Are you a kid? Do you want to help others? Good. Then it’s time for a game…
You read that right! Playing is something that you do for fun, and it can also be a great opportunity for you to learn about giving.
Think about it. Just like some games teach you math skills or help you get better at reading, why not play games that make sharing fun?
Here’s a list of games for kids like you, who know it’s important to help others and make your community a better place. These games are exciting for kids of all ages and there are a bunch to choose from. But the best part about them is that you’ll have loads of fun both playing and helping. If you’re looking for ways to give back, playing is a great place to start.
For Board Game Lovers
If you and your family love game night, these are some of our all-time favorites. Especially if you want to practice your generosity and get in the habit of sharing.
Do Good and Feel Good
Doing the right thing is rewarding. That’s what you experience with Spread Kindness, the family fun game where being unkind has consequences and being kind helps you win. You’ll love to make the right choices with this lovely game that’s always a good time.
In Race to the Treasure, you and your team build a path to beat the ogre to the treasure. But, in order to do this, you have to come up with a strategy and cooperate with each other. There’s plenty of treasure to go around and if you work together, you all win!
Baby Dinosaur Rescue
There’s been a volcano eruption, and it’s up to you and your friends to save the baby dinosaurs. Can you achieve it? Only if you collaborate with each other. And, in the process, you’ll learn that it’s fun to do good for people (or dinosaurs) in need.
Solve the Mystery
Everyone loves a good mystery. But solving it is even better when you get to do it with your family and friends. That’s why we like The Secret Door, the game where you’ve got to discuss ideas and share strategies to solve the mystery. By talking to each other and providing important information, you can achieve anything!
If you love playing video games, why not use them to do good? Here are a few of our favorite computer games for woke kids like you.
If you love Minecraft and want to learn about eco-friendly building, check out Sustainable Shaun. Fans of Shaun the Sheep will have a great time creating communities for animals in different European cities, while upcycling materials from junkyards. We like this game because it lets you be creative while you build to help others.
End World Hunger
Learning new concepts just got easier and rewarding, with Free Rice. Created by the UN, this trivia game helps you learn about pop culture, current events, history, sustainability, science, and languages. Every time you answer a question correctly, you help raise donations and food people in need.
Support Female Empowerment
Want to raise awareness and donations to empower girls and women? Try Half the Sky Movement, the game where you navigate real-world challenges that females face around the world. Best of all, there’s also a PBS documentary series that you and your family might enjoy watching together.
Cards Against Calamity is an online video game for future politicians who want to make a difference. In this role-playing game, you’re the mayor of your city and you have a lot of issues to tackle. Can you do what’s best for your people and your town? Only if you make the right decisions! But, by thinking of what is best for the majority, you can create positive change in your community.
It’s Game On!
Ready to play? We thought you’d be! With all these fun games, you can practice your collaboration skills and have fun. So when you go out into the real world, you’ve got the skills and the habit of doing good.
In exchange for these great recommendations, we just ask you one thing: Don’t keep the games to yourself. Share them with your friends, spread the word, and play them often! Why? Because the more kids like you grow up learning to do good and share, the better our world will be.