Games are great ways to help students enjoy a subject like Math which they think is hard or tedious. We’ve collected five free great math game apps for students of all ages.
Sushi Monster is an entertaining and challenging math app from Scholastic. Kids practice addition and multiplication skills by feeding the monster numbered plates of sushi, creating a number sentence to arrive at the monster's requested number. Correct answers earn kids points, stars, and trophies; choose the wrong sushi, and the monster throws a temper tantrum. The target skills increase in difficulty with each new level. Players can pause the game and tap the question mark to find a helpful strategy hint for each level. Sushi Monster is recommended for children aged 6 and older.
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With Geometry Pad, students can create shapes and explore and change their properties. The shapes are displayed on a zoomable coordinate plane, which allows you to see measurements easily. Students can also calculate areas and perimeters of shapes, and add parallel, tangent, and perpendicular lines.
Matchmatics Lite is the free version of Matchmatics – The Matchstick Math Puzzle Game, it features 10 math equations out of hundreds available in the paid version, the full version is available for $1.99.
Matchmatics a classic fun game that is extremely easy to pick up and play, anyone can enjoy the addictive relaxed gameplay featuring hundreds of ingenious levels especially created to test various cognitive abilities such as arithmetic, promptness, memory and visual.
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Number Frames help students structure numbers to five, ten, twenty, and one hundred. Students use the frames to count, represent, compare, and compute with numbers in a particular range.The frames help students see quantities as equal groups of other quantities and in relation to benchmark quantities. This helps primary students move away from one-by-one counting toward more efficient ways of counting and computing. As students advance, custom frames can be constructed to help visualize factors, products, fractional parts and more.
Mathmateer (formerly Rocket Math)
Mathmateer is an educational arithmetic and basic math game. Students earn money to build rockets by solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. Each operation includes questions at three difficulty levels — easy, medium, or hard — with the more difficult problems earning kids more money. When kids earn enough money, they design and build their own rockets, which can then be launched into space on missions.
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