Play with the whole family: All the best online games for kids
Hopefully, the school year is officially over and you no longer have to worry about Zoom meetings for your kids (or homeschooling them yourself). While we’re unsure of what camps would like for the summer, social distancing should be maintained to the best of your ability. While many parents hate to admit parking their kid in front of a TV or something, it probably will happen at some point with these long summer days ahead.
A lot of kids, however, are interested more in online games though. So if you’re looking for online games for kids, then good news. We have plenty of recommendations to give you about the best online games for kids out there.
Untitled Goose Game
It’s a lovely day in the neighborhood, and you are a horrible goose. Untitled Goose Game allows your children to unleash their more impulsive inclinations in an environment that’s not destroying your living room. Instead, they are a goose whose job it is to torment the villagers of a small town.
Kids love it. Adults love it. Just make sure you let the kids know that what happens in Untitled Goose Game, stays in Untitled Goose Game. It’s a bit like Vegas in that sense.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the undisputed game champion of this quarantine. Since its release shortly after various stay at home orders went into effect, people have been working hard to get those bells, sell those turnips, and make their own little virtual homes. Better yet, your friends can visit you to hang out.
If your kid is missing their friends and they all have Animal Crossing, then now is a good time for them to hang out virtually. If people can have Animal Crossing do graduations or meet Elijah Wood, then let them have some fun together and show off their little towns.
Everyone has probably heard of Undertale where there are three endings based on whether or not you kill things in a bid to get out of the underground world of monsters. Even though it’s four years old and a quasi-sequel game, Deltarune, has released some of its content, Undertale is still great to teach your kids the value of empathy and kindness (so long as they pick the Pacifist route for the “Good” ending).
More to the point, Undertale has great characters, charming locales, a killer soundtrack, and a message that will maybe sink in about kindness and determination when things look hard.
Want to feel like your kids are doing something a little bit educational during their screen time? Well we’ll suggest Scrabble Online or any of the Words with Friends games, these games definitely help with spelling and language comprehension. Plus it’s a great way to have some family or friend bonding time while being in separate rooms or houses.
And whenever a word gets challenged, it gives a certain death match sort of vibe to the Scrabble board. That’s always a fun time.