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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: New Year's Celebration Game Poster Image
age 4+
Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Dora's Big Birthday Adventure Game Poster Image
age 4+
Variety and fun in perfect preschool adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2
(2010)
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A Sailor's Life for Me Game Poster Image
age 7+
Informative history title is more text than game.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
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Funky Barn 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Silly farm sim with wacky machines and uncommon controls.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Horses 3D Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun sim game lets girls care for and train their own horse.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Disney Planes Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Not a nosedive, but this game still stalls over mediocrity.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
(2013)
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Kerbal Space Program Game Poster Image
age 8+
Rocket-building sim helps determined kids reach the stars.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Let's Ride: Best in Breed 3D Game Poster Image
age 8+
Simple horse sim good for younger fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends Game Poster Image
age 8+
Gardening sim is cute but doesn't dig deep enough.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Disney Art Academy Game Poster Image
age 8+
Art software teaches how to draw favorite Disney characters.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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Order Up!! Game Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, accessible cooking sim teaches international dishes.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3
(2012)
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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Game Poster Image
age 9+
Cute, open-ended farming series adds more customization.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Build-a-lot Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Accessible building sim both challenging and fun.
Platforms: Windows
(2008)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey Game Poster Image
age 10+
History adventure challenges kids to make difficult choices.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Algodoo Game Poster Image
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age 10+
2-D physics sandbox fosters awesome inventions.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2009)
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Fantasy Life Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun life simulator lets kids experiment with careers.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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ScreamRide Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Roller coaster sim has thrills; controls full of bumps.
Platforms: Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Story of Seasons Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Farming simulation game inspires creativity, reduces tedium.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Game Poster Image
age 10+
World sim expansion helps foster kids' love of history.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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