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#113488 - 03/13/04 11:38 AM Free games suitable for 6 - 12 year olds
colpet Offline
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My friend is doing some research on free games that can be accessed via the internet. I directed her to our Free Games Galore section, but there are a lot of games to check through. Does anyone have any suggestions for a free game that would be appropriate for this age group?

#113489 - 03/13/04 01:07 PM Re: Free games suitable for 6 - 12 year olds
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Hi Jo,

she could try downloading the FairyTale demo, that would be fun for them smile

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#113490 - 03/13/04 04:47 PM Re: Free games suitable for 6 - 12 year olds
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If you can find them, I highly reccomend Muppets Inside and The Manhole CD-ROM Masterpiece edition smile .
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#113491 - 03/13/04 05:21 PM Re: Free games suitable for 6 - 12 year olds
Salar of Myst Offline
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Oh yes! Manhole Masterpiece is great for young'uns! Hard to find though.

Really good adventure-ish (purchasable) titles for that age group include Cluefinders, Humongous Entertainment games (Freddy Fish, Putt-Putt, Spyfox etc), and Dr Brain games.

& David Macaulay's "The New Way Things Work" & "Pinball Science" are especially worthy of note. They are funny and you can't get very far without learning quite a bit :D

There are many free (& educational) fun sites for kids online ~

But free adventure games for children are harder to find. I googled and found these possibilities

Hope something on here is helpful!
Susan :wave:


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