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Sims in The Sims FreePlay can develop hobbies. Players can check the status of a Sim's hobby in the Careers and Relationships tab at the left of the screen. Completing hobby collections will give you special items. Try to have one Sim for every hobby so that you can send them to the competition center each day and earn rewards.

List of HobbiesEdit

Name Levels Description Prizes



1.Fish Bait



4.Master Baiter

5.Fishing Pro

6.Fish Whisperer

7.Mutant Wrangler


To start this hobby, you must bring your Sim to the park and have them fish at the lake.

Once in a while, your Sim may catch a large fish that will try to eat them. When they are up in the air, tap the (!) as quickly as you can. Your Sim will be released after this has been done 3 times. The more the Sim practices, the higher the chances are of getting a rare fish.

Fishersim Outfit
Fishing Outfits for your adult Sims:
Catch every single fish.

Fish Wallpapers
Fish-themed posters and wallpapers:
Catch every single fish.


Talking wall fish: Complete the "Gone Fishing" event. RETIRED

Ghost Hunter




2.Doomsday Slayer

3.Spook Seeker

4.Ghost Aficionado

5.Paranormal Investigator

6.Peter Venksim

(Added During The Great Ghost Escape)

7.Ghoul Whisperer

8.Master Ghostologist

To Ghost Hunt, you will need haunted items in your Sim's home. Haunted items can be found in the store. They have an orange/red ghost at the bottom right corner. The more you have in your home, the more likely you will find rare ghosts. Click on an item and select one of the ghost hunting options. Your Sims will search items in their house, but while they are searching the item you will not be able to use it. Once they walk off you will be able to use the item again. When it is complete, you tap the (!) over your Sims' head and a ghost will pop out. Quickly tap the ghost 3 times to capture it. You are more likely to find them if you get a lot of Sims looking for them.

50,000 town value booster: Capture all ghosts.


Ghost Containment Tank: Capture all ghosts.


Haunted House: Capture all ghosts for the Halloween 2012 event. RETIRED

Spooky Stairs: Capture the first set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" (Halloween 2013) event. RETIRED

Frightening Floor Pattern: Capture the second set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Halloween Party Table: Capture the third set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Wicked Wallpapers: Capture the fourth set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Haunted Elevator: Capture the fifth set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Teen Roman Costumes: Capture the sixth set of ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Petrifying Putting Green: Capture all of the ghosts for the "The Great Ghost Escape" event. RETIRED

Fashion Designer



1.Fashion Disaster

2.Fashion Faux-Pas

3.The Look


5.What's Hot

6.Fashion God

To start this hobby, you will need the Hobby Store (also known as the Promotion Store) located next to the Pet Store. Purchase a Fashion Studio and place it in your Sim's home. When they are done designing, a (!) will appear over their head. When tapped, a bomb and a light bulb will start scrolling. Tap the light bulb 3 times and your Sim will have successfully designed a clothing item.

Note: It is possible for your Sims to wear the clothing items that they designed as sets. They can be unlocked via fashion designing (the limited gardening outfit and the fashion outfits) and fishing (the Fishersim outfit).

Fashion Outfits
Outfits for your adult Sims:
 Complete all designs.

LUCKY HAT! Complete all designs.


Limited Gardening Outfit: Complete the "Let's Design" event. RETIRED







3.Stage Diver




For this hobby, you will need a Swimming Center. Once your Sim is there, tap the diving board and select one of the options. When your Sim is done a '!' will appear above their head and they will complete a final dive to receive a medal.

Diving Boards for Pools at home. Collect all diving medals.

Limited Edition Pool Cleaner. Complete Diving Event. RETIRED



1.What Is a Hammer?





6.Master Craftsman

To get your Sims Woodworking, you must first visit the Community Center (previously named the Sports Center) and tap the button to go to the second floor. Then, tap one of the woodworking benches to get started.

Unlock Construct-O-Coins booster (250 Construct-O-Coins). Construct all 12 woodworking items. RETIRED

Unlock Woodworking Bench. Craft all 12 woodworking items for the first time.

Get a FREE Premium Dog Kennel. Craft all 12 woodworking items for the second time.

Get a FREE Foosball Table. Craft all 12 woodworking items for the third time.

50,000 town value booster: Craft all 12 Woodworking items.

Figure Skating





2.Rarely Upright



5. Advanced

6. Skater Prestige

To figure skate, you need to use the rink in the snow park or freeze your pool with the weather machine that was added in the Climate Control update.

Ski Lift
Unlock the Key to the Ski lift in the Snow Park. (Available in the Climate Control Update).
Collect all 12 figure skating medals.

Unlock figure skating outfit. Collect all the 12 figure skating medals.



1.Yellow Belt

2.Red Belt

3.Blue Belt

4.Purple Belt

5.Brown Belt

6.Black Belt

To start this hobby, you will need to build the Community Center. When your pre-teen is there, tap the Sparring Dummy or the Karate Board to start practicing.

Unlock karate themed wallpapers and other items.

Become a Black Belt.



1.All Left Feet






To start this hobby, you will need a Community Center. Have your pre-teen come to the Community Center and have them practice with the Ballet Barre or Record Player.

Unlock ballet themed wallpapers and other items.

Become a professional.

Music Writing (Becoming a Teen Idol)


(Note: Only one teen is allowed to become a teen idol)

1.What's an Instrument?

2.Karaoke Specialist

3.Support Act

4.Triple Threat


6.Em-TV Award Winner

To start this hobby, you will need to purchase a keyboard from the "teen" section of the home store. Place the keyboard anywhere within a house. Practice until your Sim has collected three music notes and the next type of instrument is unlocked. Do this with each respective instrument until all music notes are collected. The instruments that are higher in price get the tasks done faster. 

Unlock a magazine photoshoot and collect three lifestyle points.

Collect all notes.

Unlock the buildable Sim Town Sign.

Complete the "Road to Fame" quest and collect all necessary fame-related resources (TV Show Cameo, Radio Interview and Magazine Photoshoot).

Unlock the Teen Idol Mansion.

Build the Sim Town Sign at level 25+.

Unlock new social interactions.

Get a high level teen idol to unlock new social interactions between them and other teens. Your idol can be photographed, asked for autographs, and make other teens swoon.

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