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The Best Educational Wii Games

Updated on June 27, 2012

The Wii was the first video games platform to "break the mold" of traditional video games because of how active playing it entails being. Before the Wii the only exercise you got playing a video game was moving your thumb, but Wii Sports, Wii Fit and countless other games require exercise and being active. The Wii also has many games that can be educational but also fun,

The Best Educational Games for Wii

  1. Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree

The Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree is a great game to play alone or with others. This game has multiple multi-player modes and can accommodate up to eight players so it is great for family game nights or parties.

This game is acceptable for all ages however younger children may not get the tasks involved or enjoy the game as much as older children or adults.

The game breaks tasks into five categories and tests you in tasks of each before giving you your brain weight, you can also duel another player in split screen mode and much much more.

This game is a great educational video game that can help you keep your mind sharp and brain active while having fun from the comfort of your own home.

3. The Reader Rabbit Series

Reader Rabbit is available for young children of all ages with editions from preschool to 2nd grade. This series is available on both Wii and PC. It includes many mini games that incorporate art, vocab and math lessons that make learning fun and simply seem like a game. Which version your child needs depends on their personal reading level but their grade is a good baseline for choosing which level to get if they are on grade level in reading.

2. Smarty Pants: Trivia for Everyone

Smarty Pants: Trivia for Everyone is a game that every member of the family can enjoy. The best part about this game is that the questions are specific to each players age so that adults and children can face of in this game and still have age appropriate questions.

This family is great for a family game night or party. There are over 20,000 questions available in game so there will never be a shortage of questions. There are multiple modes to play in and can be played as a team or individually. This game will not disappoint.

In Conclusion..

While many children play video games for fun they can also be used for educational use for children.

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