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10 Best Console Games for Pre-school Kids: Easy Fun for the Little One

by Samir Nazic
10 Best Console Games for Pre-School Kids

Video game console is a great way to keep kids entertained, especially when stuck indoors. But we often talk about gaming as an activity for school-age kids and older, forgetting that the younger kids can enjoy it as well.

We’ve looked at the best PC games to play with kids before, but here are the ten best console games for pre-school kids.

Rayman Origins – Various Platforms

Rayman Origins screenshot

Rayman has been a platform game mainstay ever since the good old days of the original PlayStation. It is a game that is easy for little ones to get the basics of and challenging enough to continue through as they get older.

LittleBigPlanet 3 – PlayStation 4

LitteBigPlanet 3 landing page

LittleBigPlanet 3 is a great and unique game where the gamer makes their content up, creating worlds, and they can also create their levels, play them, and share with other users.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe screenshot

What more can we say about this game that hasn’t been said already everywhere online? Every child should enjoy the magic that Mario Kart is.

LEGO Worlds – Various Platforms

LEGO Worlds landing page

LEGO Worlds is a fantastic take on gaming where kids can make anything using LEGO bricks. They can make dragons, motorbikes, other innovative creations and interact with other creatures in these worlds.  The only limit is your imagination.

Minecraft – Various Platforms

Minecraft landing page layout

When talking of games that involve building, we couldn’t do it without mentioning Minecraft, which has often been described as open-world LEGO in a video game. You can make almost anything, battle creations, explore your designs, and share them with others worldwide.

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury – Nintendo Switch

Super Mario 3D World and Bowser's Fury screenshot

Mario has always been a favorite, and Super Mario 3D World is one of the latest long-running series. The “Little Italian” plumber has been around for forty years and, at this rate, shows no sign of going away yet. Even so, now kids can enjoy clashing with rampant Bowser in the Bowser’s Fury adventure.

Overcooked – Various Platforms

Overcooked screenshot

Overcooked is a manic, busy multiplayer sensation that will have you and the other player dashing around making food. It’s simple and fun but gets increasingly difficult as the game goes on.

Kinect Sports Rivals – Xbox One

Kinect Sports Rivals screenshot

If you have an Xbox One Kinect, then Sports Rivals is a great way to have a lot of fun, getting the whole family involved. It is a novel way of playing using your body as opposed to the controller, and for this reason, it is perfect for the younger gamer who may experience struggles getting to grips with the controllers.

Just Dance 2020 – Various Platforms

Just Dance 2020 landing page

If you are a fan of active games, then the Just Dance series is perfect for you. It is a fun game that you can play at various difficulty levels. Moreover, it is ideal for younger and older kids to play together.

Paw Patrol: On a Roll – Various Platforms

Paw Patrol On a Roll screenshot

If you have a kid under five years old, you will know what Paw Patrol is. Moreover, the reason for this one’s popularity pretty much needs no further explanation. Explore the Paw Patrol world, do exciting missions and collect hidden Pup Treats.

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