Bottom Line: Equate Formula Solver is a handy app from the developers at Nurdture to help us navigate the many math and science formulas intended to help us. But it’s not scary . . . really. It’s exciting and massive and easy to use. For older kids all the way up to adults, this app is one that you should have in your arsenal. FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME!
Bottom Line: MiniSchool offers a collection of six educational activities with varying levels of difficulty to help teach and reinforce several academic skills. Whimsical ocean-themed scenes and characters keep children entertained while working for a ribbon of success. Though many of the activities benefit younger children, the varying difficulty levels allow this app to grow with the child through multiple years.
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People often ask us here at Smart Apps For Kids to make a list of the best apps for <fill in the blank> grade. It's such a hard list to make, given the sheer number of good apps out there. However, we decided it's time to try, so here is my list for the must-have iPad apps in a classroom setting or at home for practice, starting with kindergarten. Just in time to start the school year out right!
Bottom Line: Number Hero: Addition is a fast-paced game that involves linking numbers together to come up with an exact answer. It’s a race against the clock to see if you can be a Number Hero. While there is room for improvement, this entertaining game is definitely helping us brush up on our addition skills before school starts.
Math lovers, rejoice! Number Hero: Multiplication doesn't have a lot to do with super heroes, but your kiddo will be as smart as a super hero once she masters the multiplication games found inside this app. Connecting numbers and earning points is the game, fun is the aim. It's a great app for a little sneaky math practice this summer, designed for kids ages 9-11. But don't let the age range stop you — anyone who needs a little practice on multiplication fluency will benefit from this fun game!