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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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The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adve... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1997 The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra is a computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders series where the ClueFinders save the Numerian rainforest and Dr. Horace ...more

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Treasure Cove! + Treasure Moun... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Treasure Cove! + Treasure Mountain!

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LittleBigPlanet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
2008 LittleBigPlanet, commonly abbreviated LBP, is a puzzle-platformer video game, based on user-generated content, for the PlayStation 3 first announced on 7 March 2007, by Phil Harrison at the 2007 ...more

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Gizmos & Gadgets! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1993 Super Solvers: Gizmos & Gadgets is an educational science computer game designed by The Learning Company. It is intended to teach children between the ages of 7 and 12 introductory ...more

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Zoombinis Island Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Zoombinis Island Odyssey Zoombinis Island Odyssey is an educational puzzle computer game developed and published by The Learning Company in 2002. It was published for the Mac OS X by Feral Interactive the following

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Mario's Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1993 Mario's Time Machine is an educational video game originally released for MS-DOS and then for the Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo Entertainment System consoles. The Software ...more

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Mario Is Missing! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time

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The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1995 The Lost Mind of Dr. Brain is the third installment of the educational Dr. Brain series, created and published by Sierra Entertainment. As in the first two games, Lost Mind features science ...more

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Math Blaster Plus! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Math Blaster Plus!

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The ClueFinders Math Adventure... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1999 The ClueFinders Math Adventures Ages 9–12: Mystery in the Himalayas is a computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders Series, where the ClueFinders try to recover stolen treasures in a ...more

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Mario's Early Years: Preschool... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time

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Big Brain Academy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
2005 Big Brain Academy, known in Japan as Yawaraka Atama Juku, is a puzzle video game published and developed by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. It was first released in ...more

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The Magic School Bus Explores ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
The Magic School Bus Explores the Rainforest

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The ClueFinders Search and Sol... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
2000 The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures is an educational computer game in The Learning Company's ClueFinders series that focuses on critical thinking skills. In the game, the ClueFinders ...more

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Magic School Bus Volcano Adven... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Magic School Bus Volcano Adventure

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The Island of Dr. Brain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
1992 The Island of Dr. Brain is the second game in the Dr. Brain series by Sierra Online. It was released in 1992 and was only available to play in DOS.

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Brainstorm: The Game Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Brainstorm: The Game Show 2002

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Star Wars: Yoda's Challenge - ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Star Wars: Yoda's Challenge - Activity Center

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Disney's Math Quest with Aladd... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Disney's Math Quest with Aladdin 1998

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GeoSafari: Animals is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
GeoSafari: Animals

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JumpStart ABC's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
JumpStart ABC's

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Dinosaur Predators is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Dinosaur Predators

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Rizk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Rizk 2010

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Bioscopia: Where Science Conqu... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time
Bioscopia: Where Science Conquers Evil

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Mario's Early Years: Fun with ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Educational Games of All Time