Educational Games

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

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8 Typing Games for Kids and When to Start Playing Them

Children are ready to get to know a keyboard as early as pre-kindergarten. We asked teachers for their recommendations for the best typing apps and games for teaching kids how to type at every age and level.

7 Educational Science Games for Kids

Teach science outside of the classroom with these seven fun games for kids. They’ll improve observational skills while demonstrating key scientific principles.

15 Free Online Games for Kids That Will Keep Them Learning at Home

Check out these free educational activities and games available online to inspire learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Best Toys of 2016: Toddlers

We start scouting new toys in February, request tons of them in May and June, and over the summer, test a few hundred faves with some 75 kids and their parents. The result—this annual list—is the best of the newest. We don’t play around! (Oh wait, maybe we do ... )

More Educational Games

Rhyme and Reason Domino Game

Got a beginning reader? Dust off an old set of dominoes and transform it into a tool for mastering letter sounds. 

Active Learning: Water Balloon Math

Let your kids make a splash -- and soak up some number skills over the summer -- with these simple games.

A Simple Summer Reading Game

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