50 Best Educational Games for Kids in 2013

Educational Games for KidsHow about buying educational games for kids this year?

We all spend hundreds of dollars if not thousands on buying various games and toys for our kids.

While it is good that we spend so much on games, do our kids learn anything from them?

How about teaching the kids something while they play? Sounds good right?

Educational games do exactly that. You can read more about how educational games help in child development.

So, which educational games should you buy for your kids?

Given below is a list of 50 best educational games for kids which you can consider to buy in 2013. These games should help you in developing Physical Skills and Cognitive Skills of your kids.

This list is in no particular order and I will keep it updated every couple of months for the rest of the year.

 

Educational Games for Kids aged 0 to 24 Months

1. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes (You can read more about this game over here)

2. Fisher-Price Ocean Wonders Soothe and Glow Seahorse

3. LeapFrog My Pal Violet (You can read more about this game over here)

4. Tiny Love Take-Along Arch, Sunny Stroll

5. Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light (You can read more about this game over here)

6. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker

7. LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table (You can read more about this game over here)

8. Baby Einstein Bendy Ball

9. Munchkin Mozart Magic Cube

10. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Love to Play Puppy

 

Educational Games for Kids aged 2 to 4 Years

11. Melissa & Doug Giraffe Plush

12. Melissa & Doug 60-Piece Standard Unit Blocks (You can read more about this game over here)

13. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Say Please Tea Set

14. Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit

15. Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel

16. Kidoozie My First Purse

17. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Fun with Friends Musical Table

18. Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set

19. LeapFrog Scribble and Write (You can read more about this game over here)

20. Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks (You can read more about this game over here)

 

Educational Games for Kids aged 5 to 7 Years

21. Snap Circuits SC-300 (You can read more about this game over here)

22. Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 (You can read more about this game over here)

23. Blokus Classics Game

24. Spot It (You can read more about this game over here)

25. Qwirkle Board Game

26. Perplexus Maze (You can read more about this game over here)

27. Perplexus Epic (You can read more about this game over here)

28. Uncle Milton Moon In My Room

29. Learning Resources Teaching Cash Register

30. LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer (You can read more about this game over here)

 

Educational Games for Kids aged 8 to 11 Years

31. Ticket To Ride

32. Five Crowns

33. Set

34. The Settlers of Catan (You can read more about this game over here)

35. Pandemic On The Brink

36. Snap Circuits Extreme SC-750 (You can read more about this game over here)

37. Rory’s Story Cubes

38. HedBanz Game

39. LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 (8547) (You can read more about this game over here)

40. SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop

 

Educational Games for Kids aged 12 Years and Above

41. Resistance The 2nd Edition

42. Dominion

43. Dominion Intrigue

44. Kanoodle

45. Ultra Stomp Rocket

46. Gloom

47. Hasbro Electronic Catch Phrase

48. LEGO Architecture Fallingwater (21005)

49. Syma S107/S107G R/C Helicopter – Yellow

50. Syma X1 4 Channel 2.4G RC Quad Copter – UFO

 

I hope you have now got a fair idea of which and what kinds of educational games you should be buying this year for your kids.

Do you think I have missed out any particular game which should have been there in the above list of educational games for kids?

If so, let me know in the comments below and I will review it the next time I update the list.

Comments

  1. I don’t see any SimplyFun games! We are a fairly new direct sales company. Our mission is “Learning and Connecting Through Play!” We have educational games for kids starting at age 3 and going all the way up to teenagers and family games as well. In 2012, SimplyFun won 54 product awards from various organizations, including the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum award for our game, Sumology!
    Please feel free to visit my website anytime! Thanks for looking :)

  2. Well.. though I love pc games (like criminal case).. Nothing beats any board game like chess.

    Cheers!

    Aileen

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