Educational Games - Links

For learners

Links to educational games:

N.BPlease note that there are 1000s of such "online" activities available on the Internet: we always advise that parents FIRST assess any such website BEFORE encouraging their children to visit the site.


The following links are activities to enhance elementary mathematics skills:


Animal See Saw: A game for two players to help them learn addition and subtraction

http://www.counton.org/games/animal-see-saw/index.html


Frosty Fractions: An easy activity involving halves, quarters and eighths

http://www.counton.org/games/map-fractions/spring/


Maths Circus: 4 maths games for beginners or for those who seek a bit of a challenge

http://www.counton.org/games/circus/


Who wants to be a mathonaire: A quiz based on maths problems

http://www.counton.org/games/mathonaire/


Maths Activity Pack - Whole Numbers: 4 sets of activities introducing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

http://www.counton.org/games/map-numbers/


Whack a Mole: This activity involves counting in steps of 1 - 20 from any number up to 100

http://www.ictgames.com/whackAMole/index.html


The Multiplication Game: An activity to reinforce multiplication

http://www.primarygames.com/math/multiplication/


The Counting Game: An activity to test learners on how fast they can count

http://members.learningplanet.com/act/count/free.asp


Multiplication Station: A timed game to test your multiplication skills

http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/Games/Flash/Educational/Multiplicationstation/index.php


Maths for kids: Ages 6-11: A wide variety of 'easy' or 'difficult' maths related exercises grouped by age

http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com/


The following links are activities to enhance elementary reading and language skills:


Let's get ready to read: Helping your child learn the Alphabet

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-k/index/load.htm?f


Learn to read: A collection of interactive books

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-a/learn-to-read/load.htm?f


It's fun to read: Using poems, tongue twisters, riddles and more to help your child's ability to read

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-b/index/load.htm?f


I'm reading!: For those children confident in their ability to read

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-c/index/load.htm?f


The Gramma Gorillas: Identify Parts of Speech - Beginners: nouns / verbs, Advanced: all

http://www.funbrain.com/grammar/index.html


Plural Play: A two player tic-tac-toe where students drag word to their correct plural endings

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/plural/index_pre.html


Spin & Spell: Learn how to spell different words

http://www.spinandspell.com/


Vocabulary Builder: A simple game of matching pictures to words

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/Words.html


Parts of speech: Click the words that belong to a particular category

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/PartsOfSpeech.html


Guess What?: Read the clue and guess the word with the least number of clicks

http://www.ezschool.com/Games/GuessWhat.html


Word Burst: See how many words you can make before the time runs out

http://www.primarygames.com/langarts/wordburst/