MathTango by Originator is a groundbreaking app that makes learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division truly fun for kids aged 5-10 (Grades K-5)!
Kids will learn more and learn faster with a unique, classroom-tested combination of math puzzles (incorporating modern techniques that make math easier and more intuitive) and classic “world-building” activities found in games.
Kids will progress through hundreds of math lessons as they earn monsters, complete missions, build out their own unique worlds, and discover even more fun and surprises along the way. While they’re having great fun, you’ll know they’re learning!
PRESS AND REVIEWS:
⁃ KidSAFE Certified
- Common Sense Media's Best Math Apps for Kids List
⁃ Children's Technology Review Editor's Choice
⁃ Mom's Choice Awards Gold Recipient
- National Parenting Product Awards Winner
- Creative Child Magazine Children's App of the Year Award
⁃ Apple App Store App of the Day
⁃ Over 500 addition, subtraction, multiplication and division puzzles covering more than 40 math levels, followed by review levels with more math puzzles for lesson reinforcement and advanced play.
⁃ Lesson plan wizard generates a customized, age-appropriate curriculum for every user.
⁃ Common Core based curriculum that dynamically adapts so a child advances only when they have mastered the current lesson.
⁃ Addition and subtraction lessons include 9 unique puzzle game types that cover:
• Numbers and counting
• Ordering numbers
• Counting forwards and backwards
• Number patterns
• Odd and even numbers
• Comparing numbers
• Adding single digit numbers
• Adding doubles and near doubles
• Subtracting single digit numbers
• Subtracting 10’s
• Making 10 to add to 8 and 9
• Adding double digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
• Subtracting double digit numbers (with and without regrouping)
⁃ Multiplication and division lessons include 7 different puzzle game types that cover:
• Multiplying with factors of 2 and 5
• Multiplying with factors 9
• Multiplying with factors of 0 and 1
• Multiplying with factors of 10
• Multiplying with factors of 3
• Multiplying with factors of 4
• Multiplying with factors of 6 and 7
• Multiplying with factors of 8
• Dividing by 2, 3, 4 and 5
• Dividing by 6 and 7
• Dividing by 8 and 9
• Dividing with 0 and 1
⁃ Gameplay is structured around two worlds (Island and Starbase). Each world has never-ending missions that are completed to earn unique characters and dozens of in-game items to customize the worlds.
⁃ 7-day free trial gives you unlimited access to all activities and lessons in the app before paying.
⁃ Designed and developed for children of ages 5-10+.
⁃ Learn on the go. You can fully enjoy the entire app even when the device is offline.
⁃ Multiple user profiles on each device allow the entire family to learn at their own pace.
⁃ 100% free of advertisements and offers.
⁃ MathTango is a completely original app conceived, developed, and tested by a passionate team of 5 parents at Originator.
MathTango is a subscription service that gives total access to everything available in the app. You can choose to subscribe on a monthly or annual basis.
⁃ Payment will be charged to your Apple iTunes account after the 7-day free trial.
⁃ Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.
⁃ Cancel your subscription anytime without a cancellation fee through Account Settings on your device.
This update includes minor bug fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
Need a Monster/Robot Directory please!!!
We love, love, love this app!!! My younger son uses the addition/subtraction part and my older son has now graduated to the multiplication/division. There is an excellent balance of math puzzles and missions to keep them interested and coming back for more. They also love when they get to create their own monster. Our only frustration is when the mission requires them to find a specific monster or robot to do something with because once they have 20 or 30 plus monsters and/or robots it is very frustrating and time consuming (they are only allowed a set amount of time to play) trying to track down that specific creature. It would be extremely helpful if there was some kind of directory to at least look up what that monster looks likes so you know who you are looking for instead of just randomly touching monsters to hopefully happen upon the correct one.
Could be great!
My son and I love playing the puzzles together, but we end up having to turn it off as it is so frustrating. We are now several weeks in and have an island full of monsters (earned from activities). The island is totally crowded and then the daily missions/ tasks require you to find a specific monster before you can proceed. This requires you to spend lots of time touching every monster to see their name, and the game has bugs which means you can touch different monsters but the same monster name comes up. This can literally waste hours per week and drives us crazy, as the other aspects of this game are excellent. The way they do the math puzzles is as good as I have seen on any app but to progress you have to do the ridiculous time wasting tasks. E.g Find ‘any’ monster and put him on the trampoline is fine.....but when it says “find Terence, Rafael and Kondo, to complete a different activity with each one”.....you are going to waste an hour doing that. This could be an awesome app if it didn’t waste so much time. The bugs don’t help. So frustrating.
Love this! (For a long time)
Fantastic for working on basic math skills! Earn monsters, build up a tropical island, and progressively cooler dance routines for addition and subtraction, and a planet star base for multiplication and division and basic algebra. It’s a fun way for kids to do math while they don’t realize they are being purposefully exposed to number patterns, ones, tens, multiples, differences, substitution, etc. It’s a practice app, not a teaching app. If you want a teaching app, use Endless Numbers another Originator app, or ToDo Math. We’ve had this since it was released and it’s nice to see it evolve. My kid started using this, when he was 4 or 5, and still loves it at 8. Before he could read, I used to read him the missions. (It would be nice if they were recorded for late readers.) The daily quests are a nice motivator. It’d be great to see more mini-games and rewards.
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- Originator Inc.
- 1.3 GB
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip.
- Age Rating
- 4+, Made for Ages 6–8
- © 2017 Originator Inc.
- In-App Purchases
- Monthly Subscription $7.99
- Annual Subscription $49.99
- Complete Pack $11.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.