Sunday, January 6, 2013

7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking

There is an app for everything these days. From health apps to travel apps, iTunes market is teeming with all kinds of apps. It only takes one click in a search engine to find what you want but as we always say not every app can do what its developers preach , you need to have a critical eye to evaluate the apps that will work for you. As teachers and educators, we are in a constant search for apps to use with our students and this is why we need to make sure we have recourse to checklists such as this one whenever we are to recommend apps. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has even made it way easier for teachers to pick the apps they want from some pre-made lists of apps organized according to each subject area. You can check them HERE.

In today's post , we are providing you with a list of great games designed to improve your students critical thinking and creative powers.Check them out below and don't forget to check the list we have posted before on iPad  Apps to Develop Kids Critical Thinking.


1- Feed the Head


The iPad adaptation of our classic surrealist toy! Poke the Head. Prod the Head. Tug the Head... but most importantly, Feed the Head. Like a living cartoon, the Head will unfold and transform in surprising, startling, and hilarious ways."



2-Where's My Water

"Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with vibrant graphics, intuitive controls, and a sensational soundtrack. To be successful, you need to be clever and keep an eye out for algae, toxic ooze, triggers, and traps. "




3- RoomBreak

"Room Break is an adventure game about escaping.The purpose of this game is simple.
Users will be detained to certain places and situations and they need to open the door of each room and escape."



4- Cross Fingers Fee

"Mobigame, the team behind the multiple award winning EDGE for iPhone and iPod touch, returns in full force with Cross Fingers, a unique game which challenges you to combine solid pieces in a gigantic tangram puzzle"




5- Doodle Fit

"The task in Doodle Fit is simple: fit the given sets of blocks into the given shapes. Drag the blocks into positions in search for the layout that covers the whole shape. A level is complete when all blocks have been used and there is no more space free in the shape.."




6- Jelly Car


"JellyCar is a driving/platforming game for both iPhone and iPod touch. The game is about driving a squishy car through squishy worlds, trying to reach the exit. JellyCar features soft body physics for all of the objects in the world. Also your car can transform for a limited time to aid progression through the level "




7- Geared for iPad

"Geared is a radically new and innovative puzzle game; a unique addition to its genre. The first and only Gear-based game with absolutely no snap-grid. Geared delivers complete and total freedom to the player, bestowing every puzzle with a near infinite array of choices. "



8- 7 Little Words 


"7 Little Words is FUN, CHALLENGING, and EASY TO LEARN. We guarantee you've never played anything like it before. Give 7 Little Words a try today!"

2 comments:

  1. These games are among the best games for small kids. These educational games help small kids to develop their mental abilities.

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  2. Hi, you should try Chuck The Turtle. Really great app for iPad that motivates them to use their brain!
    Check the video:
    http://youtu.be/ObGMIc9HgqI

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