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Memory Matching by Mobile Montessori

Memory Matching by Mobile Montessori | Apps for Children with Special Needs | Scoop.it
Challenge your memory while viewing beautiful photographs covering 14 different topics. Great for everyone young [...]
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Challenge your memory while viewing beautiful photographs covering 14 different topics. Great for everyone young and old, A4cwsn

Exercise your memory with matching activities by Mobile Montessori!

Choose from 14 different card sets such as dinosaurs and clothes.
Each set has 3 levels, easy 3×3, medium 4×3 and hard 6×4.
Match all the cards with the lowest number of taps to improve memory. Try to get 3 stars on each activity.

This app will help improve your child’s memory and vocabulary by them hearing the names of each object.

The first activity in each set is free to try. The rest of the sets are setup as 2 in app purchases.

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Intro to Colors, by Montessorium

Intro to Colors, by Montessorium | Apps for Children with Special Needs | Scoop.it
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“A beautifully put together App that will introduce your child to the wonders of color, a4cwsn ”

With Intro to Colors, the world of colors comes alive. Inspired by the famous Montessori Color tablets, this dynamic and interactive app will guide your children through an appreciation of color, from the concrete to the abstract.

YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN

· The basic foundations of color
· Primary & Secondary Colors
· Color Shades & Gradients
· To identify, match and name colors
· To mix, paint and create colors
· To seek, find and select colors
· Fine motor skills

Intro to Colors is a universal app that will work on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch devices. The app is optimized for iPhone 5 and retina screens. The app features these activities:

PRIMARY COLORS

Learn to identify the primary colors, in a series of guided, interactive exercises using the color tablets. Your child will drag, match and tap on red, yellow and blue.

SECONDARY COLORS

Learn to identify, select and name the secondary colors, in a number of engaging activities using the color tablets.

GRADIENTS

Learn to appreciate gradients with the color wheel and by arranging the color tablets from light-to-dark or dark-to-light.

PAINT

Unleash your creativity on this blank canvas with this painting exercise. In the Montessori classroom, we provide only three colors (red, yellow, and blue) when painting. This constraint empowers children to mix colors and create new ones. Your child will learn that the three primary colors serve as the foundation for all colors.

SEARCH

Explore these creative artist scenes in this seek-and-find activity. Your child will listen for, find, and select the correct color as a fun way to recap their understanding of color.

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Word Sundae

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“An excellent App that will get kids (young and old) excited about playing word games, [...]
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“An excellent App that will get kids (young and old) excited about playing word games, A4cwsn”

Treat your family to the most exciting, turn-based word game around! Parents and their preschool or school age child can go head-to-head to build word sundaes out of delicious ice cream letters. You can scoop up points by building words up to five letters long using bonus tiles, point multipliers and extra turns. It’s super cool because the scoring system is different for parents than it is preschoolers and school-age children so there’s some sweet competitive advantage that all can enjoy. Dig in and develop vocabulary, practice spelling and delight in playful family fun!

Features:

*Optimized for iPad and iPhone
*Single player or two player mode
*Age select options for fair-play
*Choose your own avatar
*Special tiles for extra points and extra turns
*Tracks the top 10 high scores

*Kids’ CBC trusted quality content for children
*Simple, easy-to-use interface
*No in-app purchases
*Ad-free
*Kid-friendly visuals

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Quick Clocks

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A must have App for learning to tell time, a4cwsn ”

Help your child with their time-telling and arithmetic skills, with this simple yet elegant app. Developed around key components of time, Quick Clocks has multiple game modes which allow users to focus on different skills with varying degrees of complexity.

Formerly known as Sakura Time, Quick Clocks launches with improved features that allow users to track progress, measure statistics, and unlock hidden avatars. Built with a handwriting engine that recognizes users answers when handwritten on the screen, Quick Clocks will transforms your iOS device into an enjoyable time-teaching tool.

Quick Clocks is perfect for children aged 6 – 12, providing increasing challenges as children grow and progress.

