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Happi 123 – A Maths Game for Kids by Happi Papi

23 May

Happi 123 – a Maths game for Kids by Happi Papi is an App designed to help children learn the basic Mathematical concepts of counting, addition, subtraction, number sequence and number patterns. I say learn rather than practice, as this App has some supportive features that can help a child learn about the concepts (as opposed to a drill and practice App that can help with speed and recall after a concept has already been learned.) Continue reading

Counting Bear

11 Jan


This cute little App is designed to help young children count numbers from 1 to 20. It features lovely photo graphics on a clear white background, which makes it easier for children to discriminate between each item. Children tap on each item to count it. This kind of activity is great for reinforcing one-to-one correspondence. “What is that?” I hear you ask? One-to-one correspondence is the most basic of Mathematical concepts. It is the ability to know that each item has a value.   In practical terms, it is the ability to count each item instead of haphazardly pointing and rattling off numbers.  It then leads to conservation of number, which is the understanding that the number of items in a group does not change, even when the items are rearranged in different shapes or patterns.  Continue reading

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