Building Blocks 1-8 by Akshara

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About this game

The Building Blocks app from Akshara Foundation is a FREE Math learning app that lets children practice math concepts learnt at school, as a set of fun math games. It is designed to work on the most basic-level smartphones, ONLINE. Mapped to NCF2023, it is currently available in 9 languages and offers a total of 400+ intuitive free math games.
Most school children receive less than 2 hours of math instruction weekly, and many lack a supportive home learning environment. This app offers math practice and learning for grades 1-8.
This Mathematics learning app is intuitive, interactive and helps child reinforce the concept learnt at school.
Key Features
•Designed to reinforce math concepts learnt at school
•A gamified version of the school syllabus–mapped to NCF 2023 & NCERT themes
•Suitable for children from ages 6-13 (Grade 1-8)
•Available in 9 languages-English, Kannada, Hindi, Odiya, Tamil, Marathi (Grade 1-8). And Gujrati, Urdu & Telugu (Grade 1-5)
•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 design
•All instructions are audio based, to facilitate ease of use
•6 Children can play this game on a single device
•Has more than 400+ interactive activities
•Includes a Practice Math Mode for concept reinforcement and a Math Challenge Mode (grades 1-5) for assessing learning levels
•There are no in-app purchases, upsells or advertisements
•Works on the most basic-level smartphones (internet is necessary)
•All the games are tested on smartphones with 1GB RAM and also on Android-based Tablets
•Has a progress card for parents to track child’s learning progress
Contents of the App include:
Grade 1-5:
1.Number Sense-Number recognition for kids, Number Tracing, Sequence, learn math
2.Counting-Forward, backward, find missing numbers, before and after number, Place Value, Fractions-for 1-3digit numbers
3.Comparison-Greater than, Lesser than, Equal, Ascending order, Descending order,
4.Number formation-for 1-3digit numbers
5.Number Operations–Addition & Subtraction games, Multiplication games, Division games
6.Learn Measurements–Spatial relationships - far-near, narrow-wide, small-big, thin-thick, tall- short, heavy-light
7.Length-measure non-standard units and with standard units - in centimetre (cm) and metre (m)
8.Weight-measure with non-standard units, standard unit - in gram(g), Kilogram(kg)
9.Volume-Capacity - non-standard units, standard unit - millilitre (ml), litre(l)
10.Calendar-Identify parts of the calendar - date, day, year, week, month
11.Clock-Identify parts of the clock, Read the time, Showing time
12.Elapsed Time-Sequence events of the day
13.Shapes-2D and 3D- Shapes, Reflection, Rotation, Symmetry, Area, Perimeter, Circle – radius, diameter
Grade 6-8:
1.Number System:
•Even and Odd numbers, Prime & composite numbers, Factors and Multiples
•Subtraction and Addition all types of fractions – proper and improper
•Fraction on a number line
•Introduction to Cuisenaire rods, Addition & Subtraction of fractions
•Multiplication & Division of all types of fractions – proper and improper
•Introduction to positive & negative integers, Addition of integers with like signs
•Addition of decimals, Multiplication & Division of decimal number with whole number, overlap method, comparison method, Division of whole number to fraction, Fraction division by whole numbers
•Understanding of Ratio, understanding of proportion,
•Finding value of the variable using Balance
•Addition & Subtraction of the algebraic expressions
•Simplification of Algebraic expressions
•Solving Equations
•Multiplication and Division of algebraic expression
•Factorisation of equations
•Angles and properties
•Volume, Perimeter and Area for a given regular shape
•Construction of a circle
•Symmetry & mirror image
The free Building Blocks app is by Akshara Foundation which is a NGO in India.
Updated on
Feb 13, 2024

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