We enjoy hands-on learning and for us that includes board and card games! Here are some of our new favorite games we will be playing this year as part of our kindergarten curriculum! These educational games for kindergarten cover basic academics such as alphabet recognition and math skills, plus critical thinking, logic and more!
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Educational Board & Card Games for Kindergarten
Robot Turtles – This is a current favorite board game in our house by Think Fun. It teaches preschoolers basic computer programing skills.
Zingo! 1-2-3 – This is another fun game by Think Fun! While playing this number bingo game children will practice counting and number recognition.
Mental Blox – This is a 3-D puzzle game by Learning Resources. This game for kids ages five and up encourages critical thinking, problem solving, and visual processing.
Alphabet Marks the Spot – This is a fun floor game by Learning Resources! It teaches preschoolers and kindergarteners letter recognition and letter sounds in a way that is great for visual and kinesthetic learners.
Pop for Letters – This is another fast paced game by Learning Resources that teaches uppercase and lowercase letter recognition for children ages three and up!
Race to the Treasure – This is a new game for use by Peaceable Kingdom for kids ages five and up. It is a cooperative game that teaches strategy, math grid concepts and social skills.
Skylanders War Card Game – This is like the classic war card game. It’s a fun way for kids to work on counting and number recognition. We have the Skylanders themed game, but a regular deck of cards is great for learning!
Ninja Turtles UNO Card Game – UNO is a classic card game that can help teach kindergarteners number and color recognition! There are now themed packs to make them even more fun for kids!
Dr. Eureka – This is a speed logic game by Blue Orange for players of all ages. It is a fun 3-D puzzle game with a science lab theme!
High Seas ADDventure – This addition game by Learning Resources is for kids ages five and up. The educational goal of this game is for kids to learn how to make ten.
So that’s some new and old educational games we’ll be playing during my son’s kindergarten year! We are always looking for new games to play! What are your kindergartener’s favorite board or card games? Leave a comment to let me know!
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