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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
Fishing

Adults

Seniors

Hobby2

1.Fish Bait


2.Amateur


3.Intermediate


4.Master Baiter


5.Fishing Pro


6.Fish Whisperer


7.Mutant Wrangler


8.Fish-master

To start this hobby, you must bring your Sim to the park and have them fish at the lake. This is also a fishing spot on the pier at the Beach


Once in a while, your Sim may catch a large fish (Simsie) 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.


Fish1

Talking wall fish: Complete the "Gone Fishing" event. RETIRED (now limited time reward for completing the Life Dreams & Legacies quest on time)

Ghost Hunter

Adults

Hobby1

1.Crackpot


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

Unlocks after completing the Ghost Hunters quest al level 22. 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.


Ghostsim

Ghost Containment Tank: Capture all ghosts.


Hous

Haunted House: Capture all ghosts for the Halloween 2012 event. RETIRED (now limited time reward for completing the Ghost Hunters quest on time.)

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

Fashion Designer

Adults

Hobby3

1.Fashion Disaster


2.Fashion Faux-Pas


3.The Look


4.Fashionista


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.


Hous2

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

Diving

Adults

Pre-teens

Teens

1.Oafish


2.Maladroit


3.Stage Diver


4.Intermediate


5.Flipper


6.Master

For this hobby, you will need the Swimming Center (unlocked with the It's all Going Swimmingly quest at level 12.) 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.

Lifeguard Chair for home. Collect all diving medals.


Limited Edition Pool Cleaner. Complete Diving Event. RETIRED

Woodworking

Adults

1.What Is a Hammer?


2.Apprentice


3.Experienced


4.Skilled


5.Expert


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

Adults

Pre-teens

Teens

1.Amateur


2.Rarely Upright


3.Semi-Skilled


4.Skilled


5. Advanced


6. Skater Prestige

To start this hobby you need the Snow Park (unlocked with the An Alien Concept: Weather Machines quest at level 14). Bring a Sim to the Snow Park and tap on the ice rink. You can also use a pool at home if it is frozen with the Make it Snow option on a weather machine.

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.

Karate

Pre-teens

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.

Ballet

Pre-teens

1.All Left Feet


2.Novice


3.Intermediate


4.Advanced


5.Expert


6.Professional

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.

Teen Idol

Teens

(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


5.Virtuoso


6.Em-TV Award Winner

This hobby unlocks with the Road to Fame quest at level 20. 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.

Horse Tricks

Adults

1. Horse Servant

2. Neighbourly Friend

3. Obedience Trainer

4. Sideshow Rider

5. Trick Master

6. Horse Whisperer

To start this hobby, you must bring your Sim to the Stables (unlocks with the Need for Steed quest at level 11) on Mystery Island and tap on a horse. Complete Tricks Collection to unlock 2-Star Horses and the Vaulting hobby.

Vaulting

Adults

1. Horse Crasher

2. Flailing Jellylegs

3. Second Poser

4. Stable Statue

5. Poised Horse Master

6. Horseback Gymnast

To start this hobby you must bring a Sim to the Stables on Mystery Island and tap on a 2-star or higher horse. Horse Tricks hobby needs to be completed first. Complete Vaulting collection to unlock 3-star Horses and the Show Jumping Hobby.

Show Jumping

Adults

1. Fence Breaker

2. Puddle Jumper

3. Hogsback Clipper

4. Mane Stayer

5. Cross Rail Nailer

6. Leaping Lord

This hobby unlocks with the Hidden Unicorn quest at level 14. To start this hobby you must bring a Sim to the Stables on Mystery Island and tap on a 3-star horse. Complete the Show Jumping collection to unlock a Unicorn

Cooking

Teens

Adults

Seniors

1. Water Burner

2. Hot Mess Maker

3. Ready Meal Maestro

4. Home Cooking Hero

5. Flavour Saviour

6. Hail to the Chef

This hobby unlocks with the Bread Winner quest at level 7. To start this hobby have a sim tap on either a stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, or chopping board and select "Cooking" instead of "Baking". More recipes will be available to cook depending on what level your sim is. Complete the Cooking collection to unlock Chopping Boards.

Toddler Playhouse

Toddlers

1. Reservoir Cat

2. Cat Person

3. Citizen Cat

4. Lasagne Ninja Cat

5. Simshire Cat

6. Catspeare

For this hobby, you will need the Swimming Center (unlocked with the It's all Going Swimmingly quest at level 12). Bring a toddler to the Swimming Center and tap on the playhouse. Each time option unlocks badges for the corresponding row in the hobby collection. *Completion of A Quest for Toddlers quest a given* Complete the Toddler Playhouse collection to unlock a Toddler Playhouse for home.

Bird Feeding

Seniors

1. Egg

2. Fledgling

3. Pecking Orderer

4. Skilled

5. Eggspert

6. Flock Star

This hobby unlocks with the Bird-Feeding quest at level 24. To start the hobby have a Senior sim go to the park and tap on the park bench with the pigeons. Collect all badges in the first row (park bench) to unlock Bird Feeding at the Swim Center.

Collect all badges in the second row (Swim Center) to unlock Bird Feeding at the Community Center.

Collect all badges in the third row (Community Center) to unlock Bird Feeding at the Snow Park.

Collect all badges in the fourth row (Snow Park) to unlock an uncaged bird.

