Homeschooling is more fun for MANY reasons, but one reason it that we can play games instead of use curriculum. Here are some great ideas you can give as Christmas gifts. Then in January you can incorporate games across all subject areas!
In my homeschool, we scheduled a few hours every Friday just to play games. Sometimes they loved the games (Diplomacy!) and other times they tolerated the games (Elemento) but they were ALWAYS thankful to have a break from the daily grind.
Read this long list of ideas below. You'll find games for English, Math, Social Studies, Science, Foreign Language, Fine Art, and Physical Education. Plus a list of just-for-fun, super-cool board games for teens.
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Are any of these games on your Christmas list this year?
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