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27 Kids Spelling Games the Whole Family Will Play Together

One of the most important times in a child’s life is when the family plays games together. Now fun and education can be combined with this exciting range of spelling games, available for the very young to teenagers and many suitable for the whole family to play along.

A range of educational spelling games for all ages and pockets.

Educational Insights Wordical

Educational Insights Wordical

Roll the dice and build your words in this exciting spelling game. By mixing consonant cards with vowels on the dice, families will compete to see who has the best word building and spelling skills. This is perfect for parties or a little home fun for ages 8 and up.

$13.04


The Learning Journey Grab It! Spelling Bee

The Learning Journey Grab It! Spelling Bee

For ages 3 and up, this fun word based game will delight the whole family. There’s a letter dispenser which launches letters out which children grab and then match to words on the game board. It’s fast paced, a lot of fun and also helps children with their words and spelling.

$21.99


Ideal 4-Way Spelldown Family Board Game

Ideal 4-Way Spelldown Family Board Game

Using letter covered dice placed in a handy rolling device, this challenge is a spelling game for 2-4 players. Players have to pop a pair of letters and then flip tiles to make words. Included is a wooden game board with attached flipping tiles and popper. Recommended for 6 years and up.

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Radica Click Six Spelling Handheld Game

Radica Click Six Spelling Handheld Game

This nifty hand held device comes with 4 game modes and thousands of puzzles. It’s time to challenge your spelling ability in this twist to the classic spelling game. It’s for up to 4 players and recommended for ages 8 and up, coming in a variety of colors.

$39.99


Wordsearch Junior Game

Wordsearch Junior Game

This fun packed brain game is a follow-up to its big brother and teaches reading, spelling, matching and sportsmanship. There are 3 levels so children as young as 4 can participate by matching patterns. The game is suitable for 2-4 players and will provide years of learning fun.

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Spellbinding Spelling Word Game

Spellbinding Spelling Word Game

This educational game is suitable for 3 or more players and is a traditional scrambled word game that encourages vocabulary and spelling skills. There’s 3000 three to eight letter words which allows players a total of over 20 million word combinations. A fun family game that’s is sure to delight.

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Wordwright

Wordwright

This innovative educational game was originally funded through a Kickstarter and has impressed with its many different games in one. The seven different games inside are playable by all ages and groups and focus on the meaning rather than the spelling of words. This game is also used by dyslexia and Alzheimer’s sufferers.

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Roald Dahl The BFG Spelling Games

Roald Dahl The BFG Spelling Games

If you are having trouble getting your kids into expanding their minds and vocabulary then this game, based around Roald Dahl’s famous character, could well be a godsend. There’s seven fun games based around word cards which are bright and bold to grab kids attention.

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Franklin Speaking Spelling Bee

Franklin Speaking Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee contests have gone electronic with this handy device which has 3 fun game modes based around 3 skill levels. There’s a 2.5 inch LCD color touch screen and a stylus giving quick and easy play. This educational game also includes definitions, origins and usage examples for all Spelling Bee words.

$69.99


Befuddled Games Kerfuddle Word Game

Befuddled Games Kerfuddle Word Game

Get their brains ticking over with this portable word play game. Players compete to write down as many words as they can based on what the cards and number cube show, something which changes every time. With no two games ever the same this will keep them playing for hours.

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Think Fun Smart Mouth Word Game

Think Fun Smart Mouth Word Game

In this family game, word creation is the goal. Using team or individual play, players reveal the starting word letter and the end letter of the word from the letter getter. Then it’s a race to build the best word from these starting blocks. The game is suitable for ages 8 and above.

$53.93


Lakeshore Roll & Read Word Family Game

Lakeshore Roll & Read Word Family Game

The parents who seek educational games for their children should look no further than this fun word based challenge. In this fast-paced game, children match beginning sounds and word endings which helps them learn to write words with common spelling patterns. The game is designed for ages 6-8 years.

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Chain Letters Word Board Game

Chain Letters Word Board Game

This fun and lively word game comes with 100 hooks with which children will join letters together to spell words whilst endeavoring not to drop any. A family game that is based on 2 or more players aged 8 and up and is the ideal way to have some learning word fun.

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Learning Resources Word Whiz Electronic Flash Card

Learning Resources Word Whiz Electronic Flash Card

This take in your pocket electronic device challenges kids with 3 skill levels of word building by encouraging them to combine beginning letters with word families. This is done in a race to build as many 3, 4 or 5 letter words as they can in 60 minutes. For ages 5 and up.

$26.99


Play On Words Card Game

Play On Words Card Game

This family game was the winner of the Parents’ Choice Foundation Silver Honor award and is recommended for ages 8 to adult. Playing in teams or up to 4 individuals, the game comes in 3 different versions from starter to full deck and also a solitaire version or solo play.

$13.99


Scrabble Alphabet Scoop

Scrabble Alphabet Scoop

Based on the classic game, this version has a fun twist in that players have to scoop their letters out of a pot to form their words. Allowing 2-4 players to take part, the game comes with a plastic lidded pot, 4 scoops, 72 word cards and over 100 letters to keep you playing.

$64.99


Syl-la-bles

Syl-la-bles

This multi-award winning game encourages you to think big words but challenges you to spell them correctly in order to win. Although easy to learn and play, this brain game can also be played by those of different levels due to its handicapping system allowing up to 8 players of all ages to compete.

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Turn Spell Game

Turn Spell Game

This word based game features a turning board which means that the letters each player is using constantly change, making the game vibrant and compelling. There’s also no room for slow coaches as everyone creates their words at the same time and steals from their opponents. For 2-4 players aged 10 and up.

