Wii Games Are Fun For the Kids and Their Families!

Wii games for kids are popular and abundant. But, busy moms and dads don't have time to check out every game that is mentioned by the kids.

This list of top 10 Wii games for kids was compiled for the purpose of helping those busy parents and grandparents.

The list is mainly ESRB rated E for everyone. There are two games for older kids that are included because they are such great games. And younger kids can play if they are playing along with someone older.

The The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is included as one of those because Zelda itself is such a classic. Who has not played a Zelda game? Without a doubt, Twilight Princess will also become one of those classics.

Select one of the games today and have fun playing along with your kids. Turn it into a regular family night activity!

Mario Kart Wheel


Mario and friends are back with their racing machines in Mario Kart Wii! New tracks, enhanced Wii graphics along with the Wii Wheel that is included! The Wii Wheel transforms your Wii Remote controller into a steering wheel, making this game fun for young and old alike!

Up to 4 people can play at the same time. Another great choice for families with kids of all ages.

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Animal Crossing: City Folk

Best Wii Games for Kids

Animal Crossing is a great game for “kids” of all ages. You always something to do in the virtual village. And it is a gentle, leisurely style of play. Your village is populated with life-like animals. Players can garden, chat with neighbors, collect items they need to furnish their homes, or fish in a moonlit pond.

It is a relaxing game that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family.

The game supports up to four players, so it is great for families.

Recommended because it is a gentle, slow-paced game perfect for all ages, especially little ones.

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Wii Games Are Not Just For Kids

Remember, Wii games are a great activity for family night!

Five More Wii Games to Choose

Nintendo Wii Games for the Family

Five more Wii games for kids that did not make the top 10, but they certainly deserve to have a spot on this lens.

All five games are ESRB Rating E for Everyone

Have fun!

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga


LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga enables families to play through the events of all six Star Wars movies in one videogame for the first time ever.

New levels, new characters, and new features keep the Lego Star Wars game exciting and fresh!

ESRB Rated E10 for age 10 and up.

“My son started playing this game when he was 5 and he loved it. The absolute best part of the game is that a second player can drop in and out at any time. So if he gets stuck, I can join in for a few minutes and help him…The violence in the game is all muted/cartoon violence. When guys die they break apart into little Lego pieces. When things blow up, they break into Lego chunks.”

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Active Outdoor Challenge


Active Outdoor Challenge will get you off the couch! Over a dozen games that include river rafting, mine-cart adventure, jumping, see-saws, and much more.

Includes the Active Life Mat, so you are ready to go.

Young kids can play along with their families.

ESRB Rated E for everyone.

“My 2 1/2 year old niece loves Jump Rope and some of the other jumping games. It’s a great way to get everyone off the couch and having fun.”

“I got the wii mostly for myself, but of course my 5 year old and 2 year old were all over it… Even my 2 year old can play enough to feel like he is participating with the family. So the age range is huge and this really is fun for the whole family and makes for great family quality time.”

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Super Mario Galaxy


In Super Mario Galaxy, join Mario in his next adventure that takes him into space. Bowser has abducted Peach’s entire castle and Mario finds himself on a mysterious moon high above the Mushroom Kingdom! Collect enough stars and you can save Princess Peach. Travel from planet to planet, run through alien worlds, surf a ray in an ocean of clouds. Another fun Mario game.

Two people can play this game at the same time, but the second player is actually only helping the first player by collecting stars and other helpful tasks.

The game is not rated yet, but seems to be for the age of 8 and on up.

“My 8 year old son can’t get enough of this game – he wants to play it every night, and talks about it during the day. He and his dad have bonded over strategy and discussion of galaxies. My toddler daughter is often captivated by the graphics…”

Get your own copy of Super Mario Galaxy now! Just click here!

Littlest Pet Shop



In Littlest Pet Shop, your child gets to collect and name 32 pets. Over 100 accessories are included so you can dress your pets in fun things like scarves and glasses. Then, watch your child compete in mini games with their pets. I am sure Mom and Dad will right there, too!

“My daughter got this game for her 6th birthday and she loves it… She loves to play dress up, so being able to dress her pets, buy them pretty things, and name them is pure joy for her. She needs some help with reading…but otherwise she does just fine playing this game.”

