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Learning Games for kids 8 years and older with Short Attention Span

by: Avionne Akanbi ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

Are you having an issue with keeping your grade school students interested in the subjects at hand. Why not incorporate these fun learning games for kids 8 years and older with short attention spans.

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    Math Popper

    mathpopper We all math can be a very trying subject, especially for kids. These mini learning games for kids 8 years and older adds a little colorful pizzazz to the learning process. The player will be in the middle of a carnival scene with a table full of bobbing balloons. An arithmetic problem will be presented above the balloons. The player will have pop the balloon with the correct answer. This game moves very quickly so the student will not have time to get bored. To play this game click on the following link.

    Image Credit: MathOps

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    Mad Moves

    mad moves Are you a good hip hop dancer and you haven't had the chance to show your moves? This fun game will give you the opportunity to make it happen. You will be in charge of choosing the type of dance they want to choreograph in record time. This gives art students a chance to both learn about worldly dances as well as create their own moves from scratch. A lot of creativity can come out of this interactive online kids art game. To play this game click on the following link.

    Image Credit: PlayAcle

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    Circus Simon

    If your student likes the circus, they may not mind this math game. They will be in the middle of a platform where they will have to stack elephants, lions, bears and even bouncy balls according to specific math sequences. The item that they have to stack will be highlighted and the amount needed will be displayed in the upper right hand corner. They will simply drag the right amount of items to stack to the middle of the circus ring. This is also a great memory game. To begin playing this game click on the following link.

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    Trivia Archer

    How well do you know your history or parts of the body. Trivia Archer will challenge your students. This fun dart and shoot game will present students with moving target images that represent categories ranging from everything from, history, geography, science, math and culture. You will have to shoot the plunger with your mouse to hit one of these four. Then you will be asked a question to see what you know. To play this game click on the following link.

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    Cannon Math

    Don't be afraid to fire off your math skills in this interactive game. The player will need to have their arithmetic skills in place, as they are presented with math problems above a shooting cannon, with a stuntman. They will have 3 bouncy mattresses that hold the correct answer to the problem. The player will shoot the stunt man at the right angle to land on the correct bouncy mattress. Are you ready to launch him? We'll see. To play this fun math game and other learning games for kids 8 years and older click on the following link.