Green 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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Learn science and vocabulary with sweet arctic animals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
Engaging app lets kids experiment, explore with TV faves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Create and interact with mesmerizing natural landscape.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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Free play in virtual sustainable garden requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Cosmochoria Game Poster Image
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Shoot light balls in intergalactic environmental mystery.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2015)
Grow Home Game Poster Image
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Charming outing with robots tending intergalactic plants.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
This deep sea dive is teeming with fish and education.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2012)
Hooks kids with fun games and loads them with knowledge.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
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Engaging teacher-created edu site helps kids learn.
URL: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/
(2012)
Create and learn via facts and authentic rainforest sounds.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
PBS KIDS GO! Website Poster Image
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Loads of super educational games and activities.
URL: http://www.pbskids.org/go
(2007)
Cyberchase Website Poster Image
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Site based on PBS show is online learning at its best.
URL: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase
(2011)
Ekoloko Game Poster Image
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Kids learn environmental consciousness in this MMOG.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
Brilliantly designed app about Earth's people, places, more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Lifeboat to Mars Game Poster Image
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Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
Maggie's Earth Adventures Website Poster Image
Save the planet with these terrific learning activities.
URL: http://www.missmaggie.org/
(2013)
National Geographic Kids Website Poster Image
Lots of educational content, but stuffed with ads, promos.
URL: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com
(2007)
Sea and Sky Website Poster Image
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Kids of all ages can indulge their sea and space curiosity.
URL: http://www.seasky.org/
(2012)
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea Game Poster Image
Fun game with strong heroine delivers an eco message.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
Amazing Reef Moviemaker Website Poster Image
Cast and create fun films starring coral reef creatures.
URL: http://www.sheddaquarium.org/sea/interactive_module.cfm?id=20
(2006)
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Beautiful, imaginative adventure is a treat for eyes, ears.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
Discover Science Website Poster Image
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Site brings the science museum experience into kids' homes.
URL: http://www.calacademy.org/science/
(2013)
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Share nature photos and help research, but watch privacy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Project Noah Website Poster Image
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Online community encourages citizen science; watch privacy.
URL: http://www.projectnoah.org/
(2013)
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Farming simulation game inspires creativity, reduces tedium.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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This exceptional evolution sim is a masterpiece.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2008)
Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
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Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
Whyville Website Poster Image
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Social site with good edu value needs supervision.
URL: http://www.whyville.com/
(2007)