30+ Educational Games for Middle & High School



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My oldest is now in middle school – 6th grade to be exact. He loves math. He dislikes spelling and grammar. He also loves games. His favorite are strategy games that require math, logic and reasoning. And even though he doesn’t really like spelling, we like to play games with him to help reinforce words he knows and new ones he’s learned; which makes learning spelling not so bad.

Even Middle and High Schoolers love to play games, so why not make them Educational too! Check out some of our favorite games that can reinforce math, spelling, logic, music and more! :: www.homeschoolgiveaways.com

My family is a big game playing family. In fact, we plan to have a sleep-over at my brother’s house over Christmas just so we can hang out and play games together. Our parents did it when we were young and now its time to carry on the tradition. I cannot wait. Many of the games we play are not only great for middle school age, but also high school and beyond.

Spelling & Reading Games

Scrabble Tile Lock

Bananagrams

Super Big Boggle

Upwords

Wordical

 

 

Math Games

Equate

Wahoo or Aggravation

Monopoly

Deluxe Sequence

Farkle

Prime Club

Sumoku


 

Logic & Reasoning Games

Ticket to Ride

Lord of the Rings

Chess

Settlers of Catan

Dominion

Canasta

 
 

 

Music Games

Party Encore

Keep on Humming

Dominotes

Compose Yourself Music Card Game

Spontuneous

 

Character Building Games

LCR: Left, Center, Right Dice Game – This game not only teaches directions, but it also teaches that there will be winners and losers. It is a fun, fast-paced dice game that kids of all ages can enjoy.

Reverse Charades – In this fun twist on charades game, players work together as a team to guess the clue being acted by one player.

Pandemic – Four diseases have broken out in the world and it is up to a team of specialists in various fields to find cures for these diseases before mankind is wiped out. Players must work together playing to their characters’ strengths and planning their strategy of eradication before the diseases overwhelm the world with ever-increasing outbreaks.

The Resistance – The Resistance is a very intense social deduction game for 5-10 players. While it shares similiarities with games like Werewolf, Mafia and even Battlestar Galactica it has many very unique features such as a quick 30 minute play time, no moderator required and no player elimination.

LIFE – Experiencing life’s key moments and making independent choices is even more fun with careers picked by kids, for kids. What choices will you make? Will you choose the longer college path toward a high-paying job or choose a trade right away to get paid sooner? Will you express your creativity as an inventor or dancer, or become a veterinarian to help animals? Whatever you choose, you never know what ups and downs you’ll encounter along the way.

Art & Drama Games

Taboo

Apples to Apples

Cranium

Pictionary

Written by Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

Annette has been married to her husband and best friend for 11 years. Together they are raising their four children to follow the Lord’s will, no matter what. Annette longs for the day when she will meet her 5 angel babies who have entered heaven before her. She enjoys creating UNIT STUDIES with FREE PRINTABLES (more coming soon) for homeschool families and she gets her scrapbooking fix in by making Subway Art for herself and her readers. You can follow her crazy life at In All You Do where she blogs about homeschooling, gluten- and grain-free recipes, homemaking, the occasional DIY projects and maintaining her sanity. You can also keep up with her via Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest.

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