Hands-on Games Activities

Check out these great hands-on games that kids can play in the classroom, on the playground, or at home for an afternoon of educational fun! Little learners can review sight words, consonant blends, important math skills, logical reasoning and much more with these fantastic hands-on games that can typically be enjoyed with common household materials like playing cards, construction paper, or sidewalk chalk.

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How do you spell fun and learning? B-I-N-G-O! Children learn through play. And letter or number bingo is a great place to start.
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Looking for a fun way for your child to practice the basics of addition, subtraction, and multiplication? Look no further than this fun card game!
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Practice reading with this fun game, where your first grader will "hunt" for hidden words around the house.
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Competitors go head-to-head only this time it's a race to figure out the lowest common multiple of two numbers; an important step to working with fractions!
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Once your child has mastered the letters of the alphabet it's time to start building words! Try out this activity that encourages simple word recognition.
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Need an outdoor activity for your next party or family gathering? Try this wacky group relay game that's fun for adults and kids alike.
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Your kindergartener will love this counting activity on a rainy day. Turn any indoor space into a colorful hopscotch board and using simple recycled materials.
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These bean bag games are a fun and inexpensive way to keep your first grader learning! Work on social skills, coordination, math, or even spelling!
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Does your child need help reading common words? Make this family board game. It's so fun, she won't even realize she's learning!
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Celebrate Read Across America Day with your kindergartener by playing an alphabet balloon volley game inspired by "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" by Dr. Seuss.
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In this variation on musical chairs, no one gets kicked "out" of the game -- instead, they get to tell other kids what to do!
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Help your child learn her numbers and how to count with this fun number game!
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Try turning the evening ritual of asking about your kid's school day into a challenging game that consists of twenty questions.
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Turn learning fractions into a pizza party in this fun second grade math game.
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In this activity your little one will throw a beanbag at a numbered target to help improve her number recognition skills.
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Enjoy the warm spring weather outside and indulge in a colorful game of I Spy while you're at it! It's just as fun as classic I Spy but twice as educational.
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Kids get in lots of letter learning as they play this fun twist on regular tag, which engages their minds as well as their bodies.
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Play this fun matching game with your kindergartener! It's a great way to practice math and number skills with playing cards.
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Try this fun math card game and practice place value with your second grader! Decide which number is bigger in order to earn points!
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Work on division with remainders in this fun fourth grade math board game.

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