Math apps for iPad and iPhone to help your kid’s education

By Gary Johnson - Jul 4, 2011

Technology today can be a great asset in helping parents in teaching their children when they are not at school. Applications have become a great aid to complement what children learn at school, with many of them being designed by teaches themselves. Today we have some math apps for iPad and iPhone to help your kid’s education.

A recently released application called NxtApp 4 Kids promises a fun and exciting way to learn math. The application available for owners of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch has cartoon characters which will appeal to young children. Once the application is started users are met with multiple types of mathematical challenges.

The app helps kids learn the basics of math but in a fun exciting way, and is designed for ages 4 to 12. For more information and to download head over to the App Store. NxtApp is available for only $0.99/£0.59.

Math Exercises for Kids is a free application available for owners of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The application has been designed with ease of use and fun in mind, and is suitable for ages 3 to 8. Simple calculations such as addition, division, multiplication, and subtraction with a reward system are part of the app.

Children are given four answers and just have to pick the correct one, and when an option is taken they are told if they are right or wrong. The app has colorful backgrounds and an inbuilt timer to monitor the child’s performance. The application is available worldwide on the App Store free of charge.

AB Math is another application for iDevices which has been in the top ten for educational apps in some countries. The mental math game has been designed for children aged between five and ten. There are four levels of difficulty, which includes an Expert mode suitable for adults.

Children can choose the options themselves and the app has various fun game modes. There is access to the Game Center, and it will strengthen kid’s math skills. AB Math is available worldwide on the App Store for only $1.99/£1.19. iOS 3.0 or later required.

Arithmaroo 1: A Counting Math Game for Kids is an entertaining application for anyone from four to forty+, and kids will begin to add and multiply easily without even knowing it. The app has a fun game format with four levels of difficulty. Times and scores can be saved for up to four players, and the application has had many great reviews from current users.

Arithmaroo 1: is available worldwide on the App Store for only $1.99/£1.19. iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad required with iOS 3.0 or later.

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