Though we don’t recommend propping your kid up in front of the TV with a video game controller all day long, some video games can actually be beneficial to children. Look for learning games with problem-solving and decision-making factors. Also try to find video games with multiple levels to keep your kids engaged and challenged. Check out these video games for preschoolers.
Sesame Street: Elmo’s A-to-Zoo Adventure
This Sesame Street learning game is a load of fun for preschoolers. It teaches letters through engaging mini-games that little ones love. You can use the second Wii remote to drop-in and play along with your child. Elmo’s A-to-Zoo Adventure comes in Wii, Nintendo DS or PC versions. Available at Amazon, $20.
Lalaloopsy dolls are a hot buy right now, and the Lalaloopsy video game is popular too. This video game features easy to master DS stylus touch controls and clear on-screen directions that preschoolers can understand. The game also comes with a bonus mini Lalaloopsy toy. Available at Best Buy, $30.
Crayola Treasure Adventures
Your kids will love drawing and coloring through exotic locations and cool adventures. Crayola Treasure Adventures features over 110 pictures to color using the stylus — which transforms into 120 digital crayons. Little ones love coloring and older kids like the mini games including connect the dots and speed coloring. Available at Amazon, $23.