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Games to Make You Think Outside the Box

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Play free logic-based games that require thought, games that make you think outside the box, puzzles activities that involve and help to promote and improve critical thinking, analytical thinking skills in children (elementary / middle school students and high school teenagers), as well as for adults and seniors to enjoy.

Play good brainteasers, hard puzzles, challenging creative thinking games and general, interactive problem solving activities online at home with your best friends and family members. Some physics-based games may also be used by teachers in the classroom as fun science lesson reinforcement.

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Parking Master

Test your management and foresight ability as the ultimate parking officer in Parking Master. Direct the cars into their respective parking spots by instructing their path of travel. Push your ability to the limit by managing four cars at once as you try to get them all to their parking spots safely and without accident. Parking Master 3D’s planning and puzzle-based gameplay make it a truly addictive experience as you keep going up in levels, increasing the difficulty each time.

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Emoji Puzzle

Emoji Puzzle: Solve puzzles in the name of the modern style emoji! Test your knowledge of the emoji world by matching up similar emojis. See how far you cant get in this brain teasing game and challenge your friends and family to see who can reign supreme in the emoji world! Good luck and have fun!

The aim of the game is to match two emojis that are similiar. For example if there was an emoji of a baby bottle full of milk, and a cow on the other side, these two would match as they relate to each other! This game tests your general knowledge and your logical reasoning skills. Determine which emojis match up together to win!

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Outswipe is a fun brain-teasing physics-based puzzle for kids that demands your full attention. This is perfect for the whole family and it is a good mini competition! See who can get to the furthest level without getting stuck! Think it could be you? Come and have a go then!

The aim of this game is to fill up all the remaining space by swiping left/right/up/down. You must cover all the ground and this sounds simple, but this can actually get quite thought provoking. So are you ready for this challenge? You will need expert analysis skills, a good plan to go out with, and of course, elite puzzle solving skills! Go go go!

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Totem Volcano

Calling all seasoned gamers and mouse-clicking masters of all ages - put your brain power, skills, and reflexes to the test. Totem Volcano is an awesome, highly challenging skill-based puzzle game where you have to complete a number of skill based puzzles, by removing certain blocks at certain time until the volcanic rock is safely at the bottom. It goes from the top to the bottom using nothing but gravity, so be careful!

The aim of this game is to remove all the blocks whilst keeping the volcanic rock off the ground! This innovative and unusual brain teaser activity should prove a good match for young children, teens and grownups who like to test themselves with fun online IQ challenges, tough thinking puzzles and problem-solving tasks. Your mouse-clicking skills and decision making abilities really have to be at their best to do well here. You must consider the consequences of removing a particular block, what effect will that have? Enjoy and good luck!

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Rotating Rubiks Cube

Rotating Rubiks Cube is a perfect game for the ultimate puzzle fanatic. Based on the classic that has challenged and infuriated people for decades now, this game takes block-building games to a whole new level.

If you think this game will be an easy walk in the park, think again. Your brain is about to get a workout.

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Newtonian Inversion

Newtonian Inversion is a funky physics based puzzle game, where you need to get to level markers by traversing unusual platforms in space! Gravity holds you down to each platform, but jumping between platforms manually or in a cannon can shift you to other platforms with different gravity… Work out the right routes to jump your way to the markers for the end of the level!

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Connector is a challenging strategy puzzle game. This is an excellent online activity for children and grownups to help exercise and develop their creative and logical thinking skills in various problem situations using the experience they gain as they progress through the game. This will push you to your cognitive limits so, are you ready?

The aim of this game is to connect the battery and the lightbulb to create a clear path for the electric to flow and switch on the light. This will take a lot of puzzle solving as the blocks are twisted all different ways. Your job is to turn them so they all connect! This requires an immense amount of patience, talent and brain power to try figure the correct path out! Good luck!

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Pull The Rocket

Pull The Rocket is a clever game where you have to activate bottle rockets to get the colored balls to the bottom!

Pull those bottle rockets out of the way to drop all of the balls, but be careful! You have to make sure that all of them are colored to win! Make sure you think about which rockets to activate since you have to do it in a certain order. Put on your thinking cap and complete the levels! There are thirty-two total levels in this game… Do you think you can finish them all?

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Piggy In The Puddle Christmas

Piggy in the Puddle Christmas is an entertaining puzzle game where you have to help the piggy reach the mud in each level. Use the different animals to help the piggy reach the objective, by moving platforms, dragging and pushing the piggy, and even pulling and dropping objects. Solve the puzzles and help the piggy get a nice mud bath.

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Sporos is a challenging and very unique puzzle game that will really make you think. It may look easy and colorful but it sure isn't as simple as you may think.

