It’s that time of year again. Goodbye summer vacations, and hello school! School classes, tests, extracurricular activities, reports, projects, and the list of school ‘to-do’s’ goes on. This daily routine of school ‘to-do’s’ may have you daydreaming of your tropical Hawaiian vacation again, but don’t worry – you can learn and have fun too. Make educational boardgames on your list of school ‘to-do’s’. Educational boardgames are great ways to build concepts, advance your knowledge, and test your skill levels. Parents, teachers, and students can take advantage of all the learning and fun that educational boardgames have to offer. Here are a few online educational boardgame resources to get your school year off to a great start:
1. Learning Resources (www.learningresources.com) : Learning Resources provides educational games ranging from card to board and more. Shop by age, category, subject, and brand. You can also request a copy of their catalog, or sign-up to recieve promotions, sales, and special offers by email. If you are a parent, a teacher, or looking for educational games for a special needs student, there are games available for you. Just click the parent, teacher, or special needs, tabs. Learning Resource has educational games for students in grades preK-5th only.
2. Educational Learning Games (www.educationallearninggames.com): Educational Learning Games provides educational games for students by subjects from grades preK-12th. Just click the subject links for the subject you are looking for. Subjects range from math, science, language arts, geography, history, to foreign language, and more. If you are looking for science games, for example, click ‘science’ and a list of games will appear under that subject category.
3. Smarter (www.smarter.com): In the search box, search educational game board. A product list will appear with a variety of board games in a variety of subjects. Move your mouse over the store links under a particular board game and a window of compartive store listing will pop up. This will provide you with pricing options from a couple of stores. Stores that are compartively priced may include online stores such as Ebay, and department stores such a Target and Walmart. You are sure to find an educational board game that fits your learning needs and your budget.
Make educational boardgames a regular part of your ‘to-do’ school list routine, and you are sure to start and end the school year off right.