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12 Educational Board Games Kids Love to Play

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Educational Board Games are a great way to help kids learn while they have fun. Educational games can be used in many different ways, from the classroom to the home, and the earlier children can be exposed to them the better!

 Educational Board Games for Kids are not something you want your child playing with all day long, but they provide a good break from other learning activities and give kids time to think creatively. In this blog post, we will discuss some of our favorite Educational Board Games for Kids that are great for preschool learning and math games too!

Educational Board Games for Kids

Santorini 

This is a game where players compete to build their three-dimensional houses. The player who makes the first 3 story house wins! Builders must carefully plan and decide which colors they want to use, what materials will be used in construction, and how high each level should be.

In Santorini, kids and adults can practice critical thinking skills while competing against each other. When a God card is used to amend rules, players will need to anticipate other player’s moves in order to stay at the top of their game! But it doesn’t just make great analytical skill training – playing games like these also take your creativity up by several levels as you try out new strategies every time they come into play.

Rummikub Original Rummy Tile Game

Combine your luck and wits in the game of Rummikub, which is constantly changing so every player has a chance to win until the very end. At its core it’s a rummy type game where players take turns placing numbered tiles for runs or groups. It may be simple but there are still plenty of strategies thanks to this ever-changing board – even Joker tiles that can change any number into another!

Teach kids STEM skills like sequencing and pattern recognition and how to keep track of their cards plus others’ playing cards.They also begin to develop a sense of probability that is based on intuition and common sense. Rat-a-tat As a result, both young children and adults are challenged by the game of cat.

Rat-A-Tat Cat  

Rat-A-Tat Cat is a suspenseful game of risk and timing. You must have the lowest score possible by eliminating high cards, or rats (high numbers), while drawing two lower cards to see which one you want to keep. If someone has a low card that matches your other hand’s rat, then it will be eliminated from their total points!

It can get tense as players try to go for a good match but also remember what number was on each card so they avoid being caught with higher totals when swapping out in later rounds if needed.

This is a great game for memory building, strategy and mathematical concepts like addition and subtraction.

Proof! Mental Math Game

The math game that every family needs! A fast-paced, family fun math game that’s loved by teachers as well as families, children and adults. Fun for class games nights or homeschools alike. TEACHER’S CHOICE GOLD AWARD WINNER selected by a panel of teachers for “exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home!” From elementary school students learning their multiplication tables at home with Mom & Dad to high schools using it during study halls. Multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction are mental math skills learned in a fun game that provides 100 number cards.

Race to find creative equations hidden among nine number cards. Keep what you find and collect the most cards to You’ll need an ace to find the hidden equations among the nine number cards! Collect as many cards as possible to win!

The World Game – Geography Learning Board Game

The world is a big place and it’s important to know where you are from. With this educational card game, kids can learn about the flags, capitals of each country in their favorite continent as well as countries outside that region like Australia or Greenland! There are different difficulty levels so anyone can play whether they have studied geography before or not. The best part? It folds up into a small pack which means it doesn’t take much space when traveling. So keep your brain sharp while exploring other parts of the globe with The World Game.

Mancala 

Mancala is a game that’s been played in Africa and the Middle East for centuries. This Educational Board Game has traditionally been made with seeds, pebbles, or beans, but it comes with an egg-shaped board and six rows of ten holes each to hold the stones (or chips).

 Players are trying to capture their opponent’s pieces by moving them into one of the last holes on their side, which will then cause all other pieces left behind to move up one space towards the front row. It takes about 20 minutes for one round (or until someone captures all of their opponents’ pieces).

ThinkFun Zingo

There’s a reason they call Zingo “Bingo With a Zing!” because it makes the old-fashioned style of Bingo game fun and educational for kids! Simply pull out the two tiles and match the word and image to your illustrated card.

This game is mostly educational, but it’s also fun. You’ll learn vocabulary and spelling while having a good time! It will help you with your reading skills and help with memory and concentration for kids.

Skillmatics Guess in 10 Animals and Countries

Roll the dice and ask up 10 questions to guess the animal or country on your Game Card! If so, is it a meat-eater? Does it live in groups or does it prefer solitude? Are you sure this country isn’t located somewhere else like India for example. Is this one of those landlocked countries that’s not near any coastline whatsoever, such as Chad (the second largest country in Africa)? The first person to win 7 cards will be the winner. This is a fantastic family game you can play together to learn fun facts about animals and various countries of the world.

Robot Turtles

Robot turtles are one of the few games that have been around almost as long as the board game. The colorful pieces are designed to help teach children programming fundamentals, and players use them to move a robot across a grid of squares using simple commands such as “turn left”, “stop”, and so on – all to reach their goal before anyone else does.”

Math for Love Prime Climb

If your kids love math this is the perfect game for them! Especially if they are entering the tween years or are age 10+.

Prime Climb is a beautiful and colorful math board game. It is very simple to grasp, and thanks to the unpredictable nature of the game, it can be replayed over and over again. Play with colors to learn and master math concepts such as multiplication, division, factorization, and primes.

Push your way to the center of the board by rolling the dice, collecting Prime cards, and bumping your opponents off the start. If you’re the first to place both of your pawns on the number 101, you win the game.

Money Bags Coin Counting Game

Kids love counting coins so let them go at it with this clean and educational board game. Money bags teaches kids the value of money.

To make money, players move around a path, acquiring money at each step. The only way money is earned is by performing a task, such as selling lemonade (which has a certain money value). The spinner is used to find out if coins from the bank can be taken. If the spinner lands on “no nickels,” you will only get your change if you had no nickels, even if there are other coins mixed in. Using critical thinking as you count and ‘bank” on the “Bank Exchange” to change your coins into money. The winner is the player with the most money, as you probably suspected.

We hope you have enjoyed this article on Educational Board Games! The games we discussed today have been designed to give children the chance to develop their critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities and math while having fun. Make sure to grab one for your kid today.

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