** Single-Player Games **
Generally, single-player games are brain teasers. Our range covers a number of age groups, from preschoolers through to adults. Here are some that might pique your interest.
<< Smart Games - Bunny Peek a Boo (2 to 5 yrs) is a tactile 3D puzzle for young children, featuring four big, high-quality wooden blocks. The objective is to put the Bunny and blocks together in order to match one of the 60 challenges included.
Is the rabbit looking through the round hole or through the star-shaped one? Is it standing on top of the yellow, the red, or the blue block? The blocks can be combined in many different ways.
>> Ravensburger Junior Colorino Game (2+ yrs) is a simple game designed to help young children from 2 years of age, learn about the primary colours as they play. Essentially the child uses the large coloured tiles to 'colour-in' the picture card - the player selects and places appropriate coloured chips onto the transparent board which contains a picture card.
The game also encourages the development of coordination and stimulates children's creativity.
<< HABA My Very First Games - Animal upon Animal (2+ yrs, 1+ players) is a very basic stacking/construction game for toddlers and preschoolers. Players roll the die and stack the given animal on the matching tile and any other animals already stacked on that tile. The animal pieces are extra large, great for children’s hands and for open-play fun.
The game's rules include three different versions for your young children to try. There is also a version for older kids, 4+ yrs, for 2 to 4 players.
>> HABA My Very First Games - My First Orchard (2+ yrs, 1 to 4 players) can be used as both a cooperative game (with game boards with die) and also as a pretend-play set of solid wooden fruit and sturdy basket. The beautiful and handy wooden pieces are also great for free play and fostering better motor skills.
Rules are adjusted to suit players' age and the game material is specially designed for small children’s hands. It is a cooperative game designed to foster social skills, develop color recognition skills, and teach counting by ones.
<< Peaceable Kingdom Stack Your Chickens (3+ yrs) is another stacking game for little ones. Boost hand-eye coordination in this kids’ activity that can be made more challenging as players improve their fine motor skills.
It includes 22 chunky and brightly-painted wooden pieces and 40 different stacking challenges at easy, medium, and advanced levels. Follow the cards, or create your own animal tower. How many pieces can you stack before they tumble free?
>> Smart Games Trucky 3 (3 to 8 yrs) is a logic game that also doubles as a toy! Trucky 3 is a multi-level logic game. Great for developing logical thinking skills and visual/spatial perception in preschoolers.
The object of the game is to fill up one more truck with a specific set of puzzle pieces, as specified in the selected challenge. Like mini-tangram for little kids, the puzzle pieces are placed vertically instead of horizontally. None of the pieces should stick out higher than the border of the container. This makes it easy for a young child to know if a challenge is correctly solved.
After, little ones can play with the trucks, driving them around like a toy car. The trucks are small and light, they fit perfectly in children's hands.
<< Smart Games Little Red Riding Hood - logic game, 4 to 7 yrs
This preschool puzzle game is based on the popular fairy tale, Little Red Riding hood. Players select a challenge and place Little Red Riding Hood, house, and trees on the game board as shown on the challenge card. The object of the game is to use the puzzle pieces to make a path to Grandma’s house.
Once little ones are used to this method, they can play the game with the Wolf. Be beware, he might get there faster! Solve the challenges by making two paths to Grandma’s House, one for Little Red Riding Hood, and one for the Wolf.
Also included is a family-friendly picture book with a modern twist on the original story. Perfect for storytime after.
>> Mobi Kids Maths Game (4-8 yrs, 1 to 4 players) and
<<Mobi Maths Game (8+ yrs, 1 to 4 players) Both Möbi games are simple, quick and addictive number game that can go anywhere and be played in as little as five minutes!
The goal of both games is to use up all your number tiles by connecting them with mathematical equations in a crossword-style grid. The difference between the versions is that Mobi Maths Game includes multiplication and division maths tile.
>> ThinkFun Balance Beans game (5+ yrs) is a logic game and math game all in one. A fun way to introduce young learners to elementary algebra.
Set up the Red Beans according to the selected challenge card. Then carefully place the colorful Beans on the Seesaw to keep it from teetering. When you balance the Seesaw, you are actually balancing an equation!
As the challenges get harder, players will rely less on trial and error, and more on math and reasoning skills.
<< Fat Brain Crankity Brainteaser (6+ yrs) - the object is to build a puzzle solution between the red gear and the yellow wheel. When the gear teeth interlock, you'll be able to turn the wheel and send the whole contraption spinning.
