swap them around in order to shift those pesky red shapes closer to elimination in each level!
You play the demanding role of Chief Soul Shifter, and must use super fast mouse-clicking / screen tapping skills to carefully maneuver shape locations to your advantage. Your concentration, strategy, problem solving and creative engineering skills all come into play as you methodically create pathways and bridges, and figure out other imaginative ways to eliminate the red shapes. Happy Soul Shifting!
Conveyor is a difficult, skill and physics-based game where you must transfer falling square objects (boxes) into designated bins by strategically manipulating the movement of conveyor belts in each level. You play the role of Conveyor Controller on an under pressure production line, and have to carefully start and stop the numerous conveyor belts (mechanical handling equipment) in order to generate sufficient momentum to sweep the boxes into the correct bin areas below. This is no mean feat as you must contend with blocking obstacles, differently-sized conveyors, and a ticking clock (You only have 60 seconds to complete each level).
This unusual flash arcade game could prove a fun and challenging activity for any young automation whizzes out there, and anyone who likes good old-style interactive, hand-eye coordination games that test and exercise your focus and determination. Quick reflexes are essential as you often need to speedily alter the direction of one of the falling boxes. Are you ready to take control of your conveyor belt to success?
A fast-paced visual puzzle game that really exercises and tests your speed-counting skills, focus and observation skills, perception skills, hand-eye coordination, and reaction speed under pressure: iBrain Box is a challenging interactive "pay attention to detail" game for kids, teens and grownups where you must simply identify how many blue boxes make up the structure on the game screen in each level. The tricky part is that you might only catch a quick glimpse of some of the block boxes as they fall into place (some boxes obscure others), and you only have a limited amount of time to enter the correct answer! Quick brain work, reactions and keyboard skills are essential here as you play against the clock and the internal pressure you are under. Enjoy the challenge!
Contour is a very difficult, mouse-clicking, skill-based arcade game to keep you entertained and motivated for hours on end. In Contour, you must move and guide a marble ball toward the exit tile by raising and lowering the floor that the ball rests on. The ball begins each level on a flat, motionless grid, and you get it moving toward the highlighted exit tile by raising and/or lowering the areas close to the ball through careful, accurate mouse control and strategy. You also have to overcome challenging obstacles such as teleport squares, speed enhancement squares, magnetized areas, and more!
This fun and interactive hand-eye coordination and reaction speed game requires a great deal of patience, determination, and trial and error as you attempt to plot a suitable route through each tricky level. Good strategy is also required so that you avoid the grid edges as well as dangerous, obstacle-filled areas of the playing field. Advanced & creative players can also design your own game levels. So, let's get the ball rolling!
Prepare for a true test of your keyboard-tapping skills and patience! Shape Escape: Extended is a straight-forward yet very difficult skill-based arcade game where you must guide a momentum-based steel marble toward a golden Exit Portal in each level. Much like classic arcade games like Plinko and Pinball, you have to expertly use the contours of the various ledges and bouncy obstacles to successfully navigate the ball through each level. Momentum plays a big part in your control of the marble (steel ball) – With your guidance, the object can increase and decrease in speed and spin-rate as it progresses.
In this retro 80’s-style ball control game, you really have to squeeze every ounce of ability and determination from your body and mind in order to keep the often seemingly unmanageable sphere within your grasp. Lots of trial and error, good hand/eye coordination and great patience are called upon as you must learn from your attempts and mistakes (which are punished routinely and swiftly!). How many of the 30 increasingly difficult maze-like levels will you conquer?