Best games: Our Recommendations for Families

Got a houseful of gamers? Our editors help you choose the best PC games, plus games for the Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, and many other platforms. Our "best games" lists are full of challenging, fun, and age-appropriate picks.
Touchgrind App Poster Image
Bring the skate park indoors with these hits.
Lawrence Hall of Science: 24/7 Science Website Poster Image
Your little detective decides in these games and apps.
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: LeapSchool Reading Game Poster Image
Teach kids to think ahead to the long-term goal.
Dora & Kai-Lan's Pet Shelter Game Poster Image
Learning what happy, sad, and confused feelings and faces are are crucial skills for kids.
Duckie Deck Trash Toys App Poster Image
Calling all mini mad scientists.
LeapFrog LeapTV: Mr. Pencil Presents DoodleCraft Game Poster Image
Pioneering picks for bold adventurers.
ESPN Sports Connection Game Poster Image
Bring sports indoors -- without breaking a lamp!
Tozzle - Toddler's favorite puzzle App Poster Image
These engaging products help kids learn letters and words.
Leo's Pad Enrichment Program for Preschoolers App Poster Image
Come face to face with famed men and women of history.
MrNussbaum Website Poster Image
Great government products that get our vote of approval.
MarcoPolo Arctic App Poster Image
Explore environmental interconnectivity.
Sketch, doodle, and draft to your heart's content.
Doc McStuffins Color and Play App Poster Image
Painting products perfect for the next Picasso.
Tales2Go App Poster Image
Let it sink in with titles crafted for comprehension.
Caillou Check Up - Doctor's Office App Poster Image
Terrific digital tools to get kids healthy.
Every Body Has a Brain Game Poster Image
Digital picks to help light up learning about the living world.
NRICH Website Poster Image
Stats standouts that far exceed the average.
BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
Go from debt to surplus with economy picks that really have the goods.
Angry Birds Star Wars App Poster Image
These Star Wars games are from a galaxy far, far away.
SimAnimals Game Poster Image
Walk many, many miles in someone else's shoes.