Montessori 1st Operations teaches early math concepts, including addition and subtraction. It also lays in the groundwork for division and multiplication by teaching children how to distinguish between odd and even numbers and by teaching them how to double and halve numbers. As they play, children win points, which may be redeemed to build a monster. This app excels at using Montessori teaching principles to turn math in to a sensory, practical experience. [Read more…]
Mystery Math Town sends children on a mission. They must find and release fireflies trapped in jars. These jars are hidden in homes throughout Math Town, a spooky (but not too spooky) town. Children must visit each house in Math Town, solve math problems and release the fireflies. A catchy little aria and beautiful, gothic-inspired illustrations lend a tantalizing air of mystery to the game. The town is abandoned, but never fear, the dour portraits dispersed throughout the town like to talk, and a little ghost is your child’s constant companion.