Playing video games is a captivating activity for many kids these days. If you know what to look for, video games can be a powerful tool to help children develop certain life skills. Not only that, they can be a great learning tool that will teach them valuable lessons while they are engrossed having fun.
Take a look at these educational yet fun video games for your child!
With Reader Rabbit and his friends, your child can develop language, art, science, problem-solving and math skills by playing fun, engaging mini games suitable for a variety of skill levels. They can learn counting and money skills with Silly Sandwich Shop; hone their addition skills with Raingear Forest Math; develop spelling skills with Cheese Brick Spelling; recognise shapes with Sparkle Shape Mining and much more in this educational game series.
Ask your child to follow Dora and her friends on an adventure with a specific goal in mind. With this game, they can follow maps, solve problems, learn new words and facts and have lots of fun along the way. Your child can help Dora complete activities and adventures while learning about shapes, colours, numbers and words. The game takes the show one step further by allowing kids to interact directly with the characters.
Have your child build words and battle mythical beasts in this spelling sensation! Released in 2006, Bookworm Adventures is a fun and whimsical adventure game that combines monsters and spelling in a delightful combination. Designed to make learning spellings fun for children, the developers won a number of prizes for the game. Educational yet fun, this simple game is a great way to get you child excited about computers, reading and learning English.
Your child can join the eccentric Ms. Frizzle and her class as they take a trip on the Magic School Bus, engaging in a little bit of mischief and a whole lot of scientific learning. There's nowhere this bus can't take your child — they can explore the depths of the ocean, the surface of Mars, the diversity of the rainforest and even the complex human body in this entertaining and educational game series based on the popular television show and book series.
Do you know about any other PC game that's fun yet educational? Tweet using #DellAarambh and let us know!
Aarambh is a pan-India PC for Education initiative engineered to enhance learning using the power of technology; it is designed to help parents, teachers and children find firm footing in Digital India. This initiative seeks to connect parents, teachers and students and provide them the necessary training so that they can better utilise the PC for learning, both at school and at home.
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