as a second language, not all kids find it easy to learn English. English might
be one of the easiest languages to learn, but still, there are so many rules to
grasp before one can fully be able to write and speak fluently. Additionally,
there are thousands of rare words that are not necessarily used in everyday
communication, yet they’re equally important when learning English. For your
kid’s vocabulary to expand, they need to get exposed to such words. But what
they learn at school may not be enough, especially considering that English may
not be the only subject of study. Additionally, books can be a bit boring and
when it comes to this, there are various ways you can help your kid to improve
their vocabulary. One of these ways is putting their word-strength to the test
using fun yet mind-boggling games.
a matter of fact, some of these games can even be played by adults or by
parents with their kids and they’ll still find it fun.
Ranging from board games to mobile apps and
online games, here are some mind games you can use to test your kid’s
is by far one of the most popular board games, both kids and adults can use to
test their vocabulary and improve their word strength. Whether you’re winning
or losing, there’s always an opportunity to learn a new English word or several
before the end of the game. Depending on your kid’s age, there’s a wide range
of scrabble game options to choose from by complexity, including junior
scrabble. It may not be easy for them at first, but they’ll learn to play
within not so long. The best thing is that you can always let your kid useletter unscrambler cheats whenever they get
stuck. This way, they won’t feel oppressed that you’re winning every chance you
get. With time, they’ll be able to improve their vocabulary in a fun way while
also enjoying the many other benefits of scrabble, such as memory boost,
improved attention span, happiness, and much more. This way, it won’t be long
till your kid can’t get enough of scrabble, and learning English will become a
walk in the park for him or her.
2. Words with Friends
is another common word game whose objective is similar to scrabble’s. Instead
of a board, however, Words with Friends is available as an app that can be
downloaded and installed on a smart device. They get to play against opponents,
building words in a crossword puzzle fashion. The best thing about
it is the convenience it provides; your kid can even play it while on the go.
It’s another fun way of improving your kid’s spelling and English vocabulary.
However, you’ll want to monitor how much time they spend on their screens
because too much screen time for kids can be detrimental to their health and
3. Word Bird
is another simple yet fun vocabulary-boosting brain game app you can introduce
your kids to. The game involves words that pop up on the display screen and the
player’s job is to determine if the word is correct or incorrect. If a word is
correct, you press the right button, and the left button if the word is
incorrect. Your final score will depend on how many words you manage to get
right as either correct or incorrect. The very first few words are quite easy,
but complexity increases as you progress in the game. It can be a great game
for improving vocabulary and grammar, especially for kids in the medium grades.
your kid be struggling with spelling? Well, the only way to know is to put them
to the test with this Scrabble-like brain game that lets them create words
using letter tiles in a “banana”. The best part is that it allows the player to
rearrange the tiles to create new words, and it’s much simpler compared to
scrabble. It doesn’t actually require the board.
5. 7 Little Words
Little Words is an app game where the player’s mission is to match word groups
to create meaning. The major upside about this game is that the player is given
hints to guide them. At the end of the day, it will help advance your kid’s
spelling skills as well as improve their grammar and vocabulary.
6. Wheel of Fortune
is a common game that we’ve seen on TVs and other places. Some of us have even
played it a couple of times. The game comes as an app that you can download
free on Android and Apple smart devices. It may not be as effective as the
previously discussed games, but Wheel of Fortune: Free play will definitely be
a fun way of letting your kid play with letters and enhance their
you have it! Testing and improving your kid’s English prowess can easily be
done using some of today’s many brain games. The list of such games are
endless, but the above are just a few you can try out in the meantime.
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