Kids Education Games

We're excited to announce EdAlive Central; online educational games to help your children with reading, writing and mathematics for free with your library membership.

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The first time you try and access the games you will need to set up an EdAlive Central Account. Click here for instructions on signing up.

Click here to access Manawatu District Libraries EdAlive Central Homepage

typing tournament

A complete, 10-finger typing course

  • Ages 6 to Adult
  • Jump right in at your existing skill level 
  • Progressively introduces the whole keyboard 
  • Progress at your own pace through 128 Lessons, Games & Drills 
  • Highly motivational medieval tournament theme 
  • Powerful class management tools that save teacher’s time 
  • Actively promotes the use of the right fingers on the right keys

maths invaders

The mastery learning system designed to build comprehensive maths processing power,
maths fact fluency and automaticity

  • Ages 5 to 15 and beyond!
  • Times Tables • Addition • Subtraction • Multiplication • Division • Fractions • Decimals • Percentages • Numeration • Counting • Squares • Square Roots • Powers • Directed Numbers and more!
  • Individualised instruction for every student
  • Essential numeracy skills for every child’s success
volcanic panic
 

The phonemic and text-based reading programme that harnesses the power of automated Adaptive Learning to build solid reading foundations and transform each student into a skillful, thoughtful reader

  • Ages 5 to 15 and beyond!
  • Covers reading content from phonics, phonemics, and sight words all the way to advanced vocabulary, comprehension and literary appreciation.
  • Carefully sequenced Questions designed to build a solid reading foundation and then broaden and enrich each child’s reading experience
dragon maths 

The expansive maths programme that harnesses the power of automated Adaptive Learning to build solid maths foundations and transform each student into a mathematical thinker and problem solver

  • Ages 5 to 15 and beyond!
  • 10,000+ Interactive maths Questions covering over 90% of the maths curriculum.
  • Carefully crafted Question progressions that grow mathematical thinkers
words rock 

The comprehensive literacy programme with automated Adaptive Learning that systematically builds word skills and explores the richness of the English language.

  • Ages 5 to 15 and beyond!
  • Interactive activities in vocabulary, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and pre-literacy
  • A carefully crafted question progression that delves into the nitty-gritty of growing word-smart kids
 

Click here to access Manawatu District Libraries EdAlive Central Homepage