We often see kids not wanting to study mathematics or finding math more difficult than the other subjects. Well this is sad but true!
A new approach towards this subject can take away a lot of headache it causes. Game based learning and gamification can help; with which students can have fun while learning math!
Below is a list of fun math games that can aid you teach students math and also see their happy faces while they learn it. Check it out!
Pre School/ Kindergarten
1) Teddy numbers
This game can help you teach kids counting till 1 to 15. Make kids learn the digits and their words for the numbers with this interactive game. With a simple drag and drop exercise you can assist kids and help them get their initial math experience.
2) Counting Caterpillar
This caterpillar is hungry! Catch aphids in the correct number sequence to feed the caterpillar and fill its belly. Earn butterflies while progressing through multiple levels, and visit them in the butterfly gallery. This interactive game helps kids to learn counting. Apt for kindergarten kids. Gorgeous colors and stunning visuals plus cute caterpillars and butterflies! on the display is enough to keep kids engaged and interested throughout the 45 levels of building math in mind.
3) Underwater Counting
This interactive game for kids help them learn counting from 1 to 10. The game takes the form of a treasure hunt where children are challenged to find the treasure by achieving ten correct answers.
Designed for children, the game has two difficulty levels which can be matched to the appropriate numerical ability. As well as reinforcing the concept of counting the game also helps children with number recognition.
4) Dot To Dot Numbers & Letters Lite
Designed for Preschool, DotToDot Numbers is a connect-the-dots type game, which teaches children to count as they draw.
Connect the dots by counting in order to reveal the hidden shape! Great artwork and sound effects make this a fun and engaging experience.
5) Toddlers Animals Numbers
Toddler Animal Numbers demonstrates the basic concept of counting to pre-school children, the names of the numbers from 1 to 10 and their order, the fact that each item can only be used once in counting and that the order they choose to count does not alter the result. With the great animations and audio feedback, Toddler Animal Numbers is appropriate for ages 2-4.
This is a challenging game with more than 4000 levels that can give you a good mind workout but the initial level and the arcade mode can be used to teach kids the initial numbers. user simply have to connect numbers or as mentioned in the game “blobs” together.
7) Kids Numbers and Math
With this game Kids will learn to:
– Name numbers
– Compare numbers
– Match numbers
Numbers are spoken in kid-friendly English that helps them learn counting in an easy manner. The advanced levels can help kids learn about Addition and Subtraction as well.
8) Kids Math Count Number Game
Kids Math Count Numbers Game, has been announced as a winner for the ‘Best Education App’ title in the Vodafone appStar global contest 2014 on January 15th, 2015,
It’s an interactive application with six engaging kids games or activities:
— Learn to count numbers from 1 to 10.
— Writing and spell numbers
— Identifying greater and smaller number
— Find missing numbers and arrange them in ascending and descending order.
— Learning number names
— Connecting dots to form a picture with a sub-activity to solve the puzzles.
— Number song – dance with numbers and Santa, based on Christmas theme.
Few activities of this game are apt for the pre schoolers.
9) xGerms Counting Numbers
K12 xGerms Counting lets you practice counting up to 50 by capturing hoards of goofy germs. You’ll count by 1s and then by 10s, 5s, and 2s.
— Perfect challenge for early learners just learning how to count
— Colorful, fun, animated germs to count and capture
— 16 challenging levels- easy, medium, and difficult for each skill
The app is currently free through the amazon app store for android. Coming soon to Google play.
10) Slate Math For Kids – Kindergarten and 1st Grade Games
SlateMath is an iPad app that develops mathematical intuition and skills through playful interaction. The app’s 38 activities prepare children for kindergarten and first grade math.
SlateMath forms the foundation of numbers, digit writing, counting, addition, order relation, patterns, parity and problem solving.