Teach Me Tuesday: Learning Through Games

I was provided with a product to review from ThinkFun. All ideas and opinions are my own.

Welcome to Teach Me Tuesday! A (mostly) weekly series where we share all things kid-friendly that you can do with your kids or teach them how to do. It can be educational, artistic, scientific, hands-on…anything goes as long as it’s kid approved! Today I’m going to be sharing how learning through games is not only fun for kids, but it’s super engaging. And let’s face it… if you are having fun while you are learning, you will more likely retain the information. 

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As a former elementary school teacher, it is safe for me to say that there are a TON of different learning styles. But it is also safe to say that most kids are willing to learn anything that involves FUN or a GAME of some kind. Now at home and homeschooling my daughter, I have found that whether I am teaching my daughter new concepts or reviewing old concepts, educational games are often times my go-to answer. Sometimes I make up the game myself, and other times I’m lucky enough to find a game that relates to whatever we are learning.

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One of my favorite resources for educational games is ThinkFun. They offer a variety of educational games for different grade levels and they also offer teacher resources and game bundles. Recently my daughter and I played the Robot Turtles Board Game, the first board game for little programers. That’s right. A board game that teaches computer programming early on to kiddos.

The coolest part ever is that this game was designed by a dad (and computer software entrepreneur) for his 4 year old twins. It’s super kid-friendly, colorful, and fun. Through simple commands, kids learn what it means to write code, debug and use functions. Something even I can learn!

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Robot Turtles Board Game allows the kids to be the programmers (who have all the control) of the computer, which is the parent. Yes, parents, you play too!

My other favorite part about this game is that it advances as your child does. So you can start this board game with your 4 year old, but expect to play for years to come as they advance and understand more about computer programming through playing Robot Turtles. 

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I also love that this game encourages the entire family to get involved. Kids of all ages and parents alike are all about to spend family time together, having fun and being silly all while learning. I’m thinking that’s a win folks!

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You can find Turtle Robots at Target and on Amazon. And you can also enter the giveaway below to win your own Turtle Robots Board Game! Think… early Christmas ‘shopping!’ 

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Giveaway is open to US residents 18 years or older. Giveaway closes in one week and the winner will be notified. Good luck and thank you for entering! 

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Comments

  1. Amber Hopkins says:

    How fun!

  2. Emily woods says:

    i would give it to my son! :)

  3. patty waller says:

    I would love to play this with my grandkids.

  4. Melissa Hogg says:

    The boys would love this! :)

  5. Fun giveaway!

  6. Great giveaway! We just started homeschooling and I’m always on the lookout for fun ways for my boys to learn!
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  7. I would give this to my nephew! He would love this. Saving this gift idea for Christmas!!!
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  8. My kids would love this game!

  9. I would add this to my four year old daughter’s game stash. Her Daddy and I LOVE board games, and she is ready to get in on the fun! This looks like such a unique game. :-)
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  10. My nephews would love this!
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  11. Would definitely give to my nephew!
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  12. I would give it to my boys!
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  13. I would give it to my nephew for Christmas

  14. I would give this game to my son. He would love it!
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  15. Oh my gosh this game looks so fun! My neice and nephew would love it!!

  16. I would love to win this game for my kids. I know they would love playing it for hours!
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  17. My best friends son would LOVEEEE this game!
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  18. I would play this game with all my kids! My husband would love it.

  19. My niece would love this!!

  20. I would give this to my nephews!
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  21. I would give this to my girls. Looks fun!
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  22. I would give the game to my boys for Christmas. They would love it.

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