As a family, one of our favorite things to do as a family is play a game. I love when I can find a game that is both fun and educational. Are you shopping for games? Don’t miss this great roundup of games your family is sure to enjoy. Even better, many of these are educational games that will help your children work on concepts they might be struggling with.
7 Educational Games to Give as Gifts
Ukloo is a really fun riddle game kids are sure to have a blast with. There are three levels of riddle so that younger and older children can all join in on the game play.
Each set of riddles will challenge the kids to think thru the riddle and find an answer. There are hints that can be given as well. The only downside to this game is that the answers to the riddle are in a book and they are harder to find.
Lightning Fast Math
Looking for a fun way to work on math drills? Lightning Fast Math is a really fun game to work on drilling these facts in an exciting way.
With a variety of ways to play the game, math can become a bit more fun with the kids. It also offers a variety of game play methods. Kids can work on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with brightly colored cards that make learning these facts more fun.
This game is a really fun way to work on money with the kids. It helps them to focus on coins and their values. You will be given a monetary amount you have to get to. Using your cards you will make an amount of money by combining coins.
Each card will have bright colors and feature the coin and the value of it. This will help with coin recognition, value, and how coins can work together.
Word Q is a brain teaser game that will help with spelling and word building skills. Children are given letter tiles and a brainteaser card. The goal is to use the tiles and make a square where there are words horizontally and vertically.
The tiles are high quality and the bright cards make it appealing to kids of multiple ages. The word building skills and phonetics skills your children can build while playing this are well worth it.
The Rubik’s Cube is a great option for kids to work on fine motor skills, follow directions, and have fun with
Apples to Apples
Apples to apples is a family favorite of ours. I love that there are explanations of words and their meanings on each card. It challenges kids to think outside of the box and find the best possible card to work with.
Guess Who may seem like it is just a fun game but it gives kids the ability to work with logic, the process of elimination and finding the right way to ask a question. If a question is asked wrong, they won’t make it as far in the game.