Fun Learning Games for Kids

Lets face it… kids get bored.  While we are trying to be the best parents that we can be it is hard sometimes to come up with ideas.  Sometimes it’s just easier to tell them to go play out side or give them the video game to play.  I am having that challenge myself entertaining them and making it fun but I also want them to learn something out of it.   So I have done some research and with not costing hardly anything or nothing you can get creative and make some fun things to do that might surprise you on how much they like to do these kind of things.

So here you go…

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Alligator Game

Alligator Game + MORE Learning Games for Kids

 

Make a small rectangle around students which they can not leave, then give them challenges (i.e. move into tallest-shortest, alphabetical, or chronological order. Add additional challenges such as non-verbal or blindfold.   For more info that goes into details click HERE

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Sight Words Dominos

Sight Words Dominos + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Practice sight words with these two fun games that can be made in a snap. Great for kindergarten sight word practice. Click HERE for instructions.

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Sight Word Parking Lot Game

Sight Word Parking Lot Game + MORE Learning Games for Kids

call out a word (or letter) & they “park” the car in that place. Perfect for sight words!  Click HERE for instructions on how to make this.

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Bottle Top Addition Game

Bottle Top Addition Game + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Playful Maths. Play this creative maths game solo or multi-player. Great for home and the classroom.  Click HERE for instructions on how to make.

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35 Name Activities Ideas (getting them to learn their name)
35 Name Activities Ideas (getting them to learn their name) + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Put their name up every where. Label everything of theirs with their name. Use their name in your activities! Have fun with it!  Click HERE for all the ideas!

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Sorting

Sorting + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Another simple, inexpensive idea.  Taking empty pop bottles and tape colored paper on outside.  Then having matching colored items to put in it will allow them to think about sorting.   You might want to cut a small whole for yourself in back to get them back out.

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Find & Rhyme

Find & Rhyme + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Using hulu hoops and paper plates… get the kids to rhyme those words!  Click HERE for instructions

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Lego Math

Lego Math + MORE Learning Games for Kids

Using Legos to help them with math.  Just grab a piece of paper and lay down some Legos.  Then create either – or + and a = sign.  Let them figure out the rest!

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Play and Learn with Easter Eggs

Play and Learn with Easter Eggs + MORE Learning Games for Kids

10 ideas for play and learning with plastic eggs. Don’t throw away those eggs after Easter! There are so many ways to include them in play and educational activities for kids including math, word games, sensory play, art and much more!  Click HERE to learn these great ideas!

About Leslie Pleasants

Leslie Pleasants is the founder of Today's Every Mom. Inspired by her own busy life with kiddos she set out to create a spot where Moms of any stage or age could find relevant and resourceful advice.

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