Watching an adult working on a PC or laptop can make a restless toddlers curious about it. Toddlers are always on the go and want to learn and explore things in their environment. Allowing a toddler to touch your workspace may not be something you want to do.
But you cannot stop a child long. I am saying this from my experience. Most of the posts on this blog are written with my daughter in my lap.
So to keep my work safe from her prying fingers, I have allotted some computer time for my toddler. This way she let me do my work without any disturbance and in return I let her have a go at her “work” too.
Here is another fun-while-learn activity for your toddler/preschooler. I have compiled a list of 10 best online games websites for you and your toddler. It will help them acquire basic computer skills along with problem solving, recognizing of shapes, colors and sizes. Most of the games are educational as well as entertaining.
But you’ll have to be there to make sure no harm is done to your precious PC or laptop.
Lots of activities and fun games for infants and toddlers. Most of them are educational but they are also entertaining. Games are grouped into different groups of animal games, plant games, vehicle games, babies and people games, abc’s games,number games, memory games and the list goes on.
On this website a limited number of hand picked game sites are put together so you don’t have to search the world wide web for quality games for your kids.
They have rightly pointed out the skills a toddler can learn from these online games like, hand eye coordination, problem solving, recognition of color, shapes, sizes and social/interactive fun.
There are more than three hundred online games for infant and toddlers on this website. All the games are free and reviewed by their staff.
The website also offers kid friendly web browser which is not free but you can check it out by downloading their trial version.
This is one of my favorite websites in the list. There are activities and games for infants, toddlers and preschoolers and all of them are nicely grouped.
It is colorful, easy to navigate with tips for parents. The great tip is to explore the website first before you get your kid started.
Preview and decide which activity or game is best for your kids.
The website is very easy to use. There are links for preschool, teachers and parents and craft finder.
The website is huge with so many activities and games that I can write a whole post to describe the website.
There are short craft videos, fun poll, word games, puzzles and so much more. You must visit the website if you want your kids to have fun while they learn.
Moreover there are easy kids recipes, printable activities, preschool crafts and so many things to explore. There is a weekly lesson plan with fun facts and activities.
The website is unique and different from other websites on this list of online kids games as there are ideas and suggestions for parents to download and find best mobile games for kids.
You can also download a free ebook kid activity ideas. There are suggestions to for games to play with kids from 2 to 7 years old in the ebook.
There are hundreds of activities, games, and jigsaw puzzles and more are being added on a regular basis. The website has been online since 1998. it has over 1,500 free jigsaw puzzle games that kids can play online, over 900 free kid’s printable coloring pages, more than 2,000 free pieces of children’s clipart and enough free online kids games to keep kids busy and entertained for many hours.
This children’s website is made up of over 5,000 pages of fun, learning and activities, and an average of 1 to 2 new fun games and other kids’ activities are added daily.
The games are categorized by age group, subject and grade. There are math games, word games, kindergarten games, phonic games to name a few.
Do you let your kids have some computer time? How do you supervise? Please share with us your stories and tips in comments section.