“Kids Numbers and Colors”, an Android learning game for children
“Kids Numbers and Colors” is a free game for Android developed by Funedge, suitable for kids that want to learn how to write numbers and how to count in Indonesian (or English if Indonesian is their main language). Now, since not all kids really want to learn (I know I didn’t when I was little), this game is practically for those parents that are searching for fun apps to help them in teaching their children. As a parent myself I probably tried 10-times more kids’ apps than my kid, as I’m sure is the case with others too.
Kids Numbers and Colors is designed for kids, thus its interface is colorful and full of fun images. It’s intentionally designed this way to engage kids in the learning process by mixing fun with teaching. It has two types of play modes:
- Draw digits. This is the main type of learning game. A digit (from 0 to 10) is displayed on the screen and the kid playing this has to connect the dots (by tapping and moving the finger) following the visual guidance. The digits are big thus it’s easy enough to tap and connect the dots. By default each dot is red except the starting point dot – after starting connecting the dots, they become green if it’s in the correct direction. This way you can easily follow the direction intended.
- Color-fill letters. The second part of the game is that where a digit is displayed as a spelled word (i.e. “four”) at the top, right below it being shown the translated word into Indonesian. Using one of the available color pens, the player can tap on a letter and have it filled with the chosen color. Once it gets colored entirely, the game ends and displays an achievement.
The game has a fun soundtrack too, plus audio interaction with the player. For instance everytime an achievement is reached a cheering sound plays, when the digit is completed by following the dots you can hear it too and in the color-fill option whenever your kid will click on the colors the name of the color will be pronounced too. The multilingual part of the game is currently only available as an English to Indonesian translation, but for sure in the future other languages will be added. You can see a video presentation for “Kids Numbers and Colors” below: