Free Educational Games For Little Kids
Teach your little ones their colors and shapes with these fun and free educational games.
Preschool is a perfect time to teach children colors and shapes.
What makes it especially exciting is that children at that age love to look at works of art and examine the illustrations in picture books. Guiding children through looking at art is a wonderful way to teach them about colors and shapes.
These free educational games and activities make learning a fun experience for kids and you are enjoying your time as well with your little one while they are learning.
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Simply have a fun colorful afternoon with your little one with this tickly activity. You will need a tray with different water colors - washable ones - a paint brush and a paper.
Ask your little one which color they would like to begin with and have fun painting the palms and the little feet's one at a time and taking prints on a paper as you finish each one and washing off each after taking the print.
You will sure have a nice memory for keepsake while your child is busy choosing and deciding which color next in this fun educational game.
This is one of the free educational games that can be played almost anywhere, whether you are driving in the car or at the supermarket, at home or visiting friends or relatives.
Begin by describing something you are wearing to your child, making sure to include the color of the article of clothing.
For example, you could say, "I'm wearing white socks." It would then be your child's turn, who might say, "I'm wearing red pants," or "I'm wearing a green shirt with orange stripes." You and your child would then go back and forth until you have described everything you are wearing.
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Educational childrens games like this variation of the scavenger hunt game will give you a colorful peice of artwork to tidy up your kids bedroom.
Make a box of your favoruite color, all you need is a empty shoe box and some colorful construction paper. Make a color box out of an empty shoe box, such as a "blue box" or a "red box."
For example,if you want to make a blue box, glue pieces of blue construction paper all over its outside.
Go a step further ane let your child go around the house and find blue objects to put in the box, such as blue crayons, blue legos, blue alphabet letters, blue paper, and so on. At the end of the day, your child can show off all of the blue things they found and it can be your blue day of the week!
This is one of the kids educational games that is good for both indoor and outdoor play. Have your child go around the house and find objects that fit criteria such as "brown rectangle," "red square," and "green circle."
If your child is very young, you may want to make it easier for them by having them find objects of a specific color, or objects of a specific shape.
Let child walk around the house or backyard and collect objects themselves, or you can lead them and have them point out the things they see.
Just make sure you get them all excited by announcing this is a 'New game we are playing' - sure to have a eager little one ready for some fun learning.
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This scavenger hunt version of a kids educational games will require a bit of work at your end but well worth the effort to teach shapes and colors.
Create a sheet with six solid shapes and six matching outlines. If you have a color printer, make sure all of the shapes are a different color, but that color of each solid shape and its outline shape is the same.
If you can, print out the sheet on cardstock and have it laminated at a local office supplies store.
Cut the sheet in half, and leave the half with the outlined shapes as it is. Cut out each of the solid shapes and put a piece of tape behind them.
Place the solid shapes around the room, so they are slightly hidden but still easy for your child to find.
Give your child the half sheet with the outlines and have him or her find the solid shapes and stick them on their matching outline shapes.
If you are feeling a little crafty go ahead and do this little project with your young one.
Take a pair of old regular glasses or sunglasses and remove the lenses. Using fun and colorful craft materials such as tissue paper, beads, glitter, sequins, and ribbons to decorate the glasses to make them look as appealing as possible.
Sit down with your child, with a picture book, postcard, and the magic glasses.
Tell him or her that if they put on the magic glasses, they will be able to see magical things, including all kinds of colors and shapes.
Have your child put on the magic glasses and hold up a postcard or turn to a page in the book. In addition to asking your child what they see, ask questions such as, "where do you see the color red?" "where do you see circles?" "where do you see a straight line?" "where do you see a squiggly line?"
Ask questions and let the little mind think and reply.
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