Educational Kid Learning Games for Ages 8-12 

Here you will find a list of fun kid learning games for ages 8-12 including games that help kids acquire new vocabulary such as Scrabble Junior and Boggle. With math games such as the Pizza Games or Fraction Matchin' children learn advanced multiplication and division and work with fractions. There are also fun games that teach about basic physical sciences, chemistry and the weather where children learn to observe, measure and experiment. Finally, with learning games focused on history and geography such as history trivia games and geography board games kids memorize history facts and acquire map skills.

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USA Map Jigsaw Puzzle

This 500 pieces puzzle represents a beautiful map of the United Satets and helps children improve their geography.

Geography, Puzzles

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Professor Noggin's History of the US

Professor Noggin's history of the US is a trivia game that teaches children the history of the United States.

History, Trivia games

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Star Theater Pro

The Uncle Milton Star Theatre Pro projects stars, planets and galaxies on the wall and ceiling.

Science, Electronics

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Oregon Trail Game

The Oregon Trail game is a fun computer game about the American Old West where kids learn about the Old West and develop map skills.

History, Video games

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Scrambled States Game

The 50 States Game a.k.a the Scrambled States Game is a fun geography board game focused on US geography where kids learn about US states and capitals.

Geography, Board games

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My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope

This microscope is great value for money. It yields a good quality image with magnification of 40x, 100x and 400x and comes with a 50 piece accessory kit which includes slides, lens paper, a plastic test tube, a pair of forceps and more.

Science, Other

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Out of the Box USA

In Out of the Box USA, players travel around the USA by jet, car and on foot and learn about the geography of the United States.

Geography, Board games

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Orion XT6

Astronomy magazine called it "an excellent entry-level telescope". Overall this telescope is great value for money and gives crisp images of the moon and Jupiter!

Science, Other

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American Trivia (Junior Edition)

American Trivia is a board game that teaches children about the history of the United States with questions that are truly fun and educational.

History, Board games

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Name that Country Game

This board game starts at the post office. Players have to twirl a spinner and answer questions about countries in order to move forward.

Geography, Board games

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Brain Quest Around the World

In this fun board game, players explore the world, answer questions about cities and countries and learn in the process.

Geography, Board games

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Scrabble Junior

Scrabble Junior is one of our favorite word board games. It is a fun family board game that helps children enhance their vocabulary and literacy skills.

Literacy, Word games

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No Stress Chess

No Stress Chess is more than a chess set. It teaches beginners how to play chess through illustrated cards that are used throughout the game.

Math & Logic, Board games

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Bananagrams is a very popular word game involving lettered tiles that players have to place into crossword style word arrangements in order to win points.

Literacy, Word games

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4M Weather Station Kit

This weather station game includes an anemometer, a thermometer, a wind vane and rain gauge, and kids track the weather using a notebook.

Science, Science kits

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Math 24

With Math 24 (ages 7-9) students practice basic mathematics facts, mental math and develop problem solving skills.

Math & Logic, Card games

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Snap Circuits Junior

This award winning electricity game includes a large number of projects and introduces kids to the world of electricity and electronics.

Science, Science kits

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Thames and Kosmos Physics Workshop

With this physics kit, kids runs experiments, build machines such as windmills, scales and cranes, and understand basic physics concepts.

Science, Science kits

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Science Wiz Chemistry Plus Experiment Kit

With this chemistry experiment kit, kids become chemists, they measure the Ph of liquids, they look for protons, etc and learn about some fundamental scientific concepts.

Science, Science kits

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Trivial Pursuit Family

Trivial Pursuit Family is a fun trivia game that can be played by the entire family that contains both easy and difficult questions so that the entire family can enjoy it.

Literacy, Board games

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4M Volcano Making Kit

The 4M Volcano Making Kit is one of the most popular volcano making kits in the market and can get kids interested in conducting experiments.

Science, Science kits

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Farkle The Classic Dice-Rolling, Risk Taking Game

The Farkle dice game is a very popular dice game. This version comes with score pads and instructions.

Math & Logic, Board games

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Thames and Kosmos Tk2 Scope

This is a powerful telescope (magnification of 400x) at an affordable price and it includes 20 accessories and a manual that teaches children how to use the telescope.

