Between 6 and 8 years old

Children from 6 to 8 years of age learn and understand reality through their personal experience. At this stage they are curious and impatient and their favorite question is why? applied to any object, context and circumstance. For children of this age it is essential to manipulate concepts (language, mathematics...) which helps them to assimilate, understand and learn. In addition, their social skills allow them to become increasingly integrated into social life, establishing collaborative relationships with others.

Games should help them to understand and respect the rules of coexistence, to resolve conflicts and to behave appropriately in different contexts. They must also enable their learning from different senses, as well as develop their analytical reasoning. We invite you to discover our selection of games for children from 6 to 8 years old. Learning has never been so much fun!

Games for Kids Ages 6 - 8 | Akros Educational
Inclusive association game for discovering primary and secondary colours. Roll the dice and complete the colour wheels with real-world photographs. It encourages inclusion in the classroom. Includes the ColorADD® graphical colour identification system for colour-blind people. If colour is for all, the game is for everyone!
Spin the wheels, look at the pictures and let your imagination run wild! Includes 8 themed wheels with real-world images, 2 rewritable wheels, an erasable marker and cards with icons for assigning the wheels and saying whose turn it is. Work in a group to create amazing stories together!
A game for discovering the diversity of the animal world and learning to classify animals according to their main features: diet (herbivore/carnivore/omnivore), natural habitat (air/land/water), reproduction (oviparous/viviparous), internal skeleton (vertebrate/invertebrate), etc. Spin the wheels and look for the animals that correspond to the features...
Game with real-world images to recognise, accept and validate the emotions we might feel in different situations. It helps us learn that we aren't all the same and sometimes feel different emotions in the same situation. It encourages empathy and respect for emotions in oneself and in others. Roll the dice, look at a situation and share your emotions!
Pack of 4 ECO puzzles of 15 pieces each to work on observation. Develops attention and concentration. Includes: Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Puss in Boots and Pinocchio. Search and find all the items on the frame in the puzzle!

Puzzles set My inclusive school

Pack of 4 wooden ECO puzzles of 24 pieces each. Includes: the classroom, the playground, the dining room and the gymnasium. Develops manual dexterity, fine motor skills, attention and concentration. Encourages the observation of inclusive situations and fosters an attitude of respect for diversity.
Discover the diversity there is at school, at home and in life to reflect on the values of respect, tolerance, cooperation, integration, collaboration and solidarity. This social inclusion memory game uses real pictures to show a more inclusive world and promote values that encourage peace.
Educational Games

The 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Learn sustainable habits to reduce the consumption of the resources we use, such as water or energy, reduce the waste we generate, reuse packaging, clothing and objects that we have in our surroundings and recycle properly. Observation and classification game with real, large-size pictures. Spin the wheel and learn to be an environmentally-friendly consumer!
Association game with photographs to discover and classify the social, economic and cultural characteristics of each period in history. Discover how the economy, transport, architecture, paintings, occupations, housing and clothing have evolved, and learn about some of the most representative inventions from different periods in history. It includes a...
Association game with photographs to discover and learn about different religions. It offers the chance to develop an education based on values as a basis for resolving conflicts. It helps you promote a culture of peace and respect from a very early age. The game features the following religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Throw...
Learn to add and subtract and carry over using a simple method to understand the step between tens and units. The 8 boards are rewritable so you can practise as many times as you like, and the base includes a number line to make the calculations easier. It contains two systems to subtract and carry over by exchanging and equal addition. It includes a...
Educational Games

Discover the different forms of art!

Original association game using real pictures to discover art in its different forms: painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, cinema, theatre, music and dance. Spin the wheel and discover your favourite form of art! Large reversible cards with self-correction system.
Educational Games

Topology Birds. Spatial orientation

Original memory game to develop spatial orientation and learn opposing spatial positions: in front-behind, inside-outside, on-under, to the right-to the left, near-far and together-apart. Form pairs of birds in opposite spatial positions and test your observation skills and your memory! Large cards with real scenarios.
Educational Games

Salt for montessori methodology (1,3kg)

Salt for handicraft work only. Particle size of between 0.12 and 0.60 mm. White and odourless. Composed mainly of sodium chloride and anti-caking agent. Suitable for use by children and 100% safe.
Sustainability and environment

Enjoy the seasons of the year!

An original association game to discover activities that are carried out in spring, summer, autumn and winter. The real images invite you to explore the seasons of the year again and again. Each season has a different coloured frame which enables you to associate it with its cards easily. Throw the dice and start playing! Enjoy your favourite season!

Selective attention dominoes

A fun dominoes game, especially suited to work on selective attention through the association of different shapes and colours. Direct your attention to one attribute of the figures, the shape or colour, to make the association. Reversible cards that enable multiple ways to play.
Diversity and culture

Discover the history of humanity!

Association game to discover by playing the different stages of history and some of its main events. With fun illustrations which help us discovering humanity’s big steps, in a simple way, from its origins to the present day. It enables us to classify relevant historical events during the different stages of history, and then to order them chronologically.
Play, understand and memorise MULTIPLICATION TABLES. At your own pace, and starting from what you already know. A unique, creative, fun and proven process to gain a comprehensive understanding. With this game, you will be able to learn and memorise the multiplication tables, check them and revise them, test your knowledge, interpret and solve problems....
Diversity and culture

Discover de continents of the world!

