Sushi Monster

App Review

Summary

Sushi Monster was created by the Scholastic team for children to practice mental math with addition and multiplication. This app is free for iPad and iPhone users. However, there are some in app purchases in order to get a more advanced game. In this game, there are sushi plates with numbers on them that equal certain sums and products. The gamer must decide which numbers work together to create the sum or product for the sushi monster in the middle. The students are timed while they make these mental math decisions. The math concepts that are included in this game include addition, multiplication, problem solving, and mental math.
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Pros

- reverse thinking

- practice with different ways of solving problems

- mental math

- FUN and FREE

Cons

- slightly limited

- music can be distracting

- in app buys

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