CATEGORIES: Education, Elementary School, Entertainment, Games, Native, Preschool
..RELEASED: 2/8/10, VERSION: 1.0 -- RATING: 5 Stars..
- Dots and fingers in patterns on cave walls
- 4 difficulty levels- Level 1: 1-5, Level 2: 6-10, Level 3: 11-20, Level 4: 1-50
- Player's score: "You've got it!", "You're faster!", "You're instant!"
- Times and scores saved for up to 4 players
- Simple keypads for numbers up to 20 and a calculator for higher numbers
- An entertaining didgeridoo and flute tune
- 18 friendly bird sounds for correct answers
- A fun game format
When you open Arithmaroo, you will hear musical sounds representing a kangaroo springing around, while you decide if you should Sign In with your name, or play as a Guest. For several children, I recommend signing in each one to track their progress. Press Play, then choose which level you would like to play of 4 varying levels depending on the number learning skills of your child. In Level 1, you are given dots or fingers to count then tap the corresponding number on the pad underneath. You will hear one of 18 soft bird songs when you guess correctly. Level 2 will display up to 10 counting items, Level 3 displays up to 20 items, and Level 4 up to 50 items. If you want to check the Scoreboard, you will see it arranged in a grid with your score listed for each level played, along with icons labeled, "Got It", "Faster" or "Instant" depending on how many games you have played and the score. There is no clutter of graphics on Arithmaroo 1. Instead you will notice soft, earthy colors reminiscent of nature. This makes it all the easier for your child to concentrate on the task at hand. What makes Arithmaroo 1instructional and simple is that you get to correspond patterns with numbers which is perfect for young children. Motivational bird songs, the ease in counting large objects, and tapping on a large keypad will guarantee success for your child and instill a well-deserved sense of confidence. Arithmaroo 1 is the perfect tool to train and educate your child simultaneously!
"Leap ahead in Math. Preschool and school-age kids move ahead from counting to instantly seeing "how many"."
--OS and Age Rating: This app requires OS 3.0 or later. Rated 4+.
--Tip/Tutorials: Arithmaroo 1: A Counting Game is followed by Arithmaroo 2: Adding, Arithmaroo 3: Subtracting, Arithmaroo 4: Multiplying and Arithmaroo 5: Dividing soon to be released on App Store.
Don't forget to view the Arithmaroo Video on YouTube.
--Device: iPhone, iPod Touch
--Developer Link: Icanology LLC
--Twitter Link: @Arithmaroo
--Facebook Link: Arithmaroo
Fun Stuff - Word of The Day:
special characters - The name for the symbols that are not shown on the keys of a standard QWERTY keyboard.
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