FUN AND GAMES
Pintura: Art Detective — Become a detective and identify the artist of a mystery painting. Teaches the concepts of composition, style and subject needed to solve the puzzle.
Switcharoo Zoo — Play animal games, solve animal puzzles, take a guided tour, and join a zoo quest while you make new animals at this virtual zoo.
Artsology — Art Games for Kids
Poptropica — Poptropica is the largest virtual world for kids and has been rated on of 50 Best Websites according by Time Magazine. In this online role-playing game, players travel to different Islands to complete quests, play games, and read comics, as well as compete and communicate safely with other players.
Free Rice — Users play educational games that have multiple-choice answers. For every question a player answers correctly, 10 grains of rice are donated to various third world and developing countries. The rice is distributed by United Nations World Food Programme. The money for the rice is donated by various sponsors in exchange for advertisements on the website.
NASA Kids’ Club — In online games linked to real mission information, players can explore space from the comfort of their own home. Additionally, for Angry Birds fans, the latest collaboration between NASA and Rovio Entertainment brings an educational element to the popular game: “After a couple of years and hundreds of millions of downloads, the space-based struggle between birds and pigs moves beyond the International Space Station and Mars, and deeper into the final frontier.
Neopets — Neopets is a website where users can interact with their virtual pet. The site lets users create their own pet that lives in the virtual world of Neopia.
PBS Kids Games — PBS Kids Games is an educational online game site for children and adults. The games include The Great Shapes Races and Migration Adventure. The site’s games for adults are designed to help them prepare their children for school.