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How to Raise a Reader


Music and Media Counting Apps


Kids can practice math at all levels with terrific digital tools. Young kids can develop early skills such as number sense, counting, basic addition, and shapes, while older kids can work on algebra and geometry concepts. Find an app that provides fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, tracing, rote counting, guessing and open ended questioning.
  1. Count, Sort and Match- Build your child’s mathematical skills and understanding with Count, Sort & Match - an educational, comprehensive and interactive program. Math just got fun.
  2. Park Math by Duck Duck Moose- Award-winning Park Math teaches early math concepts based on Common Core State Standards. Learn numbers, counting, addition, subtraction, sorting and patterns and more through 7 fun, educational activities. AGES: 2-6.
  3. Eddy’s Number Party- Welcome to the party! Your child can help Eddy’s friends surprise him with the biggest dog birthday party EVER by counting balloons, matching numbers, tracking party hats, and earning stickers while improving memory and attention. Designed with leading cognitive scientists and educational experts! The Eddy’s Number Party!™ game pairs the latest research on how the brain learns with best practices for developing age-appropriate, educational, and engaging apps for preschool and kindergarten aged kids.


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