Start by choosing a puzzle of your choice (there are four levels of difficulty so the whole family can play). Then slide the card under the clear grid, then place the red gear and yellow wheel as indicated. Each puzzle will show you an array of colour and sizes of gears, and how many of each you'll need (printed along the bottom of the card). Pull those out, and you MUST use all of them.
Once you think you have solved the puzzle, give the yellow wheel a turn and see if your contraption spins. If the red gear spins along with all of the gears you must use, you have just engineered a solution to the puzzle.
>> The aim of Smart Games Monsters Hide and Seek (6+ yrs) is to place four puzzle pieces on the game board to hide all monsters, except the ones pictured in your challenge. The difficulty level ranges from easy to expert. Comes in a portable size, perfect for taking along on trips.
<< Smart Games Squirrels Go Nuts (6+ yrs)is a sliding puzzle game with 60 challenges, ranging from beginner to expert.
A challenge is solved when all squirrels have dropped their acorn into a hole. Comes with a transparent lid that allows for easy storage and is great for traveling.
>> Think Fun - Laser Maze Junior Logic Game (6+ yrs) and
<< ThinkFun Laser Maze Logic Game (8+ yrs) are logic games using lasers. The games require players to use mirrors, beam-splitters, a little science, and brainpower to direct the laser through a series of mind-challenging mazes and light up the target.
The difference between the two versions is that the Junior version has a border to help younger children see where on the border the laser has hit.
>> ThinkFun Gravity Maze (8+ yrs) is a gravity-powered logic maze, sure to put your visual perception and reasoning skills to the test.
The colorful, translucent towers can be arranged in a plethora of visually stimulating structures. However, for each challenge, the player has to think carefully to build a path that will successfully carry the marble to its target.
With 60 challenges to test your skills, this fun maze game is definitely a marble run for brainiacs.
<< ThinkFun Circuit Maze (8+ yrs) - the goal is to arrange the tokens to create a real circuit that lights up the different colored beacons. These clever circuit-building puzzles provide a boost of brainpower and a wonderful introduction to electrical engineering.
>> ThinkFun Cat Crimes and Dog Crimes (8+ yrs) are who did it games.
Who's to Blame... use deductive reasoning to identify which of the six furry fiends was responsible for each of the 40 crimes.
<< ThinkFun Code Master (8+ yrs) teach kids principles behind programming. It also teaches planning, sequential reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
In Code Master, players travel to an exotic world in search of power Crystals, using programming logic to navigate the Map.
>> Thinkfun // Code series of games for 8+ years is designed to help kids build the mental skills needed to fully grasp the concept of coding.
All of the games are screen-free for a unique, unplugged play experience. Also, each game contains 40 challenges. In the first series, 'On The Brink', each challenge contains a map of colored squares and each color has pre-programed moves for your Robot to perform. Players use your problem-solving skills to determine the moves that will successfully get your Robot from start to finish.
<< ThinkFun Colour Cube Sudoku - logic game, 8+ yrs
A logic game that appeals to Sudoku fans. Instead of numbers, you have colours! Flip and rearrange all 9 Color Cubes on the 3 x 3 tray until each color appears once in every row and column.
>> Puzzlesum (8+ yrs, 1 to 4 players) is Maths crossword game where children take Number tiles and Equaliser tiles and build mathematical equations on the colourful play board. The object of Puzzlesum is to score points by making simple maths equations on the playing board.
With every equation created, children practice and reinforce the mathematical facts and operations to score points. For each correct equation, players are given the score and once the game is over, points are added.
<< ThinkFun Hacker (10+ yrs) - play the role of a coder, hacker, and security engineer in 40 beginner to expert challenges. Program your agents to collect data chips while avoiding viruses and alarms. As you discover how a hacker can damage your programs, learn how to secure them from future attacks!
Each of the 40 challenges includes three phases of play for a total of 120 coding puzzles.
This game is one of the 2019 Mensa Mind Games finalists.
>> For those that like their games in 3D, there is Smart Games Cube Duel (10+ yrs, 1 to 2 players).
In two-player mode, the player who has the most squares in their colour on the top sides of the cube, wins the game. When not challenging other players, train your 3D building skills with the 80 challenges included.
<< Smart Games Zig Zag Puzzler (12+ yrs) is also a 3D puzzle game with 2 playing modes. Build a pyramid on the blue side of the gameboard or, a zigzag on the white side.
Contains 80 challenges (40 challenges per side) and comes in a compact case, great for traveling.
Helps develop planning, problem-solving, and spatial insight skills.
** For our full range of logic brain teaser games, check out our Brain Teaser and Single Player page. For other logic games, also check out Smart Games and ThinkFun games. **
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