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16 Great Games Like Dragon Box

These are hand-picked games similar to Dragon Box. Our experts have spent time searching for great games like Dragon Box. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we identify games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Dragon Box. These selections also include games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
 

DragonBox is an educational series of games that teaches young children maths, such as algebra using pattern matching with symbols. Unlike other educational games, the fun is in the doing in DragonBox, rather than incentivising learning with separate gaming moments.

Unfortunately, Dragon Box is not available on PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One or Xbox Series X|S. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 09/05/2012

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @DragonBox

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

Toca Life: World (Series)

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 01/01/2019

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Action, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @TocaBoca

Players: This is a single player game

The Toca Boca, Toca Life, series of games comprise what are essentially toys in electronic form. They build on the Sago Mini games for 6-10-year-old children. Recreating interactive everyday settings like shopping, hospital,...

Puzzle Quest (Series)

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/03/2007, updated in 2019

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Puzzle and Role-Playing

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @i2Games

Players: This is a single player game

Puzzle Quest 3 is the latest in a series of games that combine role-playing with tile-matching puzzles. Set in a fantasy world, you move around the map, encountering monsters and other enemies. When you go the battle are played out as tile puzzles where...

Sniks

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 05/08/2020

Platforms: Android, Mac and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 19

Developer: @ShellyAlon

Players: This is a single player game

Sniks is a puzzle game about guiding colourful worms to matching coloured fruit and food. Each level is a self contained arena with a number of snakes. Each snake can only consume fruit of a matching colour and they can't pass each other. It poses some...

Teach Your Monster To Read

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 10/03/2014, updated in 2020

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @MonstersCanRead

Players: This is a single player game

Teach Your Monster to Read is a game about phonics, letters and reading. Children create a monster for a journey through three games. The combination of colourful well-animated characters and proper reading learning is both fun and powerful.

Heaven’s Vault

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 16/04/2019

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC and PlayStation 4

Genres: Adventure, Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 20

Developer: @InkleStudios

Players: This is a single player game

In Heaven’s Vault you play an archaeologist translating an ancient alien language whose decrypting weaves through an unfolding drama. While doing real linguistic work you interact with companions and locals. Your choices can open or close vast swathes...

Twelve a Dozen

Rating: Not rated by PEGI

Release Date: 05/10/2016

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @BossaStudios

Players: This is a single player game

Twelve a Dozen (originally called just, Twelve) is a running and jumping game where you solve mathematical based logic problems to help Dot save her family. While many games use learning as a gate to the reward of some fun, Twelve integrates the maths...

80 Days

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 31/07/2014, updated in 2019

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS

Genres: Adventure and Turn-Based

Accessibilty Features: 11

Developer: @InkleStudios

Players: This is a single player game

80 Days is a travel and culture discovery game set in 1872, where decisions about your journey around the world impact the course of the story and characters.

Sizzle And Stew

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 22/02/2020

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Action, Puzzle and Simulation

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @Cowlyowl

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

Sizzle & Stew is a cooking game where you don’t have to follow the rules. It’s a lot of fun and works well in the two-player split-screen mode. Experiment as you explore all the kitchen gadgets to make a meal, or just see what happens when you put a...

The Pedestrian

Rating: Not rated by PEGI

Release Date: 29/01/2020

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 17

Developer: @SkookumArts

Players: This is a single player game

The Pedestrian is a puzzle game where you control a stick man navigating a series of road signs around a virtual city. It sounds a little odd and quite simple, but by layering its interconnected sign-based puzzles it creates an experience that is both...

Murder by Numbers

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 05/03/2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch and PC

Genres: Narrative and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @Mediatonic

Players: This is a single player game

Murder by Numbers is a detective game where you find clues by solving math-square nonogram-style logic puzzles. A little like Phoenix Wright games where you have a murder to solve, but here you have to use...

Grindstone

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 19/09/2019

Platforms: Nintendo Switch and iOS Apple Arcade

Genres: Action, Fighting and Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 19

Developer: @CapyGames

Players: This is a single player game

Grindstone is a colour matching puzzle game, where you plot the right path through each grid-level to attack enemies and gain treasure. The aim it to join together as many similar coloured monsters as possible in once go.

Universal Paperclips

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 09/10/2017

Platforms: Android, Web Browser and iOS

Genres: Adventure, Simulation and Strategy

Accessibilty Features: 16

Developer: @flantz

Players: This is a single player game

Universal Paperclips is an adventure game about making paperclips. It sounds simple, but behind the incremental process of clicking a button to create these paperclips is a story about how the desire to make paperclips (or anything) if fully realised...

Vignettes

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 06/03/2019

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 3

Developer: @SkeletonBiz

Players: This is a single player game

Explore shapes that change into different objects as you spin them around with your fingers. What starts as a novelty evolves into a collecting challenge where interacting with one item leads to another. Rescue a stray cat, awaken an ancient...

39 Days to Mars

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 29/10/2019

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @philipbuchanan

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room

39 Days to Mars is a game where players cooperate to build and fix a nineteenth-century steam-powered spaceship en route to Mars. With another player, you play one of two full voice-acted characters and solve puzzles by interacting with switches, levers...

Heads Up!

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 16/10/2013

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Puzzle and Turn-Based

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @Impending

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Heads Up! is a word-guessing game where one person holds the tablet or smartphone on their forehead and guesses the word it displays from clues given by the other players. The others confirm if they got it right or wrong and they flip the smartphone up...

Tick Tock: A Tale For Two

Rating: PEGI 3+

Release Date: 07/03/2019

Platforms: Android, Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC and iOS

Genres: Puzzle

Accessibilty Features: 0

Developer: @OtherTales

Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 2 players online

Played simultaneously with a friend, this is a narrative-driven puzzle game where you must escape an eerie world created by a clockmaker. It's unusual because each player's game is slightly different and must be combined to solve the puzzles. Through...

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Nurture Child-Like Imagination in 3-6 Year-Olds

These games are for children under seven years old, who will, with some help, discover activities they want to try that will expand their imaginations while establishing the role of your guidance and engagement as part of the gaming world as they grow up. The more open imagination of young children lends itself to games that offer an open world. Rather than forcing the player in a particular direction open world games let players explore wherever they want. The games here offer unusual and age-appropriate experiences that are often educational but keep the emphasis on the sheer joy of interactive play rather than hard learning.
 

Educational Games That Are Also Good Games

These games have an educational element to them, but also offer experiences that are good games in their own right. This isn't busywork to trick you into learning, but clever and innovative ways to encounter history, physics, engineering, maths, geography and language subjects without feeling like you are in school. They also teach softer, deeper skills like long term strategy, planning, balancing systems, emotional intelligence, compassion, team-work and self-care.

Some of these games are aimed at younger players to play on their own, but others (as indicated by their PEGI ratings) are better for teenagers or played together in a family. Find some games that pique your interest, read through the details and decide how your child might benefit from playing them.
 
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Qomp

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Gris

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PEGI Rating 7+ for Gris
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Eco

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PEGI Rating 7+ for Eco


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