ABCya.com is a fun, educational games website developed for children, it can be used at school or at home. The free version has ads that can be annoying but even with the ads there is a lot of very useful content. If people get on really well and find it very useful then it may be worth paying for the premium version but it is absolutely not necessary in the first instance. The web version is free but the apps for devices do require paid subscriptions.
The parent and teacher blurb is:
“ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities.
Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games.” (ABCya.com)
There are 7 age bands offered, covering the whole EYFS and primary range. Each section is split into Letters, numbers, holiday, strategy and skills:
The sections offer a whole range of educational games:
Teachers have created the games on the site and it is simply focused on developing children’s education through games, as an aid for parents and teachers. It is an American site and should be used with guidance to ensure appropriate levels are being used and that children are understanding what they are doing.
The games do not collect personal information and children and adults are able to visit the site and play the games without providing any personal information to the site.