Heather says, “…on occasion I find myself wanting to drill a specific concept or reinforce a skill, and turning to technology to help me out. I grab my iPad, scan my list of recommended apps, type a search term into the App Store, and hope for the best. And while I’m usually disappointed and revert to my tried-and-true methods (sorry, but a deck of cards and a couple of real live people trump time with a computer for educational value just about any day), sometimes I’m pleasantly surprised with the electronic offerings that the world of screens has brought into […]
Jenny says, “I have long heard and been interested in Tiggly Words. I love that it is such a hands on approach with the iPad. When Timberdoodle sent me these, my kids were all over it and are their go to every single day when they get to use the iPad. At first, I thought the game would be a better fit for my 3 year old daughter, but my 6 year old son loves them just as much. ” Read the rest of her review at Growing Up Creative.
Shannon says, “We had searched every inch of the Timberdoodle catalog and website and I have to tell you, there are a few things that stood out to the kids. One of those things was Tiggly Words. Shocking, right?! An iPad game, of course they were interested. More importantly, it would reinforce the very concepts we would be working on anyways; learning to read. Having activities the kids can do independently for our screen days is a huge lifesaver for me. Having a quiet activity they can bring with somewhere is a blessing for us all. After all, school on […]
Ki says, “Tiggly Words is a fantastic learning app that combines media and manipulatives in order to learn. Tiggly Words includes a set of 5 silicone vowels that work with 4 different free apps that help to teach vowel sounds, phonemes, and create words. Needless to say, Mr. B is hooked!” Read the rest of her review at The Learning Momma.
Jennifer says, “At age six, my Abby falls squarely in the middle of the recommended age range for this [Tiggly Words] program. Since reading has been a little more of a challenge to her than math, I was interested to see if she liked Tiggly’s spelling and reading apps as much as she enjoys the counting and arithmetic apps with which she is already familiar.” Find out what she thought at the Flanders Family Website.
“Tiggly Words is physical manipulatives to be used in conjunction with apps. The goal is to make things the process of learning to read more fun! The colorful letters are vowels. My boys thought it was really fun, and they worked together to go through the apps.” Read the rest of the review at This Messy Season.
Jennifer says, “When she saw the contents of our last shipment from Timberdoodle, my youngest daughter (who turned six in April) could hardly wait to give Tiggly Math a try.” Find out what they thought at The Flanders Family Website.
Read MaryAnne’s thoughts about Tiggly Math and Tiggly Words by following the links to Mama Smiles.