This app stresses the importance of the number line, which is critical for later math skills. Kids will love the use of animals, from single-celled organisms all the way up to dinosaurs, to give them conceptual understanding. The app progressing on a nice learning curve, starting with whole numbers and then moving into negative numbers then decimals. The player simply fills in the missing number, receiving helpful hints as needed. All of a sudden negative numbers, decimal points and place value will start making a lot more sense. The trick is to make it real and make it fun and this app does it all! Add in some time challenge and increasing level of difficulty and you have a game!
The app keeps high scores and statistics, as well as Game Center integration. This is perfect for seeing how your youngster is progressing, as well as encouraging the player to best their score!!
The app comes with 12 levels of play. With an In-app purchase of $2.99 you get 24.
Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.