Toolbox of Educational Games

Arranged by subject and age

If you find any broken links, try to Google the title of the game to find it! If you have a game to share, please contact me at: leachk@weatherlysd.org

Science

Sustainability Grades 3 - 6
Science Museum, K - 8
Recycling, K - 8, Try the Dumptown game
Lifeboat to Mars, K-8, PBS NEW
"Ology" Grades K - 8, American Museum of Natural History
NASA Grades 1 - 5 (Kid's Club and Mars Rover Game (Search "Mars Rover Game"))
Simple Machines - Grades 1 - 8
Jefferson Lab Grades 4 - 12, Games, Puzzles and More
Edheads Grades 4 - 12, Science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking
Illville Grades 6 -12, learn how to keep a town healthy!
Energyville Grades 9 - 12, Learn how to get power for a city (link is not active, will keep checking on this)
Sparticl Grades 9 - 12, permission from parent needed for social features/earning points and awards
Selene Grades 9 - 12 Build the moon through gameplay

Mathematics

Multiplication.com Grades K - 5
Leon's Math Dojo, Grades K - 5
Sumdog Grades 1 - 6, Free math contests, lesson games
MathChimp, Grades K - 8
Hooda, Grades K - 8
Math Playground, Grades K-8
Illuminations, Grades K - 12
Counton, Grades K-12
Jefferson Lab Grades 4 - 12, Games, Puzzles and More
Edheads Grades 4 - 12, Science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking
Catch Up Math, Grades 6 - 12
Freudenthal Institute, Grades K - 12 variety of games
Cool Math Games, Grades K - 12
TheProblemsite, Grades K - 12

Social Studies

Where is That? Grades 3 - 12, Learn states, countries and capitals
Geography Games Grades 3 - 12
Geospy Grades 4 - 12
United Nations Grades 4 - 8 (Down for Maintenance)
Mission-us.org Grades4 - 8, Online role-play games in US history
Federal Reserve, Grades 4 - 12
BBC - Grades 4 - 12 History NEW to this list
The American Democracy Grades 6 - 8, learn about representative democracy
iCivics Grades 6 - 12
Playing History Grades 6 - 12, interactive games and quizzes
Quandary Grades 6 - 12, Game of Ethics in a New World
Help stop the crisis in DarfurGrades 9 - 12
See what it is like to live in poverty in HaitiGrades 9 - 12
McDonald's Grades 9 - 12, learn the business of food service, this is parody of McDonalds..for mature students only
Virtual Stock Exchange Games, Grades 9 - 12
Political Redistribution Game, Grades 9 - 12 Pros and Cons of political redistribution

Language Arts

VocabularyGrades K-12, Merriam-Webster Online
Quiddler Grades K - 12 Play everyday to win prizes. Must sign up for contest
Studystack Grades K-12, Help with vocabulary (teachers put list in)
Playfic Grades 6 - 12. online community that lets you write, remix, share, and play interactive text-based games with the world.
VocaBuzz SAT Prep Vocabulary Game

Various subjects/Well Known Places

Kidyo, Grades K - 2 (helps find games)
WhizKids, Grades K - 2 (may be blocked...these are games for students with autism)
Childtopia, Grades K - 4
4kids.org, Grades K - 4
Fuel the Brain, Grades K - 4
JumpStart, Grades K - 4
ABCya, Grades K - 5
Arcademic, Grades K - 5 play online with other players
Discovery Kids, Grades K - 6
Funschool, Grades K - 6
Mensa for Kids, Grades K - 6
PBS Kids, Grades K - 6
Prongo, Grades K - 6
Professor Garfield Grades K - 6
FunBrain, Grades K - 8
Gamequarium, Grades K - 8 Links to other game websites are provided here
Kidsknowit, Grades K - 8
Factmonster, Grades K - 12
Interactive Sites for Education, Grades K -12 (great for Interactive Boards)
National Geographic Kids, Grades K - 8
APA and MLA Citation Games, Grades 4 - 12
Citation Games, Grades 4 - 12
Free Thinking Games Grades 6 - 12 Many games including strategy game, sign-in
Free Rice,Grades 6 - 12 Ten grains of rice donated for every correct answer
How Stuff Works, Grades 6 - 12 Crazy Quizzes
The Education Arcade, Grades 6 - 12
Refdesk Grades 6 - adult. An excellent source of an incredible amount of information. Games are found under "Daily Diversions"
Discovery's Science Channel Grades 9 - Adult

Creating games to help students learn

Quizlet Flash Card creater with game capability
Oswego Design your own games, some already created for you
Jeopardy Labs Create your own Jeopardy games
Power Point Games - Create your own Power Point Games
Kahoot - Design games for students, students can use their mobile devices
Studystack Grades K-12, Help with vocabulary (teachers put list in)
Flippity.net Templates for Google Sheets to Games

Games Making a Better World

On TED - Jane McGonigal: Gaming Can Make a Better World
Evoke - The world is a month away from famine
World without Oil - Imagining the first 32 weeks of a world without oil (this game is no longer running, keeping link if it returns)
SuperBetter - Helps you achieve your health goals or get better from an accident/injury
Top 10 Games for Social Good - Search for titles like this in Google for more games!
Spent - You are down to your last $1,000. How will you survive?

Games to Help Others ("Meaningful Playing")

Free Rice,Grades 6 - 12 Ten grains of rice donated for every correct answer
iCivics Grades 6 - 12 (after clicking Play, look for section titled, "Meaningful Play" to help organizations)

Coding of Games

Hour of Code Grade 2 to 12 Learn how to code by steps featuring Star Wars (2015), Frozen (2014) and Angry Birds (2013)


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