Simple association game to travel through the continents and get familiar with their geographical location and discover the great diversity of landscapes, traditions and cultures that exist in today’s world using real images. Each continent has a different coloured frame which easily enables you to associate it with its cards. Throw the dice and start...
Sustainability and environment

Natudomino insectes

An amazing dominoes game with large cards for discovering small insects using real images! Develop your attention while exploring the world of insects in close-up. Reversible cards that also enable you to play classic dominoes.
Sustainability and environment

Natudomino animals in extinction

An amazing dominoes game with large cards using real images to discover some animals in danger of extinction! Develop your attention while discovering animals that are in danger of disappearing forever. Reversible cards that also enable you to play classic dominoes.
Sustainability and environment

Natudomino zoom in on animals

An amazing dominoes game with large cards, using real images to discover interesting details about animals! Develop your attention while looking at animals in close-up. Reversible cards that also enable you to play classic dominoes.
Sustainability and environment

Natudomino wonders of nature

An amazing dominoes game with large cards for discovering the wonders of nature using real images! Develop your attention while exploring interesting details about the natural world. Reversible cards that also enable you to play classic dominoes.
Original touch-memory game using illustrations specially created with a great deal of contrast and a rough texture! Develop visual and touch discrimination, attention and spatial memory. Also suitable for people with visual impairment.
Sustainability and environment

Our sustainable world

Association game which invites us to make small changes in our everyday lives to raise awareness of the need to create a more sustainable world with our actions. With large real images and a self-marking system on the back. Educating is helping people to improve the world!
Diversity and culture

Maxi-memory diversity and ways of living

Discover different ways of living and carrying out daily activities in the world, including going to school, getting water, playing, travelling and much more. With this memory game using real images on large cards, you will find out about how people live in other places and learn about the great diversity of today’s world. You will also develop your...
Skills Development Games

New technologies: balance your activities

Helps children to identify which activities they usually do and to think about how they can balance them. The aim of the game is to make children aware of the risks of doing too much of one activity so they can learn how to balance their free time with different activities.
Skills Development Games

Maxi-memory inventions

Travel back in time, and in each pair of pictures discover the progress of the inventions that have changed history. An amazing memory game with large, real-life images for exercising memory skills and working on attention issues. Travel back in time through inventions!
Spin the roulette wheel and play at inventing mathematical problems! Helps children to understand how problems are structured and to learn how to solve them, according to each child’s level of knowledge. Stimulates emotions, creativity, reasoning and calculation skills, the foundations for developing logical and mathematical thinking. Developed by José...
Skills Development Games

The challenge of multiple intelligences

Some fun challenges to develop different kinds of intelligences and understand the strengths of each individual. The game is inspired by Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences and allows the eight intelligences proposed by his model to be exercised, as well as identifying which intelligence predominates in each person. 8 intelligences:...
Values education

Anti-bullying posters

Anti-bullying posters for underlining a zero-tolerance attitude against bullying in schools and helping to prevent it. They show different situations of school bullying: physical, mental or psychological, social exclusion, trolling or cyber bullying. Designed to be hung on the wall. Posters are washable and made of high quality materials.
Skills Development Games

Learning to prevent bullying

Set of five sequences for teaching children how to prevent situations of bullying before they even happen and equipping them with the strategies to tackle it.
Skills Development Games

Resolving conflicts: at school

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This series of games consists of seven short stories which relate two different ways of resolving conflicts, showing the consequences of making a good or a bad decision.
Skills Development Games

Put yourself in my shoes

Observe the different situations, put yourself in the shoes of the characters, and describe how they feel. This encourages the development of social skills such as empathy, the identification of emotions, and helps to develop an emotional conscience.
Skills Development Games

Maxi-stamps of the 10 emotions

Set of 10 large stamps for representing and playing with the 10 basic emotions that guide our behaviour: happiness, self-confidence, admiration, curiosity, surprise, anger, disgust, sadness, fear and guilty.  Helps children to identify and express their emotions and to develop their social and emotional skills. Can be used with any ink.

From the age of 6 to 12, the child reaches the milestone of brain development. It is the age at which the human brain has reached, in its fundamental aspects, its full degree of development.

Characteristics of children between 6 and 8 years old

Medium childhood has notorious physical and psychological transformations of young people. Physically, the growth spurt begins and some children lose the roundness characteristic of early childhood. They already have the ability to drive an infinite number of agile, precise and coordinated movements. Fine motor skills are also sophisticated enough to disassemble toys to explore their interior.

From the age of 6, the child begins a series of changes in which he or she learns to manage reasoning. It ceases to be an intuitive reason, and becomes more complex and less changeable. It becomes truly logical.

Games and sports for 6 and 8 year olds

Physical endurance is at its peak. Young people are tireless if they like the activity they do. Permanent activity can degenerate into recklessness on the part of children, because they acquire a sense of invulnerability. It is the ideal age for the initiation in sports training in an organized way.

The language is as developed as it is prolific, because the child does not stop asking questions. It is essential that father and son enjoy such a time, as communication will be more fluid than ever. The questions must find reasoned answers, or the child will gradually lose confidence in the adult.

The paradox is that, on the one hand, the child wants to communicate and, on the other hand, may be reluctant to respond to parents' requests about their activities and become overwhelmed. The guideline for parents consists of moderation: availability when the child requires it and also leaving him/her a space of intimacy.

Friends are very important to the child, and children prefer group play to solo activity, as their ability to concentrate is still limited. They already accept the different rules of the games and become more competitive. Games and sports contribute to their emotional control.

In Akros we have games adapted to all the needs of children according to their age: from toys for children from 2 years old, games specially designed for children between 3 and 6 years old or games adapted to the third age.

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