Amazing List of Fun Math Games (Categorized) for Your School

Amazing List of Fun Math Games (Categorized) for Your School

For Middle Aged Students  

1) Sky Numbers

 For a fun game that will refine your arithmetic skills, check out SkyNumbers. In this game, you're given a target number while other numbers fall from the sky. You must combine these numbers with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division to reach the target number. If a single figure falls through the last cloud, the game is over. The speed at which the numbers fall increases with time making this game a fun challenge. 

2) Sushi Monster

It is an Scholastic’s new game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency is completely engaging and appropriately challenging. 
The game helps teacher in building students reasoning strategies for whole number additions and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. User Earns points with each correct answer motivating and an engaging app helping teachers to create math sessions that are enjoyable.

3) Mathmateer

To build a rocket ship to launch into space, kids must earn money by completing basic math challenges while recognizing patterns and shapes, telling time, and working on fractions and square roots. Thi game will help kids to learn math in a fun way.   

Achievements and appreciations:

The game has been featured in The New York Times!
Editor's Choice Award! - Children's Technology Review
Top 10 best app for elementary school kids - Appolicious

4) Mathly Hollows

The monsters are attacking! Kids must defend Mathly Hollows from the onslaught by using math skills to work towards the Master Wizard of Math title. Pet monsters and powerful friends act as rewards along the way to keep kids motivated during the game. Plus, this app addresses curriculum based on the Common Core State Standards in math.

5) Who Wants to be a Mathionaire?

Just like the show “who wants to be a millionaire” and “kon banega crorepati”, this is a quiz game where students get to answer random math questions. The questions are not too simple and also include some useful math-based trivia like “How many years are in a millennium?” and non-arithmetic based questions such as “What is the name for the longest side of a right angled triangle?” and “How many sides does a decagon have?”. The game involves the concept of winning money, and some of the questions can get quite tricky, so this one isn’t for the youngest crowd. The user also gets the lifelines option and students can enjoy this game very much. Also teachers can use this game to hold quizzes in class with random math question.  

6) One Step Equation Game

Most children don’t like algebra. But with this game they actually might start liking the mix. The player has to answer an algebra question, then they get a chance to make a basket. The best part about this game is that it supports two players, so your kids can practice against their siblings, or peers for better engagement.

7) Guess The Random Angle

Measuring angles can be a little tricky. With this game children can practice measuring angles easily. A protractor appears on the screen and ramndom angles flash over that protractor. With 4 options, player have to chose the correct one and also mention the type of angle.  

8) Addition Bubble Pop

To play the game user must have quick addition skills. A sum of 2 numbers flashes on the screen and bubbles with many options move up the screen. Tap correct bubbles to pop them before they reach the top of the screen! It helps user develop addition skills.

9) MotionMath: Zoom

Motion Math Zoom’s zoomable, stretchable number line is missing some numbers, and it’s up to your child to put the numbers back where they belong. The game uses concrete objects to represent abstract numbers: from dinosaurs in the thousands down to amoebas in the thousandths. Fun animal animations and sound effects help elementary school children master the number line.

10) Math v/s Zombie

Zombies are attacking your house and only you can stop them… with your math-powered weapons!

24 levels available for addition, subtraction, and multiplication reinforcement. The drawback can be the animated violence, this app is recommended for ages 9 and up.

11) Operation Math

This is another game in which use have to defeat Dr. Odd to earn the latest spy gear in the award-winning game that transforms math drills into a global learning adventure. From the streets of Paris to the pyramids of Egypt, Operation Math includes more than 100 timed missions that help players learn addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 

Awards & Recognition for the game:
• Parents' Choice Award Winner
• Best App for Teaching and Learning — American Association of School Librarians

The game is available for Android and iOS.  

Which ones make it to your favorite list?


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Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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