Sometimes the best thing you can do for your child’s education is to supplement your approach with educational websites. Many of these sites have a hefty fine attached to them though. Instead of breaking the bank, try these 10 free educational game websites out and see if any of them will help you. You may find that adding in even one of these will help your child to grasp a concept they may be struggling with.
10 Free Educational Game Websites
This Math game is a lot of fun. I know that my kids absolutely love it. Be aware that there are elements of magic in the game. If you have a problem with wizards, spells, or the like this game won’t be for you. This game is free. However, there are in game purchase options that you will have to supervise. There is a paid version that offers more if you are interested in it.
This site is perfect for children who are learning their letters and their sounds. Each letter has interactive elements as well as bright colors and fun songs. There is a paid component if you want more than just the letters and the free readers but that is not necessary unless you decide you want it.
This is an excellent site for teaching children to type. There are many fun characters and the colors are bright and interesting. Most jobs require typing skills so this is a great way to get kids ready for their future.
These games are all based on various PBS programs. There are games for anything from Sid The Science Kid to Electric Company. Because these games feature characters your child might recognize they might be just the fit for making education fun in your house.
This site is filled with educational games based on books. This can be a really fun way to make a book come alive for your child and encourage reading. There is even a spot where you can search for a game based on the book series that Random House publishes.
This site is filled with games for Kindergarten through 5th Grade. You can work on skills such as math, grammar, and strategy. This site is completely free. However, it does utilize ads to help fund the site. If you don’t want the ads you can pay a small amount each month to use the site without ads.
This site is packed with games for just about every Math concept you are working on. The colors are bright and the games are separated by concept. This makes it easy to find a Math game that goes with what you are teaching.
Spelling City uses a word list that you put together to let children play games to learn their spelling words. This can be an excellent way to work on spelling words with a reluctant speller.
This site is full of great grammar games as well as many other games. You can sort the games by grade level and by subject.
What free educational games do your kids enjoy? Leave me a comment so I can add them to the list and try them out with my kids.
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