Life Skills Through Gaming

Diverse young people playing online games.

According to the website Gameful, people around the world spend three billion hours a week playing computer games and video games. Youth workers and youth alike can use Gameful as a resource to access free games that:

  • Teach budgeting
  • Require players to teach and mentor each other
  • Challenge players to come up with creative solutions to urgent social problems
  • Combine a to-do list with a role-playing game, so players are rewarded for completing real-world tasks
9-5 pm Eastern