$19.87


Spelligator Board Game

Spelligator Board Game

This bright and bold educational game will appeal greatly to younger children who are starting to spell out their first words. Colorful crocodiles have combinations of letters from the pile placed on their backs to spell out simple words. Simple but fun and great for those early spellers.

$29.99


Sight Words Pizza Board Game

Sight Words Pizza Board Game

What better combination than pizza and words, serving up learning and fun! This quirky game enforces and increases retention of sight words by using exciting and competitive play. The game also grows with the players as there are advanced words to be used as they develop their vocabulary.

$19.99


Best Learning Connectrix Junior

Best Learning Connectrix Junior

This award winning educational game (Mom’s Choice Gold Medal) interacts with up to two players in an exciting matching challenge. Scores and progress are displayed whilst play is in progress and there are over 48 lessons available with more than 570 questions and answers. Ideal for preschoolers aged 3 and up.

$41.98


Wordplay For Kids Board Game

Wordplay For Kids Board Game

Need help with vocabulary? This educational game is fast paced and exciting with all players taking part in each round. With up to 18 players in teams able to take part, it is appropriate for small classes as well as a family get together. Ideal for players aged 6 and above.

$26.95


Didax Educational Resources Spelling Board Game

Didax Educational Resources Spelling Board Game

This brain game for young children has six games within the box all on heavy cardboard and complete with dice counters and answer cards. During the fun they’ll be taught letter-sound correspondence and early word building as well as learning the ability to interact and share that only group play can bring.

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Bananagrams

Bananagrams

Coming in a fun shaped banana case, this family game doesn’t require much space and is easy to travel with. Simple to play but also educational, Bananagrams is suitable for up to 8 players aged 7 or above. Drive them mad with this action packed anagram game.

$14.99


Ingenio Spellable Bilingual Spelling Game

Ingenio Spellable Bilingual Spelling Game

This charming brain game for youngsters helps children to grasp early words in both Spanish and English with the help of bright color pictures. There are 24 words to spell and a simple self checking feature which can be easily completed by early learners. A great vocabulary tool for beginners.

$12.99


DICEcapades Word Pirates

DICEcapades Word Pirates

An award winning family game that centers on children learning when they don’t realize it. There’s plenty of reinforcement of spelling skills but they won’t even notice due to the fun they’re having. With games being varied, there’s lots of replay value which means they’ll be hounding you to play it every day.

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Smart Start Cheese Dip Sneaky Spelling Game

Smart Start Cheese Dip Sneaky Spelling Game

Family learning time becomes a fun time with this crazy game for ages 3 and up. There’s multiple difficulty levels so no-one is left behind and a playing time of 15-30 minutes so no-one gets bored. This is one spelling game that they’ll cry out for time and again.

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10 DIY Spelling Ideas

Spelling Word Practice With Water Beads

Spelling Word Practice With Water Beads

Here’s a simple brain game to spice up spelling and vocabulary lessons. With the simple addition of water beads the child’s learning experience becomes not just mental but also tactile. An added benefit is the calmness that such play brings as well as engagement for children who often struggle with standard academic inputs.

Glitter Writing

Glitter Writing

Is your child more of a hands-on creative type rather than a sedentary learner? If so then engage their mind with this simple way to improve spelling and writing. This guide will show you how to create the perfect glitter tray in which to write which is then easily reset for more creativity.

Diy Whack-a-word Spelling Game For Your Classroom

Diy Whack-a-word Spelling Game For Your Classroom

The best teaching tools are interactive ones and with spelling games these can be hard to come by. This tutorial will show you how to create a spelling game that involves whacking out the letters within words, generating a much greater level of fun but also of recollection.

Spelling Word Search Puzzles

Spelling Word Search Puzzles

Involve your child in creating their own lessons by reading this exciting post from a teacher who is also a mom. This guide will show you how you can get your child creating word search puzzles on their own, detailing out all the new words they are currently learning.

Diy Stack the Cup Math and Literacy Game

Diy Stack the Cup Math and Literacy Game

This simple tutorial will give you fun ways to work with your children on cardinality, one-to-one correspondence, counting, odd-even numbers, addition and subtraction and spelling. By using easy to create brain games, your child will benefit from words being presented in captivating new ways which stimulate creativity as well as creased vocabulary.

Spelling Battleship

Spelling Battleship

Based loosely on the children’s favorite Battleships, comes this spelling and vocabulary derivative. This tutorial will show you how to create a spelling game where you have to target words by calculating what comes before or after any particular letter in a word. They’ll love it when you call all hands to battle stations.

Make Words With Alphabet Clothespins

Make Words With Alphabet Clothespins

If you need a cheap and simple way to test your child’s spelling which is also creative then look no further than this tutorial. Using clothes pegs you’ll make letter tokens that can be used to work against spelling lists you provide. An easy made brain game they will love time and again.

Use Word Sorts And Games Hands-on Lesson

Use Word Sorts And Games Hands-on Lesson

Here’s a great educational game that you can create at home that’ll cost you little more than your time and effort. By following the tutorial, you’ll learn about how to stimulate early leaners and give them the vocabulary lessons they require by utilizing this simple game.

Pipe Cleaner Letters Spelling Game

Pipe Cleaner Letters Spelling Game

Children as young as 3 are already beginning to recognize how words are formed, not only orally but also how they are written down. This great little game will allow them to use their play to spell out words and reinforce the correct spelling. A pipe-tastic educational game for the young ones.

Word Family Tic-tac-toe Tutorial

Word Family Tic-tac-toe Tutorial

With nothing more than a pen and paper, and possibly a few sweets, this tutorial shows you how to engage your child in a simple spelling game based on tic tac toe. Based around word families, children will love this fun way of reinforcing word commonalities whilst learning to participate in a competitive activity.

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