This KiddiesGames.com website is the place to find lots of fun, free, online, interactive, educational games for kids to play at the computer.
KiddiesGames.com now also features free tools for teachers or parents to create specialized games for their kids to practise spelling and mathematics.
To use these tools, simply enter your own practise words and specify your criteria, press a button, then print.
Encouraging adult: allows time, focuses on child's thinking, defers judgement, stresses independence, optimistic about outcomes, actively listens, shows real interest, assumes it can be done, shares the risk, challenges child to try out ideas, is available, accepts child's decisions, follows child's interests, speculates along with, deals as an equal, available for help, sees learning in mistakes, uses open-ended questions, encourages play, values creative ideas.
quoted from "Head Start: How to Develop Your Child's Mind" by Robert Fisher, page 21
Small children should be supervised by a caregiver when at a computer,
to ensure no accidents occur that could hurt the child and that no equipment gets broken.