"In Intro to United States you get to learn about the 50 states. Learning geography is necessary to become a good citizen of the world." - Geeks with Juniors
Learn the names, shapes, location, and animals of each state through puzzles, challenges, and tracing exercises with this educational app for iPhone and iPad.
Based on the proven methodology of Montessori.
YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN:
• To identify all 50 states in the United States
• To discern the shapes of the states through a tracing activity
• To recognize an animal from each state
• The development of spatial relationships
• Individual position in relationship to other states
• Fine motor skills and vocabulary
Intro to United States, from the creators of Intro to Math and Intro to Letters, includes the following activities in a universal app specially designed for the iPad and iPhone 6 and 6+:
• NAMES OF THE STATES
In a series of challenging activities, we learn the names of the states, finding their location on the map.
• SHAPES, NAMES, AND PLACES
Using the puzzle map, we work to develop name recognition, spatial relationship, and geographical location.
• FULL MAP CHALLENGE
Put your knowledge to the test, with a full scale, interactive puzzle map of the United States.
Tapping through the various animals of each state, we come to identify their unique characteristics with stunning illustrations by Alyssa Nassner.
• MATCHING ANIMALS TO THEIR STATES
In a series of engaging activities, we match the animals to their associated states, through this matching exercise.
• SHAPES OF THE STATES
Through an engaging, interactive tracing exercise, we focus on the shapes of the states.
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Updated for iPhone X.
Ratings and Reviews
Definitely taught me the states, but a few improvements needed.
This app was a great way to learn the fifty American states, but a few things could be changed to make the experience better. If anyone has the few dollars to spare and an interest in memorizing the states, this is a good app to consider downloading. I know it's a newly released app and has some things to work out, which is why I'm leaving this review. First of all, I don't know why the age range is so specific and so low. This app can really be used by anyone with the passion to learn the states. Some of the content I feel like was added just to add more content (the native animals to each state, which really wasn't necessary). The different levels were a nice way to cover over all 50 states at the right pace, which is something I really enjoyed and knew was a nice touch. Maybe some award (for the kids)-- or really just a blank map quiz over all states would be good to have after all content has been completed. I like this app and will be keeping it. It did teach me the fifty states very easily, but more improvements and additional content can and should be added. I recommend the app!
Didn't work on iPhone 6
Tried using this and it did not work correctly.
Can’t move the states
The app responds poorly to touch and is very frustrating for children. You can’t “move a state” if the state won’t move.
- Higher Ground Education Inc
- 70.9 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Higher Ground Education Inc
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.