I really enjoyed putting together this list of free websites for kids. First, because I was able to discover new sites and share them with my daughters.
Second, I had the “excuse” to play these online games while working on this list for you. As a busy Type-A mom, I rarely give myself the opportunity to play since there are always things to do. In this case, this post allowed me to do both at the same time.
Quick notes before accessing these online games
For this post, I reviewed many websites and only considered those websites that I would feel comfortable sharing with my own kids.
While evaluating a website, if I noticed too much violence and/or sexual messages or images, I simply moved on to another website.
However, keep in mind that each family has different rules.
Therefore, double-check the website to make sure it is appropriate for your child to play on, and as always, don’t forget to monitor your child while playing online.
Most of these free websites only require an updated version of Adobe Flash to start playing. The majority of these websites let you access their games instantly while some may require a quick registration process.
List of Free Websites for Kids
In this website, games are organized by grade level. My daughter loves playing on this site, especially cooking her own pizza. But there are a lot more games available such as the Math Bingo where your child can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
In addition to math, you can find games that focus on skills and strategies. Here, you can also find several typing games including a ghost one which is helpful and entertaining…but my little one gets scared of the ghosts.
This site brings back childhood memories because it has games based on classic characters such as Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Looney Tunes, The Flintstones, and Scooby-Doo.
You can find modern characters too, like Talking Tom, Taffy, Oddbods, and The Zhu Zhus.
Here you can find the Power Puff Girls, Teen Titans Go, Unikitty, Craig of the Creek, and Ben 10, among many other popular characters from the Cartoon Network.
There are different ways to start playing: select your favorite character, a featured game from the top section, a popular game from the middle section, or just check the list of all the games.
I’m glad I found this website because it has a wide variety of entertaining games for different ages. Their games include Foosball, Animals Crush, Alien Bridge, Burger Now, and Baby Cat Adventure (which quickly became one of my daughter’s favorite games from this site).
Find games by choosing between easy or hard games, puzzles, adventure, animals, sports, racing, and more.
For educational games, click on science, math and word games. They also have Match the Flag games which help kids with social studies. That’s not all, you can find popular characters such as PJ Masks, True, Daniel Tiger, and many others.
By the way I saw several games for you too, including Klondike Solitaire, Jumper Frog, hockey games, and Word Hunter.
These games are for little kids. Preschoolers can play with puzzles, coloring pages, memory, matching games, and more. Even though this site doesn’t have many games available, your child can still have a good time and master important skills.
This site has games for kids from Pre-K to first grade. You can search for games by grade or by categories such as language, science, and math.
Some of the games that I saw were sight words, US maps, short vowels, compound words, opposite adjectives, rhyme time, ABC words, and the human body.
In addition to educational games, they have fun games like the hungry frog, pop a balloon, and jumping monkey.
The only thing that I would change is the voice of the man who provides the instructions for the games. In my opinion, the voice is not scary but a bit too serious for a site dedicated to little kids.
Related article about little kids: List of Sight Words for Kindergarten
As the site’s name indicates it, this educational website focuses on math games for kids from Kindergarten to sixth grade.
These games can be sorted by grade or topic such as addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.
In addition to games, this site has lessons, quizzes, brainteasers, and a few more resources to help your child succeed.
Cool Math Games is a sister site of Cool Math 4 Kids. This website has all types of games based on strategy, skill, logic, and more.
There’s also a numbers section where you can find games related to math.
My kids love playing their games, especially the series of Papa’s businesses such as Papa’s Cupcakeria, Pizzeria, Pancakeria, and Bakeria. Papa’s games give kids an idea of how to manage their own business by preparing orders as requested, providing good customer service, and making money.
This is another website with games from characters that kids already love.
At this time, the site only has six games, but they are still fun for kids. It includes PJ Masks, Muppet Babies, and a Super Arcade with different characters. No registration required.
Disney LOL has several games that your child can play. Click games at the top and choose between, Disney Junior, Descendants, fashion, Frozen, and arcade games.
In this site, my daughter loves to play Tangled Double Trouble, Isle of the Lost Rush, and Frozen Rush. There are also quizzes and coloring pages available.
This website has many online games for kids to play. These games are intended for Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade.
In addition to typing, math, reading, and writing, they have coding games which are not common to find online! All their games are free; however, you have to register in order to play.
This site has games for preschoolers and younger kids where they can practice their ABCs, shapes, colors, numbers, and more.
It also includes popular characters that little kids like such as Little People, Imaginext, Power Wheels, and Laugh & Learn.
On this website, the games are pretty much categorized into action, sports, strategy, puzzle, learning, and games for girls. I find their games interesting and entertaining.
I really enjoyed playing cinema panic, natural selection, and street race, even though I kept getting out of the road and hitting the car against the buildings! At least, I did better on the Ice Cream Racing game 😊.
As other websites mentioned on this list, this site contains some ads too. The difference is that sometimes those ads were shown to me while playing the games. So, make sure to keep an eye on little kids because it can easily take them to a different page.
My oldest daughter grew up playing on this website and now my little one is a regular user too.
Everything is grouped by grade which makes it a lot easier to find games to play. Your child can always move to the next grade if those games fit him or her better.
This website doesn’t require registration.
This website help preschoolers and younger kids to develop important and necessary skills.
This is an online research panel for kids ages 6 to 12 years old with a section for kids to play games that you can access after registration.
Some of the games are for entertainment purposes such as soccer, dress up, and driving a wild taxi with the arrow keys.
There are also educational games such as memory and a math line where the kid needs to pair numbers to equal ten.
