We here at KPort Rec are thinking about you and your family. As your child works on a variety of activities given to them by their school, they will eventually need a brain break. Luckily, as my time as a social studies teacher, I had complied a plethora of educational games for students to use in class, but also perfect for use at home.
Below you will find a variety of educational games that you and your child can play under quarantine. I hope you and your child enjoy, and learn a thing or two.
Oregon Trail- https://archive.org/details/msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990
Everyone’s old favorite. This site lets your kids play the classic game on a laptop or tablet.
1800s Sailor Simulation- https://www.asailorslifeforme.org/
This is a fun interactive where your children will be recruited into the Navy and live life as a sailor in the 1800s
iCivics is a must for any student learning about how our government actually works. Through a series of games, your child will learn concepts such as the separation of powers, how a bill becomes a law, and their rights as Americans!
Underground Railroad- https://pathways.thinkport.org/static_home.cfm
This resource allows your child to make a series of decisions to attempt an escape from slavery.
WW1 Trench Warfare (mild violence)- https://armorgames.com/play/2267/warfare-1917
I used this site to teach the different tactics and technology used in WW1. You will face tanks, machine guns, gas attacks, and more