Science, Other

boggle game



Boggle is a fast-paced word game that uses a timer and a plastic grid. The game helps kids learn new words and improve their spelling!

Literacy, Word games

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You Build It Stars and Planets

Children build a solar system and use a planetarium. The game also includes information about the planets, stars, the solar system and galaxies.

Science, Science kits

amazing history explorer

My First Amazing History Explorer

This fun history video game helps kids enhance their knowledge of world history. It contains 36 activities, 8 locations in the past and more.

History, Video games

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German Knight Staunton Wooden Chess Set

This beautiful wooden chess set with an old German Knight design is ideal for playing tournament chess.

Math & Logic, Board games

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See N Solve Calculator

This caulculator is more than a calculator. It teaches students about fractions and how to solve fractions by showing all the calculations on the large screen.

Math, Electronics

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Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

In this video game, players go around the world after Sandiego and learn interesting facts about countries and cities in the process.

Geography, Video games

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Creative Teaching Press Science Photo Cards

Science photo cards can inspire kids to study science subjects. These photo cards have beautiful images and discuss scientific concepts.

Science, Card games

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Jumping Into Electricity

With this electricity game (ages 5-10), children create static electricity, lightning bolts, learn about electricity and get interested in science.

Science, Science kits

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Smart Lab You Track It Weather Lab

With this weather lab, kids track the temperature, wind, rain, etc and learn about the weather.

Science, Science kits

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Somebody Board Game

One of the best anatomy games in the market that uses a (fake) human body and organs and that can get children interested in biology and medicine.

Science, Science kits

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Smart Lab Squishy You Explore It Human Body

Players use a kit and surgeon's equipment to remove or place human organs and learn about the human body.

Science, Science kits

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Discovery Channel Essential Dinosaur Pack

This DVD set includes over 8 hours of breathtaking dinosaur programs.

Science, DVDs

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Smithsonian Diggin' Up Dinosaurs

With this game, kids become paleontologists and conduct their own archeological dig by digging the skeleton of a T-Rex.

Science, Science kits

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Hohner Child Flute

This child flute is made of high quality wood and it produces a decent sound.

Music, Musical instruments

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Barcelona Child Violin

This child violin is hand-carved and made of maple wood. Overall, a good quality beginner's violin.

Music, Musical instruments

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Acoustic Guitar Starter Package

This is a good beginner's acoustic guitar that comes with a bag, a pick and even an e-book!

Music, Musical instruments

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Casio CTK 2100

The Casio CTK 2100 is a great beginner's piano. It has 61 keys, many functions, hundreds of tones and comes with a stand and headphones.

Music, Musical instruments

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Franklin Sports Football Goal Post

This football goal post is a great way to play football in your garden and comes with field markers, kicking tees and a small football.

Sports, Other

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Mylec Football Goal Post

This 5x5.5 feet football goal post is very sturdy and comes with a football and a tee.

Sports, Other

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Razor A3 Kick Scooter

Kick scooters are fun and they are a great way to exercise and build up leg muscles. This push scooter looks great and is one of the most popular scooters around.

Sports, Other

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Maxi Kick Scooter

Unlike other scooters, this kick scooter can also lean and it received many awards.

Sports, Other

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Merriam-Webster Children's Dictionary

This dictionary is one of the most popular children's dictionary. It contains thousands of definitions and beautiful illustrations and photos.

Literacy, Books

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Webster's New World Student's Dictionary

This dictionary is designed for middle school age children and contains over 50,000 definitions, synonyms, antonyms, etymology of words, pronunciation guides and even various maps.

Literacy, Books

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Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum

In this video game, players go through challenges that involve typing words. They gain points depending on how fast and accurately they type words.

Literacy, Video games

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Safari Periodic Table of the Elements Poster

This elements' poster for kids is colorful and contains information about famous scientists and can serve as bedroom decoration.

Science, Other

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Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel

This easel includes a chalkboard and a paper roll holder meaning you can either use chalk or markers.

Art, Other

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Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis

In this fun dinosaur video game, children learn about fossils and work with archaeologists.