The game has multiple puzzle boards. On each level, you will have to fill in each piece by placing certain spores on the board. Each spore will spread out in various directions and then fill the pieces around them. You need every piece filled so make sure you lay the spores in the right spaces.

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Jelly Bomb

With a name like Jelly Bomb, you know you are in for some fun. This game is exactly that: an absolute blast! And when the jelly bears in the game blow up, it will feel like a blast in more ways than one.

This is a puzzle game where you are firing little jelly bullets around a map. Each time you fire, there is a following chain reaction that will then fire away too. You will soon be firing in every direction and destroying both jelly bears and arrow jellies that direct and navigate your bullets.

This game gets intense and fast. It sometimes feels harder than it looks too, so just plan ahead and take a clear look at the map before you get too overwhelmed.

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Make Me 10

Make Me 10 is a unique and challenging game where you have to throw balls with numbers in them to make the number they ask you for. The game begins by asking for ten, so you will have to add a three and a seven to make a ten. But don’t throw your balls randomly, because if the bar at the bottom fills up, it means you will lose. The game changes when the top bar at the top is full and will ask you for eleven, and so on.

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Abstract Golf

Abstract Golf is a unique and good-looking golf game where you have to simply get the ball inside the hole to win the level. But to do so, you will have to bounce the ball against walls and avoid the spiked holes around the level.

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Sokoban 3D

Strategically push the boxes into highlighted spots in this Sokoban-based, block sliding puzzle! Playable on mobile phone, tablet, laptop, notebook, or desktop PC, Sokoban 3D is an interactive, problem-solving puzzle game (for elementary age kids through high school students and fun-loving grownups) where you must methodically move the boxes into designated areas (they will turn green once placed in the highlighted area) in 112 increasingly-difficult levels. The catch is that once a crate touches a wall there is no way for it to be moved back in the direction perpendicular to the wall, so your movements need to be carefully calculated! Levels increase in difficulty as you progress, to make your moves even more limited and challenging!

This multi-level, HTML5-based, Sokoban / block sliding puzzle game should work on iOS and Android devices as well as most web browsers for PC / Mac. To play the game with full screen, you may have to turn your device horizontally. Skills required include common sense problem-solving, logical thinking skills, analytical thinking, step-by-step situation-based strategy, and an ability to strategically calculate the ‘bigger picture’ in each level. Determination, focus, and high levels of concentration also come into play, especially in later levels when the puzzles are more complex.

Controls: For PC/ laptop use arrows to move the guiding block in the wanted direction. For mobile devices, you have to swipe in the opposite direction of the desired movement, also please turn your device horizontally to get a full-screen view of the game.


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Prison Escape Master

Use problem-solving skills and good strategy to help Jack escaping in this challenging, online blockade puzzle game! Playable on mobile, tablet, laptop, notebook, and desktop PC, Prison Escape game will keep you busy. Jack is an innocent person, who has been a victim of justice. In the restricted prison, it's tough to find any tools to escape! But smart Jack manages to plan out a perfect jail break in just 14 days. Draw a road map for Jack to be able to escape. Stay away from security guards!!!

Test and exercise your problem-solving determination, logical and analytical thinking skills to figure out where the immediate chance of escape lies! Patience, stamina, and a willingness for trial and error also come into play. Keep trying to go as far as you can with each new attempt! 

How to Play: Use your mouse or finger to draw the road map and tap to GO! carefully time the run for all 3 inmates. Begin to draw from the starting circle and finish the line at the X. Get all 3 inmates to the finish in order to complete the level.

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Play a very difficult, shape-folding, brain teaser game playable on mobile phone, tablet, laptop, notebook, or desktop PC! Logicheck is a tricky, logic-based, shape-shifting, interactive puzzle game for kids, teens and adults where you must fold (stretch or reduce in size) green shapes to fit perfectly over blue shapes by dragging circular nodes around the play area. Each of the 37 increasingly-difficult levels has a static blue shape configuration over which you must place the movable green shapes as quickly as possible. The level is only complete when there is no green shading hovering over into the white areas, and the vast majority of the blue shapes are sufficiently covered. The faster you complete the level, the more points you earn!

This interesting, HTML5-based, multi-level, logical thinking puzzle & shape folding skill game should work on iOS and Android devices as well as most web browsers for PC / Mac. Logicheck provides a stern mental test and exercise of your problem solving and analytical thinking skills, creative engineering abilities, spatial awareness, determination and willingness to use trial and error to your advantage. Patience as always is important – It may take you a while to drag the green shapes into the correct configuration, especially in later levels when the puzzles are more complex.

Controls: Move the green shapes around the play area by mouse clicking or screen tapping on the circular ‘nodes’ that cling to the corners of the green shape areas. Stretch or reduce in size to fold to the required fit (Your transparent green shape must perfectly match the blue shape underneath).  

