Name that Country Game
Smart-kid-educational-games.com recommends games and toys that help children learn while they play. In this toy guide, you will find a selection of games and toys that are both fun and educational.
For example, there are board games such as Name that Country
that help children improve their knowledge of world geography. There are also games focused on learning history such as the Professor Noggin's trivia games
and games focused on science, math, literature, arts, learning foreign languages, and more. For each educational game / toy, we list the skills that kids acquire.
In this guide, we also compare and rate various games. We list the pros and cons of each game so that you can decide which is the best. We also encourage users to post their comments!
How to choose an educational game?
How to choose an educational game or toy? You should first consider the child’s age. Smart-kid-educational-games.com selects baby toys
, toys for preschoolers
, and educational games / toys for children ages 5-8
and 12 and above
It is important to pick an educational game that is for the right age. A child can get frustrated if the game he or she plays with is too difficult for his or her age.
Secondly, you should consider the kid’s interests. For example, if he or she is interested in science there are science kits
where kids build a barometer or run experiments that can help them understand basic physics concepts. If he or she likes astronomy, a telescope
is great to have. For children interested in arts, there are painting sets for kids
Thirdly, you should take into account the kind of toys / games that the child enjoys so that he or she doesn't quickly loose interest. For example, younger children usually love electronic toys
. There are many electronic toys that are educational and that can teach younger children to read, count, etc. Some children love playing board games. Why not get a fun educational board game that teaches geography or history? There are also many fun educational computer games. Click on any of the images below to read the different sections of our guide: