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Alexa Games for Kids & Homeschooling

There are a number of great things about Alexa that make it great for using with your kids. There is more than just checking the weather, or learning a new daily fact. The Alexa games for kids can change rainy days forever in your homeschool. Help your kids get the wiggles out and have some fun with them.

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Alexa Games for Kids & Homeschooling

A word of caution – younger kids have a harder time being understood by Alexa, so definitely stay with them until they get the hang of talking to her.

Animal Workout

If you need a “brain break,” a way to get the wiggles out, or just a quick reset to your day, Animal Workout will do the trick! Kids are told to become different animals while getting exercise. Alexa will offer up encouraging words as they go along to also boost motivation and confidence.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, open Animal Workout”.

Chompers

Brushing your teeth doesn’t have to be a chore. Chompers walks your kids through the correct brushing technique while keeping them entertained. Alexa will tell jokes, teach your kids about tooth bacteria and play fun music while your young ones brush, with separate routines customized for morning and night brushing.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, start Chompers from Gimlet”.

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Grab your Alexa!

We have the Echo dot and love it, but there are several options if you don’t have an Echo yet.

Jeopardy!

Older children will enjoy testing their knowledge with Jeopardy! This is an American quiz that shows that questions that don’t make it to air. On the Echo Show and Echo Spot, you’ll even see the questions written in the background.  Just remember to answer in the form of a question.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, play Jeopardy!”.

Animal Game

With Animal Game, Alexa will ask you to think of an animal, and then ask a series of questions to try and figure out what animal you have in mind.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, start Animal Game”.

The Magic Door

The Magic Door is an Alexa-powered interactive adventure game with original stories. You can tell Alexa what choices to make as you explore a magical land with various regions, including a forest, sea, garden, and castle. You will collect hidden items, solve riddles, and help magical creatures.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, open the magic door“.

Daily Dinosaur

When asked, Daily Dinosaur will randomly select a dinosaur from a list of over 1000 species and provide a brief description.

Enable by saying, “Alexa Open Daily Dinosaur”.

Curiosity

Curiosity delivers the most interesting facts and perspectives that ignite your natural curiosity and keep your brain sharp.   Let Alexa surprise you with in-depth knowledge of thousands of subjects from history and art to science and technology.

Enable by saying, “Alexa, open Curiosity.”.

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