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May 3, 2006 at 6:05 pm #75252
My daughters are 5 & 8 and we just really haven’t found any educational games that hold their interest – Any suggestions?
DianeMay 4, 2006 at 1:19 pm #210996
The Zoombinis series for math (logic and patterns).
The Oregon Trail (history).
Honestly the games my daughter really loves are roleplaying games, strategy games and ‘god’ games. Sims, Black & White, Zeus, Pharoah, Dungeon Siege, Heroes of Might and Magic III…
Those games are geared for adults but she loves them and has learned reading, map reading, compass, strategy and planning, some math,storytelling, history, etc. I’d venture to say she’s gotten more out of the non-educational games then the educational ones. They engage her more then the educational titles and also demand a lot in terms of the skills required to play them.January 12, 2007 at 7:53 am #862499
Try Roxie’s Math Fish or Mix & Match. They are educational games for kids. You can find them with Google or direlty visit the page [URL="http://www.qweas.com/download/game/kids/"]http://www.qweas.com/download/game/kids/[/URL] .June 12, 2007 at 11:55 am #923342
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kids call favories..August 28, 2007 at 12:35 am #937883
My wife and I have a daycare business and the kids really seem to enjoy the Reader Rabbit titles (toddler and preschool). They are both fun and educational.
They really enjoy Little Bear toddler as well. Learning Company and Scholastic are two companies that you can not go wrong with. Most of their titles are very popular with that age group.
JohnAugust 20, 2008 at 4:10 pm #1003005
I was just talking about something like this in the Father and Son Hobie thread. My dh found this awesome site where our kids make their very own cartoons! It allows them to express their artistic side while the the cool tech aspect of it keeps them interested and holds their attention. They get a real feeling of accomplishment after clicking that play button and watching something they made themselves down to the smallest detail.
They characters are cute and they can choose the music,background, dialogue etc and crate their own story and post on the site for others to watch. It’s also fun to watch what other kids have made too. It’s at mashup.huruhumi.com. Enjoy!October 3, 2008 at 3:29 pm #1010574
My niece was telling me about webkinz.com :nods:October 6, 2008 at 5:10 am #1010851
[URL="http://www.qweas.com/download/game/kids/"][/URL] Oh… my daughter was telling me also about webkinz.com. But I visited this site – [URL="http://www.qweas.com/download/game/kids/"]http://www.qweas.com/download/game/kids/[/URL] , it’s great. I think she would love this too. Thanks for the link CSX.
[RIGHT] [/RIGHT]December 23, 2008 at 1:24 am #1020031
I agree with Gchildren above; the Reader Rabbit series is great. Though with your children getting to the ages that they are I also agree with the other poster about Webkinz and the other online options like Club Penguin.
On Club Penguin your child can become a Secret Agent which requires great thinking skills to master.
It’s a crazy new world out there and finding the educational merits to many of the popular games is difficult at best.April 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm #1031937
My son keeps playing this program where you can make your own games online. The site is called challenge you ([url]http://www.challengeyou.com/[/url] ). While its not educational, it is much more interactive and let’s your child design what they would want to play. I swear my son is addicted. Hope this helps!April 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm #1031938
Were they specifically online games? If not your older one might like “Rush Hour Junior”. It teaches lots of problem solving skills. It’s a favourite in my sister’s classroom.May 1, 2009 at 1:30 pm #1031996
well my boys and my god children play on Webkinz.com and it has all kinds of educational games, like math, history, arts, geography. You have to buy a pin code and you get to take care of this virtual pet, and in order to feed and cloth the pet you play games educational and just fun games. I also just learned that they have also launched a sister site called webkinzjr.com I believe this site is geared to children ages 3-6, and Webkinz.com is geared to children 6-13. But honestly it is a really fun site to play on with the kids.May 19, 2009 at 11:34 pm #1033380
I found a pretty cool game for kids called Debt Ski. MTV made it to teach kids about debt and saving money. Might be aimed to a little bit older crowd and it’s pretty short, but real fun and the music is great.
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[quote=DianeScraps]My daughters are 5 & 8 and we just really haven’t found any educational games that hold their interest – Any suggestions?
well I know webkinz has some pretty educational games on there website if you are interested in educational games that they can access via the computer, also webkinz has a sister site called webkinzjr geared to children ages 3-6 that has educational games on there as well if you have time go to webkinz.com or webkinzjr.com and take the virtual tour and see how you like it. I think your girls will really enjoy it.July 22, 2009 at 7:38 am #1036082
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