Having a problem getting kids excited about doing flashcards, how about trying it on the Ipad, it gives the kids something new and exciting to do for math. When the kids are excited they tend to want to learn, which makes your job easier.
Here are some great app’s available for preschool math,
1. Math Games for PreK-Grade 4, by 22 Lean, LLC.- Has five math areas that are covered, numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. There are five themes Math Bingo, Penguin Craze, Snowman Hunter, Winter Match and Catch a Star! There are three different levels of difficulty and they have animated characters, than engage children.
2. Park Math- This App has a lot of more areas that are covered, numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, greater than, less than, patterns and sorting. There is also three different levels, level one, goes over numbers to 20, level two goes over number to 50 and level three goes over numbers to 100. It also has the Common Core standards. It is a visually exciting games for kids, present by an animated dog and his friends.
3. Intro to Math by Montessorium- This is designed to cover areas of numbers from zero to nine. This app includes how to read, write and understand numbers zero to nine, number symbols and their units, sequence, order, introduction to even and odds and problem solving. This is based on the Maria Montessori method of education, using rods to illustrate points. It does not go over addition, subtraction, multiplication of division. It is an early preschool app.
4. Monkey Math School Sunshine-This is a comprehensive math app, for kids, it includes sequencing, patterns, counting, adding and subtracting. It’s extremely easy for kids to play. It will automatically adjust to each player’s level. It has an adorable monkey, which has a party after each correct answer. The kids are rewarded by winning prizes for their own aquarium. There is a number of games, which are highly interactive and really fun.
5. Numbers with Nemo-Made by Disney (warning this does have advertising), this game features the cast from Nemo as they go learn numbers 1 to 10, practice counting, tracing numbers and sequencing. It does have a place where parents can track the kid’s progress. One of the best features was that you could record your voice saying the numbers. It has a special section for matching objects, recognizing numbers. You also get to create your own Nemo scene with interactive stickers. There is a section for parents, where you can find off line activities, which correspond.
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