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.
  • Scouts 123 Carnival - is filled with mini-games about counting, number identification, the alphabet, music, and more
  • TallyTots - Whether they're serving up a seven-layer sandwich or finding 14 colorful cupcakes, your child will have fun with numbers in this awesome learning game.
  • Counting Caterpillar - This caterpillar is hungry! Catch aphids in the correct number sequence to feed the caterpillar and fill its belly. Earn butterflies while progressing through multiple levels, and visit them in the butterfly gallery.

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