Land of Venn - Numeric Storms Helps Kids Learn Math Facts and Stop Counting with Their Fingers

Land of Venn - Numeric Storms Helps Kids Learn Math Facts and Stop Counting with Their Fingers

Last year, we fell in love with The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense, a tower defense game that teaches kids about geometry shapes. Although labeled as educational for kids, it’s a fun app that will appeal to adults as well.

If your children (or yourself) enjoyed Geometric Defense, then you might want to pick up the newest addition to the Land of Venn series: The Land of Venn - Numeric Storms. This time, players will be using their knowledge of arithmetic to defend the Land of Venn from the evil Bookkenriders.

Connect Monsters to Make Magical Numbers

Similar to Geometric Defense, in Numeric Storms you try to stop the Bookkenriders, a group of number-bearing monsters, from drinking from the magic pools. This involves drawing lines between the monsters to build a math equation, which will eliminate them.

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Defeat Monsters While Learning Geometry in the Land of Venn - Geometric Defense

Draw geometric shapes to destroy the evil Bookkenriders

Using games to teach math is not an entirely new concept for us, but we’re always surprised by how well developers can accomplish it in their apps. A fine example is Twelve a Dozen, a unique platform game filled with arithmetic puzzles. We also love Motion Math: Pizza, which allows kids to learn economics and mental calculations by running their own pizzeria, and DragonBox Algebra 5+, a card game that teaches the basics of algebra for kids and adults.

Today, we have a new app from iMagine Machine, called The Land of Venn - Geometrical Defense. It’s a challenging defense game where kids wield the power of geometry to prevent evil monsters from destroying the Land of Venn.

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Zombies iMake is a Terribly Fun Way to Create Zombies

Make your own zombie collages in Zombies iMake

We’re fans of Faces iMake, a series of apps that allow kids to create collages using everyday objects. They are great tools for fostering creativity, and easy to use. We previously reviewed the original Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity here, and its spin-off, Faces iMake - ABC, here.

Today, we have the latest addition to the Faces iMake apps to share with you. Called Zombies iMake, it provides devilish fun for children by letting them patch together cartoon zombies from spare body parts.

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Faces iMake - ABC

Remember Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity? A few months ago, I raved about this creation-based app that lets you make faces out of food items. Well, the developer has now released a new app called Faces iMake - ABC. Created in collaboration with mixed media artist Hanoch Piven, the app focuses on getting juniors to learn and remember the alphabet through creative puzzle solving.

Build and learn.Faces iMake - ABC allows juniors to learn the alphabet while making silly collages.

My Head is a Button!

Like most alphabet apps, Faces iMake - ABC pairs each letter with a word and an illustration. But instead of static images, you get silly collages made out of household objects like buttons, bananas, plates, etc. These collages fall apart every time you play, and must be put back together by dragging and dropping the pieces into their rightful spots.

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Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity

I'm sure that many of you have been told (or have told your child) to not play with food. Honestly I was never one to do it (I was more interested in chomping down my mashed potatoes instead of sculpting them - I know, I was a boring kid), but I admire people who grew up making art on their plates for their imagination and resourcefulness. I think that as long as parents discuss with their juniors about when or where it is appropriate, playing with your food is actually a great medium for cultivating creativity.

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity review - Using everyday objects such as fruits and vegetables, you create different shapes and facesUsing everyday objects such as fruits and vegetables, you create different shapes and faces

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity is an activity app for children (and the child at heart) created by Israeli illustrator Hanoch Piven in collaboration with iMagine Machine. The goal of the app is to encourage creativity by letting juniors create artworks using everyday household objects which include food items, kitchen appliances and musical instruments.

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