Science, Video games

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Dinosaur Hunter

In this dinosaur video game, children visit a museum and learn about various species of dinosaurs.

Science, Video games

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Escape the Museum 2

In this video game, children visit the Museum of Natural History.

Science, Video games

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Wooden Sudoku PUzzle Board

This beautiful wooden Sudoku board is a great way to play Sudoku at home. Sudoku is a game that helps develop logical thinking skills.

Math & Logic, Board games

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Gamehouse Sudoku

This Sudoku video game has 10 degress of difficulty and games can be printed which allows players to also play offline.

Math & Logic, Video games

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Educational Solar Windmill Kit

This beautiful windmill works with a solar panel and teaches children how solar energy can be used.

Science, Science kits

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DK Eyewitness Medieval Life

This book is packed with information about medieval times, contains hundreds of interesting illustrations and comes with a CD and a poster.

History, Books

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DK Eyewitness Ancient Rome

This easy to read book is full of illustrations and information about Ancient Rome. It also comes with a CD and a poster.

History, Books

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Tools of the Ancient Romans

This book covers 1,000 years of Roman history and is focused on the technology used by the Romans and their scientific achievements.

History, Books

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DK Eyewitness Ancient Greece

This illustrated book covers Ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the time of Alexander the Great and comes with a CD containing images.

History, Books

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Tools of the Ancient Greeks

This books focuses on ancient Greek inventions and incredible scientific achievements.

History, Books

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DK Eyewitness Ancient Egypt

This educational book is filled with information and beautiful illustrations of Ancient Egypt and comes with a CD and a poster.

History, Books

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Kids Everything Ancient Egypt

This book contains lots of fascinating facts about Ancient Egypt, the Pharaohs, the Book of the Dead and daily life back then.

History, Books

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American Story: 100 True Tales from American History

This book covers 400 years of US history told through 100 tales.

History, Books

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DK Eyewitness Civil War

This book contains lots of information, images and interesting facts about the Civil War and comes a CD and a chart.

History, Books

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When Rome Ruled

This 6-DVD set by National Geographic covers the birth of Rome, gladiators and events such as the Vesuvius eruption and explains how Rome grew to become a large empire.

History, DVDs

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Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire

This documentary containing 4 DVDs covers the entire history of Rome from its birth to the barbarian invasions that led to its collapse.

History, DVDs

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America - The Story of Us

This History Channel documentary covers US history from 1,000 years after the time of Christopher Columbus to today.

History, DVDs

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The Dark Ages

This documentary starts from the fall of the Roman Empire and tells about the incredible chaos that accompanied the barbarian invasions in Europe.

History, DVDs

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Engineering an Empire: The Complete Series

This documentary is about great civilizations such as the Mayas in Central America, Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome and their engineering achievements.

History, DVDs

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The Third Reich: Rise & Fall

This documentary explains how the Nazis came to power in Germany, how they were defeated and contains amazing footage from the period.

History, DVDs

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Ken Burns - The Civil War

This documentary is one of the best Civil War documentaries that you can get. It even won an Emmy Award.

History, DVDs

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A Child's Introduction to the World

This best-selling book contains lots of beautiful illustrations and tells kids about countries and cultures around the world. It also teaches them about terminology used in geography.

Geography, Books

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The Geography Book

This excellent book teaches about maps, the various kinds of maps and the information that they provide. It also contains many engaging activities such as mapping a neighborhood.

Geogaphy, Books

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Roll-it Tic Tac Toe Board Game

This board game consists in the game of tic tac toe plus a dice which adds a new twist to the game! Teachers have been using it to teach basic math and problem solving skills.

Math & Logic, Board games

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The Dinosaur Museum

With this book children become paleontologists, they look at fossils, plants and even use a microscope to analyze and identify dinos.

Geogaphy, Books

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National Geographic Kids Ultimate Dinopedia

This dinosaurs' encyclopedia contains lots of information and engaging illustrations and is organized by periods so that kids can understand how dinosaurs evolved.

Science, Books

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Young Scientist Barometer Kit

With these 3 kits in a box, children build a barometer, a rain gauge and even a thermometer and become interested in science.

Science, Science kits

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