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Does anyone know of a video game that helps children learn to spell?

Preferably for Nintendo 3DS, but we also have a 360 (with Kinect) and a Wii.

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There's a Internet program called "abc mouse".

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no there is nothing like that for the 3DS or the 360 so you need to buy one of those childern game toys like leap frog

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there is to they are hard to find but i would go to walmart or target and hunt around there or go on line and try to find them my sister goes on ebay and finds good ones for her 6 yr old

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Elmo's ABCs on the iPad

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I wonder if that's available for the Kindle Fire. I'll check it out.
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Got a great one for you. It's called BOOKWORM. I got it on my iPad and love it. Kids will like the different levels and the fact you can get lots of three- four lettered words until you get going. I love trying to find 6-8 lettered words and that is a challenge!

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call of duty lol just kidding, jumpstart seems to work for my 4 year old, i dont know if there is a xbox or ds verson but it is awesome on computer

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Scribblenauts is the best game to force children to understand what they want to spell. The second version to this game is coming soon. The purpose of the game is to have children spell words to objects or actions to solve puzzles. Look up reviews on ign.com, gamespot.com or gameinformer.com. Your child will begin to ask you how to spell the words, to achieve progress in the game. This also gives you the opportunity to have your child practice phonics to sound out the words.

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I looked this one up, and it seems perfect. Thanks so much.
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Try Braincity it is no fun for me so I'm sure it helps you in some way

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are you still on?
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yea
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YOU COULD give her a xbox and black ops 2

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I already have an xbox, but I don't think Black Ops would help him much with spelling. Thanks anyway.
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Dear Tra1215,
ABCmouse.com offers the best learning for children. I know many children that have gone from reading cat to reindeer in only 6 months. I sincerely recommend trying this website.
However, since you would like a video game, there are many choices. Many adults claim that " Video games" rot children's brains. This has been scientifically proven that simple games like "Mario Bros" helps strengthen a child's mind as they solve problems and use techniques by themselves.
I hope this helps!
- Girlthroughthetrees

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I can’t really say this will help but go to the teach me store and look around they could help a lot. But the reality is you kid does not need a game to learn in fact most spelling games don’t work the kid learns nothing but how to slack off their work. If you teach them only one way to learn like through games they are handicapped for life I should know I can’t spell at all most of these words were spelled cheeked in word and even then some words are spelled right but are the wrong word. My parents got me everything to help but nothing did. The only way I got to the 9th grade is by spell cheek and by reading. Let me guess the Childs reading level is poor to, and is dyslexic that’s what’s wrong with me. But understand your kid can make it just push them hard don’t tell them what word it is or how to spell it make them look it up and learn by them having to. And don’t get an IEP or individualized learning program all they do is shield them and make them more disabled and when I say disabled I mean not wanting to learn or knowing how to learn and that’s bad. So work with them don’t work for them. Good luck and make them read reading, writing, and spelling go together.

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Actually no. My son is a very good reader. That's what baffles me so much. He can read words that seem like they should be too big for him at this age, so why can't he spell much smaller words? If he can sound them out to read them, why can't he sound them out to spell them? He brings home pretty good grades in other subjects, but is just stuck on this one. He enjoys video games already, so I thought a game would help him in this area.
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Ya that is strange but the English language is one of the hardest to spell because we have silent letters, and some letters make the same sound so I can somewhat see why. I’m sorry if you took affiance at my outburst I just have a thing with spelling and the school system so I’m very sorry that was out of line and wrong. But seriously give him a game but push him hard and make him look words up because he can read he could probably use a dictionary. good luck and he may be a site reader if he reads it multiple times then he can spell it and when he gets it wrong he knows and can cheek it without an adult to look at it.
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Thank you. I did not take offence, don't worry. I think it's great that you want to use your experience to help other kids. I'm just not sure that my son is in the same boat as you were. You did help me though. You made me think that I should ask his teacher if the class uses a dictionary. If not, then I should certainly be using one at home more. Thanks.
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Slender....
I'm just kidding, how about some elmo app on the Ipad?

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lol i bet the kids would have had a heart attack

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I like Starfall.com. It is wonderful.

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As a preschool teacher, the first thing the child must learn is to recognize the letters of the alphabet, then they must learn the sounds of each letter only then can they begin to put the sounds together and pronounce a word. Don't rely on a game to teach your child, you are their first teacher.

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As if I don't work with him. Of course I do. But he hates it. I want to make learning fun for him, not a chore. He is quite familiar with the alphabet, and is a very good reader.....he just can't spell the words he reads so easily.
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a leapfrog thing

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Remember the speak and spell games...well now you can download the app for free.

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it is called scribblenauts for ds.





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leap frog works well

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Honestly I can only think of Scribblenauts. You really are going to be hard-pressed to find a game that emphasizes proper spelling. I've played current generation games that have spelling errors in the subtitles. Best bet it so plug your kids into a book. Or try giving them a game with a lot of back story and tell your kids you're going to quiz them over small details in the game (aka lore). This won't help their spelling but it WILL help their information retention.

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You should try abc mouse.com if you have a computer he/she will also learn how to use it that website will teach your child what he needs to learn in his/her early years

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leap frog games idk

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a game that has a really good story line like skyrim

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no but on the pc goggle search dance mat typing

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Play Online Games Free http://atips4pc.blogspot.com/2012/05/play-online-games-free.html

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any game with subtitles, its like reading a book while watching cartoons or something foreal im not very sure but i know games like the fable series or harry potter series,trust me games with subtitles really got me smart with spelling especially the more detailed games no little kid games just normal ones

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lol get a pc

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Black Ops 2 is very good spelling game. Even though it is rated M that means for minis. Your son or daughter will love it because it is a fun way to learn how to spell words. It goes over the basics and your kid will love it. If not just get Battelfield 3.

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We fully intend to get Black Ops 2. In fact, I think my husband is picking his pre-orderd copy up after work today. He's still exploring Halo 4 though. He loves first person shooter games, and frequently plays them with our kids, much to my dismay. (You must think I'm pretty gullible to not know the rating system. I DO have kids after all--you silly panda you!) As it happens, Black Ops has never helped with spelling, but thanks for your very sarcastic reply.
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scribblenaugts is a good one

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Lots of responses here... so it may have already been said... but there is really no substitute for learning first hand in school and at home alike. Giving them the easy way on something as trivial as spelling opens the door to taking the easy route for everything.

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Here it is ..

http://adf.ly/EtGjA

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