Jumpstart is an educational game that I have reviewed before, and my daughter, Gigi (aged 7) loves it!
Here’s some information from Math Blaster
I love how easy it is for a child to navigate Jumpstart or MathBlaster. Giana much prefers JumpStart than Math Blaster, but she will play with both.
Here’s some information from Math Blaster
There are many places to explore once you launch the math game, most of which function similarly to arcade games. Blasters can build their math skills by visiting the Academy and the Job Board, and there are other fun games in the Space Port , as well. In our newest area, the Monster Mutt Rescue Dome, Blasters can adopt and raise their very own alien pet! Should you be interested, you can even take your pet along with you on your iOS mobile device with our latest app, Monster Mutt Rescue! It is completely free in the iTunes App Store and allows your kid to take their pet along with them wherever they go and to continue the learning and responsibilities that come along with raising a pet, alien or otherwise.
Another helpful resource to look at is the Game Guide. Here you can learn more about the amazing Math Blaster games and the curriculum taught in each area
Some of the Key Features of Math Blaster are:
- Solve math problems while saving the world in this educational software program
- Combines exciting, fast-action game play with state-standard math content
- Builds confidence, speed, and accuracy in basic math skills
- Covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
- 8 levels; Parent/player-selected difficulty level; automatic progress reports
Math Blaster is a fast-action, futuristic adventure that adds up to total math success. From addition and subtraction to multiplication and division, children will build confidence, speed and accuracy in basic math skills that will stay with them long after their mission is complete. For over 20 years millions of parents, teachers and kids have trusted Math Blaster as an award-winning, educational resource with proven results. By combining exciting, fast-action game play and state-standard math content, you can count on Math Blaster for success.
- How do your kids interact with the game?
My child is an old-pro at this game, considering she's played it before! But, I know even if she hadn't it would be a breeze for her! The game is challenging enough without being too hard, easy enough- without being too easy! My daughter was very excited to get another gift membership! Thanks JumpStart & MathBlaster!
- What is their favorite game or quest?
She likes training and raising their very own Monster mutt!
- What is your take on kids using technology to learn?
I think it is a necessity of today's times. Children need to have strong supervision at younger ages. Technology is used more nowadays in the classroom than it was when I was my daughters age I think kids become a little too reliant (and adults, such as me, are very guilty of this too!) on technology as our sole source of entertainment so I really think there's a fine line you have to walk, between too much, too little and just enough to really get the perfect balance.
- Do you like the parent content, such as the Math Blaster Blog?
Yes, I feel like these resources do come in handy, for when you are struggling to explain in kid-speak certain things, or having struggles with a certain topic, these can be become extremely useful indeed!
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Disclosure: I was provided with a membership good for Math Blaster and JumpStart at no cost by Knowledge Adventure in order to test the products’ abilities and give my own personal opinions on it. The opinions I have given are mine and may differ from others but were not influenced by the company or the free product provided. Some of this information was provided to me by MathBlaster.