Games for a 4 year old.. she can't read yet.

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Dec 28, 2008
  1. Anakir
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    I have a cousin that's 4 years old. She's a girl.. obviously pointed that out in the title. I'm just wondering what kind of games are good for her. I know there are many topics that are similar to this one, and I apologize for creating another. But most of the games I looked over suggested by people involves reading. She can't read yet, but if there are any games that teachers her to read, that is highly welcomed as well.

    So far I have:

    Nintendogs
    Mario Kart
    Cooking Mama
    New Super Mario Bros.

    Mario Kart may involve a bit of reading, but all she needs to know is how to drive. Steer left, right, and use items. Not much harder than that.. she doesn't need to know about snaking. [​IMG]

    Cooking Mama involves a bit of reading as well, but she pretty much understands through pictures because of the directional arrows in some of the events, like the cutting of vegetables.

    Anyways, more about my cousin: she loves animals. So any of those GOOD virtual pet games would be perfect. Educational would be good too.. don't suggest Brain Age though. It's too hard for her. Thanks for all the help guys.
     


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    HmmmImagine?
     
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    IMO, a 4-year-old girl is better off playing with toys than with videogames, but that's just me. Still, you could try something like Hello Pocoyo. It's got many preschool-orientated games, such as colouring, playing with shapes and such.
     
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    Imagine, bratz, princess debut, super princess peach
     
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    Ah, I forgot to mention she LOVES disney.

    @Joey R. : It's true. I would restrain from giving my own children (if I had any [​IMG]) games when they're that young, but her mom already got her a DS for a while now.. its too late.

    Thanks for the feedback. Keep them coming. [​IMG]

    Edit: What're the "good" Imagine games? Kind of a hard question since many of us don't play it.. but might as well give it a shot.
     
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    Disney princess is a fun game then. Maybe Doki Doki majo Shinpan. And maybe Star Land Attack of The Clones. Or the Sequel. StarDudes Likes Eewoks
     
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    ok, wtf did you smoke?
    that's what you should suggest to the strangers feeding 4year old girls "candy", not to 4 year old girls.
    it's colorful but definitely not a game for little girls.
     
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    my 4 year old son loves all the mario games

    he also really loves final fantasy games and dragon quest

    he obviously can't follow the story, but loves the music, the characters and the fighting
     
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    Check out Star Dude Likes Eewoks, fun for the whole family. its not out yet. Release date from IGn: October 35th 1872. SO SOON I CAN T WAIT
     
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    There'a a Disney-oriented version of Meteos, which I found pretty fun. It's a kind of puzzle game, maybe she can get the hang of it.
     
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    Are you even reading my posts? how about pokeingman
     
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    Not sure about the DS, but I found the Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus game on the GBA very enjoyable. Other than the plot there isn't much in terms of reading.

    Just look for everything most people on GBAtemp would define as "shovelware" or a "cash-in". A lot of the time you'll find a pretty damn good platformer. Take a good look at all the disney stuff that's been released, too.
     
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    For a boy, I suggest Star Dudez Likes the EEwoks is the famed sequel to Star Menz Like to Attack of Clones. It comes out October 35th 1875. IM SO EXCITED. it has a great soundtrack. Google it.

    For a girl, maybe disney went to town.
     
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    Inylo, this is a sincere topic. Go to Edge of Forum.

    Hmmmm... Maybe, Drawn to Life? Spongbob Edition? Or maybe Neopets Puzzle Adventure? There's a new one I saw, and it has an early childhood rating... That one has to be good because it's suited for a really young age, and even says so. It's called "Wonder Pets! Save the Animals"

    EDIT: Oh, can't forget Kirby, the super tuff pink puff. That one's definitely a winner. Tetris? I know it doesn't really seem like it's for kids, but if she gets the hang of it she could be a champ at it when she's older, lol.

    EDIT 2: Maybe Warioware Touched?
     
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    *stupidity: purged*
     
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    I've played Nintendogs. It's quite challenging lol. Seriously...

    Anyways, how about Club Penguin?
     
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    Don't worry about Inylo, he's banned now lol.

    I'm currently looking at some of the games suggested. I'll post back with results. Thanks for more suggestions.
     
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    What about New Super Mario Bros? Many of the forumers here grew up on it and played it since they were so little [​IMG]
     
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    I only played it briefly, but perhaps "Soul Bubbles" would be appropriate. (Rated "E")
     
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    Is Littlest Pet Shop good?
    Ive played it with my 5 year old daughter, she seems to like it, the pets erc. she thinks there cute. XD
     

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