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Bread Pit

Help our adorable gluten friend get all buttered up and turned to a crispy delicious snack in Bread Pit. A fun cute adventure puzzle game that will put you through a series of fairly challenging tasks that all involve you getting a slice of bread buttered up and into a toaster. Simplistic but highly addictive and tons of fun

The game places you in a beautiful kitchen rat-infested kitchen with a variety of appliances and items some out of this world such as anti-gravity and even TNT. You’re meant to utilize the items at your disposal to get the slice of bread all the way into the toaster while collecting butter along the way. The game allows for a variety of ways to complete the level it’s up to you to find which one best suits you.

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Island Puzzle

An adventurer finds himself all alone and stranded following a plane crash. Help the lone adventurer navigate the island jungle and seek shelter in Island Puzzle, an exciting tile matching and puzzle game. Complete the puzzle levels by matching three or more tiles/objects of the same kind to complete each objective needed to win each level and earn stars. Use the earned stars to progress the story element of the game, establishing your home base and exploring the island as you do so. Island Puzzle is a great addition to the genre and is suitable for all ages to play!

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Completed Paths

Completed Paths is an extremely challenging brain game puzzle for children, teens and Big Kids that requires lots of strategic thinking and huge patience. Test your cognitive skills (for example; concentration, perception and logical thinking abilities) in this highly stimulating yet mind boggling game. Enjoy.

The aim of the game is to have a complete path within the grids. Within the grid, the blocks have a line and you must align these blocks , by swapping them around with other blocks, to create a completed path. This is a real brainteaser of a game, since it requires very high levels of problem solving abilities, patience and skill. Do you think you are good enough?

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Animal Puzzle

Test your problem solving, logic and observational skills as you play through 27 realistic animal-themed puzzles in Animal Puzzle. Animal Puzzle and its sliding panel puzzles have a game and challenge for everyone regardless of age, starting with easy 4-piece puzzles perfect for the kids to 12-piece puzzles and beyond that, even adults will struggle to solve. Gather the family, sit back and solve some puzzles!

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Unpark Me

Unpark Me: In this fun and challenging car parking game, you must get your car out of the car park safely and quickly. Unlike most car parking games, in this one your car is already parked and you must figure a way to get your car out! Move the other cars out of the way and the fewer of the other cars you have to move to create a path to get out, the higher your score will be! Good luck, happy parking!

Get your car out of the car park to progress onto the next level, with each level getting progressively more difficult. Use your problem solving skills to analyse how best to move all the cars out of the way so you can get out. This is not as easy as it sounds as there may be one car blocking directly but to move it, you have to move about the entire car park! This is a puzzle in itself so this will test your problem solving and puzzle skills!

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Block 3D

Block 3D is a fun and colourful interactive puzzle game. The aim of the game is to fit the falling blocks with the blocks already on the platform. The better your rotating skills, the higher you will score! The beautiful colours of the blocks combined wit the simplicity of the screen makes this the perfect flow-state game to concentrate on. Challenge your speed and spatial thinking skills with Block 3D to improve those skills in real life.

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Perfect Turn

Perfect turn is a fun unique puzzle game where you control a sponge through a series of challenging yet exciting levels that will have you both frustrated and pleasantly amused by how simple yet complex it is at the same time. Perfect turn offers a simplistic style of gameplay that guarantees hours of fun without sacrificing a ton of time learning how to play it

The game places you as a bright colorful sponge in a dull colorless space of varying shape with the goal being to cover each and every inch of the space with color, sounds easy enough until you have that one box that you just can’t reach, which will happen a lot.

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Tap My Water

Tap My Water is a fast-paced and exciting puzzle game that has you racing against the clock to get water pipes working. But make sure you do it right or else you will be left soaking wet.

The game has multiple puzzles, all of which have varying degrees of difficulty. And the various obstacles and bonuses throughout the game make it always different and always fun.

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Microsoft Ultimate Word Games

Sit back, relax and enjoy the variety of word games that Microsoft Ultimate Word Game can offer. Play classic titles such as Wordament, Word Twister and Crosswords for a fun game that you can relax with while still keeping yourself mentally sharp. Microsoft Ultimate Word Game has something on offer for everyone, including the option to change the background theme with one of four options. But enough with that, come and play a game and see if maybe one day you will be able to beat grandma at the crosswords.

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Guess Who

Guess Who? Multiplayer is like the traditional board game from your youth and will have you trying to figure out just who you are playing against.

You will have to use the process of elimination to guess who your opponent has up their sleeve. Like the game you grew up with, you will be asking certain questions to figure out the answer. But this time you get a new set of colorful and fun-looking characters to look at. It is a modern twist on an age-old classic.

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