Educational Games

Big Brain Academy

Big Brain Academy

I've personally played Big Brain Academy for the Nintendo Wii with my students, and I can honestly say it is an outstanding game for cognitive deve...

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Cursive Writing Wizard

Cursive Writing Wizard

Although cursive writing is being taught less in schools, kids can still learn it and have fun while doing so using the Cursive Writing Wizard for ...

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Wii Fit Plus

Wii Fit Plus

Any video game involving exercise gets high ratings at Instructional Games. Wii Fit Plus promotes physical activity and the Balance Board is simple...

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Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum

Typing Instructor for Kids Platinum

This is a fun typing game designed for Mac computers. Children ages 6 - 12 will enjoy learning proper typing skills by going on adventures on Typer...

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Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure

Sesame Street: Elmo's A-to-Zoo Adventure

This educational game is designed for younger children, specifically pre-schoolers, and playing this game will help them identify letters and the s...

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uDraw Studio: Instant Artist

uDraw Studio: Instant Artist

I am so excited to see drawing tablets for these game consoles! The PS3 is a great system to use for more advanced activities because of its beefy ...

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Create

Create

This game can best be described as a creative puzzle game that uses Playstation Move. Players draw, animate and design scenes any way they want. Th...

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Smarty Pants: Trivia for Everyone

Smarty Pants: Trivia for Everyone

This is a fun trivia-based game that a group of people can play together. Learning can occur while participants listen to the other players respons...

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Kinect Nat Geo TV

Kinect Nat Geo TV

This is an exciting game because players can interact with the TV program. It can be considered a "Two-Way" Television experience. The content is b...

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Super Scribblenauts

Super Scribblenauts

This is cute game that involves writing, specifically with the stylus of the DS. Players can write about any object and then they can write adjecti...

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Mind Quiz

Mind Quiz

Mind Quiz is a puzzle based brain training game for PC's. It offers a wide variety of levels, so everyone can feel challenged. It has 49 exercises ...

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Nike+ Kinect Training

Nike+ Kinect Training

Although not academic in nature, Fitness Video Games are an incredibly useful tool. As obesity reaches an all-time-high in our country, I think tha...

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Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival

Sesame Street: Cookie's Counting Carnival

This game makes math fun at the Counting Carnival! By playing this video game for the Nintendo Wii, children will learn about numbers and counting....

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