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Welcome to HELP Educational Games. Our aim is to provide a unique range of board games which will help children of all ages and abilities with specific learning difficulties associated with Literacy - helping them to achieve their potential in reading and spelling ability.
Children love to play traditional board games and playing games like these reinforce many essential skills such as memory, concentration and social interaction. Combining these abilities with key learning skills helps children grow and develop greater competence with reading and spelling.
HELP Educational Games are designed by qualified and experienced teachers. Our aim has always been to establish a range of exciting board games that children of all ages and abilities will find fun to play whilst learning at school or in the home. Our Focus on all of the key phonetic skills endorse their use for literacy within the National Curriculum. Some of our games also include additional components for numeracy skills.
Special launch pricing available now on the NEW digital games!
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School orders sent by email will be invoiced and all orders from recognised educational establishments or other organisations will be discounted by 10% off our normal list prices. If your school would like to trial the NEW digital games free of charge, use the contact form to register your interest.
Remember Remember has a dual purpose - it reinforces the magic 'e' rule through reading and rhyming words and is also a memory game with 2 sets of colourful pictures and clues. Now includes a reversible board with blanks for your own choice of words. 2 to 4 players.
Two NEW digital games now available
Why not try BUGS, a multiplayer game with three exciting literacy challenges. Or CHASE, a fun word recognition game with flexibility built in. Take a look at the micro-site (link below) for more details.
The new digital versions feature all the key learning skills of the original games, but make them more attractive and accessible than ever before. Packed with features to make teaching and learning fun and exciting, these games will hold the attention of children and reinforce key skills for literacy and numeracy. Most will have an option for teachers to add custom word lists to really extend their longevity and playability.August 2018
Computer versions of PENALTY and PLUNDER are now available. HELP with literacy & numeracy achievement.
Blend-it is based on 3 letter consonant-vowel-consonant words. In this simple game, picture clues are given to help find the correct consonant ending.
Blend-it Again is based on 3 letter consonant-vowel-consonant words. In this version, picture clues are given to help find the correct vowel-consonant ending.
Bugs has three exciting games to play!
1 with b, d, p words, 1 with short vowel sounds in CVC words and 1 with initial and final blends.
Chase is an exciting cat and mouse game which helps children learn 70 of the essential high frequency words, in line with the National Literacy Strategy.
Glug! is a fun game for beginning sound blends. Players collect frogs while they build words! Velcro helps to ensure the playing pieces stay put.
Odd-bods is a jigsaw game that makes Letter Sounds and Key Word recognition fun. There are 24 high frequency words and 24 letter sounds plus blank cards included for your own choice of words. Now also includes numbers 1 to 12 for number recognition.
Penalty is a winner with football fans and is a great fun game for 2 to 4 players! Now updated to include sets of blanks for your own choice of words plus a numeracy kit which helps with multiplication and number bonds.
Plunder is an exciting way to learn the magic 'e' rule by plundering each other's pirate island! Plunder includes three word sets of varying difficulty. The game also includes a numeracy kit to help with multiplication tables (2 - 6) & number bonds.
Racer Chaser is the latest game from HELP and is already proving to be a winner with children! The game combines the excitement of racing cars whilst reinforcing word building using prefix and suffix skills. The game consists of a warm-up round using less challenging words, then the real race begins, using 24 prefix words or 24 suffix words.
Remember Remember has a dual purpose - it reinforces the magic 'e' rule through reading and rhyming words and is also a memory game with 2 sets of colourful pictures and clues.
Scoop! is a word building game to reinforce the learning of vowel digraphs and initial & final consonant blends.
Secret Sid is another fun game! The Sounds Investigation Detective is on the prowl for silent letters in words. Clues are given for the words that hide the silent letters.
Splash reinforces word attack skills through practice in identifying and counting syllables in words.
3 games in one - fantastic value and great fun. Schoolhouse Mouse, is super, fast moving fun as the players dash around the school to save their mice!