Bottom Line: A wonderful app focusing on important 1st grade skills, such as addition, subtraction, spelling and Dolch sight words. Provides three different types of incentives to keep a child engaged. Although a lot of practice is included, addition and subtraction concepts need to have more practice with the teen numbers, which is a strong focus in 1st grade.
Sometimes it is hard to strike the proper balance between education and entertainment when it comes to apps for your kids. You want any screen time that you allow to be beneficial, and your kids just want to have fun. Fortunately, the folks at Sylvan have launched SylvanPlay, a comprehensive, educational mobile game network for kids in 1st through 4th grades.
Sylvan has been a leader in supplemental education for more than 30 years. With more than 800 locations across North America, they are a leading provider of personal learning and tutoring services for students in grades K-12. They have used this expertise to help design the SylvanPlay network as an educational hub for Sylvan-approved apps that are fun and educational. These apps are grade appropriate and designed to supplement what your children are learning in school.
Bottom Line: A must-have educational app for children learning basic handwriting, addition, subtraction and early reading skills. This customizable app allows children to level up to more challenging lessons as well as buy stickers with coins they earn for correct responses. Part of the TeachMe series of apps by 24x7digital LLC.
Practice facts independently in the one person mode while finding an opponent to challenge. When you are confident and ready to go, set the individual settings to make it harder for adults and easier for children, and start dueling. You can take on anyone! Who will win?
Whether the user wants to practice with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a combination, iJumble Math provides both timed and untimed practice options. Number tiles are presented all mixed up, and the user's task is to build the answer to the problem using the numbered tiles.