EDUCATIONAL CONTENT
• Use Analog Clocks to set and tell the time
• Use Digital Clocks to tell the time
• Read and set clocks in 12-hour and 24-hour time
• Use whole, half and quarter hours
• Compare and convert digital and analog time and 12-hour and 24-hour time
• Practice mental addition by finding the difference between two clocks
• Build an understanding of times of day
• Practice handwriting

Features:
• Select suitable difficulty levels
• Distinguish alternative handwriting variations
• Ability to disable the use of 24-hour time questions
• Play to unlock secret avatars

FOR PARENTS
Quick Clocks will help your child to improve their time-telling skills. Practice modes allow your child to practice and develop time skills at their own pace. Timed levels promote the development of time-telling fluency as your child races the clock to better their personal best. With personalized graphs displaying their ongoing progress, kids can track their own learning as they master time-telling skills.

FOR TEACHERS
Quick Clocks is the perfect classroom accompaniment, allowing children to practice and develop time-telling skills at their own level and pace. Individualized user profiles allow devices to be shared among multiple students whilst allowing students to track their personal progress. Quick Clocks grows with students, with increasing levels of difficulty as children master time-telling skills.

CURRICULUM SPECIFICS
Australia: Early Stage 1 – Stage 4
USA: Grades 1 – 4
UK: Key Stage 1 – Upper Key Stage 2
Canada: Grades 1 -5

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Number Sequencing: What Comes Before, After & In Between.

Number Sequencing: What Comes Before, After & In Between. | Apps for Children with Special Needs | Scoop.it
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“A simple, easy to use App that will introduce children to the concept of sequencing with numbers, A4cwsn”

Help children master the concept of number sequencing with this app! After completing the Hundred Board children often need to practice random sequencing of numbers from 1-100.

With this app children can practice:

What comes Before?

What comes After?

What comes in Between?

Each activity allows children to fill in the columns of numbers in any order they choose. Just touch a blue square in one of the columns and then find the appropriate number in the tray to complete the sequence.

Simple activities like this help solidify basic mathematical concepts, such as sequencing, required for all future studies in math!

This activity is a time-tested, teaching tool used in many Montessori classrooms around the world. The app itself was co-developed and approved by an AMI certified Montessori teacher with over forty years experience. Use this app as a complement to your child’s classroom education and as a follow-up to the other Montessori applications in the app store. Your child will enjoy this challenging and fun activity!

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Words that Go with Richard Scarry’s Busytown Cars

Words that Go with Richard Scarry’s Busytown Cars | Apps for Children with Special Needs | Scoop.it
“Richard Scarry’s Busytown Cars are a fun way to introduce vehicles, spelling, and letter order [...]
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“Richard Scarry’s Busytown Cars are a fun way to introduce vehicles, spelling, and letter order while enjoying the amazing art work, A4cwsn”

Richard Scarry’s delightfully wacky cars come to life in this interactive educational game for kids ages 2-6. When the Apple Car arrives at a Busytown stoplight, kids spell a-p-p-l-e to help it zoom through the intersection. With five playing modes, including letter matching, early phonics and spelling, this app grows with your child.

Classic favorites like the Banana Mobile, Pickle Car and of course Lowly Worm’s Apple Car are among the 48 unique vehicles children can help zoom through the Busytown intersection. Brave Officer Flossy is hot on the trail of that bad driver Dingo. And look out for Goldbug along for the ride.

As children seek new challenges, parents can adjust the difficulty level.

At Level 1, children learn to recognize and match letters, and experience putting letters together to make words.
Level 2 maintains the skills from level 1 and adds left to right ordering to encourage children to match letters from left to right.
Level 3 provides exposure to early phonics. Gameplay is similar to Level 2, but now children can hear letter sounds come together to make words.
Level 4 challenges kids to figure out the order of the letters based on their sounds, without visual hints.
Level 5 brings in big words and sight words to help early readers practice spelling.

Be sure to check out our other popular educational play apps including First Letters and Phonics, First Words Animals, and First Words Deluxe.

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