Although this is a Poptropica blog, and there are plenty of Poptropica resources abound on our website, this is the one spot you can use to deviate from Poptropica. In the comments section, you can chat with other kids about anything you want to as long as you abide by the PHB’s Comment Policy (sans rule 1). If you’re continuing a conversation, use the Reply button, otherwise create a new comment.
our off-topica recommendations
Listed below are 15 free, great web resources you can check out in your spare time which the PHB team hopes you’ll enjoy. We don’t benefit from advertising them; we just want you to benefit from them!
- Animal Jam – an online playground filled with fun and adventure, by National Geographic
- Bearville – a virtual world where you can play quests, bring your Build-a-Bears to life, & more
- Club Penguin – a virtual world where you get to hang out with friends, have parties, & more
- Neopets – own virtual pets, train or dress up your pets, play flash games to earn neopoints, etc.
- Poptropica – you should know what this is! explore, collect, compete!
- Code.org – anyone can learn to code in an hour
- Crash Course – educational videos with cool animations, taught by Hank & John Green
- Free Rice – for every question you get right, 10 grains of rice will be donated to the hungry
- Funbrain – the website that debuted Poptropica, containing games, books, comics, etc.
- SciShow – exploring our world with interesting science videos (concepts, history, news)
- Grim and Jake Films – a YouTube series of random short videos created by four friends
- Party With Hobos – an episodic story series created by former PHB author MT
- Pixlr – a feature-full online image editor (Express is simpler; Editor is more advanced)
- Pottermore – exclusive Harry Potter content from its author, J.K. Rowling
- WordPress.com – create your own blog for free (that’s how the PHB got started!)
Other Games Like Poptropica
These games are downloads that may cost a bit, but if you’re looking for point-and-click adventures like Poptropica, these gems of the gaming world are worth checking out!
- Broken Age – It’s a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. Vella Tartine and Shay Volta are two teenagers in strangely similar situations, but radically different worlds.
- The Silent Age – Help Joe as he travels between the groovy present of 1972 and the apocalyptic future of 2012 to discover the truth behind humankind’s extinction—a quest entrusted to him by a dying man from the future.
- Sword & Sworcery – An elegant music-inspired adventure created for a broad, literate audience. It tells a short, dreamy story about a lone woman warrior on a tragic quest in a lush, haunted mountain wilderness.
off-topic chat starts in the comments below!
Remember, this is the only place on the PHB where you can talk about anything non-Poptropica (you can talk about your birthday presents, pets, favorite music, TV show, whatever!)