They also have the ghost typing game mentioned earlier which is helpful but be careful because your child (like mine) may get scared of the ghosts.
Kiloo has a variety of games for different ages. Here, you can find tap the frog, cut the rope, nail doctor, ninja action 2, flappy ball, and many other games.
If you are a mom with little kids, be cautious because several times, I saw some ads that may scare them. I suggest checking out the site before sharing it with your kids, just in case.
This is such an adorable and colorful website perfect for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
It has a variety of free, entertaining and educational games to choose from. There you can find games such as peek-a-bouncer, funny numbers, holey moley, cupcake catch, dino parade, among others!
This site is tailored to young kids and all the way to pre-teens. This is one of those sites where you can find all types of games.
You can check the latest games, top 100 games, top new games, or the top games by country.
It also has more than 35 categories to choose from including memory, cars, adventures, matching, space, pet, and educational games.
This site has a wide variety of games related to the school’s subjects.
You can find games focused on vocabulary, spelling, science, math, social studies, and geography. There are also different typing and brain games.
Within the brain games section, you can find popular games such as Pac-man, Tetris, tic tac toe and space invaders, in addition to mini-golf, eyesight challenge, jumping arrow, and more.
My youngest daughter is a Lego Friends fan, so she was super excited when she learned about their online game. Shortly after, both of us were having fun playing Heartlake Rush.
They also have The Avengers, Harry Potter, Batman, Star Wars, Jurassic World, and among others.
Another educational site to help kids with their math skills. It has games focused on first to sixth graders
Despite their name, this site also has spelling games and animal adventures like Run Panda Run, Fox Adventurer, and Duck Life.
From their site, you can also access Puzzle Playground which has puzzles and other games too.
Since the Fisher-Price website is oriented for infants to preschoolers, these Mattel games offer games for bigger kids who prefer Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High, Bob the Builder, and Ever After High, among others
Finding these games is a little bit tricky but it’s still easy to do. When you get to the site, click where it says “more” in the top right. Then, choose your child’s favorite character.
Who doesn’t need a little help to boost those important memory skills? This website is full for memory games for kids (and adults, including games for seniors too!).
They have the typical memory games, Simon games, and other types of memory games. The games for kids include characters that kids like such as Snoopy, Thomas and Friends, Smurfs, Finding Nemo, Barbie, Frozen, and more.
The Simon games section contains the regular Simon game and other types like mushrooms, iPhone keyboard, emoji, and haunted house.
This website has a lot of free games that pretty much fall into three categories: quizzes, funny fill-ins, and action and adventure.
I liked their games so much that I kept playing Bug Bash instead of working on this post 😉.
Just keep in mind that these games may be too difficult for little kids. This site doesn’t require registration to play either.
This is a popular website among kids especially those who are familiar with PBS kids’ characters like Wild Kratts, Pinkalicious, Cat in the Hat, Nature Cat, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, SciGirls, and many more.
There are all types of games based on the character and tv shows and you don’t need to register to play. However, if you do, you can play exclusive games and access member only parts of the site. They have tons of games plus they add new games often.
It has a combination of regular games with popular kid characters such as Doc McStuffins, Power Puff Girls, Lightning McQueen, Hello Kitty, Rapunzel, Zootopia, My Little Pony, Elena of Avalor, Lego, Littlest Pet Shop, Toy Story, and the list goes on and on.
This is another website with a wide variety of games including Disney, Marvel, Transformers, puzzles, cooking, car, and pet games.
This website has more than puzzles. They have many other fun games under the categories of skill, action, strategy, and classic.
It also contains ads that are normally played before starting a game. Even though the ads I saw were kid-friendly, it did take me to the ads’ website, which in this case was Lego games.
It has plenty of games for kids to play. Their games are targeted for kids ages 3 to 7 and include popular characters such as Clifford, Word Girl, and The Magic School Bus.
Here you can find matching games, mazes, I spy, sketch pads, design studio, scramble games, and many more!
Great for kids from kindergarten up to fifth grade. Select a topic or a grade to see the variety of games that you can choose from.
It has more than 15 math topics available. In addition to multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction, these topics include time, fraction, place value, and algebra.
It’s a website full of educational games for kids. In this case, you can search by type of game (newest, highest rated, most popular, alphabetical), by subject (math, language arts, science, and more) or by grade (preschool to fifth grade).
Unlike other sites, it includes assessment tools and reports that are completely free of charge. There are also games labeled as “multiplayer” which allow your child to play with other kids using the site.
Also, there is a five-star system where kids can see how many stars each game has received and the number of reviewers.
Just so you know, this website contains a few ads even though I didn’t see anything inappropriate while exploring their website. However, if you want to, you can eliminate those ads by becoming a paid member for less than $5 per month. And, according to its website, you can cancel the subscription at any time.
This website is suitable for little kids. Especially those who are fans of Floogals, Nina’s World, and Ruff-Ruff Tweet and Dave.
In this cute website, kids can find objects with Nina, pass the chipper challenge with Ranger Rob, Feed the Floogals, be an Animal Detective with Dot, and more.
Plus, it doesn’t require you to register.
UpToTen has a section for kids up to 6 years and another section for kids age 6 to 10.
The little ones can find puzzles, coloring pages, dress up games, hide and seek, shapes, and spot the difference.
Bigger kids can find games under four sections: puzzles, races, mixed bag, and coordination games.
Final thoughts on these free websites for kids
Now, you have many free websites for your kids to play and learn! I hope your child enjoys these games as much as my daughters do. Don’t forget to download the free pdf.
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