Games for Kids 5-8 Years Old

What's the best way to expose young kids to games? Show them a range of educational and entertainment titles that will test their skills and excite them with fun play. Whether kids will score points on the field, save the world in adventure games, or even learn the basics of math, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

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Animal Genius Game Poster Image
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Seamlessly incorporates learning into fun gaming.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2008)
(2008)
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DreamBox Learning Math Game Poster Image
Online math game adjusts in difficulty as you play.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
(2009)
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Electroplankton Game Poster Image
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Mesmerizing way to create art and music on the DS.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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JumpStart Reading with Karaoke Game Poster Image
Kids learn to read by singing karaoke songs.
Platforms: Windows
(2005)
(2005)
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Reader Rabbit Kindergarten Game Poster Image
Fave brainy bunny hops to DS for learning romp that talks.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
(2009)
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Active Life: Outdoor Challenge Game Poster Image
Fabulous active games -- think Wii Fit for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
(2008)
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Lego Friends Game Poster Image
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Girl-focused Lego game filled with fun, safe activities.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
(2013)
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Mario Kart DS Game Poster Image
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Fresh, fun go-karting with cartoonish mischief.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
(2005)
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Nintendogs Game Poster Image
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A fabulous virtual puppy simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
(2005)
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Snail Bob 2 Game Poster Image
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Clever cartoonish puzzle adventure perfect for families.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2015)
(2015)
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Flower Game Poster Image
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Stunningly beautiful, warm-hearted game has a green message.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2009)
(2009)
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LocoRoco Game Poster Image
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A perfect PSP pick for players of all ages.
Platforms: PSP
(2006)
(2006)
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Math Blaster Online Game Poster Image
Exciting-yet-educational games in safe, social world.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
(2011)
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New Super Mario Bros. Game Poster Image
New Super Mario will woo old and new fans.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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Peggle 2 Game Poster Image
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Charming pinball-like puzzle game, now with 4-player mode.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2013)
(2013)
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Ratatouille Game Poster Image
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Cute & varied gameplay makes this a gaming feast.
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance
(2007)
(2007)
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Space Invaders Extreme Game Poster Image
Dazzling remake of classic arcade franchise.
Platforms: PSP, Nintendo DS
(2008)
(2008)
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A Boy and His Blob (2016) Game Poster Image
Heartwarming tale of friendship, teamwork, and hugs.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
(2016)
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Art Academy Game Poster Image
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Thorough, fun lessons will genuinely help your art.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
(2010)
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Bejeweled 3 Game Poster Image
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Extraordinarily fun and challenging match-3 puzzle game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
(2010)
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Big Brain Academy Game Poster Image
Families compete for "weightiest" brain.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
(2006)
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Disney Epic Mickey Game Poster Image
Grand, imaginative, heartfelt adventure in dark 'toon world.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
(2010)
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Donkey Kong Country Returns Game Poster Image
Highly enjoyable new spin on a classic, now with co-op.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
(2010)
(2010)
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FIFA 16 Game Poster Image
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Female soccer stars join fantastic yearly sports sim.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
(2015)
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Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Game Poster Image
Brilliant and beautiful arcade shooter with online play.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Game Poster Image
Magical adventure is fun, funny, and fantastic.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2010)
(2010)
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LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga Game Poster Image
Bundle of two older games is still great!
Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2007)
(2007)
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LittleBigPlanet Game Poster Image
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Amazing game where you play, create, and share.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2008)
(2008)
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Madden NFL 16 Game Poster Image
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One of the better Madden offerings in years.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
(2015)
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MLB The Show 16 Game Poster Image
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Fine-tuned baseball game is a home run, but full of ads.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4
(2016)
(2016)
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Pokemon Black Version/White Version Game Poster Image
Intriguing story has slew of online features.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2011)
(2011)
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Skylanders: Trap Team Game Poster Image
Awesome toy-driven adventure lets you turn villains good.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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Tearaway Game Poster Image
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Amazing, creative adventure melds real and virtual worlds.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2013)
(2013)
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