Digging for Answers: A new game from the Smithsonian
Dance Mat Typing: A fun little site from Australia
PBS Kids Games featuring your favorite TV characters from when you were “kids.”
Prongo: includes links to fun vocab games for kids 9-12.
WHOMP!: How many words can you create? Click on the letters to spell words. The letters must touch each other. Can you beat your computer opponent?
Free Rice (Build vocabulary and feed the hungry at the same time)
Merriam-Webster Online (Jumble Kids)
State Capitals: Fun way to learn!
BrainPop: Feel free to watch these videos and take the quizzes!
Fifty States in 10 Minutes: I only got 42 states! Can you do better?
Cyber Treehouse: Take look at what’s here. It can teach you how to be safe and cool online!
The Memory Game. Can you do it?
Math Magician: Do you know your facts? See how fast you are at remembering multiplication facts.
Refrigerator Math: Hungry. Too bad. This won’t feed you, but it will help you practice simple math operations.
Keyboarding (Type faster and faster!)
Map Test: Try your skill at placing state names over their locations.
Traveler IQ Challenge (How well do you know your own country?)
Type Racer: Use your keyboarding skills to win the race!
Stateris: Its like Tetris, only Social Studies! Place the states correctly as they fall to the map.
Thinks.com Games that make you think and have fun too!
NEW! Environmental Games
4Kids.org: Try the Matrix Learning section.
Academic Skill Builders: Single player and multi-player games available.
Ancient Egypt Games: Click on the links on the left side of the page to find the “Challenge” links for each subject. Good luck!
Chess: Love chess? Flash Chess III is a great site!
Fraction Four: A math version of the popular Connect Four, but students have to solve fraction problems to get a turn!
Frontier Alaska: Think you’ve got what it takes to survive in the wilderness of Alaska?
Glow Games: A new version of Simon Says. How far can you follow the pattern?
Grammar Blast: Earn game points by taking quizzes based on grade level.
Hangman: You can play all kinds of hangman games at this site. All are tied to things you should have learned in school if you were paying attention!
Hare and Hounds: This game really requires you to THINK! Trap the hare by moving the hounds across the board. Be sure and read the directions on how the hounds are able to move! Intermediate is hard enough….
Live Web Cam: Watch the penguins at the TN Aquarium
Math Baseball: Answer math problems correctly and get a single, double, or triple depending on the difficulty of the “pitch.”
Maths File: Still one of my favorite game sites just because each game has hysterically funny things going on in it. Every game requires math skills. Some are too hard for me!
Math Mayhem: From LearningPlanet.com. You can subscribe to this site at home for more fun and games.
Maze Game: Help guide a robot through a mine field on a coordinate plane.
Memory Games: Play “Simon Says,” take the “Face Memory” test, or any of the many other ways to test your memory ability. Build your brain and have fun at the same time!
Multiplication Game Site: Here are several choices of fun, interactive games for multiplication (some other operations as well). Kids will learn a lot here!
Multiplication Tunnel Blaster: Blast a hole in the wall by shooting the correct answer to a multiplication problem. Then fly through the wall to the next problem!
Oregon Trail: See if you can make it across the prairies! Caution: this site won’t let you use your mouse.
Origami: You can follow these directions and make great paper designs.
Physics Games: This site is a fun way to learn about physics. Be careful; it can be addictive.
Puzzles: This is a terrific online puzzle site. Make the easy or hard. It is your choice!
Rwanda: Can you survive as the head of a household in Rwanda?
Skillwise Games: Use math and English skills to compete in these games. Great fun and educational, too!
Text Twist: See how many words you can make in this fast-paced game.
Type Masta: A fun way to learn the keyboard and how to type. Take the challenge!
Vocabulary Games: Crossword puzzles, word searches, word jumbles, and more.
Wacky Web Tales: Fill in the spaces and see what story you can create!
SOCIAL STUDIES GAMES
GeoNet (great review questions!)
Treasure Hunt (latitude and longitude)
(Always use Home Keys. Using one or two finger typing isn’t allowed.)
Dance Mat Typing (Watch out for the dancing cows.)
Set your Lesson and WPM (No Dancing Cows.)
Test Yourself (How well and fast can you type in one minute?)
Sites of Interest
American Girl: Are you an American Girl? You’ll like this site.
BMX Magazine: You asked for it. You got it!
EEK!: Environmental Education for Kids.
Goosebumps: Yes, the books have their own website!.
Horses: There are over 200 breeds of horses you can learn about here.
Skateboarder Magazine: Read up on your favorite pro boarders and watch some cool videos as well.
Sports Illustrated for Kids: Yep, you read it right…for kids.
Mugasha: A great, new electronic music site.