Fun, Video Game-Style App Helps Kids Hone Arithmetic Skills

 Odd Squad: Blob Chase 

Plan, problem-solve to build paths, capture blobs in fun leveled game 

Pros: Kid-friendly, kid-safe, fun gameplay and interface.

Cons: The connection to practicing arithmetic skills is a bit weak.

Bottom Line: Fun -- addictive, even -- games are great for problem-solving and planning, and have some subtle embedded math themes. 

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