ESRB Rated E for Everyone

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Go, Diego, Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue



In Go, Diego, Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue, your child gets to join Diego on a prehistoric adventure! Diego, Alicia, and Baby Jaguar travel back to the age of the dinosaurs so they can help Maia find her way back to her family on Egg Island.

Your kids will have tons of fun as they explore the five different game levels on foot, by water, and Diego’s skateboard.

“I don’t usually write reviews, but my 3 year old has so much fun with this game, I had to let other parents know. After about an hour of playing, my son was able to master this game by himself. He is so proud he has a game he can do without help…”

Get your own copy of Go, Diego, Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue now! Just click here!

Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess



In Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess, your child must help Dora save the Magic Snowy Forest. The mean witch has cast a spell, and Dora must find the magic crystal to save the forest.

Along the way, players have the chance to build snowmen, steer a dogsled, paddle a canoe and much more.

“I finally found a game that my 3 year old daughter can play on her own. The game is very easy to play and keeps her entertained. ”

ESRB Rated E for Everyone but is aimed at children age 2 to 5

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Zack and Wiki Quest for Barbaros' Treasure



Mix one little pirate with big dreams, and you have Zach the pirate who wants to be the greatest pirate! To help Zach reach his goal, you are going to have to help him outwit and outduel all kinds of obstacles. Explore jungles, castles, ice temples, and floating airships. Along the way, you have to solve puzzles, open objects, and find new paths.

This is a game the entire family will enjoy!

“I purchased this game because I thought it looked interesting and different. It turned out to be an OUTSTANDING hit with my entire family! We found ourselves playing together for a few hours per night until the entire game was solved…”

ESRB Rated E for Everyone

Get your own copy of Zack & Wiki Quest for Barbaros’ Treasure now! Just click here!

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess



Zelda is a classic. And in this Wii, The Legend of Zelda has been updated so fans can enjoy playing it again.

In this version, Link is a teenager and must save his world from the ravages of dangerous magic.

Zelda is the only T rated lens included on this lens. Little kids can’t play the game alone, but they certainly can have a good time with the simpler puzzles in the beginning of the game.

“I think they struck a great balance between “tame enough for younger kids” and “in depth enough for older players”. There are a lot of teen and adult Zelda fans out there, and they’ll be quite pleased with what the game offers…”

ESRB Rated T for Teens
As one reviewer stated, “Link is less cartooney in this game. That’s not to say it’s a mature title – it’s still a game without blood. You kill evil enemies who vanish in a puff of smoke. You go on a variety of quests, and it’s very much good-against-evil….”

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Wii Games for Kids

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Nintendo Wii has plenty of games that are just for girls or just for preschoolers. The Wii games with monsters are fun games for younger kids.

You are sure to find the perfect Wii game!
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What type of games do you play? Do you have a designated family night?

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  • Webcodes May 18, 2011 @ 12:43 pm
    I enjoy playing some of these games along with my kid. It's amazing how the technology has improved.. I still miss my commodore 64.
  • karitina May 17, 2011 @ 3:01 am
    Enjoy play the wii games with my son
  • akumar46 Apr 20, 2011 @ 12:18 pm
    Great Wii gaming lens.Thanks.
  • dodgerz Apr 18, 2011 @ 7:50 pm
    I go for Cars! My son's favorite.
  • dodgerz Apr 18, 2011 @ 7:50 pm
    I go for Cars! My son's favorite.
  • cinstress Apr 07, 2011 @ 9:07 pm
    Mario Kart is a blast
  • betta_addict Apr 06, 2011 @ 8:19 pm
    Me and my nephew play Super Mario! LOL!
  • UKGhostwriter Mar 28, 2011 @ 2:51 pm
    How come I missed out on WII when I was a kid??
  • WateredGardenCreations Mar 08, 2011 @ 11:18 pm
    I like Wii Fit Plus & Wii Resort, my son loves Mario, Zelda & Smash Bros. games. We all have our favorites. :)

    I do have a question, what is Rocket Moms? I'm new to Squidoo, and just tonight I've started seeing a lot about Rocket Moms. Can anyone join? What's the purpose of it? I just wanted to get some information and since I see Rocket Moms on your page, thought I would ask. Thanks.
  • pacrapacma Feb 26, 2011 @ 11:03 am
    I like mario kart and wii fit. I play them with my kids. Mario Galaxy is too much for this mom.

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