In "The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis," the player discovers a sad story of the Zoombinis, a small, round, and blue people with a knack for inventing ingenious products that are prized the world over. Unfortunately, the Zoombinis find themselves in a state of oppression under the Bloats after signing an unbalanced trade contract; the player thus takes on the role of guide for the Zoombinis who have embarked on a sneaky exile to a new land. Along the way, the Zoombinis encounter curious characters and creatures who pose mathematical problems. To escort the Zoombinis to their new home in Zoombiniville, the player must work through the math-based puzzles along the way.
12 sets of puzzles challenge kids to develop their abilities in math. Algebraic thinking, data analysis, graphing, logic, pattern finding, and other skills are focused upon.