Monday, October 17, 2011

Top 10 Sites for Educational Games

There's no denying the appeal that online games have on kids. While this might come w/ a negative stigma there are a lot of online educational games that can be found to not only enhance the joy of learning but strengthen skill sets as well. That being said I've decided to create a list of my favorite educational gaming sites on the web.

Top 10 Sites for Educational Games
  1. Funbrain - One of the most popular educational gaming sites around. Not only does this site cover a variety of subjects, it caters to K-8th graders, and has nice teacher resources as well.
  2. Game Classroom - Excellent, safe, teacher approved, state standard aligned games for grades K-6. Also, lots of teacher resources to find such as: videos, lesson plans, worksheets, etc.
  3. Gameaquarium - A great site for games for kids K-6 in all types of subjects. Videos, eBooks, and teacher resources can be found on here as well.
  4. Braineos - Is a nice site where games are based on flash cards. Also, a registered user can include their own study lists/flash cards in the games.
  5. Tucoola - A wonderful site for skill building games for younger kids where parents can track their progress.
  6. Tutpup - A cool site for math and spelling games where kids can compete w/ other kids online. Best of all this site is COPPA compliant.
  7. BrainNook - Is an innovative site that allows kids to play educational games for math and english in safe virtual worlds. In these worlds kids will interact and compete w/ other kids. Also, a teacher portal is available to allow teachers to sign up their class.
  8. Clever Island - Clever Island offers fun educational games for kids 3-8 in a variety of subjects such as: math, reading, spelling, etc.
  9. What2Learn - An excellent site for educational games where a teacher can track students progress through a paid account. Also, users can create custom made games as well.
  10. Abcya - A great site for elementary students that covers a wide variety of subjects. Also, has educational apps for mobile devices.


  1. That is a very nice list! I am a big fan of If kids are going to play games online, it's best if they are educational!

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  2. Another site with educational games is in English and Spanish.

  3. Wow. You just made my day. I am so happy to know about all these gaming sites for kids. Thank you very much for sharing this list.
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  4. yeah it is the great sort of games but most of the girls want to play the sitting educational games like the dressing games.

  5. Hello,
    if you like playing puzzle games and learn foreign language, Eduxeso is cool game for you or kids - you can play and learn English, Spanish, French or German language.

    iOS version here:
    Android version here:

  6. Check out Virtonomics. This is very cool game with a lot to learn about economy and politics. Virtonomics is online browser turn-based game with more then 9 years history.


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