123 Learning Games
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Fetch Lunch Rush Games
integrates team play and physical movement. Print off "augmented reality" mat pdfs. Place mats around house and run to take pictures. Great for playing with multiple kids or as a family. NOT WORKING ON MY IPAD?!
teaches shapes in real world images by giving artwork filled with shapes. Brief mini-lesson about shapes. Counting from 1 to 20 is also reinforced.
As a follow-up to Endless Alphabet, set the stage for early numeracy learning with Endless Numbers! Kids will have a blast learning number recognition, sequences, quantity, numerical patterns, and simple addition with the adorable Endless monsters. Each number features interactive sequences and equation puzzles with numbers that come alive, and a short animation that provides context and meaning to each number.
Friendly Math Monsters
teaches numbers, addition, subtraction, and sorting while building on learning and retaining a game based environment.
Intro to Math ties in best practices of instruction with meaningful learning activities. Activities are voiced with simple directions. Has simple warm-ups that enable math connections.
teaches lessons that take about 30 minutes. After mastering each lesson, kids automatically move onto the next. Lessons include short videos, interactive math models, math problems, and encouraging feedback throughout work. Created by teachers. Materials are free and ad-free. 800+ digital lessons.
Gracie & Friends City Skate
Ride a skateboard through the city and jump to catch the groups of items representing a specific number.
Gracie & Friends Birthday Cafe
arrange friends at tables and distribute items equally. Simple interface and repetitive nature.
Moose Math- Duck Duck Moose
Counting, Adding, Subtracting, Sorting, and Geometry.
Park Math HD- Duck Duck Moose
Practice counting, addition, subtraction, sequencing, patterning, and comparing.
Find Sums uses 10 frames and part whole models to increase addition fluency. Two levels of play build from 5 to 100. Track player progress and email reports.
helps students master addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Math problems are answered by identifying correct answers on a bingo board. Once the student correctly answers five questions in a row, they earn a prize in order to care for their pretend pet. Instructors can check the report card section.
A variety of math questions on different topics.
Drills students on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Daily drills take a total of about 15 minutes. Some students get frustrated with this program. I limit the time to one full session and say that scores don't matter if they try. No games.
Strengthens addition and multiplication fluency. The sushi monster gives a number and kids build an equation from numbered pieces. Strengthens understanding of number relations.
Use money to buy and sell items through town.
Kids learn and practice simplifying, adding, comparing and estimating fractions with this chicken-themed game.
Teaches spatial reasoning with 3-D shapes.
Answer questions in a competitive or practice environment. Questions are based on core curriculum standards.
Math activities and games with fundamental math skills and concepts.
Brings the alphabet to life with pictures, animation, games, songs, and stories. Each letter is identified by name, sound, and words. Children tap, slide, sort, and drag objects.
Set the stage for reading success with this delightfully interactive educational app. Kids will have a blast learning their ABC's and building vocabulary with the adorable monsters in Endless Alphabet. Each word features an interactive puzzle with talking letters and a short animation illustrating the definition. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.originatorkids.EndlessAlphabet
Reconstruct words from scrambled letters. Letter sounds are made when the letters are touched and the word is read once reconstructed. Introduces key spelling patterns and phonograms that are important for beginning spellers and early writers. Written English can be complex and confusing, and Endless Wordplay reinforces spelling rules and variations using rhymes and a fun, progressive learning path. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.originatorkids.EndlessWordplay
Strengthen language abilities wIth clearly articulated letter sounds and slow "sounding out" of images.
Four levels of phonics instruction are practiced with 7 groups of themed words. Children learn letters, sounds, and spelling.
Learn about letter sounds, phonics, and other reading fundamentals.
learn to read with Zac the Rat! Each section features a vowel sound and its related spelling. Your child will hear, touch, read and eventually master this sound-spelling through a variety of engaging activities, movies, and songs. Excellent for emerging readers and English language learners.
The stories in this app contain a controlled vocabulary set, using the words most frequently encountered in print. The stories and activities reinforce high-frequency words, also called “sight words,” in sentences rather than in isolation. This ensures the young reader will make a meaningful association with each word and more readily commit it to memory. Includes:Plays, Fiction/NonFiction, Comics, Folk Tales, Greek Myths, and Chinese Fables sections from the Starfall website. Includes an AutoRead feature to model fluent reading, which can be disabled once your child is able to read independently.
After reading about artists and musicians, making a magician, reading poetry, laughing at tongue twisters, and solving riddles, your child will agree: It's Fun to Read! With a basic understanding of letter-sound relationships, your child is ready to explore a variety of genres and topics that will expand reading vocabulary, comprehension, and world knowledge. The games and activities within demonstrate the joy of reading through rhyme, alliteration, spelling patterns, and word play. The stories can be read aloud to model the qualities of fluent reading: intonation, expression, inflection and rate. Users can enable or disable the AutoRead feature. The app includes: Art Gallery, Magic, Music, Poetry, Tongue Twisters, and Bird Riddles sections from the Starfall website. Also includes an AutoRead feature to model fluent reading, which can be disabled once your child is able to read independently.
