FingerMAth Abacus by Smatoos is a top math app for iPad to help and support your kids with mental math operation. Very well designed and easy to use it enables kids to quickly learn the principles of arithmetic and improve their confidence using the ABACUS system. Highly Recommended!
The ABACUS system was invented by the Chinese 2000 years ago. Since then it has been proven to be a very effective tool for teaching mathematical calculating skills to young children. The ABACUS enables kids to visualize any large number and perform mental operation by learning to visualize and manipulate the abacus is their mind. With the evolution of technology, it is no surprise to see this amazing learning tool being adapted to the iPad. If you are looking for a great application to teach your kids using the abacus tool, Fun Educational Apps strongly suggest you check out today’s app: FingerMAth Abacus
- Tutorial: if you are not familiar with the abacus tool, you will go over the basic steps. Kids learn the concept and number value. Free version covers 4 steps - full version (via in app purchase) covers 9.
- Easy, Medium, Hard: start learning to add and subtract numbers. Free version includes 12 steps of Easy addition problems. The full version has more than 100 addition and subtraction problems of different difficulties (Easy, Normal and Hard) which increase in difficulty as the child’s skills develop.
- My Abacus: you will find a digital abacus designed to be used like a real abacus. Once children have learned how to use the app, they can play with “My Abacus” and see how their abilities have grown!
- Stamps: The app records and retain information about how many hours it’s been in use, the number of steps completed, if any new records have been set, etc. Users can track their own progress as their abilities improve.
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FingerMath Abacus is a must have for all parents wanting to teach calculation to their kids. It offers a unique and innovative tool to support our kids learning. Well designed, it is easy to use, engaging for the kids and supports learning with reward and encouragements.
Often parents parents do not offer this learning tool to kids as it may appear old fashion and a lot more complicated than other systems. The FingerMath Abacus app makes it easy. The tutorial stage allows kids to learn the concept, visualise number and get a chance to use a learning tool hat is intuitive. Using the abacus tool requires a bit of practice, it stimulates the right brain activity and focuses in visuals.
It offers a highly interactive interface where kids learn to move beads to add and subtract numbers mentally. Kids moves the beads and only once they get the right numbers they can move to the following steps. It allows kids to visualize number and their place value. It makes it easy to mentally add or subtract numbers.
FingerMath Abacus gives you chance to try the first levels for free and includes some tutorials (4 steps), 12 easy additions, My Abacus and Stamp. if you do like the concept and want your kids to learn further, you can then download the full verison via in-app purchase for only 1.99 USD for a limited time (RRP – 3.99 USD)
Overall, FingerMAth Abacus is a top math app joining Fun Educational Apps TOP PICKS! It offers a unique and innovative way to use a traditional teaching tool on the iPad. It is well designed, interactive and engaging for the kids. It allows kids to work and visualize number, quickly learn the principles of arithmetic's and help stimulate the right side of the brain. It’s free to download, so we strongly suggest you give it a try!
FingerMAth Abacus is available for download via the iTunes App Store – iPad App
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Disclosure: received a free copy of this app for review purposes and review was move up the waiting list priority-services. All opinions expressed are purely that of the author.