Sharks are popular when it comes to favorite animals for kids. They inspire lots of toothy-fun birthday parties and can be found on kids t-shirts and swimsuits every year.
In the summer time shark crafts & activities become even more popular.
No matter what time of year it is, these Shark Games for Kids are perfect for kids that love these fascinating sea creatures.
When it comes to playing, games for kids are more than just fun. Playing games can help kids improve motor skills, problem solving, and a variety of other skills they need in life.
Shark Games for Kids
Kids parties need more than just yummy food and cool decorations.
These fun party games are perfect for keeping guests entertained and having fun.
DIY Shark Party Games — These do-it-yourself games are super fun and are perfect for doing that party on a budget. You’ll find directions for how to make your own Feed the Shark bean bag toss, a super simple walk the plank game with a shark twist, and several other games for a shark party.
Baby Shark Party Games — Know a child that loves the song? These simple and fun games are perfect for a Baby Shark themed party.
Shark Party Games for Kids — Looking for the best shark themed games that the kids will love? From an inflatable bean bag toss and a fun shark themed paddle game, to creative do-it-yourself games, these games will keep kids laughing and entertained.
Shark Themed Educational Games
Games are perfect for helping kids practice new skills in a fun way.
Educational Shark Games — From preschool shark games that help kids learn counting skills and ABC’s to more advance games, like ones that will help your child master math facts, these games are perfect for kids that love sharks.
Shark Themed Spelling Game — Printable game that can be used with any set of spelling words.
Why are Games Important for Kids?
For kids, play is important work.
Not only does play time allow kids to be creative and use their imaginations, but having ample time to play is vital for a child’s mental and physical well-being.
There are additional benefits when it comes to playing games:
- Younger kids learn the importance of taking turns. And in taking turns, they learn patience, too.
- Games can teach kids to have good sportsmanship and how to work together towards a goal.
- Game time gives kids opportunities to work on critical thinking skills and problem solving.
- Playing games as a family can stregthen the family bond. It also helps kids develop important social skills.
- As kids play games, they learn that there are consequences for their actions. Those consequences can be good (like being able to move ahead an extra space) and sometimes the consequences might be a penalty (like having to go back to the start).
For even more reasons kids should be playing games, check out these 5 reasons to use games in the classroom.
Other Ocean Themed Games for Kids
Save the Sea Animals Game — Kids will have fun cheering each other on as they race to save the sharks, whales, and other sea animals from the shaving cream pollution.
Water Wing Relay Game — Looking for a fun game that will get the kids giggling? This silly relay game will have them racing to catch sea creatures, all while wearing blow up swim floaties.
More Shark Themed Games
If you have a child that loves sharks, he or she will love these fun shark games for kids.
You may also enjoy:
DIY Shark Cake — Make your own 3-dimensional shark cake, without using a special cake pan.
Shark Books for Kids — From board books to reference books with amazing photographs and fun facts, you will find all the best books about sharks in this collection.