Are you looking for some good learning games to improve your kid's mathematical capabilities? I have some new titles to recommend for you. The apps below mix fun, gaming and learning in such a way that kids get to learn some basic math notions without having to go through the painful and explicit process associated with learning Math.
Related: A List of Great Math Apps for your iPad
Check them out below and share with us what you think of them :
1- Skip Math
Skip Math is a “Doodle Jump” style game in which a boy or girl character jumps from platform to platform trying not to fall. Unlike “Doodle Jump,” however, children playing Skip Math must land on the platform that correlates to the correct number. For example, when counting by fours you must land on 4, then 8, then 12, etc.
2- Grid Lines
Grid Lines is a Battleship-style math game used to teach students the coordinate plane by plotting points in all four quadrants.
3- Ordered Fractions
Ordered Fractions game begins by rolling the dice, students then insert these numbers into the boxes on the board, which creates the fractions. Students then position the fractions in ascending (or descending) order by comparing fractions. Students also have the option of exchanging the current set of numbers and re-rolling the dice. Along the way, the game offers helps and tips that enhance learning and make concepts easier to comprehend.
4- 4 Dice
4 Dice: Fraction Games hones the many concepts of fractions that include adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing through a series of game mode options. The game also enhances analytical thinking by providing the answer and requiring students to determine the appropriate equation.
5- 5 Dice
A math game intended for upper elementary and middle school students that helps students enjoy practicing their order of operations. The game encourages students to use higher order thinking to solve the "target" number by working backwards given the answer but not the equation.