10 Awesome Spelling Games That Kids Could Play [Guest post]
Are you looking for a great toy that can be fun for your kids and teach them something new? Have you considered spelling games? While most parents may buy a toy or some piece of technology for their children, you could do your kids a favor and boost their imagination with these fun and interesting games.
Here are some of the best options of Spelling games :
Match and Spell
Encourage preschool children to start recognizing letters and building words with this game. The goal of this game is to spell words by matching the letter cards with each word. As they learn more, they will have more confidence and then they can turn the board over and spell the words themselves. Then they can start heading towards reading through colorful pieces.
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Fish ‘N’ Spell Race
Everyone enjoys fishing! With it, spelling and reading will be no issue at all. This is a two-player game that will challenge children to be the first ones to catch enough letters to form a proper word or their target word. It has 80 letters from which you can create your own words or the words given in the game. It has four-language cards and it can help children learn more than one language.
Match and Spell Next Steps
This is the sequel to the best selling game we mentioned above and it’s aimed at children who are older than five. It can help them develop great reading skills and build even more spelling confidence. The sounds and blends are simple. The cards are very simple and double-sided. You can also use the blank side of the cards and bring on some extra challenges.
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This is a card game best for practicing spelling of the words that are listed in the words lists for year 3 and 4. You can use this game to encourage your child’s competitive streak and have a fun race to see who can spell more. There is also a spelling test practice done through playing.
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Scrabble Twist and Turn
This is a portable and quick game that you can carry anywhere and play with your whole family. There are no points or anything similar, but there are a lot of wildcards and young kids can compete against each other and older children as well. You can pack it anywhere and have fun with your entire family no matter where you are,” says Alma Nita, English teacher at Write My X and Academicbrits.
This is an application based on the wonderful and educational cartoon Curious George and the adorable title character George, who is a monkey. It’s built to help children learn while on mobile devices instead of spending time on something that’s not educational at all. Your child will develop a good sense or alphabet and reading as well as shapes and many other things.
Quiddler Card Game
This game won 20 awards and it’s one of the most interesting spelling games for children. Every player gets a new card with each new round so they can build bigger and better words. Letter cards have point values and the one who gathers the most points can be the winner. You can do many things to adjust the game for smaller children as well so the whole family can play.
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Rory’s Story Cubes
Every one of these stories starts with ‘Once upon a time…’ and then you roll the cubes in order to get a picture that will help you tell a story from that point on. It’s a wonderful game that the whole family can play and enjoy. It can even be funny at times when the story turns whimsical and entertaining.
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“Spelling monster is another interesting spelling game that a whole family can enjoy and have fun with. You can build many words and even use a pre-made list that they give you. As a big bonus, younger children can play too and everyone can learn from it,” says Tonya Gooding, developer of children games at 1day2write.
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This game doesn’t only have an interesting title, but it’s one of the most entertaining games for children and families. It’s full of great story parts that you can combine and mix in order to get a good and funny story.
Family friendly games are the greatest – the whole family can play and your children can learn something new as well. I’m sure, one of these options will work for you.
Thanks Joel for this informative post. I’m sure, many parents, including me, would love to have these Spelling games for our kids. They are even great as gifting options.
Author’s Bio :
Joel Syder works as an English teacher and writer at Originwritings.com and Australia2write.com. He loves writing for Brit Student and helping parents work with their children on their language skills.