best apps?

(4 Posts)
formicaqueen Sun 31-Mar-13 19:45:23

can anyone suggest great educational/stinmulating apps for my iphone. Thanks

Bakingtins Sun 31-Mar-13 21:31:56

You don't say for what age group. DS (6) likes Beluga maths and Maths 4-6

formicaqueen Tue 02-Apr-13 21:17:09

from toddler to 11 thanks

Anything by Squeebles - several basic maths apps and a spelling one too. www.keystagefun.co.uk/maths-games.html The reward games are very popular.

"Meteor Math" is fun for the more able - it gets very fast and you can either choose + / x or -, or go for a mixture.

Teacher's pet have their new app - "What Time is it Mr Wolf" which is a nice time telling one. It's an app and free online too: tpet.co.uk/mrwolf/playfree.html?ref=appspage

I recommend Rory's Story Cubes too, just because it's lovely - roll 9 dice to reveal (very!) random images and make up a story to fit. www.storycubes.com/ Excellent for improving story telling, enhancing vocabulary, or just passing the time. I use the real Story Cubes in my classroom: "Give me 5 adjectives to do with ... roll ..."

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