Educational games are a wonderful way to make learning practice fun for students of all ages. Challenging young learners to a game or activity at home can make a new concept seem more enjoyable, and is sure to increase engagement. Check out these teacher favorite options for educational games and manipulatives.
At Home Learning Manipulatives & Activities for Pre-K Students
While some of these games have smaller parts and should always be played with adult supervision, they are an excellent way for Pre-K learners to practice fine motor and cognitive skills. These parent favorites s are all great options for preschool-aged students in the classroom or at home school:
Educational Games & Manipulatives for Home School Students
As students learn new skills, these more challenging games are a way to boost their retention while at home and increase their engagement. Learning by playing games is one of the best ways to spend free time in the classroom or at home. Encourage elementary-aged students to give any of these games a try with friends or family members.
Tools for Whole At Home Games & Activities
If you’re looking for a great way to turn a new concept into a game, take advantage of these tools. Buttons make it easy for children to ring-in with an answer to a question, and classic playing cards can help to divide kids into groups. Get creative and make your own educational games with any of these parent favorites:
More Reading & Literacy Ideas for at Home Learning Needs
Looking for more inspiration for making learning fun for the kids in your life? Be sure to check out the Ideas & Inspiration category on the blog. Also be sure to stop by the School Specialty online store to find hundreds of educational games for learners of any age.