Learning shapes is an important part of childhood development. In fact, it’s one of the most important milestones a toddler can meet. It’s important to take the time to focus on this goal and make sure your child learns simple shapes as quickly and as easily as possible. Luckily, there are a number of games on the market to help make this goal an achievable one.
Mathlingo provides interactive early learning of basic shapes for toddlers. Through the use of endearing and friendly animated ocean creatures, this app captivates toddlers as they learn. Mathlingo gives toddlers a head start on shape recognition, matching skills, and puzzle geometry. In addition, this app offers educational entertainment beyond teaching shapes. Toddlers can also learn basic math concepts like counting, addition, and subtraction. Designed using Appy Pie, Mathlingo is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile. For a nominal fee, Mathlingo Premium offers additional activities, puzzles, mini-games, and educational content.
RelationShapes is an app that is available on both iOS and Android platforms and is designed to develop creative problem-solving and visual-spatial reasoning via open-ended play. This app consists of 2 interrelated areas of play and replay. Match It allows toddlers to explore and discover by manipulating abstract and figurative shape combinations to make a match. Picture It provides creativity and delight as toddlers personalize their shape pictures with accessories and backgrounds. RelationShapes is free from in-app adverts and purchases.
Cyberchase Shape Quest
Cyberchase Shape Quest is a free app from the PBS network in America related to one of their animated series. The PBS series follows a group of children who help “Mother Board” protect cyberspace from “The Hacker”. Cyberchase Shape Quest focuses on the understanding of basic shapes and angles and consists of 3 games. Each game covers a different area of shape and angle and is suitable for a range of abilities. The games begin at an easy level and progress to more challenging concepts and skills.
Tap Shapes is a quick reaction game, utilizing constantly moving shapes. The app has 2 different game modes: Normal and Time Attack.
KIZ Wood Shapes
Remember learning shapes the old-fashioned way with wooden blocks? KIZ Wood Shapes is the closest app to this traditional approach to teaching simple shapes to toddlers. KIZ Wood Shapes is a colorful and simple app for shape recognition that allows toddlers to drag shapes into the corresponding holes. Apps are a quick and fun alternative to traditional learning. The appeal of apps to little modern minds is undeniable. They are perfect for the classroom, anywhere, or anytime!