Need to help your Kindergarten/Reception, 1 or 2nd Grade/Year 1 or 2 child with their addition facts? Teachley Addimal Adventure involves fun and learning with the help of captain Memo and the Addimals to help your child save the additional day!
The app has been created by former teachers and experts in children’s learning to produce an app focusing specifically on the fundamental single digit addition skill.
The premises involves the hero Captain Memo and his Addimals, ably assisted by the children using the app, preventing the evil Professor Possum from destroying the world. I especially enjoyed the introduction to the game-it is laid out like a comic strip. It makes it feel anything but a leaning tool, which will definitely appeal to children.
What makes this app stand out from the crowd is it’s emphasis on teaching children four different ways of learning how to add. It isn’t just a straightforward math drill where repetition is key. By introducing the concept of learning strategies, it helps to establish a pattern of fluency and an understanding of the concepts involved in addition.
I love the detail in the parent section. There are loads of great information points as guides to help parents support their children to use the app effectively. It also explains how the app helps reinforce learning. There are plenty of opportunities to control the settings too and there’s even an option to set up for multiple users.
My favorite feature is where parents can see where their child has been experiencing problems, therefore allowing you the chance to focus your support.
Addimals Adventure retails for around £2.49/$3.99 and is available for iPad. Definitely worth a download.
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Today’s app is reviewed by Iona Burchell. Iona is a wife and mum of two. She is a freelance writer, and has written for online and print media in a range of subjects varying from education to sport to travel. You can find her blog at www.redpeffer.me or tweet @Redpeffer.