Quilting

Seniors

1. Patchwork Mismatcher

2. Supervised Stitcher

3. Fabric Handler

4. Quality Quilter

5. Sewing's Secret Weapon

6. The Needle Master

This hobby unlocks with the In Stitches quest at level 25. To start this hobby you need to purchase a Quilting Kit from Promotions 'R Us store. Complete the quilting collection once to unlock the Lazy Patch Chair.

Complete the quilting collection twice to unlock the Patchpouri Couch.

Complete the quilting collection thrice to unlock the Quiltinator 5000.

Seashell Collecting

Toddlers

Preteens

1. Amateur Beachcomber

2. Competent Comber

3. Avid Shell Collector

4. Hermit Crab Evictor

5. Conchologist

6. Lord of the Conch

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest and the Beach. To start this hobby bring a toddler or preteen to the beach and tap on the pile of seashells (randomly moves each time). The badge you collect depends on the time of day. Complete the Seashell Collection collection to unlock seashell earrings for preteen girls and hats for toddlers.

Snorkeling

Teen

Adults

1. Splasher

2. Aquatic Investigator

3. Diving Guppie

4. Half Human, Half Fish

5. Deep One

6. Aquatic Mammal

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Beach, and the Surfing Kiosk. To start this hobby bring an adult or teen sim to the Beach and tap on the Surfing Kiosk. Collect all items in the 1st and 2nd rows (Tide Pool) to unlock the Lagoon.

Collect all items in the 3rd and 4th rows (Lagoon) to unlock the Reef.

Collect all items in the 5th and 6th rows to unlock Inflatable Seals (pool item) and Seal themed beach towels.

Surfing

Teens

Adults

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Beach, and the Surfing Kiosk. To start this hobby bring an adult sim to the Beach and tap on the Surfing Kiosk. Complete each row to unlock the next surfboard.

Complete the Surfing collection to unlock the Surfer's Van.

Arcade Machine

Teens

1. Button Masher

2. Quarter Muncher

3. High Scorer

4. Local Hero

5. Kill Screen Hunter

6. World Record Holder

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest and the Ice Ape Arcade. To start this hobby bring a teen sim to the Arcade and tap on the first arcade game machine. Completion of each row unlocks the next arcade game machine.

Completion of the Arcade Machine hobby collection unlocks an All-In-One Arcade machine for home.

Skill Tester

Preteens

1. Claw Fumbler

2. Gambler

3. Prize Holder

4. Bester

5. Machine Sweeper

6. God of Claw

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Ice Ape Arcade, and the Skill Tester area. To start this hobby bring a preteen sim to the arcade and tap on the first skill tester machine. Complete each row to unlock the next skill tester machine.

Complete the Skill Tester collection to unlock the Skill Practiser for home.

Pinball Machine

Adults

Seniors

1. Flipper Spammer

2. Tilted

3. Multiball Champion

4. Skill Shot Hero

5. Scoreboard Destroyer

6. Pinball Wizard

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Ice Ape Arcade, and the Pinball Machine area. To start this hobby bring an adult sim to the arcade and tap on the first pinball machine. Completion of each row unlocks the next pinball machine.

Completion of the Pinball Machine collection unlocks the White Knight Pinball Machine for home.

Juggling

Teens

Adults

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

This hobby requires the completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest and the Carnival. To start the hobby bring a teen or adult sim to the Carnival and tap on the juggling stage. Complete each row to unlock the next juggling item.

Complete the Juggling collection to unlock Oversized Clown Shoes for adults.

High Striker

Adults

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6. Heavy Hitter

This hobby requires the completion of the Lif Dreams & Legacies quest, the Carnival, and the High Striker. To start the hobby bring an adult sim to the carnival and tap on the high striker. Completing the High Striker hobby unlocks oversized plush toys.

Dog Obedience

Teens

Adults

Seniors

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6. Dog Whisperer

This hobby requires completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest and the Barkshire Pet Park. To start this hobby bring a teen, adult, or senior and a dog (needs a collar) to the pet park and tap on the statue in the Dog Obedience Grounds. Completion of the Dog Obedience collection unlocks the dog pool slide for home.

Dog Agility

Teens

Adults

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

This hobby equites completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Barkshire Pet Park, and the Dog Agilit Grounds. To start this hobby bring a teen or adult and a dog (needs a collar) to the pet park and tap on the Tyre Jump in the Dog Agility Grounds. Completing the Dog Agility collection unlocks the Dog Agility items for home.

Cat Show

Teens

Adults

Seniors

1.

2.

3. Kitty Keeper

4.

5.

6.

This hobby requires completion of the Life Dreams & Legacies quest, the Barkshire Pet Park, and the Cat Show Pavilion. To start this hobby bring a teen, adult, or senior and a cat (needs a collar) to the pet park and tap on the cat grooming station or the catwalk. Completing the Cat Show collection unlocks the Cat Run for home.

Spell Casting

Teens

Adults

1. Aspiring Illusionist

2. Illusionist

3. Aspiring Magician

4. Magician

5. Aspiring Wizard

6. Wizard

This hobby requires the completion of The Book of Spells quest. To start it buy a Magic Wand Podium from the Sorcerous Supplies or the Promotions 'R Us store, place it in a home and tap on it. Once unlocked you have 7 days to complete the Spell Casting hobby collection to unlock a pet owl.

Completing the collection also unlocks the Broomstick Flying hobby (available on Oct. 31st).

Broomstick Flying

Teens

Adults

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2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

This hobby requires the completion of the Spell Casting hobby collection at least once.

To start buy a Broomstick closet from the Sorcerous Supplies store, place it in a home and tap on it.

Unlocks on Oct. 31st

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