Building Blocks Learning App

The Building Blocks app from Akshara Foundation is a FREE learning app that lets children practice math concepts learnt at school, as a set of fun games. It is designed to work on the most basic-level smart phones, ONLINE and OFFLINE. Mapped to NCF2005 guidelines, it is currently available in 4 regional languages and offers a total of 150+ intuitive math games.

Children in schools typically are exposed to math learning for less than 2 hours a week. Moreover, many of them do not have a learning environment at home. This new app provides access to math practice and learning to children from grades 1-5.

Key Highlights:
⚫ Designed to reinforce math concepts learnt at school
⚫ A gamified version of the school syllabus – mapped to NCF 2005 themes
⚫ Suitable for children from ages 6-12 (Grade 1 to Grade 5)
⚫ Available in four languages - English, Kannada, Hindi and Odiya
⚫ Is interactive and intuitive
⚫ Strictly adheres to math pedagogy, taking the child progressively through concepts
from concrete to abstract.
⚫ Is highly engaging – has simple animations, relatable characters and a colourful
⚫ All instructions are audio based, to facilitate ease of use
⚫ 6 children can play this game on a single device.
⚫ Has more than 150 interactive activities
⚫ Has a Practice Mode – to reinforce concepts learnt
⚫ And a Challenge Mode – to assess levels of learning
⚫ There are no in-app purchases, up sells or advertisements
⚫ Available FREE of cost
⚫ Works on the most basic-level smartphones, ONLINE and OFFLINE.
⚫ All the games are tested on smartphones with 1GB RAM and also on Android-based

Contents of the App include:
⚫ Number Sense - Number recognition, Number Tracing, Sequence, Counting- Forward,
backward, missing numbers, before and after number ,Place Value, Fractions - for 1, 2,
and 3 digit numbers
⚫ Comparison- Greater than, Lesser than, Equal, Ascending order, Descending order,
Number formation - for 1,2 and 3 digit numbers
⚫ Number Operations – Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division - for 1, 2, and 3
digit numbers
⚫ Measurements – Spatial relationships - far-near, narrow-wide, small-big, thin-thick
,tall- short, heavy-light
⚫ Length - measure non-standard units and with standard units - in centimetre (cm) and
metre (m)
⚫ Weight - measure with non-standard units, standard unit - in gram(g), Kilogram(kg)
⚫ Volume - Capacity - non-standard units, standard unit - millilitre (ml), litre(l)
⚫ Time
⭕ Calendar- Identify parts of the calendar - date, day, year, days of the week, month
⭕ Clock - Identify parts of the clock, Read the time, Showing time
⭕ Elapsed Time - Sequence events of the day
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What's New

Added Features and bug fixes

Practice : The app has more than 150+ interactive activities which helps students reinforce math concepts. The practice mode sessions allow the student to play the games as per the grade. The concepts are arranged as per the pedagogy and takes the student through a learning curve of higher complexity.
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Additional Information

August 2, 2018
Varies with device
Current Version
Varies with device
Requires Android
Varies with device
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Shares Location
Offered By
India Learning Partnership
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