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Spell It Out! – 4 Fun Spelling Games for Students

Over the summer, students sometimes can’t seem to find time to pick up a book or keep up with their summer reads. There are plenty of fun games that can help students improve and keep up. Spelling is often tied into reading lessons, so if it is presented in a fun matter, students will have no problem keeping up with these skills over the

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Game On! – Punctuation Games

Educational games are always a fun and easy way to get kids to practice their academics and have fun at the same time. The summer time is the perfect opportunity for kids to brush up on what they have been learning all year long in school. By simply spending a few minutes each day on the computer with games like these, kids can keep

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Learning in Mysterious Ways

Creating a scenario or fictional setting can be a great way for children to express their creativity and imagination. Tools that take students into another world and let them be whoever they want to be allow for their minds to grow and expand. The Mystery of the Poison Dart Frog is a site that comes from the North Carolina Museum of Art. In this

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Train Your Brain with Fit Brains!

In the summer months, students usually have a lot more free time than they do during the school year. Exercise is a great activity that they can do to pass the time and build a healthy lifestyle. Not only can they exercise their bodies, but now they can exercise their brains, too! Fit Brains is a website full of free games that are dedicated

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What Will You Do on Pinky Dinky Doo?

When kids get onto the computer, there can be a limit to the appropriate sites they come across or are allowed to play on. There are sites for games, podcasts, arts and crafts and more. What if you could find all these items in one place? Pinky Dinky Doo is the perfect place for your kids to hang out after school. This colorful and

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A Kid to Learn About – Chess Kid

Learning can be fun and educational at the same time. So can games. Chess is a challenging but fun game that more and more kids are picking up every day. With the rise of its popularity, sites are emerging that help kids with the game Chess Kid is a site that teaches kids how to play the game of chess. They can also practice

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Get Your Game Face On!

Sometimes after a long day at school, kids just need some time to let loose and have some fun. The Nintendo Wii system is a great gaming system that has many options that can keep kids active and having fun. Nintendo has recently partnered with the American Heart Association (AHA) with a joined goal of helping Americans become more active. The Wii systems and

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The Best Dictionary and Encyclopedia Games

The Dictionary Game Players take turns being the trickster in this hilarious, yet educational dictionary game. The trickster must search through the dictionary and select an interesting, unfamiliar word. The trickster then shares and spells the word for the other players. The trickster writes this word and the definition on a slip of paper. The other players must create a fake definition for the

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Chalk it Up! – Fun Sidewalk Chalk Activities

Most kids (and parents and teachers) love to mark up the sides of streets and driveways with some good sidewalk chalk. The designs and possibilities are great for engaging children and having them work towards a finished product. Here are a few ideas that you can do with your kids with some simple chalk and a little imagination. Hopscotch – This is probably one

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Swim into Summer with these Pool Games!

As the summer is approaching and the temperature is rising, kids will be in the pool all day, every day! To prevent them from being bored in the water, switch up your trips to the pool with these fun pool games! Atomic Whirlpool Have all the kids in your group get in the pool and line up single file along the edge of the pool

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