Times tables can be boring and troublesome to learn but what child doesn’t love playing on an Ipad? These times tables games apps for Ipads (some are also available for other devices) add a whole new element of fun to learning times tables by helping children through repetition, fast recall and recognition of number patterns.
This beautifully designed free times tables game for the Ipad allows children to practice by answering a specific times table or a mixture. At the end of the game, they will be awarded a prize monster according to how quick they were and whether they got any penalties.
Children can play this game to learn both times tables and number bonds. The timed game can be turned on or off according to the child and the questions are asked in three different formats to ensure that they have a solid understanding. This app costs just 79p to download and allows for unlimited players to be added.
Children have to complete the grid by filling in the answers in the squares. The game can be played in 4 different modes addition, subtraction, multiplication and all together. This free game app is great for children that learn best by seeing the number patterns for themselves.
This times table game app helps children to develop confidence in their times tables with times tables options up to 19. Although the app is free there is a charge for some of the times tables. Children can collect rewards and see how they rank on the leaderboard.
This game features 7 detailed worlds with 21 levels each. Children have to use their maths super powers in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to save themselves from the zombies. The report card feature can be used by parents to monitor progress and identify areas of weakness. This app costs $4.99 to download but the fact that it has over a million users worldwide shows just how popular it is.
This free times table app has won awards and been featured in the New York times. It focuses on building rockets and flying them to the stars. Maths questions include different levels of difficulty with questions ranging from odd and even numbers to square roots.
This crazy 3D racing game will help children to master their addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, percentages and much more, giving them a speed boost for every maths problem that you solve. This app features arcade style racing fun
Squeebles is a very popular times table game app where children help Whizz to rescue Squeebles from the maths monster. The game is highly interactive with rewards including the chance to turn on a mini game. The app costs £2.99 but includes unlimited number of registrations which allow for customisation of question displays for each child.
The Early Birds Times Table Training App challenges children to help Ernie find the eggs that his brothers and sisters are in using multiples of whatever times table is chosen. Children can earn egglets by beating their target times.
This fun and face paced app is suitable for children aged 5-11 and allows them to compete against each other at a level that is appropriate for them. It allows practice in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with children earning rewards. The app costs £1.49 but allows for multiple children to be registered.
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