Games

Best apps for games

The apps included in this category teach users math skills using games. Teachers can gain ideas about how to integrate these best apps for math by clicking on an app’s logo and reading its review. Within each app review, teachers are provided a detailed description of the app, a comprehensive evaluation of the app, and three or more instructional ideas for how to use the app.

SumQuest – An App for Addition

Free! SumQuest is a math game that tests users’ knowledge about the additive property. When launching the app, users are presented with three options that allow them to learn more about the game. The “Game Settings” option allows users to toggle the music, sound effects, and notifications, either on or off. “The Rules” option provides users with instructions for planning ...

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SplashLearn: Math & Reading – Kids Learning Games

Paid SplashLearn is a digital math curriculum aligned to the Common Core State Standards that allows users to create classes of students and assign them a variety of assessments and learning opportunities. Users can access SplashLearn via the web, the App Store, or Google Play, and this review will be based on the “Teacher” user for the web version of ...

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Math-E learn the times tables

Freemium! Math-E is a game-based app designed to develop users’ multiplication skills. To begin, users must choose either the “1 Player” or “1 vs. 1” game mode. The “1 Player” mode allows users to play the game by themselves while the “1 vs. 1” mode divides the device’s screen in halves and each user controls one of the halves. In ...

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Bubbly Primes – Factoring Game

$3.99! Bubbly Primes is an interactive factoring game. From the app’s home screen, users can tap the “Start” button to begin a new game. Set in an aquatic scene, bubbles with prime and factorable numbers begin to rise, and users must tap the factorable bubbles. When they do, two bubbles appear that contains numbers, and those numbers can be multiplied ...

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Look, I’m Making It Up! – An Improvisation-Based App for Young Readers

$2.99! Look, I’m Making It Up is an interactive story book app designed for early learners. After launching the app, users can click the “Read the Story” or “Play Games” button to access the app’s content. The “Read the Story” option narrates Camilo’s adventure to users. Each scene in the story includes vivid images and text appears in letter and ...

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TurboWords Spelling

    TurboWords is designed to support users in learning how to spell words. After launching the app, it loads the home screen. Users can tap the “+” button on the top right of the screen to add a name and image to the roster on the home screen. Once added, users can tap a name, and a new screen ...

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Phonics Little Red Hen Story

    Phonics Little Red Hen Story is an automated story of a chicken and her chicks. The story is divided into five chapters, and each chapter is followed by reading questions. In addition, the app concludes with a discussion and original song titled “One Foot Two, Eyes of Blue: Has Anybody Seen My Hen?” After launching the app, users ...

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ABC Dinos: Learn to Read – Preschool

Freemium! ABC Dinos: Learn to Read – Preschool is a story-based game that is designed to teach users how to write letters, learn the sounds they make, and letter matching activities. To begin, users must tap the “Play” button from the home screen after launching the app. Next, their character will load, and users can choose which letter they wish ...

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Learnia: Spelling & Math Tutor

After launching the Learnia: Spelling & Math Tutor app, users first have to register as a student or teacher. If registering as a student, they need to enter a username and password along with selecting a grade level. Next, the app gives users a tour of the Land of Learnia, which includes spelling and math activities. At the end of ...

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StudyAce: A Flexible Platform for Creating Games

Paid! After launching the StudyAce website, users will need to first login. Next, the users’ dashboard will load, and users can see the groups they belong to, study materials they developed or download, and sample games. Users can click through the websites’ options to add content to their dashboard. To begin, users can click the “Courses” button on the top ...

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