Monday, March 14, 2016

Math Fun!

Hello South students!  Here are some fun games that will also help you to learn.  You can play them for free!  Enjoy, and remember, always ask permission from an adult before you go online, only talk with people you know, stick to sites that are just right for kids and don't wander off on your own.


Math Web Games

Math games from PBS featuring favorite characters like the Cat in the Hat, Curious George and Clifford. For ages 3-6.  LINK

Sheppard Software has some simple math games to practice the basics.  I had a lot of fun with Bubble Math and MonkeyDrive!  LINK

Math Playground includes games you can play online with other players.  LINK

Math Apps for iPad

Math Ninja by Razeware LLC FREE from the iTunes Store, 
There are three levels of play: Easy, Normal, Ninja.  Operations include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.  You can select one operation or a combination of the four.
To learn more, click on this link LINK

Math vs Zombies by TapToLearn Software FREE from the iTunes Store 
This app is for addition only.  You can do one, two, and three digits.  To turn zombies back to humans you must answer the math fact correctly.  Includes spooky music!
To learn more, click on this link LINK

Splash Math by StudyPad, FREE abbreviated version from the iTunes Store
Available for grades K-5 but the version reviewed was the 3rd grade version.  Select the operation you want to do and then choose the fact family.  There are 10 facts in a set.  The full version is $9.99. Kids earn sea creatures for their aquarium when they answer the facts correctly.  They can use earned points to play a game, make their sea creatures dance to music and more. There are also Splash Math apps for Time, Money.  There is a free 7 day trial if you want to try the full version.
To learn more, click on this link LINK

My Times Tables by Who Made This, FREE from the iTunes Store
This is a very simple app to practice multiplication and divisiion.
To learn more, click on this link LINK

Play 19x19 by Blue Onion Soft
This is another very simple app for multiplication facts, similar to using flashcards.  The free version is limited to x9, x12, x19. Factors are multiplied by 2, 3, 4, and 5 only.
To learn more, click this link LINK

Math Champions by Nicolas Lehovetzki
This app includes building symmetrical figures, counting the missing cubes, and operations.
To learn more, click on this link LINK

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

American Revolution

Liberty Kids!

Colonial Williamsburg

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