Kids of all ages who enjoy fashion-related games can easily extend their activities online with a wide variety of games and activities from classic-style dress up to facial makeovers, hairstyling salons, and even pet boutiques.
Barbie, MyScene, and Polly Pocket
Barbie, the MyScene girls, and Polly Pocket and friends all reside at EverythingGirl.com, an online world with a multitude of fashion-related games and activities.
At Barbie.EverythingGirl.com, visitors to the game room can play fashion titles including Fashions From Around the World, Give Ken a Hot New Look, and Zoom and Groom, a pet styling game.
Visitors to MyScene.EverythingGirl.com can play Dazzling Nails, Room Makeover, Beauty Studio, Shopping Spree, and Fashion Designer. Fashion Designer allows players to print out paper dolls and outfits for offline play.
At PollyPocket.EverythingGirl.com, visitors to the Polly Mall can play Hair Stylin’ Salon and Wacky Wardrobe, and visitors to the PollyWorld Park can play Rock Star Makeover and Drive ‘n Style.
The EverythingGirl website contains advertising for related products, toys, dolls, and accessories, throughout the site. Younger children may have difficulty differentiating between entertainment and advertising links.
These activities are rated for ages 6 to 8.
Miss O and Friends
Miss O & Friends offers a large variety of online dress up games, including celebrity, character, and animal-themed games. Popular titles include Beauty Stylist, Chic City Girl, and Fashion Dressup. New titles include Dressup Boutique, Fashion Designer, and Dress Up Miley. Other games include Cool Hare, Yo Dog!, and Ham it Up Hamster. Miss O allows members to earn points and tokens for opening secret vaults.
Common Sense Media describes Miss O & Friends as “hip-yet-wholesome” with a good balance between classic girl activities and educational and self-esteem building content.
Miss O & Friends activities are rated for ages 9 to 11.
Visitors to Stardoll.com can dress up more than 300 paper dolls including many celebrities, athletes, and royalty, with new dolls released every week. Visitors can also create a MeDoll, an avatar in their own image, for use on the site. Stardoll games include Make-up Artist, Strike a Pose, Dreamface, and Design Studio.
There is an interactive component to the Stardoll website for registered users over 13 years old. Younger users get Kid Safe memberships with access to other users’ albums but without the ability to communicate with other users or share their information.
Stardoll is rated for ages 12 and up.
From paper doll dress up to fashion design to makeover studio and beauty salon, kids of all ages can exercise their creative style in a wide variety of fashion-related online games and activities.