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Animal Muddle

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Feed the Monkey

The Three Little Pigs

Shape Up!

Body Boggle

Line Up

Miner Birds - Mental Maths

Block-a-doodle-do

Tunnel Trouble

Animal Maze

Falling Wall

Path Puzzler

Tangranimals

Troll Model

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Gingerbread Man

Little Red Riding Hood

Race and Chase

Miner Birds - Times Tables

Miner Birds - Addition and Subtraction

Miner Birds - Fractions

Super Hen Hunt - Maze for Kids

Tribal Treadmill

Chicken Challenge Bundle

Traditional Tales Story Bundle

Miner Birds Maths Bundle

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Puzzles & maze games

Challenge your little ones with these brain-teasing puzzle apps from Busy Things! Our cleverly-designed apps encourage playful experimentation, helping to develop logic and thinking skills while also being great fun for kids to play. They’re perfect if you’re looking for something that will keep your children entertained while also offering plenty of educational value.

If you like our fun puzzle game apps, then you’ll be only too pleased to hear that we have a whole host of other kids learning apps, too. We believe that children learn best through laughter and play, which is why all of our apps are designed to help support every subject in the primary curriculum. We have apps to help support and teach maths skills and shapes, as well as funny story apps that help with language skills. Looking for something for slightly younger children? Take a look at our EYFS apps to find entertaining and educational apps for kids ages 3–6.  

 

 

 

Chicken Challenge Bundle

- £3.99p

TEST YOURSELF WITH THIS THRILLING PUZZLE BUNDLE FEATURING CHICKEN & FRIENDS!

Chicken Challenge Bundle - £3.99

TEST YOURSELF WITH THIS THRILLING BUNDLE OF PUZZLES FEATURING CHICKEN AND HIS FRIENDS!

Super Hen Hunt:

In this epic 3D maze adventure help our Chicken maze runner search for keys, catch monsters, ride platforms and zip around using teleporters as he searches for his friend in the ultimate game of hide and seek! With 75 unique mazes ranging from easy to hard, 3 different play styles and tons of unlockables, this maze for kids will provide hours of fun for (you and) your child!

 

Race and Chase:

Busy Things' most popular game is now available as an app! Help the chicken build the fastest car and race your way to victory on 11 colourful tracks! Tap the edges of the screen to move side to side and try to avoid obstacles while collecting coins and boost pads. The app version comes with many additional features! With 4 possible race speeds and dozens of car combinations, this game will provide hours of racing fun for your child. The difficulty changes based on how well you play, making it appropriate for younger and older children alike.

 

Block-a-doodle-doo:

The chicken is trying to get home! Drag the cars, trucks and buses out of the way so the chicken can drive along the road. In the later levels watch out for the monster trying to eat the chicken! Move the vehicles to block the monster in before the chicken drives past. Great to introduce young children to problem solving and visualising positions, directions and movements.

 

Tunnel Trouble:

Help the chicken escape by guiding him through the underground tunnels. Touch the tiles to rotate them into place. Create a tunnel so the chicken can get to the gate on the other side. In later levels you may have to cage the monster first! Great to introduce young children to problem solving and visualising rotations of simple shapes.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Space, shape & measure

Mathematics > Position & direction

Mathematics > Addition & Subtraction

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Super Hen Hunt - £1.99p 

THE ULTIMATE GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK! CAN YOU FIND THE CHICKEN HIDING IN THE MAZE?

 

Super Hen Hunt - £1.99

THE ULTIMATE GAME OF HIDE AND SEEK! CAN YOU FIND THE CHICKEN HIDING IN THE MAZE?

Super Hen Hunt is the ultimate game of hide and seek! Children aged 4–8 will love this educational app game, which involves helping Chicken navigate through 225 levels of 3D mazes to find his friend. This fun maze map app will develop problem solving, memory and spatial cognition skills.

 

In this epic maze adventure, kids can help our Chicken maze runner search for keys, catch monsters, ride platforms and zip around using teleporters in this all new imagining of the classic Busy Things game.

 

With 75 unique mazes ranging from easy to hard, 3 different play styles and tons of unlockable features, this maze game app will provide hours of fun for (you and) your child!

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Space, shape & measure

Mathematics > Position & direction

 

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Falling Wall - £0.99p 

POSITION THE CHARCTERS SO THEY WON'T GET SQUASHED WHEN THE WALL FALLS!

 

Falling Wall - £0.99

POSITION THE CHARCTERS SO THEY WON'T GET SQUASHED WHEN THE WALL FALLS!

