I’ve always preferred using math as a tool for solving real-world problems. To do that, we may need to simplify the problem’s complexity and come up with new ways to apply our math skills. That’s why I’ve always appreciated apps and games that force us to practice our higher-order thinking skills.
Zap Zap Math is a great example of such an app. It includes plenty of fresh and fun game mechanics that help kids ages 4-7 to practice with their math skills. But, it’s not just a collection of simple math drills. Instead, it consists of problems and challenges that require you to analyze, simplify, and perform many mental calculations.
Zap Zap Math organizes the games into topics based on the Common Core Standards. The first game that you can play is popping bubbles of tens, hundreds, and thousands, to construct a given number. For example, to construct the number 27, you’ll need to pop a bubble of ten into 10 units of ones and tap seven of them. Then, you’ll tap two more bubbles of ten.Read More