Educational Games

Do you want to play a game? Try these brain boosting educational games that make learning fun (and sneaky).

Get Smart: Fun Learning Activities

These educational games, crafts, and activities are easy ways to incorporate learning into everyday life.

Board Approval: 7 Classic Board Games for Kids

These board games may be old school, but they're still a super-fun way to teach kids about following rules, fairness, and more.

10 Fun Games from Around the World

Your child might not be able to find Pakistan on a map, but teaching her about all kinds of cultures is no more complicated than playing a game. So next time you hear "Mommy, I'm bored!" spark your kid's sense of adventure by adding fresh international flavor to outdoor fun time. Invite her pals over, spin the globe, and pick out a location. Laughter needs no translation.

Alphabet Museum

Here's a hands-on way to boost early literacy skills and get your child ready for a lifetime of reading adventures

Simple Science Experiment: Egg in a Bottle

Astound your kids and show them nature's laws in action with this cool learning activity.

Show Me a Story: Creative Storytelling Games and Crafts

Author, teacher, and FamilyFun blogger Emily Neuburger shares crafts and activities for sparking kids' imaginations.

Cool Science for Kids: Growing Crystals

This simple at-home science experiment lets kids create a fascinating chemical reaction--and make a sparkly memento, too.

Teach Math With a Supersized Dice Game

Increase math fluency -- and have some supersized fun -- with these giant DIY dice.

Instant Fun: Quick & Easy Activities for Kids

What does it take to amaze a kid? How about using ordinary objects to do what seems impossible? Check out the challenges presented here to learn their secrets.

Teach About Weather With This Science Craft

A homemade barometer lets kids play meteorologist -- and gain science know-how in the process.

Summer Learning Activity: Sun Printing

A creative project helps children understand the awe-inspiring effects of the August sun.

Science Activity: Learn About Clouds and Rain

Kids can create their own stormy weather -- and play with shaving cream -- doing this simple science experiment.

How to Choose an Electronic Educational Toy

Learning outside of the classroom can be a ton of fun, and technology has given parents a new set of options. Choose the best, age-appropriate electronic toys for your child to keep her entertained and engaged.

7 Games to Foster Your Child's Creativity

Shake, rattle, and roll your way into these fun activities.

A Simple Summer Reading Game

Help your child check out a slew of books with the help of this surprise-filled incentive board.

A Cool Idea for Learning About Constellations

By flashlight or daylight, this supercool tool for learning about constellations will turn your kid into a night-sky whiz.

Make a Reusable Study Tool

For practicing homework subjects as varied as reading, geography, and math, this fun and infinitely reusable study aid will stretch your kid's mind.

Backyard Spelling Game

Spell it out, outside! This game puts a super-size spin on an old classic -- and boosts basic literacy skills -- by transforming word-building into an active learning challenge.

Do the Math: Calculator Hopscotch

Get kids moving--and practicing basic number skills--with a game of calculator hopscotch

Learning Activity: Bulb Growth Chart

This project gives kids some practice in working with numbers -- and a close-up view of spring's arrival.

Teaching Kids to Know Their Trees

This fun fall art project helps kids learn their leaves -- and creates a decorative map of your yard, too.

Learning Activity: Make A Recycled Birdfeeder

Help your kids learn about our feathered friends this winter by hanging our carton feeder in a window.

A Jump-Rope Spelling Game

Forget flash cards! Tackling vocabulary homework is a lot more fun with this bouncy outdoor activity.

Learning Activity: Label Mapping

Here's a simple way to bring home world-class lessons in the global economy.

Teach Math With Fun 3-D Shapes