The Top 10 Games for Dyslexics

The Top 10 Games for Dyslexics

Every child loves to play games, and these fun activities are not only just a great way to pass the time, but they also play a vital role in how they learn. Not only do recreational games help children to engage with others, but they can also support in developing their numeracy and literacy skills.

Of course, educational games should primarily be fun. However, we know how tough it can be to find the right learning games for kids. This is only made more challenging for children with dyslexia. To help you, we thought we would take a closer look at the top ten educational games for kids with dyslexia.

Why are educational games important?

Games and fun are an incredibly important part of growing up. However, not only are they a great way to spend some time, but they also help children to learn. Educational games for kids are a great way to teach children new concepts and ideas, allowing them to understand different perspectives.

Learning games are also able to teach children important skills, such as critical thinking, teamwork, creativity, and sportsmanship. Literacy games and number games are also a great way to enhance their vocabulary and numeracy skills in a fun and highly engaging manner. The overall benefits of play-based learning are numerous, and we all learn best when we are having fun.

The best educational games for kids

When it comes to finding the most interactive games for kids, the market is packed with options. From literacy games to numeracy games, the choice can seem endless. That is why we thought we would take a closer look at the top ten games for dyslexics:

  • Dominoes

When it comes to number games, dominoes is a great resource. This fun game helps children to develop their counting skills, seeing them use addition, counting, matching and sorting skills.

The game can be played by children of all ages, and kids will love playing with the physical dominoes. We know how beneficial playing dominoes can be, and we have a wide range of domino games to choose from. One of our most popular, Things That Go Together, is designed for children between the ages of three and five.

  • Wiggly Words

When it comes to English learning games, Wiggly Words is a multiplayer spelling game that is fun for the whole family! This brainteasing literacy game sees players use their worm cards to spell out words, while the hilarious characters are guaranteed to have your children laughing!

This fun educational game for kids will help your children or students learn new words and practice their spelling.

  • Sound Detectives

When it comes to interactive games for kids, Sound Detectives is another great choice. This fun and engaging game will see children listen to the clues to catch the thief! Played through a free app, kids will need to listen to the sounds, and when one matches their playing cards, they can move their detective closer to catching the pesky thief.

Suitable for children aged three and over, the highly interactive game is fun for the whole family and will help your child to develop their phonics skills.

  • Crazy Chefs

Matching and memory games can help enhance a dyslexic’s cognitive skills and ability. Whether it is matching letters, sounds or images, these types of learning games can help to improve language, memory, and concentration.

Crazy Chefs is a fun food-themed game that sees players pick a recipe and match those ingredients with their cards. Alongside helping to enhance their memory skills, Crazy Chefs will also help to get your children interested in cooking.

  • Smart Scoops

In keeping with the food theme, the Smart Scoops™ Math Activity Set is a great number game to help your child to develop their numeracy skills. This tasty treat-themed game requires them to use their imagination, while it also helps them to build their vocabulary and early maths skills.

The fun activity set can also help to develop your child’s fine motor skills as they learn to scoop up the ice cream, use the activity cards, and play with the spinner.

  • Bingo

While you might consider bingo a fun game, it can also help to support your child’s development. Whether it is numbers, letters, or words, playing bingo helps to develop their social skills and improve cognitive function. Using themed games can also help to enhance their knowledge of certain topics.

Here at The Dyslexia Shop, we have a wide range of fun bingo games to choose from. Whether it is our Alphabet Bingo or Tricky Words games, which are popular literacy games, to our Animal Sounds and Number Sounds, we have options that every child will love.

  • Boiling Over

This unique game has been designed to help teach children methods to develop their emotional skills through a fun and interactive memory game. Boiling Over is designed to teach them ways to stay calm and identify when they might be losing their temper and boil over! Fun for children aged five and up, Boiling Over is one of our most fun and engaging games for kids.

  • Counting Kingdoms

Our imagination is incredibly important, and being able to nurture and develop that as a child is crucial. Counting Kingdoms is the unique interactive game for children that sees them travel through far away kingdoms that feature pirates, merpeople, wizards and dragons.

This popular number game includes four boards and 18 cards and is suitable for children aged four and up and SEN children too.

  • Code & Go® Mouse Mania Board Game

STEM education is a crucial part of any primary curriculum. Covering Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, Code & Go® Mouse Mania Board Game is a fun and educational game for kids.

Following the award-winning concept of the Code & Go Robot Mouse, the game introduces a screen-free way for children to learn important coding skills. The colourful game helps to encourage children to think critically while also supporting the development of their problem-solving skills.

  • Speed Spelling

When it comes to literacy games, Speed Spelling is a fast-paced game designed for children between the ages of five and eight. The fun and engaging game makes spelling fun, with players taking turns to spell out words before the timer runs out.

While children will love competing against the clock, the game will also help them to develop their letter recognition skills, vocabulary, and communication skills.

Looking for interactive games for kids?

While these ten games are some of our favourites, we stock a huge array of educational games for kids. We know that children learn best when they are having fun, and we have carefully curated our collection to help students with dyslexia to enhance their literacy, numeracy, and social skills.

Each of these games targets the areas that children with dyslexia and dyscalculia struggle with the most, helping to create a fun and engaging experience for every child. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality products for our customers, so if you are looking for interactive games for kids, then check out our full range today!

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