Environmental Games for Kids

Instead of explaining the 21st-century push to preserve the environment, let your kids find answers themselves. These titles will help demonstrate how beautiful nature is, whether it's through stunning visuals, interesting facts, or both. Once your kids understand the importance of nature and the role it plays on planet Earth, have them participate in charitable activities with Sites That Help Kids Do Good.

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Green Rank: Green Our Home Poster Image
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Green Rank: Green Our Home

age 4+

Recycling story has solid message but no reason to re-use.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2019)
Green Rank: Save Our Oceans Poster Image
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Green Rank: Save Our Oceans

age 4+

Little bear encourages small tasks to save big oceans.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2016)
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MarcoPolo Arctic

age 4+

Learn science and vocabulary with sweet arctic animals.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2015)
Toca Nature Poster Image
APP

Toca Nature

age 4+

Create and interact with mesmerizing natural landscape.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Nook HD (2014)
Green Rank: Save Our Oceans Poster Image
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Green Rank: Save Our Oceans

age 4+

Little bear encourages small tasks to save big oceans.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2016)
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Cosmochoria

age 6+

Shoot light balls in intergalactic environmental mystery.

Platforms: Linux , Mac , Windows (2015)
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APP

Gro Garden

age 5+

Free play in virtual sustainable garden requires patience.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2014)
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GAME

Grow Home

age 6+

Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.

Platforms: Windows (2015)
LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: The Magic School Bus: Oceans Poster Image
GAME

LeapFrog Explorer Learning Game: The Magic School Bus: Oceans

age 6+

This deep sea dive is teeming with fish and education.

Platforms: LeapFrog games (2012)
The Magic School Bus: Oceans Poster Image
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The Magic School Bus: Oceans

age 7+

Hooks kids with fun games and loads them with knowledge.

Platforms: Nintendo DS (2011)
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Mr. Nussbaum! Learning + Fun

age 7+

Engaging teacher-created edu site helps kids learn.

URL: https://www.mrnussbaum.com/ (2012)
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Nature Maestro Rainforest Day

age 7+

Create and learn via facts and authentic rainforest sounds.

Devices: iPad (2015)
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Cyberchase

age 8+

Site based on PBS show is online learning at its best.

URL: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase (2011)
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GAME

Ekoloko

age 8+

Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.

Platforms: Windows (2013)
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Geo Walk - World Factbook 3D

age 8+

Brilliantly designed app about Earth's people, places, more.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad (2011)
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GAME

Lifeboat to Mars

age 8+

Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.

Platforms: Mac , Windows (2010)
Maggie's Earth Adventures Poster Image
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Maggie's Earth Adventures

age 8+

Save the planet with these terrific learning activities.

URL: http://www.missmaggie.org/ (2013)
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National Geographic Kids

age 8+

Lots of educational content, but stuffed with ads, promos.

URL: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com (2007)
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WEBSITE

Sea and Sky

age 8+

Kids of all ages can indulge their sea and space curiosity.

URL: http://www.seasky.org/ (2012)
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Summer in Mara

age 8+

Beautiful eco-friendly adventure best played at slow pace.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch , PlayStation 4 , Windows (2020)