This page lists the newest educational games recently added to the Learn4Good Games Area, where children and Big Kids can play games online for free. Find fun, interactive learning activities & thinking puzzles in one place, from easy-to-play to more challenging games. We hope you enjoy playing.
Sleepy Heads is a fun yet hard physics-based puzzle game for older kids and teens, and certainly not for real-life sleepyheads, where you must strategically add wooden objects to the game environment, and hope that your additions and placements cause a chain reaction that upends some happily snoozing characters! You must jolt "block-heads" from their sleepy state by interacting with the game screen and adding the wooden blocks to tip the sleepers off of their perch. Utilize the effect of gravity to ensure your cleverly placed pieces help to directly knock the dozing gentlemen off of their ledges, or push other objects chaotically around the play area so that the sleepers cannot get any decent rest!
Skills required: This highly interactive, multi-level brain teaser requires a good combination of analytical and logical thinking skills, strategic planning, anticipation skills, accurate mouse clicking, and determination. General knowledge of the pulling effects of the force of gravity is important as you try to predict where the ledges and wooden beams might move to when you make your additions. Trial and error is really key; you must learn from your mistakes, and make improving adjustments accordingly.
Create, bake, and serve delicious pies to hungry customers in this high-intensity, customer service simulation game! Papa's Bakeria is a fun and educational business management-based tycoon game and virtual cooking activity where you play the role of Papa Louie, the manager and head chef of your very own pie diner business. Here, you must take orders from pie-loving patrons, and make sure the finished products are exactly to their specifications. Customers can be very picky about their crust, filling, and toppings – and your business's success depends on the generous tips you receive for fast, well-prepared pies served with a smile!
Reasons to play this point and click, RPG game: As you are immersed straight away into the heat of a high-pressure kitchen and business environment, you have the fun opportunity to exercise your alertness, multi-tasking skills, fast reactions, focus, concentration, decision making, discipline, ability and patience working under pressure, and more. To be the best in the food and restaurant business, you must have top customer service skills in your locker.
Slice your way to geometry glory! Cut specific shapes out of cardboard with precision mouse clicking and analytical thinking skills, and take your geometry knowhow to the next level with this challenging, multi-level interactive brain teaser. Slice The Box: Level Pack is an innovative, educational, geometry-based puzzle and virtual slicing game for kids where you must make pinpoint ‘slices’ around the outline of a specific geometric shape – leaving no excess material outside of the outlined shape once you have used all of your slicing moves.
Reasons to play this math-based, shape-slicing game: Slice The Box: Level Pack could be played as a very useful online math learning activity for elementary, middle, or junior high school students who want to brush up on their geometry skills while enjoying a fun and challenging visual puzzler. The game provides a good test and exercise of your focus, concentration, hand-eye cooordination, and problem-solving skills, as well as your discipline and determination to be as precise as possible with your cutting actions.
Fast-paced, food-serving / customer service-based, point-and-click game for young kids (of elementary school age) where you serve up specific plates of fruit to hungry animals in a race against the clock! Forest Fruit Shop is a fun and challenging food service learning game where you must quickly and methodically serve hungry animal customers. You play the role of the proprietor of a popular forest fruit eatery, and must fulfill each animal's order before the clock runs out!
Skills required: Good customer service and food serving skills need to be understood and practiced - even by the most friendly of people. In this stimulating, interactive food business-themed game, high levels of awareness, focus, concentration, determination, stamina, and a sense of urgency and organization must be combined with accurate and tactful mouse clicking. In the service industry, you must respect the wishes of your customers – and ensure their genuine requests are delivered promptly and correctly.
Play a visual addition math game for elementary school age children against the clock, and simultaneously exercise and test your reaction skills and number adding prowess! Savvy Math is an interactive, point-and-click, matching puzzle game where you must strategically select groups of numbers that add up to an ever-changing ‘target number’. Playing against time, you must quickly eliminate all of the numbers from increasingly-large grids.
Skills / strategy required: This fun, elementary school math level puzzle requires and exercises focus and concentration skills, addition-based knowledge, patience, determination, and stamina. Keeping a cool head under pressure really is important. Try to methodically pick out numbers that add up to the target number with a calm sense of urgency!
