Games and Description of Free Brain Games:
Sharp Brains: An award winning top 50 collection. This site is more intellectual in nature, it’s better for adult-child discussion or for use with older kids and adults.
Puzzles: They say they are the best resource for puzzling on the internet. Can be played online or downloaded in a paper version. Can choose by difficulty level and type, such as interactive. This is great site brought to you by Think Fun the company who produces the Rush Hour logic game.
Brain Food: Made to be read, lateral thinking puzzles. Choose between “realistic” and “tricky”.
Mensa for Kids: The high IQ society has put together a fun site of puzzles and games designed just for kids.
Creativity Games: With a focus on creative thinking.
Math Playground: Great logic games, word problems, and can generate worksheets
Cool Math: They say they are the world’s most popular educational game site.
Fun Brain: They say they are the internet’s #1 educational site. Offers reading and math games.
NASA Kids Club: Choose skill level. Space and memory games. Good graphics.
PBS Games:By educational topic. Good Graphics.
Cyberchase Games Central: Lots and lots of games. Can be sorted by most popular but not subject.
Online Thinking Games: Brain teasers, puzzles and more. Many choices. However, an ad pops up which says “play” and if you click that before the actual game loads, then you’ll find yourself in the middle of an advertisement.
BrainBashers: Tons of brain games. Many Japanese puzzles too.
Brainteasers and Puzzles: from the United Kingdom.
Grin Riddles: Choose from riddles for kids, hard riddles, funny riddles, and more.
Brain Boosters: We like how these puzzles are categorized by logic, lateral thinking, reasoning, spatial, numbers, etc. These, however, are not games but Q an A puzzles.
Kids Psych Games:Put together by mental health professionals. Requires Shockwave (you can turn the sound off if you find it obnoxious) Ages 1-5 or Ages 6-9.
*Controlling the sites your kids go to for games is important. Some game sites appear “fun” and “cute” but will actually load malware onto your computer. These free brain games have been kid tested and teacher approved, although we cannot be responsible for external links off these sites.