There are a lot of educational video games out that can greatly benefit your children’s learning experience, and feel a little bit less of a chore and more fun. Here are 5 educational video games that you should check out for your children.
1. PBS Kids Games (Online Website)
PBS Kids Games website has a variety of different apps, mostly related to their PBS Kids shows. There’s categories such as storytelling games, space games, nature games, and lots more. If your child watches are PBS Kids shows, check and see if they have a game for that show! Your child might enjoy the game a lot more seeing familiar faces and get them more into educational games.
2. Starfall Kids Games (Online Website)
Starfall Kids Games website also has a variety of different games, including math games, art games, music games, and loads more. These games are more targeted for Kindergarten and Grades 1-3. There’s also seasonal games to check out such as a Halloween game.
3. LeapFrog Leapster (Physical Device)
LeapFrog has been around for decades, offering many varieties of leapfrog leapster devices across a large array of retail stores. This device is aimed towards kids 5-14 years old, with the focus of the games being math (multiplication, division, addition, subtraction), teaching the alphabet, animal facts, and lots of other things.
4. Minecraft (Most Devices & Consoles)
Although it might sound weird, Minecraft has a lot of educational benefits. It makes the children solve problems, collaborate, manage resources, and even helps with math problems, reading, writing and lots of others. Many schools are even implementing Minecraft in their curriculum, which gets the children excited, and more willing to learn.
5. Portal 2 (PC)
The portal series is an extremely creative game that implements a lot of collaboration and problem solving. It is a two player game that puts you in levels where you are greeted with a variety of problems that require two people to solve every time. Not only do you have to work with your partner, but you also have to do your part and solve the tasks.
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