A test of math and agility add up to fun when you combine balloons, equations and a lot of outdoor space. Youngsters must find and complete the next step in a math problem before the previous balloon hits the ground, requiring quick math skills on your feet when they play games that teach.
Armed with chalk, a bouncy ball and knowledge of telephone keypad letters, your little ones will spring at the chance to practice spelling messages with a friend! Educational games for kids like this offer a chance to practice spelling while fine tuning their teamwork skills!
Take kids outdoors for a guessing game that teaches knowledge and recognition skills of United States geography. You'll need chalk, a lot of space and a map for reference.
Especially with kids who struggle in the classroom, moving learning outdoors through educational games puts topics in a new perspective. "Some kids learn best through tactile and non-traditional means, which is why taking children outside to learn can help them thrive," says Sheri Chu, retired elementary educator with 20 years of teaching experience in Ontario, California. "The exercise is an added benefit as well!"
Have a subject your child is struggling with? Visit kids.gov for get-fit ideas, or try thinking up your own games for kids that incorporate learning and watch your adolescent's education soar!
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