Anything remotely school-related is a total summer-break bummer. But that doesn't mean the learning has to stop. This list of the best summer learning games has titles that are just as engrossing as other at-home games but come with the added bonus of being teacher-approved. These games have what makes games great (player agency, just-one-more-turn gameplay, and challenging scenarios) plus learning outcomes seamlessly blended into the experiences. The results are awesome, super-secret learning games kids will find fascinating.
Terrific option to teach basic game design in-app or on paper
Brilliant, charming puzzler challenges kids' ELA and math skills
Slow but alluring game uniquely depicts how folklore shaped America