Number Blitz – Key stage 1 Maths is a Windows 10 math app for kids which will teach them basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication. This is a paid app but presently it is available for free in the app store. Go ahead and download it before the time runs out. The app is available for free up till 1st October 2017.
This Windows 10 math app for kids can be downloaded from the Windows 10 store or from the link given at the end of this article. When you start this app you will come across an interface like the one given in the screenshot below.
Click the start button on this screen and you will get a screen where you can choose which sought of a math operation you want to perform addition, subtraction, and multiplication. This can also be seen in the screenshot below.
As you can see you can choose addition up to 10 , or up to 20, similarly with subtraction. In multiplication you have options to multiple by 10, 5, and 2. When you click and select a operation say addition, you will get a question window like the one shown in the screenshot below.
The timer is running at the top of the window in a green bar, and you have to answer the question before the timer runs out. Below the timer you are shown the question where you have to add two number and find out its answer. There are multiple choice answers given below, out of which you have to choose the right one. There are a total of 10 questions in this round.
If the addition or subtraction is looking a bit difficult and you need more time then you can pause the game and a helper screen will come up as shown in the screenshot above. The numbers will be represented as dots on this screen and you can easily count them now. Once you are sure of your answer, you can press the play button and continue with the game again.
Features of this Windows 10 math app for kids:
- Math activities for kids.
- Basic mental math.
- Addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
- Each exercise has about 10 questions.
- Choose answers from multiple choice.
- Helper screen comes when game is paused.
Number Blitz is a nice basic math app for kids to learn and test their number skills. Ideal for kids in grade one or two to brush up their math skills. The interface of the app is pretty easy to navigate. If the number you are operating on is difficult then you can pause the game and a helper screen will come up. This helper screen will help you in counting by the help of dots. Each stage has 10 questions and a timer to answer each question. Also, keep in mind that this app is only available for free for another few days that is till 1st October 2017, after that it will become paid app. So take advantage of this app to learn basic math before the opportunity goes away.
Check out Number Blitz for Windows 10 here.