Children can learn to enjoy science from an early age using exciting board games that are not only fun but educational as well. Some of the best board game options for teaching science are:
1. The Magic School Bus: Science Explosion
It is meant for 5 year old’s and above. 2-4 players can play. The game teaches STEM activities since the aim of the game is to cause a volcano to erupt. It builds excitement in the game since everyone is competing to make it happen. The game is high quality and has been tested by Harvard scientists before hitting the market.
2. Some Body
It is meant for 6-10 year old’s and it teaches kids biology as well as anatomy of human body. The game can be played in different ways. Younger children can solve the puzzle by matching body parts. Older children can learn the scientific names. The game can be played in five different manners depending on your age. It allows 2-4 players.
3. Operation Escape E.V.I.L.
This game is meant to teach kids chemistry and is for 8 year old’s and above. The game allows 2-4 players and received The Creative Child Game of the Year Award. Chemistry is hard to understand and learn but this game teaches chemistry through fun magic tricks and science projects. A parent need not worry about the contents of the game since E.V.I.L. stands for Earth Vision Industrial Labs.
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The scientist i.e. your kid is devising means to make a chemical than ends malnutrition. Another chairman is planning to make a mind control potion and the rest of the scientists are looks for means of escape. It is a fun curious game for your children that also tests their decision-making skills.
Meant for 7-year-olds and above, the game teaches astronomy. All kids love to think of astronauts and so, this game teaches them about outer space and solar system in a fun way. It uses real-life scenarios and technology to keep the kids engaged and teach them about space exploration. The game teaches basics of space and the kids can learn about space missions and rockets as well. NASA scientists have developed this game to be as real and scientific as a game can be but without being boring.
This game is for 8 year olds to get interested in the earth sciences. Even kids can understand that humans breathe oxygen but through this game, they will learn where the oxygen comes from. The game will also teach them how seeds grow to become plants and trees. Along with teaching them the science of photosynthesis, the game will teach them to love nature and understand its importance. The game has fantastic 3D graphics to keep kids engaged as they build their own forests.