Online Educational Games

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Most online games are essentially baby sitters with little educational value. However, we’ve rounded up ones that do a bit more and are worth a visit. The grade levels vary greatly.

As always, start right here at Reach Every Child for proven resources.

REC Online quizzes and tests, puzzle makers and test-making sites

Elementary focus

Alphabet Coloring Sheets
These pages make great mouse practice for toddlers, preschool and elementary children. They can also be used with beginning readers. If children are unable to read the sentence with the coloring page, have them click on each word to hear the sentence. This activity reinforces reading skills. Most letter pages come with a selection of sentences.

The Alphabetizing Machine
Type a word into the Alphabetizing machine. Hit enter after each word. When you are done, click on the sort button to order alphabetically.

Educational Games at the Problem Site
Try games designed for problem solving and strategy-making skills.

Not really an online game, but some interesting free sewing lessons and patterns
Explore an extensive collection of online games for most subject areas.

Funschool Games and Activities
This site has interactive primary and elementary games, but more limited in scope — over 20 pages listed.

A Game A Day

Get reading and other type games by grade level and subject matter. Gamequarium is simple to use, but the graphics may make loading slow.

Match the insects.

Kids Games
Simple games for younger students

Millsberry Gazette
Try this very fun, free interactive game about decision making, money and living in a community. You need to register.

Online Games
A school district’s list of basic games — the graphics are slow loading and complicate matters, but there are some good sites here.

Online Kid Games
Pet word search, jigsaws and more basic games

Quiz Hub
US map game and much more

Syvum Online Activities
Basic math and English

Top 100 Interactive Educational Games
Basic games, but some, such as fact and opinion, open new learning avenues

Interactive games for older students

Educational Web Adventures
Slow loading but worth it — very good interactive site with a variety of learning experiences

Guide to Grammar and Writing
Interactive English links

The Interactive Ancient Mediterranean Project

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles

Interactive Websites
Very large link site; most subjects covered

Ippex online
Sophisticated science games — mainly physics

Jewish Interactive Studies
Online Jewish related sites

NASA Quest

NLVM for Interactive Mathematics
Terrific interactive math site with great learning activities — this is a must visit.

StudyWorks! Online
More sophisticated interactions on math and other subjects – the navigation and mapping activity is very good.