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Great learning games for kids

When it comes to learning, there’s nothing kids love more than having fun whilst they learn. Fortunately for you, there’s some great learning games for kids out there that are ideal at not only teaching your kids, but ensuring they have fun whilst doing it. We’ve compiled our list of some of the best games out there, making your life easier along the way.

Great Learning Games for Kids

Typing Games

Great Learning Games for Kids

Seeing as technology is so prominent these days it’s important that we ensure our kids are up to scratch. It’s highly likely at school they’ll be using a computer so a typing game is a great way of getting them learning.

There’s an awesome typing game by Fenetic Wellbeing that’ll get the kids minds working, whilst having fun. There are 10 categories to choose from and they have 60 seconds to type out as many answers as they possibly can. Not only is it educational, it’s a whole lot of fun and if you have more than one child you can turn it into a bit of a competition.

Maths Games

Great Learning Games for Kids

They may not like or enjoy it but every kid has to do Maths as part of the curriculum. There’s a really good, educational and fun game that’s free to download on iPad/iPhone called Math Ninja. It puts their maths skills to test to defend the tree-house against a hungry tomato and his robotic army. You’ll have to use maths to defend your tree-house! They’ll be having so much fun they won’t even realise it’s educational!

Hangman Game

Wooden Scrabble blocks

There are loads of great hangman games out there that get their minds working and vocabulary and spelling tested. Again, there are a few games you can download on your iPad or iPhone to let them play directly on there. There is also a range of online games that you can play where you can pick the difficulty level based on age or ability.

Movie Maker

Great Learning Games for Kids

Do you have a budding Spielberg in your home? Then look no further than the Lego Movie Maker app. Your kids can put their creative thing caps on and edit their own mini films using their favorite DC film superheroes in the shape of Lego men. You never know, this could be the start of their Oscar winning career. Either way, it’s a great way for them to start thinking creatively.

Jigsaw Games

Jigsaw puzzle

One of the most popular jigsaw apps is called Tozzle. This game lets you choose from 40 different shape based puzzles that all come with adorable sound effects and animations. Tozzle not only keeps your kids entertained it allows them to improve their shape recognition skills and motor activity. It’s available on Apple’s iPad and iPhones for a small fee.

More Maths Fun

Great Learning Games for Kids

There’s more to Maths than just simple counting, there’s games out there that can help them with time, money and fractions. They can pick up basic knowledge of how time and money works as well as learning more about fractions. There’s no harm in getting them ahead of the game!

These are the top games that we’d recommend for your children. We are sure there are loads more out there so if you know of any that we’ve missed then feel free to comment below, we’d love to hear what you have to say!

If you are looking for inspiration a little closer to home, what about some of these learning games for kids on our site?

Learning games for kids

What about some of these printable games for the kids too?

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Great Learning Games for Kids

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Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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