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Tiny Polka Dot is the playful way for children ages 3 – 8 and up to fall in love with numbers. With eye-catching, colorful cards and 16 easy-to-learn games, Tiny Polka Dot is built to grow with your child, teaching critical skills in counting, arithmetic, and logic along the way.
I love that the game plays well with even the youngest of children, but some of the included game types scale up to match skills available to slightly older players. I also love that the game includes a brief guide for grownups on how to help kids enjoy and learn as they play. Tiny Polka Dot makes this list for its fun factor, not [just] because of its educational elements.
Tiny Polka Dot is absolutely fantastic. It gives J a structure that he enjoys exploring, and when he tires of the Match 7 game, we will move on to Match 8, Match 9, or any of the dozens of games and iterations we can create from these cards.
These cards are going to be part of our playtime for years to come.
Then, in a moment out of a sitcom, [my daughter] cheered and cried, “Yay! I can do tough things!” Then gave me a hug.
This… doesn’t happen often in my math classroom..