Are you worried your child spends too much time playing video games and not enough time getting ready for the upcoming school year? What you may not know is that not all video games are about violence and fantasy worlds – some are quite educational!
New games that teach useful skills to increase creativity and help kids learn are being developed every day. Check out these educational video games that are sure to teach your gamer a thing or two while having a blast!
1. My Word Coach
Equipped with a built-in dictionary featuring over 17,000 words, My Word Coach helps kids work on their verbal communication skills and vocabulary through six different word-related games. Players are able to insert missing letters to form words, spell out the answers to various definitions, and choose words to match a particular description. For a fun and challenging mode, try it with multiple players!
2. Escape Adventure Island
In this JumpStart video game, young learners engage with a 3-D environment while practicing their math, reading, and critical thinking skills. Escape Adventure Island invites players to use their explorer skills and brain power to escape a mysterious island after a crash landing leaves them stranded!
3. LittleBigPlanet 2
With some fantastic graphics and some funky tunes, this great game encourages your kids to develop their problem-solving skills. Players navigate through a rich landscape, finding a wide range of objects along the way – many of which can be used to help them solve puzzles.
4. uDraw Studio: Instant Artist
Let your young ones create and unleash their inner artist with this game! uDraw Studio allows kids to explore their curiosity for art while developing their drawing skills as they create their own masterpieces. This original video game will be one that your kids will not want to put down!
5. Portal 2
Unlike conventional video games that require players to shoot their way to victory, in Portal players must use their wits to escape Aperture Laboratories and its robots. It’s a memorable and mentally challenging experience that players won’t forget!
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