This app introduces "sight words", the most commonly used words in school, library, and children's books. Each word features an interactive word puzzle with letters that come alive, and then a sentence puzzle with words that become what they describe. See the word "dog" as a barking dog, and the word "up" reach for the sky!- 6 words free with additional word packs for purchase.
Gives students leveled reading passages and quizzes students on comprehension. Quizzes are graded by program and student is advanced or brought to lower levels. (Some kids get smart and fail to get easier passages.) "Teacher" can also assign writing passages, but these are not graded by the program.
Students need a homeschooler account (must provide proof of homeschooling) and an email for it to work. Teacher can assign articles to read and teachers have access to lessons. Grade online and grades are stored on the site.
Choose from a blank page, photos, or one of the app's backgrounds and start creating. Tools like crayons, stickers, paint and erasers can be used while the app records singing, talking, and moving stickers.
Choose from a blank page, your photos or one of the apps backgrounds and start creating. Drag, drop and order your images to create custom story sequences.
Solve puzzles by typing words that appear into story.
Identify parts of speech in stories of different themes. Also gives story starters.
Teaches grammar, sentence structure, and simple writing. Has the option of doing research papers and longer writings.
Teaches grammar and writing skills through short exercises and longer essays. Further learning requires subscription.
Create and learn about animals in different habitats.
Focuses on science including water, motion, shadows, and weather. It gets progressively harder as you move up in levels.
Explore facts about 7 bugs. Vivid imagery and spoken text.
Teaches 100+ science topics with experiments, stories, and games. Students go on adventures to science topics.
Pick a biome to learn about animals, habitat, and other traits.
Has games, articles, and videos for all ages.
allows viewers to experience exhibits from an entirely new angle, plus see what's in development. Don't miss the sounds of the Arctic and the live cam of the leaf cutter ants.
virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.
3D and virtual curated tours let you explore the world's largest collection of working historic computers. Speak to experts on the codebreaking machines of WWII, those maintaining the world’s oldest working digital computer – and more! Don't miss the unusual slide rules on cylinders.
has free resources for students and teachers to gain information and plans about space and stem.
Create a path so woodland creatures can get from one spot to another. The path gets more complex with more levels.
Introduces kids to basic coding. Kids use basic concepts of coding to create a path from pieces with different twists and turns so that robot can advance levels.
Use basic concepts of coding to create a path from pieces with different twists and turns so that robot can advance levels.
Use basic concepts of coding to solve puzzles.
Learn the basics of coding through puzzles, targeted lessons, and dynamic visuals. Works best on iPads.
Challenges kids to solve puzzles while learning programming basics. 30 levels that teach using game mechanics. Uses conditionals and loops without making the child memorize.
A drag and drop setting for kids to learn and practice coding.
Teaches coping skills and problem solving with interactive game.
Provides kid-friendly animations and modeling for learning 12 yoga poses.
Contains video clips of Sesame Street. Parents can choose specific subjects to focus on. Also includes educational games.
has amazing resources for children dealing with cancer and with family members with cancer. Videos are amazing!
A free interactive picture book with puzzles
Connects students in grades K–2 to musical communities as they build fundamental music skills through listening, singing, and moving to songs from all over the world. A free online curriculum available worldwide.
Explore elements of music and children's songs as you kids about rhythm, instruments, pitch, and musical notes.
For kids to begin exploring famous art. Contains many of the works from 5 famous painters with embedded videos and pictures. Create and adapt famous works.
Visit historically signifcant sites around the world.
- Ellis Island
- Colonial Williamsburg
- Walt Disney World
- Anne Frank House
- The Great Wall of China
- PBS: Rick Steves holidays in Europe. Includes Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy and others. On Prime and YouTube.
By PBS Kids. To learn and read about Alaska and Nature.
Has games, articles, and videos for all ages.
Identify continents and countries in a speed based race.
Trivia about presidents in a limited game format.
A Montessori based app that teaches world geography.
A Montessori based app that teaches US state information and geography.
- Old Macdonald Had a Farm HD
- Wheels on the Bus HD
- Baa Baa Black Sheep HD
- Itsy Bitsy Spider
- Easter Egg HD
Learn and identify new vocabulary words for items around the home, food, and animals in a 1 and 2 player game. Hints are helpful for decreasing frustration.
The app uses the device's camera to get kids listening and matching body parts together into a complete mask. A fun app for kids to playfully listen, experiment and engage with their own face.
Solve increasingly difficult puzzles.
Reinforces letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Children make matches and identify differences.
Has a full collection of educational games based on PBS shows. Games cover all subjects
Games, quizzes, songs, books, videos and more focusing on letters, numbers, words, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and more.
Fairy tale-themed islands introduce kids to dragons, gnomes, and other characters for creative free play.
Easy to understand educational videos on everything from Mozart to allergies. Free version gets only the movie of the week.
Create stories and science reports with characters and narration.
Kids listen while matching colored buttons to correct spaces on a given picture. The app provides 5 pictures for free. You can set up the app to turn off in-app purchases.
Has Reading, Math, Coding, Science, and Social Studies at various levels. Site can be difficult to manuever.
Use vocabulary knowledge to manipulate Snargle through obstacles. Quiz format. Gives answers when incorrect.
Browse TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks to spark curiosity. Find video-based lessons organized by age-level and subject.