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Math Software -- The Big Picture

SuperKids' reviewers compared three new Math Software programs this month, evaluating their content and design, as well as their kid appeal and ease of use. Which is best for your child? Click on the titles to see SuperKids' complete reviews.

  • Blue's 123 Time Activities [for ages 3 to 6] from Humongous Entertainment, provides seven pre- and early math activities, from sorting and counting to beginning addition and subtraction. A steady supply of rewards makes this program a good choice for kids who need immediate gratification as well as those who are goal oriented.

  • Reader Rabbit's Math 6-9 from The Learning Company, provides a variety of activities to strengthen young students' math skills. Best for kids who like pirates themes, and those who need arcade-like activities to keep them motivated.

  • Clue Finders Math Ages 9-12 from The Learning Company, provides age-appropriate math drills and problem solving challenges as the user hunts for clues to a mystery. Best for for an average or above-average math student who enjoys arcade-style "twitch" games.

  • Mathville VIP [for ages 11 and up] from Courseware Solutions, provides challenging math activities presented in real-life situations. Best for motivated students who seek a program that will drill and strengthen math skills learned in the classroom.

Can't find one that meet your needs? Check out other Math programs SuperKids has reviewed.


SuperKids Ratings Ratings Key
Title
Publisher
Education
Value
Kid
Appeal
Ease
of Use
Buyers Guide
(Price Survey)
Blue's 123 Time Activities
    Humongous Entertainment
4.0 4.5 4.5 PC / Mac
Reader Rabbit's Math 6-9
    The Learning Company
4.0 4.0 4.2 PC / Mac
Clue Finders Math Ages 9-12
    The Learning Company
4.0 4.0 4.0 PC / Mac
Mathville VIP
    Courseware Solutions
5.0 4.0 4.5 PC / Mac
Reviews of Other Math Programs


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