Educational and Safe Games for Kids

Parents love to watch their kids have fun while playing games may these be indoor or outdoor. Safety of kids during these games is the basic concern of parents. Besides having fun it is also essential to educate the kids and the best way to do this to indulge your kids in educational games for boys and girls alike.

Educational games for kids are only safe but not also developing the educational habits that help them in their preschool years. These educational games include both indoor and outdoor games and besides educating these also help to develop positive attitudes, moral values and social behaviors in your kids. Some of the most interesting and coolest educational games are listed below:

Letter Soup

You can teach alphabets to your preschool children by helping then spot the letters from a bowl containing a mix of letters. All you need is to print their names cut the letters and put them in a box. Now place the box in front of each kid and ask them to take out letters from his or her name. If the letter matches she can keep it otherwise throw it back in the box. You can repeat the process until the first kid completes his name. In this way your kids are going to learn their first and last names in a safe and entertaining game.

Matching

Matching game help children to build their memory and recognition skills. You can prepare many home made cards for this purpose by drawing letters or numbers small cards. You have to draw each number or letter on two different cards and mix them. Place these cards upside down in front of your kids and ask him to turn two cards at a time. If the pair matches he gets to keep them. If the pair doesn’t match next kid gets his turn. In the end, the kid with most number of cards wins. In this way kids can learn number and alphabets and memorize them.

Scrabble Junior

In his early years your kid might not have a big vocabulary in his early years but this is where ‘Junior Scrabble’ differs from normal scrabble. In this game some easy words are already printed on the board. Your kid needs to select the words as per the bricks he has and place them on the board. In this way the kids learn new words including their spellings and pronunciations. This helps them to start learning vocabulary and some early mathematics like adding and subtracting points.

Coloring

Coloring is the first thing that your baby is bound to enjoy in his early years. Parents can use this to teach their kids something new in a perfectly safe manner by asking them to color a new word or concept using bright colors. If you make learning a part of his coloring routine, your child is more likely to learn quickly and safely.