Play a balance and weight-based, problem-solving, visual puzzle game with a simple concept! Out of Balance is a stimulating and thought-provoking, multi-level brain teaser for younger kids through elementary school students where your task is to simply identify the heaviest object in each level. Random items are placed on one or more see-saws (teeter-totters), and you must work out which object is the heaviest using careful consideration, analytical thinking, and problem solving methods.
Skills / strategy required: In this straight-forward, physics-based, visual puzzler of 20 levels, good focus and concentration skills are combined with deduction skills and analytical thinking to find the correct answer. A good strategy is to take your time to carefully study the relationship on each see saw individually, and work to come up with a logical solution regarding which object is the heaviest.
Play an addicting, tricky and unusual, reactions time-based mouse clicking challenge against a 5 second clock! 15 Numbers is a stimulating reflex, observation and memory-based game (for kids, teens & grownups) where you must quickly click on the numbers 1-15 as quickly as possible in up to 5 very different languages – English, Roman Numerals, Egyptian, Chinese, and Korean.
Reasons to play this challenging educational numbers game: Requiring really fast-paced mouse clicking and an enthusiasm for learning new numbers of distant great languages, if fast enough, you can wow your friends and family with this stunning, new knowledge! Test and exercise your hand-eye coordination, fast mouse-control, quick memory and symbol recognition skills, as you try to complete each level in as rapidly as possible. Build your knowledge of language symbols (especially in the Egyptian, Chinese and Korean levels) through good old trial and error, great determination, and challenging your stamina.
Play a cool, math-based, adventure game for children ages 4 and up, and explore rainforest, cave and desert worlds as you guide a fearless frog in a search for lost jewels while discovering number lines, and comparing and learning fractions, decimals and percentages. Treefrog Treasure is a highly-stimulating, interactive, educational math-based platform game where you must control an acrobatic tree frog as it journeys through a series of tricky, ledge-based tasks featuring fractions and number line problems to be solved.
Your bouncing and energetic tree frog can only overcome (break through) barriers if he leaps at the correct ‘weak point’ in a number line chain. This weak point must first be determined by your logical calculations – which depend on the different numerical clues provided to you.
Reasons to play this fun, point and click, platformer puzzle game: Exercise your math and analytical thinking skills as you figure out where to jump at each barrier in order to progress. Learn about simple fractions, decimals and percentages, and ‘number line’ problems as you guide your frog through 36 difficult levels.
Strategy to win: Combine simple math-based problem solving skills with accurate mouse clicking! Your tree frog hero moves via the clicks of your computer mouse, and can only progress if you choose the correct area on each barrier to attack (based on your mathematical calculations).
Wonderful Wordsmiths Required! Test your vocabulary skills with this interactive and educational word creation game for older kids, teens and adults! Wordtris is a clever and challenging, word puzzle-based activity where you must create valid words from a list of randomly placed letter tiles. Kind of similar in concept to a classic block-stacking puzzle like Tetris, this language-based game requires you to complete your word-creation task before the stacks of letters reach the top of the play area. Each level features a new and challenging task to be completed against the clock!
Reasons to play this quirky, online word power game: This is an excellent brain teaser challenge for anyone who enjoys quick-fire word puzzles, or non-native English speaking players who like to exercise their English language skills. Stimulate your focus and concentration levels and quick thinking ability as you attempt to find words within the jumbled letters, and use your fast reactions to complete the tasks before the letters ascend all the way to the top of the screen.
Best strategy: Good knowledge of the English language and sharp spelling skills are required here. You must keep a cool head at all times under pressure. Carefully study the letters at your disposal, and wrack your brains to pick out a word from them. Play with a friend or family member for added fun and eyes!
Bring math to life as you tackle a fast-paced, point-and-click, addition game with a cool matching puzzle theme! Savvy Math 2 is a tricky, online, math-based activity where you must quickly match and eliminate numbers from a grid against the clock. However, instead of matching the numbers of the same value, you must create a ‘matching group’ that adds up to a special target number that constantly changes! For example: If your target is 15 – you could click on an 8, 4, 2 and 1 before the clock runs out!
Reasons to play this educational math workout game: This could be played as a fun, reinforcement exercise for an elementary school math class or elementary age student, or as a fun homework assignment for young math enthusiasts to help brush up on their addition skills in an interactive setting.
