20 Fun Things to do with Alexa
Here are 20 things to ask Alexa that will have kids laughing, learning, and best of all, not bored.
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How to Use Alexa to Learn
Kids must rescue the queen, who has been kidnapped by math-loving elves. Players solve addition, subtraction and other math problems to save her. It’s a mathematical and choose-your-own-adventure game all in one.
Elmo will teach your kids the “word of the day” in this game that will delight Elmo fans. They’ll also get to play hide and seek with the character, who makes funny sounds to signal his hiding spot.
Kids can test their elementary math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and comparison. Choose from three categories—easy, medium, and hard. Get points for correct answers.
Daily Dinosaur will describe the dinosaur of the day. Or it will randomly choose a dinosaur from a list of over 1,000 species and teach kids about it.
Kids can find out about current events in this fun and entertaining format. News is updated daily, and updates are short, fun, educational, and inspiring.
How to use Alexa to be Silly
Get kids smiling and laughing with this interactive game. Alexa may say “Act like you’re standing on hot lava” or “Pretend you’re a fish out of water.” There will always be something silly and new to act out here.
Your little one likely knows the shark dance. If you don’t know it, let your child and Alexa teach you this catchy (and perhaps annoying?) tune.
Tell Me a Joke
Kids will love hearing what jokes Alexa comes up with. Some are funny; some are just plain corny. But these jokes are sure to get kids giggling.
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Just hearing the word “poop” makes kids laugh. These gross yet clever poems are bound to make your tykes roll on the floor in hysterics.
Sing a Song
Ask Alexa to sing a song, and you’ll get a kick out of the sound of her singing voice and choice of tune. When we asked her to play a melody, she happily responded, “A song? I thought you’d never ask.”
Here are some more funny things kids have thought of to ask Alexa: