ABCya.com is the leader in free educational kids computer games and activities for elementary students to learn on the web. All children's educational computer activities were created or approved by certified school teachers. All educational games are free and are modeled from primary grade lessons and enhanced to provide an interactive way for children to learn. Grade level (K-5) lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding. Fun children's holiday activities are available in grade level sections! How about learning by taking a trip, making some Tangrams, building a house, or trying a little vocabulary with the Slider Game? There is even an app for the iPad!
Turtle Diary is a collection of games for kids that makes learning fun. Students can play these interactive educational games while developing skills in math, logic, memory, words, creativity and more. Turtle Diary is free to use and a fantastic learning space for students in preschool through fifth grade.
Educational games are a great tool for building foundation math and language skills that today's elementary school curriculum requires. These online learning games and songs for kids are fun, teach important skills for preschool and elementary school kids, and they're free.
Fuel the Brain was created to provide free and inexpensive resources to elementary educators and students. The website was launched in February of 2009 with two games and ten printables. Since then they have added numerous games, printables, interactives and more.
SchoolTimeGames.com provides learning activities for students of all ages. They've selected a variety of engaging games and puzzles that are connected to all the major subject areas in today's school curriculum.
Chess Kid is safe and fun. No contact with strangers. Parents can manage their kids' access and friendships online and monitor all of their activity. Kids will improve their chess, but will also gain memorization skills, patience, and sportsmanship! Also, chess has been shown to improve IQ!
Games that make you think!
This site includes fun engaging activities all the way up to, and including, eighth grade. Funbrain offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy.
The site describes itself as an amusement park for math, especially designed for fun, fun, fun! There is even another site for pre-algebra and up!! All of those important math standards are presented in an engaging manner. Best of all, it is all free as support comes from advertisers.
This site includes all the core subjects, plus it also includes sports and the fine arts! It provides games and activities for students in kindergarten through the sixth grade. Make sure you visit the teacher page for a complete listing of all this site has to offer. I promise that you will not walk away empty handed.
Just entering the site is fun as you hear about games, stories, video clips, and Lions To Go! It is designed to be navigated and enjoyed by young kids on their own.
Another great site providing some awesome activities and games for elementary kids.
The people at Starfall state that their method of instruction motivates children in an atmosphere of imagination and enthusiasm, provides opportunities for child-directed instruction, and supports English language learners and struggling readers learning alongside their peers. The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools to help implement proven methods.
You will soon find out that this game based site truly involves ”Learning that Sticks.” The easy to use interface lets you know what is for beginners, intermediates, and advanced! I am sure you will find some fun at this site from the Houghton Mifflin Company.
This site is a fun place to learn. It has 15 different categories including subject areas, puzzles, downloads, virtual worlds, postcards, and even arcades.