APPS OF MATHEMATICAL INTEREST FOR THE IPAD AND IPHONE

compiled by Doris Gluck, Math Coordinator

FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

SUSHI MONSTER

free
by Scholastic
Multiplication: 5 levels (facts and multiples of 10)
Addition: 7 Levels (1- and 2-digit, no regrouping)
With or without timer
Motivating graphics and music
Varied Practice
RECOMMEND
Grades 2 and up

KAKOOMA

free
by Greg Tang (author)
Addition
Four levels of difficulty
Each game consists of 9 mini-puzzles. In each puzzle you must find the number which
represents the sum of two other numbers in the 3×3 puzzle. When all nine puzzles are
solved, those sum are used as an additional 3×3 puzzle.
Motivating
RECOMMEND
Grades 3 and up
For students who enjoy a challenge and like to problem solve

SUDUKO

free or $0.99
Six levels of difficulty
Each game consists of nine 3×3 grids. The digits 1-9 must be used so that each column,
each row and each 3×3 block must contain all 9 digits. However, the same digit may not
appear more than once in any row, column or block.
RECOMMEND
Grades 3 and up
For students who enjoy a challenge and like to problem solve

FREDDY FRACTION

free
More than 10 levels (1 game per level)
Similar to the game of HEX
Given a decimal or percent, student must move the equivalent fraction to make a path
from Freddy to the Space Ship.
Excellent practice.
RECOMMEND
Grades 5 and up

MATH KID

free and $4.99 (deluxe)
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Roman Numerals, Fractions, Percentages,
Equations and more
Can be customized for types of problems, range of numbers, w and w/out graphics etc.
Students can have individual account with parent setup
RECOMMEND
Grades 2 and up

GEOBOARD

(from Math Learning Center–Bridges)

free
8 different color rubber bands to use
easy drag and place
good teaching tool or home practice
RECOMMEND
Grades 2 and up

MATH PUPPY

free and $0.99 ( all operations)
Bingo
3 x 4 game board
Shown problem and choose answer on board
Win by completing a row or a column
Challenge
3 or 4 possible answers given, choose correct one
Choices: +, -, x, /, or all, levels,easy, medium or hard
1- and 2-digit numbers
fact practice
RECOMMEND
1st through 6th grade

DIVISION WIZ

free (up to 5 as a divisor) or $0.99
(There is also ADDITION WIZ, SUBTRACTION WIZ and MULTIPLY WIZ)
Problems written vertically
If incorrect program gives the correct answer
Score and time given at the end
Fact practice
RECOMMEND
3rd through 6th grade

2 X 2 = 4

free or $2.99
Multiplication and division fact practice in rocket ship game setting
Can choose tables to be studied or practiced
Three levels of difficulty
Can enter answers by numbers or multiple choice
RECOMMEND
3rd through 6th grades

HUNGRY FISH (MOTION MATH)

free or $0.99 (Addition), $3.99 (Subtraction), $3.99 (Negatives), $6.99 (All)
18 levels (higher levels have larger numbers and you have to answer more quickly. You
choose the level at the beginning of the game.
Fish moves around screen, player must put bubbles with answers into the fish’s mouth.
Bubbles may be put together to make a sum.
RECOMMEND
Grades 2 and up
For students who enjoy working while being timed

WINGS (MOTION MATH)

free (Counting Arrays), $2.99 (Pre-Multiplication, $3.99 (Multiplication), $3.99 (Advanced
Multiplication), $7.88 (All Levels)
Tilt Ipad to get bird to the correct answer
RECOMMEND
Grades 2 and up

FOR PRIMARY GRADES

DINO MATH

free (just addition) or $1.99 (addition, subtraction and advanced)
Can be used with or w/out counters
Can choose addition, subtraction or both
Given three answers to choose from
Basically flash cards, fact practice
RECOMMEND
Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade

CLOCKS 4 KIDS

$0.99
clocks shown with time to the hour, half hour and quarter hour
four choices shown, player must tap correct one
20 problems per game
In answer incorrect, the program states that it is incorrect and player must then try again
RECOMMEND
1st and 2nd grade

NUMBER RACK

(from Math Learning Center–Bridges)

free
uses an abacus
Addition and Subtraction
RECOMMEND
Grades K and 1