Playing whilst learning, the magic of educational children’s games
Educational children’s games have all the benefits that you can imagine with their name, but not only do they entertain your children (and adults!), they also provide educational qualities without being noticed.
Because of this, educational games and apps, are an excellent strategy for parents to use as a complement to an all-round education for children.
If this wasn’t enough on its own, a lot of the games available can be played by various people simultaneously making them a perfect excuse to have family time together and to try out a new activity with your children. They will love it!
There are many different types of games available, more traditional games that can be played at the playground or at the park, or there are also more modern alternatives. By modern, we mean video games or apps that are available on mobile phones and tablets, that make it possible to learn whilst playing.
Children start using technology at an earlier age than ever before and in no time at all, will begin to use our household tech with a lot more freedom than we do!
The use of technology in children is a hot topic that creates much debate, but the truth is, is that in a safe and responsible environment, technology can provide children with many benefits.
The list of educational games and apps available for children is endless, available on all different types of operating systems, sufficiently simple so that they can be played on any device that you can use with your children.
The apps are simple, very visual, full of eye-catching effects, with animated moving characters that use all of the options available to grab the attention of young people.
The best part is that most games can be played together, or at the very least, you can play along with them, helping them whilst they play. You will notice that as they move around the characters, or answer questions, your children will begin to familiarize themselves with letters, language, geography, shapes etc…
Playing and learning! As a result, educational children’s games are a useful tool for learning that also give you the chance to spend some quality time with your children.
The best games and apps to try with your children
There are thousands of apps available. The majority are games and many of those are aimed at children. Consequently, you will have many options to choose from that can become quite overwhelming.
That is why we have put together a selection of educational games for you to try out with your children. But be careful! Make sure that you don’t find yourself more addicted to the games than they are!
Lingokids . An award-winning company that makes Language Learning for Kids fun! Lingokids provides this experience through videos, activities, songs, and games in English that adapt to your child’s level of difficulty and the speed at which they learn.
Mario’s Alphabet . In this app, you have to help a friendly monster overcome different obstacles within his fantasy world. The obstacles are made from letters, making this game an ideal way to help children learn to read.
Lightbot. Code Hour. A different and curious game where children are submerged into a simple but surprisingly intuitive world of programming. They will need to help a small robot overcome obstacles that become progressively harder and as a result will learn the basics of programming. Ideal for beginners!
Dr. Panda Restaurant. Here you and your children must help Dr. Panda to organize his restaurant. Children will learn very basic elements of a business as well as some very delicious Asian recipes!
Lola’s Alphabet Train. A game that takes part on a train in which children accompany Lola, a friendly panda on a journey to learn the alphabet. The alphabet is available in English, Spanish and other languages which are very useful.
There are many great educational games and apps to choose from and these are just a few to get you started. They will all bring you many hours of fun, enjoyment and plenty of learning. What are you waiting for?
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