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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

1st grade vocab (feb)

  • launch -- set a vehicle in motion in the air or water
  • transparent -- light goes hrough it, you can see through it
  • annual -- happens every year
  • adjustable -- can be changed to make it fit or work
  • inflate -- fill something with air or gas
  • stoop -- bend or squat over
  • drought -- long period of dry weather
  • ascend -- go up
  • pursue -- when you follow or chase something, attempt to get it
  • independent -- when you think and act for yourself
  • fidgety -- has trouble staying still
  • prepare -- get ready for something
  • instruct -- teach
  • neglect -- when you do not take good care of something
  • astonish -- greatly surprise

Spoede-grade 2 vocab

  • hermit -- a person who lives alone, away from others
  • remedy -- (n) a medicine or treatment used for healing (v) to fix the problem
  • digress -- to get off the subject
  • dejected -- low in spirits, discouraged
  • affluent -- having a lot of money, wealthy
  • cantankerous -- cranky, hard to get along with
  • curtail -- to cut short, reduce
  • abscond -- to run away suddenly and secretly
  • casual -- happening by chance, not planned
  • bedlam -- scene of noise and confusion, chaos
  • heirloom -- a valued object passed down from generation to generation (in a family)
  • dapper -- dressed nicely, fashionable
Play Kids Games provides free online kids games that are both fun and educational. Aimed at ages pre-K through middle school, Play Kids Games offers kids a safe environment to discover their abilities and learn new skills with interactive and fun computer games. Our games build skills in math, logic, memory, vocabulary, alphabet, spelling, geography, computer skills, color identification, shape identification and other various problem solving. Our commitment to parents, teachers, and kids, is to connect learning and skill building with a sense of challenge, fun, and self esteem. From the fun of "Alphabet Whack-a-Mole" to the skill building "Math Fact Practice", our hope is that will be a part of our future generation's ongoing experience and development.

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The Play Kids Games Team.

Teachers, Parents, Anyone! The time has finally come. You can now create your own class page and game content for our games! Create vocabulary lists and math problems for pinball or word lists for word search. Your vocabulary lists will automatically show in Word Find as well. It is easy! Just create a login, add your class page detail, and create lists! Your lists will automatically show up in the games!
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