Cool, enjoyable and Educational Math Apps for Kids

Learning math does not have to be a difficult process. With the growing status of iPads in classrooms today, teachers have a number of educational tools to make math fun and friendlier. Here are some of the top math apps available today.

Math Monkey Game

Dubbed a learning Angry Birds, this app will also teach kids about math while gunfire flying cupcakes. Kids will have to answer math problems as they go through different levels which include jungles, oceans and outer space. An instinctive app for kids and will assure parents who want their kids to do more than play Angry Birds. Available for $2.99 at the Apple App Store.

Math Drills

Math Drills Lite is one of the best essential math apps for kids. There are problems with lost operation signs, basic algebra problems and multiplication tables. This app teaches math in a selection of ways. This Math app is available for free but there is a full version that costs $1.99 that will track the user's progress and more customization options than the free edition.


For more advanced students this free Sudoku app will sharpen kids' puzzle solving skills. There are 40 puzzles and four special skill levels to make it a very good count to any iPhone or iPad. The game figures are stored to help students struggle against each other. The best thing is that it is totally free.

Teaching through iPad Technology

Math Help : At Dansville High School, the iPad is making calculus problems a little more accessible. It records students' work and voice as they work the problems out loud.

"You can just say what you were thinking out loud, so it is easy to go back and know accurately what you were doing," said Donny Duperow, a senior taking AP Calculus solver.

And if they need to do homework there is an app for do that.

"I will do the math problem on an app on my iPad and email it to them so they can really go online and watch the video and get direct help that way," said teacher Amber Cross, who uses her personal iPad at home to react to homework questions and in the classroom.

Now, every teacher in the Dansville School region will have an iPad credit to a blended learning grant made available through the Michigan Department of Education .

"For every single content area, for every single level, there are apps that will be for music, for art, for all.

The ipads come with teaching to help teachers maximize them as educational tools. "To be able to add that technology into the classroom is really stimulating," she said.

"In this day and age kids are just delimited with their technology, their phones and computers, and using the iPad is going to be a really good way for us to detain their attention and get that engagement."