Futaba Classroom Games for Kids 4+

INKids Education LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 3.5 • 2 Ratings
    • $6.99

iPad Screenshots


Turn your iPad into a small Smart table with for up to four players at once.

* Featured on Wired.com "apps that best meet the needs of children”
* Winner of the Children's Technology Review “Editor’s Choice Award"
* Recommended by TCEA Texas Computer Education
* Tennessee Board of Regents iPad App of the Month
* Named one of Teacher with Apps "12 Best Children’s Educational iPad Apps"
* "A powerful concept for the iPad" - Teachers with Apps
* Top 10 Multiplayer Games for Kids - Smart Apps for Kids
* Featured Multiple Times as an Apple "New & Noteworthy App"

Are you a teacher looking to promote good fun academic competition in your classroom? Take a tour of Futaba CG: http://www.inkids.com.au/futaba

Futaba Classroom Games is the only multi-player game of its kind on the iTunes App Store!  

Up to 4 students can cooperatively learn using just one iPad.  Each child takes a seat around the iPad and taps in to start. The game begins as images and questions spin into the playing area. The first player to answer correctly scores a point. Win 3 rounds and earn a Futaba (a small ‘seedling’).

Futaba also includes a single player practice mode - a great way to study at home or in the classroom (see our screenshots below).

NEW - Futaba Cloud Service - it's now easier than ever to create and share games with other iPads in your classroom.


Containing a number of teacher recommended learning sets,  Futaba is designed to give your children an engaging review by supporting curriculum standards.  These include lower-case and upper-case Alphabet Matching, Dolch Sight Words for 1st through 3rd grades, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Telling the Time, Currency, Countries and Flags, Shapes, Animals, Foods and more. 

As an immensely beneficial classroom learning tool for children 4-10 Futaba is ideal for supporting class room activities of all types.   Create reviews, introduce learning topics for the first time in a fun way or even have students create their own learning sets to solidify a review. 


Futaba is a versatile application and one of a kind in the app store.  Parents, teachers and even students themselves can add their own content to Futaba by using either the built in camera, the camera roll by copying images to iTunes.

Teachers can also create a FREE Futaba Cloud Account, which allows you to easily share your games from iPad to many using a simple class code.

INKids Education will be updating this app constantly with new learning sets, and you can always CREATE your own games.... (send a list of words in a particular curriculum or any other requests and we'll do our best to have our artist draw them up and add them to the next update).

If you have any questions, or would like to let us know about how you are using Futaba in your school please email futaba@inkids.com.au


If you’re an educational institution looking for iOS apps, please visit http://www.apple.com/itunes/education/faq/ for more information.

INKids GUARANTEE: We take pride in the loyalty and trust of our customers who purchase an INKids product, if you're not 100% satisfied with your purchase, please email us right away.

What’s New

Version 2.7

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

1) App has been optimized for iOS 9.
2) New multiplication and division content.
3) Option to turn off all background sounds.
4) Various other bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Editors’ Notes

Embracing children's love of competition, INKids’ friendly app will have them racing to answer multiple-choice questions on animals, math, shapes, and dozens of other topics. Designed for kids ages 4 through 10, it lets up to four students play at once on the same iPad—making it a delightful classroom activity for groups or individuals. Teachers can set up custom games with specific subjects and even create their own questions to reinforce their current lesson plan.

They love it! ,


My favorite times in the classroom are when the kids are playing a game to learn or practice a skill. In these times, I am not the linchpin keeping them engaged, the game is! This game has afforded us many of such moments! One thing that makes this game great is that the teacher can customize it with our own content. I'd give it 5 stars but, I haven't been able to find/access the thousands of game sets I'm sure other teachers have made.

Futaba Fan ,

Love it!

I was looking for an alternative to a smart table. I needed something that did not take up as much space or have such a hefty price tag. My needs were answered when I discovered the Futaba App! I am a preschool teacher and I was not sure my 4-year olds would be able to utilize the preset games especially at the beginning of the school year. First, I was thrilled to discover how easy it is to create my own games with pictures or text. Seriously, I created three games to reinforce letters, numbers, and even classmate names in less than 20 minutes! Second, I was pleasantly surprised that I could turn questions on and off in the preset games to adjust to what my students were currently learning. I tell every teacher I see about the beauty and flexibility of this app. For those teaching higher grades, games exist for math facts, sight words, states, presidents, etc. This is the perfect app for some friendly competition in your classroom!

App Privacy

The developer, INKids Education LLC, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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