About Animal Jam | Award-Winning Animal Games For Kids

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Welcome to Animal Jam

Animal Jam is a safe and exciting online playground for kids who love animals and the outdoors. Players create and customize their own animal characters and dens, chat with friends, adopt pets, team up for adventures, and feed their curiosity about animals and the natural world around them.

Created in partnership with National Geographic, Animal Jam features classic playground role playing infused with the life sciences. Players can collect fun facts in their journey books, learn about Animal Conservation in Kimbara Outback, and talk to real scientists, like herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr and marine biologist Dr. Tierney Thys.

Who makes Animal Jam?

Animal Jam was created by WildWorks in collaboration with National Geographic Society. Our goal is to inspire children to explore and protect the natural world outside their own doors, making science accessible and fun!

Why Kids (and Parents) Love Us

Free to Play

Animal Jam is free for kids around the world to play. To keep the game advertising free, we offer Animal Jam memberships for players who want access to additional animals, accessories, dens, and den items. Learn more about memberships on our member benefits page.

Safety First

Animal Jam has in-game moderators and robust chat and social filters to help keep players safe online. Animal Jam also has educational content for players about digital citizenship and online safety, ensuring our players are aware of how to be safe online.

Fun! Fun! Fun!

Kids in Animal Jam get to make new friends in a safe environment where they can play games, go to fun parties, and complete adventures together. Collaborative game play is central to the Animal Jam experience, helping kids learn to work together to complete fun activities.


All educational content is accessible for free, including Animal Jam Academy – a premier online resource center where kids can download exciting activities to complete when they’re not online. Animal Jam memberships also help support real world conservation efforts!

Safe Harbor Program

Animal Jam is committed to the online privacy and safety of children.
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