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Worm Game

Worm Game

24/10/2013

Worm Game This is a variation on the classic DS game Snake, on the Fresh For Kids site. You have to use arrow keys to control a worm wiggling around in the dirt looking for little morsels of red radish. The worm has to run over the radishes to eat them. There are also green radishes but they are only there for e few seconds at a time - hurry! If you run out of the end of the dirt hole the game ends and you can't run over and eat your own tail either. As your worm eats more radish...

PC Plum's Garden Game

PC Plum's Garden Game

29/06/2012

PC Plum's Garden Game This is a great game for younger children, which we found on the Cbeebies website. Children have to move PC Plum to water various plants. They have to spot the plant which is wilting and then use the arrow keys to move PC Plum to the right place so that he can water the plant before it dies or the sun disappears behind the cloud. It reinforces the importance of sunlight and water for plant growth, while helping kid...

Growing Plants Online Game

Growing Plants Online Game

21/06/2012

Growing Plants Interactive Game This is a really simple game aimed at teaching children what a plant needs in order to grow. It's a BBC Schools Science game. It's quite tricky and only really suitable for the older age group - 5 plus - as you have to keep an eye on several factors, and pull levers on time to react. However it's a good game and requires a bit of trial and error to get it right. You can play the game here. ...

Bean's Vegetable Garden

Bean's Vegetable Garden

30/05/2012

Bean's Vegetable Garden This is a great matching game for the very youngest children.     It's a good one for little kids, because the three levels allow children to gradually increase their skill. In the first level, children just have to hover over the bushes to find the vegetables for dinner. In the second level they have to match up three pairs of vegetables, but are shown what is hiding in the bushes for a few seconds at the beginning so they only ...

Beat the Meanies

Beat the Meanies

17/05/2012

Beat the Meanies Beat the Meanies helps kids identify garden pests and includes lots of facts on helpful insects too. We found this fab game over at Garden Greenies, an Australian website full of fun ideas, games and projects to get kids interested in gardening. Use the mouse to control a spade to beat the meanies but be careful not to hit the greenies by mistake! You can play the game here....

Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime

Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime

26/04/2012

Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime We had fun trying out the new games on the CBeebies website which accompany their TV series Mr Bloom's Nursery. Children can choose from five games which help develop their mouse and keyboard skills while having fun with veg! The games help them recognise aubergines, butternut squash, runner beans, cabbages and fennel. Your kids won't learn how to grow their own veg but this just might get them interested. Have a go! ...

Spotted Pacman Ladybird game.

Spotted Pacman Ladybird game.

22/04/2009

Spotted Pacman A simple pacman inspired game featuring a ladybird as its hero. Created by the Woodland Trust, this game gets children to use arrow keys to move around as a ladybird, gobbling up aphids while avoiding the predators. Cute twist on pacman. Play it here....

Grow Your Own Potatoes Quiz Game

Grow Your Own Potatoes Quiz Game

19/04/2009

Grow Your Own Potatoes Quiz Game This click and choose game gets children to grow a virtual potato plant by answering questions about potatoes correctly. The game asks children what a potato plant needs to grow, like soil and sun and water, and where the potatoes grow. Each time they get a question right the potato plant on the right grows a little. Although pictures as well as words are given for the answers, the questions are written in text, so ch...

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