No question about it, kids love games. That’s why, for many children, turning homeschool lessons into a game is such a great way to learn.
There are two kinds of games that homeschool parents may purchase: games that were designed to teach something (geography, reading, or math, for instance), and games that are just plain fun, but have some educational value besides.
Under the category of games that teach, look for these titles available from my friends over at R.O.C.K. Solid:
As for games that are fun, but end up teaching something valuable, too, consider games such as:
But homeschooling families can also make their own games. It doesn’t take long to turn math facts or history trivia into a question and answer game, or a set of science terms into a puzzle or word search. Better yet, get the kids involved and make board games out of simple materials collected from around the house — they’ll learn by creating the game, and over and over again by playing it.
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