Exercise your math problem solving skills as you quickly try to hit the target sum using numbers available on the grid. Stimulate your fast reactions and reflexes – The clock is ticking, and you must create your matching group before it elapses.
Best strategy to win: Good basic math addition skills are obviously very important here. Patience and determination are also essential – You must keep a cool head and pick out your numbers carefully and efficiently. Accurate mouse control is also vital – Clicking on the incorrect number could mess up your group, and cost you some valuable time!
Street cart vendor RPG: Learn at the coalface about the importance of a friendly smile, quality customer service and food preparation as you take on your very own street food business! Fast Food Takeaway is a fun and challenging tycoon game and online entrepreneurship activity for kids and high school teens where you start up a busy fast food street cart business, and must serve passing customers quickly, accurately, and efficiently.
Continuous hard work is essential in this game (remembering that you are not the CEO of a global food conglomerate just yet!) As a self-employed street vendor, it's just you, your "reliable" old cart, your eye-catching ingredients, and your hungry customers of course who are not willing to wait around all day for their snacks!
Playable on Android mobile phone, Android tablet, notebook, laptop and desktop, this quick-paced, interactive, fat food / customer service exercise requires alertness, a positive attitude, high energy, and sharp reactions whether using your mouse or finger. Budding young entrepreneurs out there or anyone who wants to practice their customer service skills, or simulate a busy business-style environment should enjoy the action. Greeting new faces and serving up delicious snacks is only half of the job! You also must decide when and where to restock your items, how to improve your street cart, and how to attract more customers!
Did to know that the recycling of waste materials helps protect the natural habitat of plants and animals around the world, and saves great volumes of energy, water, and many natural resources such as trees and metal ores? Are you ready to continue to play your part as a good citizen for the environment and future of our beautiful planet earth?
If so, Vibrant Recycling is a fun and educational, aiming, accuracy and coordination-based game with a simple environmental and ecological theme! This is an easy-to-play, interactive, online action game for young children (preschoolers through elementary and middle school students) where you must use good hand-eye coordination and reaction speed to retrieve waste that has been carelessly thrown into the water. With the aid of a group of friendly recycling trashcans, you must use their retractable robotic arms to scoop up different types of recyclable trash and litter. A sense of urgency is required also as the items of waste can float beyond reach, and escape your opportunity to grasp them.
This informative and thought-provoking online activity requires smart reactions and good observation skills as you attempt to accurately shoot each trashcan's retractable arms into the water. In later levels of this fun recycling exercise, you must also use analytical thinking and problem-solving skills as you decide which piece of trash should go into which recycling receptacle. You also get to learn about the different categories of recycling waste must be kept separate from each other! So, are you ready to help preserve our planet's energy and natural resources, and have lots of fun at the same time?
Effective teamwork is essential in almost all work and home environments. So, let's practice some good teamwork management! FireBoy and WaterGirl 3: in the Forest Temple is a very engaging, maze escape-based, platform game where you must utilize efficient teamwork to guide two acrobatic characters to the Exit door in each ledge and obstacle-filled level. Fire Boy and Water Girl are quite adept at leaping from platform-to-platform, but need each other's help to flip switches, open doors, lower drawbridges, and more. You play the role of the dynamic duo's clever guide, and must figure out the solution whereby both characters can reach their respective Exits unharmed.
This cool, interactive, problem-solving puzzle adventure game requires fast reactions skills, deft keyboard control, analytical thinking skills and smart strategy to suit the skill-sets of both characters. There's no benefit in racing to the Exit with one character alone, and leaving the other behind – Good team coordination is simply the only the order of the day here! Let's see what Fire Boy and Water Girl can achieve under your management!
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!
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?
Learn how to identify basic Mandarin Chinese number characters (from 1 to 10), their Pinyin phonetic transcriptions in the Latin alphabet, and their pronunciations. Chinese Numbers is an easy-to-play, interactive number-recognition game with audio for young children (as well as anyone looking for a basic introductory vocabulary-building activity for learning Mandarin Chinese number characters) where you have to select the correct number displayed (and pronounced) in a series of multiple-choice questions. This fun activity can also be used as a good interactive teaching aide and reinforcement exercise in the school classroom or preschool.
Test your visual recognition, listening and pronunciation skills, and learn some new words from a very cool language of the world! It's time to really impress your family and friends at the dinner table! Happy Chinese learning!
