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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Help your little one figure out the differences between the worlds of air, land and water, a huge step in understanding how our environment works.
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Create some cards and a factor board and get ready to practice multiplication. This game will help your kid get one step closer to memorizing times tables!
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Practice math facts with your third grader was never so simple! This activity makes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and even division a lot more fun!
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Ready for a game that's mostly about strategy with a little luck thrown in for good measure? Make math fact practice exciting and start rolling the dice!
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What's my number? Go ahead and guess! This logic game focuses on number sense that suits all ability levels, as players' questions can be simple or complex.
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Sharing can be a challenge, and division doubly so! Practice halving numbers in this competitive card game.
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Compare and order numbers and introduce mathematical inequalities in this fun math card game.
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Try this fun math card game with your third grader to practice division, addition, and problem solving!
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Your child will learn more about coins and their denominations as he's asked to identify similar coins.
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It's easy to be a master Italian chef with this target practice game played with a pizza board constructed out of felt and Velcro bean bag "toppings."
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Figuring out fractions can be a challenge! But with this game your child will become more comfortable converting fractions after only a little practice.
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Probability can be a tough concept to master. Try playing this fun card game in order to help your third grader understand it a little better.
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What's your problem? I'll show you my math if you show me yours! Critical thinking and computation skills are the focus of this strategic math card game.
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Counting syllables can be tough. Help your kid get some practice on Valentine's Day with this simple game.
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Learn about borrowing in subtraction using a deck of cards and a die! Your first grader will have fun playing this math game.
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Create equations in this strategic math card game. Your second or third grader can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in a new way!
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Learn to recognize symmetry by playing this game! The more you play, the better you'll get at recognizing this special characteristic many playing cards have.
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Kids learn how to play Jan-Ken-Pon, Japanese rock-paper-scissors, in this fun preschool activity.
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In this matching activity, your kid will match the clock faces representing analog time with the numeric readings representing digital time.
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Your child will be cheering for 8s and 9s as she tries to create a larger number than her competitors. Whoever ends up with the largest number wins!

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