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The Best Educational Games of All Time

Updated January 23, 2020 1.8k votes 232 voters 58.3k views100 items

This is a list of the best educational games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated educational games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest educational games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these educational games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging educational games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new educational games.

This list includes LittleBigPlanet, Jeopardy! and more games.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best educational games?" and "What is the greatest educational game game of all time?"
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    26

    Treasure Cove! + Treasure Mountain!

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    41
    10

    Math Blaster Plus!

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    48
    22

    Zoombinis Island Odyssey

    Zoombinis Island Odyssey is an educational puzzle computer game developed and published by The...  more
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    Mario's Time Machine is an educational video game originally released for MS-DOS and then for...  more
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    The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain is the third installment of the educational Dr. Brain series,...  more
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    30
    9

    Magic School Bus Volcano Adventure

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    Big Brain Academy, known in Japan as Yawaraka Atama Juku, is a puzzle video game published and...  more
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    20
    11

    Brainstorm: The Game Show

    2002
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    DinoPark Tycoon is an educational business simulation computer game released by MECC in 1993....  more
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    16
    9

    Star Wars: Yoda's Challenge - Activity Center

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    15
    7

    Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin

    1998
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    12
    4

    GeoSafari: Animals

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    12
    4

    Dinosaur Predators

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    16
    10

    JumpStart Escape from Adventure Island

    2009
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    12
    5

    JumpStart ABC's

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    14
    8

    Word Slinger

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    The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra is a computer game in The Learning...  more
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    12
    6

    Headline Harry and The Great Paper Race

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    Evolution: The Game of Intelligent Life, also known as Genetic Evolution: The Race for...  more
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    8
    2

    Eli's Ladder

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    Color a Dinosaur is an electronic coloring book video game for the Nintendo Entertainment...  more
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    2

    Learn to Play Chess with Fritz and Chesster 2: Chess in the Black Castle