Play an interactive online crossword puzzle game where you can help improve your U.S. geography, spelling, and crossword skills all in one! U.S. States Crossword is a straight-forward yet highly-educational geography-based game for younger children through high school students where you have to use your knowledge of U.S. state locations on a map to fill in a multiple-clue crossword puzzle! Elementary school educators especially may find this fun, easy-to-play online puzzle game a helpful teaching aid to supplement a class on the geography of the Unites States, the positioning of each state on the map, and the spelling of each individual state name. Introduce a competitive edge by seeing who can finish the puzzle first, or simply use it as a relaxing educational enhancement activity! Basic knowledge of state names isn’t enough here though as players also need to exhibit good spelling and quick keyboard skills! From Maine to California, Arizona to Alaska, let’s see what you know!
WindFall is a challenging, educational and thought-provoking environmental science and renewable energy tycoon game where you have to build sufficient wind turbines to power a small town and make profit – without disturbing the local residents or sullying the landscape.
Energy consumption and fuel depletion are extremely hot topics in the world today. The general consensus is that we cannot keep harvesting oil and gas from the ground – and that the supply will eventually run out! Instead, we need to rely on more environmentally-friendly ways of generating energy going forward. And, this is where your expertize is needed immediately! As a respected green energy business lobbyist, you have been given a prestigious contract to build a wind farm on the lands of a small town. Within a 3 year time-frame (a month passes in about 30 seconds here), you have to reach a specific Wind Energy Output Goal. You can achieve this by carefully researching the land value, wind speed, and building costs, and making strategic decisions on the optimum areas to build your turbines. Despite what you may have read or heard, saving our planet and good business management can go hand-in-hand with proper regulation!
This highly interactive and stimulating sustainable energy management simulation activity for older kids and teens mainly centers around good business strategy & smart decision making. You also need to consider ethical choices; is it ok to build an enormous power line and wind turbine close to someone’s back yard? Are you ruining a beautiful rural landscape with large steel windmill towers? These are all questions very relevant today in real life, and that need to be weighed-up and acted upon here in a timely, decisive manner. Throughout the course of the game, you also get the opportunity to learn about real-life business management techniques, the value of good research, the importance of good public relations, quality construction administration, and other significant aspects of infrastructure and resource management. Have you got the blend of personality and solid business acumen to keep all parties happy? Or will the wind simply whisk away your dreams of energy business success?
A cool game for those who enjoy a blend of skill and educational-based activities online. Axon is a highly scientific-themed, mouse-clicking arcade game where you have to continuously grow a nerve fiber (neuron) by collecting protein spheres that appear within your range, and create as long a neuron as possible. By clicking on (and effectively ‘gobbling up’) the precious protein, your own unique neuron grows higher and higher on the game screen (similar to a growing plant in fast forward motion).
Axons are real biological nerve fibre present throughout your body, and this interesting game tries to assist you in understanding more about the wonderful science behind nerves, nerve endings, and our amazing brain and nervous system. A neuron is any cell within the nervous system, and an axon is part of a neuron (kind of like that legs are part of the human body). Axons are responsible for transmitting messages to neighboring neurons, a process that is essential for physical movement and thought processes. For example, if your brain sends a message to your hand to click your mouse, that message is transmitted to your hand by axons!
But don’t worry if all of that sounds a little complicated or even boring. This highly stimulating and educational point-and-click skill game isn’t just for trainee brain surgeons! The simple and fast-paced gameplay is suitable for players from elementary school age to grownups, and could be used as a fun interactive activity for teaching neuroscience online in the classroom.
Are you an expert on the geographical layout of the United States of America? If so, now is your opportunity to impress your school friends and family members with your knowledge. USA 50 States is a fun, interactive and highly educational US geography game and picture puzzle for elementary school and middle school age students where you have to click and drag each of the 50 individual states into its correct position on the map of the United States. Beginning with a totally empty map, you have to slowly fill in the vast area, state-by-state, until the map is complete!
This surprisingly-challenging and informative mouse-clicking game could be a good activity for little children learning about the state geography of the US, or anyone interested in the various state borders, shapes and sizes. It could also be used as an online activity to help to exercise / improve memory skills and cognitive ability (If a child places a state in an incorrect position on his/her first attempt, he/she can strive to remember its position in future plays)!