Position the pink men and yellow worms to stop them getting squashed! Click on the monkey to make the wall fall. Ideal for developing an awareness of position, symmetry and transformation in young learners. As with all Busy Things apps, Falling Wall contains lots of fun animations and sound effects.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Shape, space & measure
Mathematics > Symmetry

 

Great educational app!

Fay Collins on the Amazon App Store

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Animal Maze - FREE!

GUIDE THE ANIMALS AROUND THE MAZE TO REACH THEIR PRIZE!

 

Animal Maze - FREE! 

GUIDE THE ANIMALS AROUND THE MAZE TO REACH THEIR PRIZE!

Simply tap the circles to guide a character through the maze to reach the prize! This simple maze game app is designed for very young children to develop their navigation and decision-making skills. An excellent first app to introduce children to touch screen technology.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Space, shape & measure

Mathematics > Position & direction

 

It's an adorable children's game.

Google Play Store

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Download on the App Store
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Tunnel Trouble - £0.99

GUIDE THE CHICKEN THROUGH THE TUNNELS! LOOK OUT FOR MONSTER!

 

Tunnel Trouble - £0.99

GUIDE THE CHICKEN THROUGH THE TUNNELS! LOOK OUT FOR MONSTER!

Guide the chicken through the tunnels, but watch out for monsters along the way! This exciting puzzle game app will help develop an awareness of position, symmetry and transformation in young learners. As with all Busy Things puzzle apps, Tunnel Trouble contains lots of fun animations and sound effects.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Shape, space & measure
Mathematics > Position and direction

 

Great fun for kids. Good for car journeys...

itunes App Store

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Line Up - £0.99

RE-SHAPE AND COLOUR THE CHARACTERS TO COMPLETE THE SEQUENCE!

 

Line Up - £0.99

RE-SHAPE AND COLOUR THE CHARACTERS TO COMPLETE THE SEQUENCE!

Young children will love this exciting puzzle app! Look at the sequence of men, and use the shower and re-shaper tool to complete the sequence. The sequences will get harder as your child progresses. Excellent for helping young children talk about, recognise and recreate simple patterns. As with all Busy Things apps, Line Up is full of funny animations and sound effects!

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Space, shape & measure

Mathematics > Position & direction

 

A great app for sequencing. This is a superb app. Really engaging and fun and my 5 year old daughter doesn't see it as doing maths, she sees it as fun and a treat to play. Busy things app are excellent and highly recommended.

iTunes App Store

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Path Puzzler - £0.99

GUIDE THE CHICKEN THROUGH THE TUNNELS! LOOK OUT FOR MONSTER!

 

Path Puzzler - £0.99

GUIDE THE CHICKEN THROUGH THE TUNNELS! LOOK OUT FOR MONSTER!

In this exciting puzzle game app, children must build paths to help the characters reach their island. The paths must not cross, and they’ll need to watch out for the monster, too! Great for developing problem solving strategies in young learners. Good for following simple directions and describing positions. As with all Busy Things apps Path Puzzler contains lots of fun animations and sound effects.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Shape, space & measure
Mathematics > Position and direction

 

I love busy things apps!

Amazon App Store

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Block-a-doodle-do - £0.99

RE-SHAPE AND COLOUR THE CHARACTERS TO COMPLETE THE SEQUENCE!

 

Block-a-doodle-do - £0.99

RE-SHAPE AND COLOUR THE CHARACTERS TO COMPLETE THE SEQUENCE!

The chicken is trying to get home! Drag the cars, trucks and buses out of the way so the chicken can drive along the road. In the later levels watch out for the monster trying to eat the chicken! Move the vehicles to block the monster in before the chicken drives past. Great to introduce young children to problem solving and visualising positions, directions and movements.

 

Curriculum coverage

Mathematics > Space, shape & measure

Mathematics > Position & direction

 

My daughter loves all the busythings apps. This one was a fun challenge. I only took a star off as it's not exactly promoting road safety but that's being picky!

Amazon App Store

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We don’t just have a great selection of puzzle apps: Busy Things for families has hundreds of curriculum-aligned games and activities that will help you to develop and support your child’s learning at home. Our games are also great fun to play, and will keep your little ones busy for hours at a time!


We have exciting activities for every subject, so if you’re looking to help your child with a particular topic, or challenge them if they’re excelling, there’s a game to help. You’ll find expertly-designed activities to support and develop maths, english and phonics skills, as well as other core Primary subjects such as coding, science, music and art, geography and history. So, if your children love our apps, they’ll love everything else Busy Things has to offer!


All Busy Things activities can be played on desktop computers, laptops and tablets. Why not try it today with our FREE trial? 

 

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