Twenty Good PC Games for Kids
Along with the advancement of technology is the big jump on our kids’ choices for fun and entertainment. Instead of spending too many hours playing outside, they now prefer to sit in front of their computers to browse the internet and play. As parents, our primary role is to guide them with whatever they are doing whether it is online or not. With PC games, it is our responsibility to choose the ones that would not just give them fun but would also help them develop their intellect. Not all PC games are suited for kids at 3 to 8 years of age. Here are twenty good PC games for your kids that would definitely be able to give them both fun and learning:
For several years, Dora the Explorer has maintained its a more to so many kids all over the world. Kids loved Dora’s fun and colorful adventures and how Dora communicates with them like they are actually in the adventure world as well. If we want our kids to learn basic skills, numbers, the alphabet, word meaning and even puzzles, this play pack is perfect for kids from three years up to eight years of age. Dora’s Fairy Tale Adventures PC Play Pack can be purchased in CDs compatible to Windows OS and can also be downloaded in various kids PC games websites.
Another one of the very attractive PC games for kids that combines both fun and learning is the Blue’s Room; Blue’s Talks. It is an interactive story between your kids and Blue’s circle of friends. It will teach kids to dance, discover new words, sharpen their intellect with puzzles and knock-knock jocks. This PC game which can be available in CDs or online to simply download is perfect for kids from 3 to 8 years of age. It is compatible with almost all Windows PCs.
If you would like your kids to grow up artistic or if you would like them to cope up with the latest techie jobs in most corporate worlds like web design, photo editing, AutoCAD design and animation, teach them through fun PC games like Click and Create with Mia. This PC game offers a fun way for kids to enjoy free form painting and they can also follow simple instructions on how some pictures like animals, cartoon characters and plants can be drawn. This PC game is also available in CDs and online to download. It is compatible with Windows PCs and Mac.
Another form of art that is very much in demand in the corporate world these days is Fashion. For as long as there are people who would like to get dressed accordingly, the fashion industry will continue to grow and earn a significantly huge amount of money. It will continue to be a very good profession for anyone who has innate love for art and fashion. If you would like your kids to develop love for fashion at an early age, get them the Barbie Fashion Show PC game which is compatible with Windows PCs. It teaches kids to style clothes and make people look good. It is also available for download and in CDs.
This is another very interesting PC game compatible to both Windows and Mac PCs. It teaches kids to create 3D graphic designs and animation. It is also available in CDs and for download.
Teaching kids to create colourful artworks and bringing them to life with basic movements and sound, the Kid Pix Deluxe 3 is another very fun and interesting PC game that is compatible to both Windows and Mac PCs.
A traditional art PC game that has always been very interesting for kids is the Crayola Art Studio. It teaches kids basic coloring skills and drawing too. It is available for download or in CDs. It is also compatible with Windows PCs.
If you would like to teach your kids how to spell and properly pronounce words, the Spelling Puzzles PC game which comes in several editions may be a perfect option for you to download or buy in CD versions. This PC game combines both fun and learning words in artistic and very attractive graphics for kids.
Usually comes preinstalled in a Windows PC or can be downloaded on the internet for free, the Text Twist is one of the longest and widest played PC games for kids that is very efficient in teaching spelling, vocabulary and grammar to kids from 3 to 8 years of age.
This is another very fun and interesting PC game for kids that teach language, vowels and rhymes in a very effective but fun way. It comes available in CDs and it works well with Windows and Mac OS.
Compatible with Windows PCs and can easily be downloaded online or purchased in CDs, the Jump Start Reading with Karaoke is a perfect PC game to teach kids how to read and enhance their vocabulary. It also tracks their progress.
Teaching your kids Math when you don’t even have a slight liking for the subject yourself can be really hard. But if learning it could be fun, kids would definitely grow up to be Math geniuses. Mia’s Math adventure is one of the most interesting and efficient PC games that teach kids basic and advanced Math. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac PCs. It is also available to download or purchase in CDs.
This is another effective PC game in teaching math to kids from 3 to 8 years of age. It teaches basic Math problem solving skills and it comes in 8 levels. It covers basic Math operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. This game is compatible with Windows PCs and is available in CDs and online to download.
If you would like your kids to learn Math in a more productive aspect, Match Missions is the perfect PC game that you can let them play on either a Windows or Mac PC. It teaches kids on how to manage money and run an arcade business. This PC game is available in CDs and can also be downloaded from gamin websites.
If your kids are quite adventurous and would love saving zombies than reading math problems but you would not want to tolerate them playing instead of learning Math, give them both by letting them play Zoombinis Logical Journey which is a PC game dedicated to save zombies while they learn Math skills, reasoning and other things that would enhance their logic. Compatible to Windows and Mac PCs, this game is available in CDs and for download.
If you would like your kids to learn science and technology in a less boring way, you can buy a CD or download from the internet a StarFlyer Alien Space Chase PC game which is compatible to any Windows or Mac PC. It teaches kids logic, technology, science and a lot other things that they would probably be taught in school but not as well.
If you would like your kids to have fun with an intergalactic experience while they enhance their logic, art and reasoning skills, you should get them this Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga. It is available both for download and in CDs. It is also compatible with most Windows and Mac OS.
Although this game was originally designed for Nintendo Wii, it has already been redesigned for PC gaming on Microsoft Windows OS. It is a learning adventure at the Sims Town wherein kids can learn basic architecture, design and other forms of art. What is even more exciting about this game is that it is designed with multiplayer features so your kids will be able to interact with other kids. Available to download or purchase in CDs, this PC game is among the most widely used by parents to teach their kids while having fun.
For your bigger kids and your entire family, learning while having fun with the entire family is a lot better than any other bonding activities during weekends. Nancy Drew in all its available editions is the perfect PC game for kids that teach logic, math, adventure, puzzle, science, vocabulary and even history in a very fun way for kids. It is available to download on most PC gaming websites and it and also be purchased in CDs. It is compatible with most Windows and Mac PCs.
Teaching kids basic cooking skills these days does not necessarily have to be as dangerous as living them in the kitchen to play. Now it only takes a Windows computer installed with Cake Mania and all its other editions to teach our kids basic cooking or baking skills. They are able to learn different measurements and even plating as they play the role of Jill, the baker.
With the existence of so many different gaming laptops these days, it is also inevitable that for so many different computer games to also exist. But before we decide to let or kids play those addictive PC games like War Craft, Max Payne and Football Manager, we should make sure that they play the educational ones first.