When it comes to games for younger children and toddlers, the Switch is where it’s at. Featuring laid-back games for young children that are neither violent nor feature explicit content, this list of Switch games for kids includes fun games for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds up to preteens. What are the best games for kids on the Nintendo Switch?
Mario and gang are always an all-ages blast, and games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Party, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are some of the biggest, best, and most popular games on the Switch. And then there are classics like Pokémon Sword and Shield, which is a great game for kids of all ages. How many have you played?
Vote up all the top Switch games for kids, that way other readers can see which titles are worth trying next.
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With more than 100 different tracks to race on, Race Arcade sports both single player and multiplayer modes, and even includes a fun editor mode that helps you create your own winding tracks and share them with your friends.
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Released in 2018, Cake Laboratory lets you build some of the highest cakes in the world. This ultra-fun stacking game is one the more casual side but provides hours of fun.
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