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Maths Practice App

Addition and Subtraction Apps

These addition and subtraction apps can help mental maths skills, particularly improving knowledge of number bonds to 10 and 20.It can improve skills in adding and subtracting numbers because children can practise and have fun at the same time.

    Versatile is one word to describe the ABCya learning games included in this app.  They work  across every mainstream device, they cover multiple educational topics, and deliver a broad range of game styles to test and develop children's learning.  Excellent would be another word.

    Space Pig Math is an action game for practicing the times tables - up to 12x12 - with retro-inspired visuals and sounds.  The purpose of the game is to laser the aliens to save Space Pig's Friends - and they will provide you with help on the progress through the game. The game rewards correct, consecutive, and quick answers.  It is easy and accessible for the novice, but it can become increasingly difficult.

    KidloLand Kids Toddler Games

    ( Android , iPad )

    The application ‘KidloLand Kids Toddler Games’ is an award-winning learning programme for kids (1-7 yrs) and contains 2000+ educational songs, games, stories, nursery rhymes, and activities about Early Learning, Math, Reading, Writing, Coding and more! The application is a subscription-based app comprising of two options; a monthly subscription option or the option to pay for a single year. The application is free from adverts and is certified for children by the KidSAFE program.

    Komodo is designed to build and consolidate maths knowledge for children aged from 5 to 11. A maths teacher sets up each user's baseline in the app and parents define the rewards. Children then engage in little-and-often practice to raise their maths knowledge and skill.


    ( iPad , Windows )

    The application ‘AdditionNSubtraction!’ is an app that turns mathematical adding and subtracting into a game format. The application uses a computer-based platform game to teach the skills of addition and subtraction over a variety of different levels. The application is free from in-app purchases and does not require a constant Wi-Fi connection. 

    This fully-featured app is free to download and designed by experts to help with maths practice and develop positive attitudes to eating vegetables.

    Children who seem to be making careless errors in arithmetic are perhaps not as fluent in calculation as they might be.  Rocket Math is designed to progress arithmetic skills to the point where children can't help but see the right answer.


    ( Android , iPad )

    Behind Max2Math's age-neutral look exists a well-made maths practice app backed up by superb reporting features that provide a genuinely useful insight into a child's understanding of the maths covered. Max2Math offers a genuinely useful maths practise experience, one that can be tailored to a number of different regions, and does so for free.

    Kids Addition & Subtraction is a huge collection of mini-games designed to help children practice their early maths skills.  It has a flexibility that makes it useful both at home and in the classroom.

    Casual Quick Maths

    ( Android , iPad )

    Casual Quick Maths is a free-to-download app. The game is easy to fit into short sessions and offers an increasing challenge to the speed of your mental arithmetic. Minimalism is a word used in Casual Quick Maths's App Store description and it is very apt. From its visuals to its method of play and including the ways in which the player interacts with the challenge, there is never more than what is required to get the job done.

    Math Rocket is an offshoot of an existing programme for schools designed to increase children's speed and fluency in answering simple arithmetic.  This app encourages frequent short sessions and is supported by plenty of information explaining its purpose and methods.

    Colourful graphics, jolly sound, and a good variety of activities offer your child the chance to practice what they have learned at school in this app packed with mini-games.

    The fun cartoon character Dino Tim leads children through an adventure involving shapes, colours, numbers and witches.  Along the way, children will develop hand-eye coordination and early maths skills as well as having a fun time. 

    A simple, powerful effective app that achieves exactly what it sets out to do and help practice Maths at speed! Highly engaging, stimulating and users are constantly challenged to improve their previous scores.

    Designed with the special needs of young learners in mind, this is an app that can both teach and develop new numeracy skills. Suitable for parents and teachers, it can be expanded with a wide variety of content to meet the specific learning needs of your child.

    Wonder Bunny is an app focussed on providing an opportunity for children to develop fluency and understanding of addition and subtraction.  Using a graphically rich style to portray a race between the in-game characters, the player must answer multiple choice questions to help Wonder Bunny get over the hurdles.  Each of the thirty levels slightly increases the difficulty of the maths and can be accessed individually in a practice mode.

    Moose Math - by Duck Duck Moose is a great tool for preparing kids for kindergarten math. Kids can learn early skills like counting, addition, subtraction, colors, and shapes. The verbal cues are easy to follow and can help kids with listening and following instructions. Kids work toward a goal -- building their town -- as they complete the mini-games. They get to make choices at many points throughout play, so they're empowered to direct their learning. 

    Practice your math skills with this motivating app!  Each time you solve the equation correctly, Fiete the Sailor gets to jump up to the next spot on the sidebar.  Sometimes he lands on a coin and that coin goes into your bank. Other times there are other objects in his path (like pinatas or rockets or bombs) and each of those objects has a special feature. Once you’ve earned enough coins, you can go into the shop and purchase a new character.     Fun, animated way for kids to improve ability to solve math facts that gives parents data on performance and options to customize their learning experience.  They’ve also incorporated algorithms that track how quickly and accurately you solve the problems and adjust the complexity of the math to match the player’s pace. There’s a parent dashboard with tons of statistics if you’re into that sort of thing and you can also customize which sorts of skills you want to focus on. 

    Basic Math skills: addition

    ( Android , iPad )

    Children from ages 4 and 5 (Kindergarten) will find age appropriate games to match their maturing level in mathematics:, counting coins, logical sequence, number recognition, association quantity and numbers (1-9) counting, addition, subtraction. Children ages 6 and 7 (first grade and second grade of elementary) practice math activities: counting numbers (tallying), additions without regrouping, subtraction (with coins), and subsequently subtraction without regrouping. From age 8 to 9 (third grade and fourth grade of elementary school) the math game consists of:: mental arithmetic sums of two-digit numbers,mental math subtractions, times tables (learn to multiply), multiplication, and sequences. From age 10 (fifth and sixth grade of elementary school and Middle School) the math game consists of: mental arithmetic additions (with regrouping), subtraction (with regrouping), times tables and division. 

    A simple app that guides children through counting, basic addition and number bonds, while focussing on rapid recall and deeper learning.  

    Embark on a fun adventure in the savannah in which your kid will learn key math skills such as counting, ordering numbers and adding or subtracting while playing games with cute savannah animals.

    It allows children to select from five modes and practice basic arithmetic calculations:addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a mix of operations. Normally children will type in their answer, but with this app kids can write the number anywhere on the screen to show the correct response. This is a useful tool for kids to practice the arithmetic skills they've already learned in the classroom. Designed for ages 6-12, it is the perfect app for their mental calculation skills. In addition to simple problems, the app also includes more difficult ones where the kids need to calculate unknown values by performing inverse operations.

    Start out by selecting one of the six avatars, and level up your character by answering math problems as quickly and accurately as possible. 

    Addition and Subtraction is an app that encourages users to learn and practice a wide range of addition and subtraction skills. The app design is simple, with a focus on nurturing skills through a number of techniques, such as the use of an addition grid, number bonds, addition of three numbers, place value, column subtraction and word problems. This app focuses on easy to follow steps that aim to simplify learning and build subject knowledge.

    Montessori Math: Add, Subtract is a wonderful kindergarten app. Children will work on a variety of activities championed by the Montessori program.

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