Video Games For Children Of Different Ages

You can search for video games on the database on the basis of their content and skill level: This page highlights games based on skill and ability rather than content. You can then consider the content rating to ensure it is appropriate for your child. You can browse age-ranges of game: Preschoolers 2-4, Little Kids 5-7, Big Kids 8-9, Tweens 10-12, Younger Teens 13-15, Older Teens 16+. What follows are the suggested games on the basis of skill level for each age of child:

Video Games For 2 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 2-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 3 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 3-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 4 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 4-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 5 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 5-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 6 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 6-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 7 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 7-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 8 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 8-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 9 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 9-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 10 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 10-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 11 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 11-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 12 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 12-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 13 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 13-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 14 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 14-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 15 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 15-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


Video Games For 16 Year Olds

These are the games that the families we’ve worked with have found to be good for 16-year-olds. You can use the search to filter the list for the video game system you have, the content ratings and other criteria like cost and number of players.


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