We have often written about what we think is the best English and Phonics mobile application out there is, and even though we make games for mobiles and classrooms we still put this game and activity at the top of these lists. That is Teach your Monster to Read. Well it appears they have taken a step into another core skill and produced teach your monster number skills.
JANUARY 20202 UPDATE: Teach your monster number Skills is FREE at the moment on the App Stores, ( always free on PC) so if you are a teacher you can now get it on your tablets in school for free! Although never 100% sure, they do offer these free for a week or so a couple of times a year.
It is a natural progression to include numeracy as well as literacy considering both the popularity and the effectiveness of their Teach your Monster to read games and applications, that they look at other areas of education and children’s development, starting with math. Lets take a look at the key features of teach yoru monster number skills below.
Gameplay of Teach your Monster Number Skills
We have the first few minutes of gameplay below for you to checkout to get an idea. If you are a parent of teacher you can speed it up to save you time. We will go through setting up the game for groups, further gameplay in later videos.
Teach Your Monster Number Skills Key Features.
Similar to Teach your Monster to read these have loads of students friendly features which can include:
- Progress can be monitored by parents and teachers
- Gives and certificate to motivate children
- Fun and engaging gameplay
- Progressive tasks, starts easy and progresses at a realistic pace for young learners
- Variety of number games to play ( we like the snowball yeti game)
- Over 40 levels to ensure longevity.
- Ability to change monsters appearance
- FREE to play on PC, and often free app is offered.
Why Teach Your Monster Number Skills is Useful
Just like the other two Teach your monster resources that Usborne has made, there is considerable thought been put into its creation. As a teacher so often games like these are too quick to progress and number skills like reading skills take both time and practice to lead,
That’s why these guys do best. They progress at a students friendly pace, and perhaps equally importantly they do so in a way that engages children’s and students so they want to play more. In fact with most of their games i have to stop the children playing, not encourage them to do so!
This will be the same with Teach Your Monster Number skills. It follows a similar theme to the others, and that is a tried and tested way to keep children learning or as we describe it using gamification for good!
We have played the first park in Teach your Monster Number skills and enjoyed it and include a couple of videos of the game play to give you an idea on the YouTube site.
We will go through it in more details soon.
Where to find Teach your Monster Number Skills
This game is free to play on PC just like the other two reading and phonics games they manage. (you can find more information on these here and below. However for the numbers skills Teach Monster game we have included the links to the website, and the two App Stores below.
UPDATE Teach your monster number Skills is FREE at the moment on the App Stores, ( always free on PC) so if you are a teacher you can now get it on your tablets in school for free! Although never 100% sure, they do offer these free for a week or so a couple of times a year.
Although Maths is certainly not our speciality we know something good when we see it. Teach your monster skills is certainly something good!
With it being free to play own it can also be used in classrooms on white boards, or in computer rooms with whole classes as well. Offering a great way to practice and introduce these skills to larger groups.
The price is reasonable at all times, and when they offer it for free a couple of times a year it shows they are in this to help children and students, and not just for the money! Just like us but much more successfully!