We have lots of games that are educational and FUN! Check out the links below...after you try this fun word play puzzler. This is great for kids to solve with a family helper, with a partner, or on their own.
On April 10, 1849, an extremely handy device was patented by Walter Hunt.
To find out what it was, use the clues below. Figure out what letter or letters are in the first word that are not in the second word. Write the possible letters for each line. When you've finished writing the letters for all nine clues, you need to select the correct letters from all possible choices. Then you’ll be able to spell the name of the gadget.
1. The first letter is in DRESS but not in RED.
2. The second letter is in APRON but not in POND.
3. The third letter is in SCARF but not in RACES.
4. The fourth letter is in TIE but not in SHIRT.
5. The fifth letter is in COAT but not in OVAL.
6. The sixth letter is in LAUNDRY but not in UNLOAD.
7. The seventh letter is in PAJAMAS but not in SMALL.
8. The eighth letter is in DIAPER but not in PARED.
The last letter is in GOWN but not in WIG.
Now spell the name of this device that you might need if your clothes come apart!
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There's a growing collection of games that are educational here at www.word-game-world.com. Use the tabs on the left to find the type of game or puzzle you're interested in.
Here are a few of my favorites:
Johnny Appleseed This educational game for kids ask kids to follow very specific directions to discover a legend's real name. Kids can use this fun format to create more word games of their own! It's a great activity to pair with the one above.
Is It or Isn't It? Here's a basic game format that you can use for many educational games for high school. I've included a sample game of vocabulary words and definitions for you to try!
Fun Brain Games - Solve an assortment of challenging brain teasers, using a combination of vocabulary, spelling and addition skills...and maybe a bit of good luck!
Animal Safari - Find 18 three-letter animal names hidden in a word search puzzle. But there's a catch: The word list is not provided. Kids can play with a partner, or on their own to see who can be the first to find all the words.