Apps and Games with Diverse Characters

These apps and games help kids experience a variety of diverse characters and perspectives. Kids can choose from multicultural avatars, get to know families unlike their own, or explore different parts of the world through gameplay and learning apps. These games are available on a wide variety of platforms and devices, so there's something for all kids of gamers. For more winning picks for kids that celebrate diversity, check out Books with Characters of Color and Cultural Appreciation Apps, Games, and Websites.

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My PlayHome App Poster Image
Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Windows app
(2011)
(2013)
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Wee You-Things App Poster Image
Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Pickle's Paper Dolls App Poster Image
Sweet, colorful representation of beauty in six cultures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Dora and Friends App Poster Image
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Issa's Edible Adventures App Poster Image
Real recipes are highlights in this imaginary adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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Rox's Secret Code App Poster Image
Fun with code and planning skills brings robots to life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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Who Am I? Race Awareness Game App Poster Image
Discussion starter for kids and parents to play together.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2013)
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Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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One Globe Kids - Friends Around the World App Poster Image
Stories, beautiful photos help kids build global awareness.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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This is my Weather - Meteorology for Kids App Poster Image
Rainbows, seasons, strong chance of informative fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Heart Street Market App Poster Image
Global girls' game has cultural info, needs more context.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2017)
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Undertale Game Poster Image
Satirical RPG endorses peaceful conflict resolution.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
(2015)
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Women Who Changed the World App Poster Image
Engaging intro to some great women; could use more depth.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
(2019)
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey – Discovery Tour: Ancient Greece Game Poster Image
Education-focused historical tours without mature content.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Dead in Vinland Game Poster Image
Great Viking tale of perseverance, survival; mild violence.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2018)
(2018)
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Flat Stanley App Poster Image
Fun way to explore world cultures; use privacy options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2012)
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Neo Atlas 1469 Game Poster Image
16th century exploration sim uncovers new world of strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2019)
(2019)
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The Sims 4 Game Poster Image
Complex, realistic life simulator includes sexuality, death.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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We Read Too App Poster Image
Resource to find diverse books for kids makes search easier.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
(2018)
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Falcon Age Game Poster Image
Take flight with cultural tale of friendship, rebellion.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR
(2019)
(2019)
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Murder by Numbers Game Poster Image
Fun mystery puzzler with a logical, likeable heroine.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2020)
(2020)
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Okami HD Game Poster Image
Stunning adventure feels like an art painting come to life.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Unrest Game Poster Image
Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
(2014)
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Game Poster Image
An educational, emotional exploration of World War I.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Apex Legends Game Poster Image
Epic battle royale game is more realistic than Fortnite.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Mulaka Game Poster Image
Artistic adventure based on a rich cultural mythology.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
(2018)
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Overwatch Game Poster Image
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
(2019)
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Ashes of Oahu Game Poster Image
Culture-driven island shooter comes just short of paradise.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
(2019)
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Total War: Three Kingdoms Game Poster Image
Fantasy meets history in complex strategy for older gamers.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
(2019)
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Read Only Memories Game Poster Image
Colorful neo-noir adventure covers inclusion, acceptance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
(2015)
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