Are you looking for some fun educational games for your kids? Games which will keep them busy without watching endless amounts of TV or playing on the computer all day.
Educational games are wonderful for keeping kids learning during breaks while not allowing their academic skills to petrify. In fact, they’ll learn without realizing it since they’re too busy enjoying themselves.
Educational games to keep your children occupied!
The kids can test their knowledge of the United States with the game Great States. Answer timed questions about the geography, landmarks, capitols, and history of the various United States. For that matter, test yourself! Can you remember the state capitols?
The game may be recommended for 2-6 kids from 7 – 10 years old, but it’s great fun for all ages!
Oh no! In the Scrambled States of America Card Game the 50 states of America have wandered out of place as they explored the country. Now they’re lost and can’t find their way home. Kids compete to to locate the right state and shout it’s name. Whoever ends the game with the most cards wins.
This exciting game needs 2-4 players and is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Obviously there’s more to geography than the United States. Study world geography with a collection of five different card games in one box, the GeoCards World – Educational Geography Card Game.
You can play these games with 1-4 players ages 4 and up.
Zeus has run away from Mount Olympus and you need to find him. In Zeus on the Loose, you add numbers strategically and get help from Apollo, Hera, or Poseidon. Return Zeus to Mount Olympus and win the game.
Zeus on the Loose is a fast-paced game for 2-5 players, ages 8-14 years old.
In Learning Resources’ Money Bags Board Game kids complete chores as they travel along the windy path and earn money as they go. However there’s a little catch. Before they can pull money from the bag, they must spin the spinner to determine which coins can and cannot be used. Whoever has the most money at the end of the game, wins!
Money Bags is fun for 2-4 players.
Learning Resources Dino Math Tracks Game uses a herd of four dinosaurs to race to Dino Utopia. At the simplest level kids use one-to-one correspondence and place value for he ones. As skills develop, you add more and more difficult math cards until they’re calculating how far back and then forwards their various dinosaurs moved.
This lively games is designed for 2-4 players ages 6 and up.
Many kids don’t learn the art of conversations naturally and easily. It takes discussion and coaching before they shine. So have fun developing your children’s listening and social skills, and teach them to be great conversationalists with The Art of Children’s Conversation.
The Art of Children’s Conversations is recommended for children ages 4 years old and up.
No pencils, no pens, no board needed in this exciting game! Race each other to build a crossword and get rid of your tiles with Bananagrams. It’s the perfect size to toss in your purse for outings, play dates, and errands. Kids can quickly setup and play on the go.
Bananagrams is aimed at ages 7 years old and up.
Scrabble is an old classic game that still delights old and young alike. It’s wonderful for dinner parties, family game nights, and quiet evenings. Tile Lock Scrabble includes a locking tile system to keep the tiles from slipping off the board if you’re traveling or playing with toddlers in the room.
Scrabble is delightful for ages 8 years old and up.
How much do you remember about American history? More than your children? Find out with Way Back When in History. The family can divide into teams or challenge each other individually. Asnwer questions about American history as you travel through five different time periods.
Way Back When in History is recommended for ages 8 through adult.
Become a powerful merchant and learn how the medieval economies grew with Catan Histories: Merchants of Europe! You begin by establishing trading posts in three cities. Race to deliver all your commodities to foreign cities.
Catan Histories: Merchants of Europe is a fascinating game designed for 3-4 players ages 12 through 15.
Test your family’s knowledge of the timeline with the Timeline Historical Events Card Game. Take turns placing the historical events card on the table in chronological order. Once all the cards are down, turn them over and check the dates. Did you order the events correctly? This is a great way to master the timeline for history!
Recommended for ages 8 and older.
These are all fun and educational games to play with your children. You can learn history, master the timeline, improve math skills, memorize geography, enjoy better conversations, and practice spelling all while enjoying time as a family.
What’s your family’s favorite educational game?