If you’re looking for a fun and engaging EYFS-appropriate app then Match The Shape may be exactly what you’re looking for. It can be used as a reward in class or to help children who struggle to identify differences between objects.
What the Children Do
Children are given a line of characters (birds in the free version) which sit neatly across the bottom of the screen. A second line of characters will begin to descend downwards and children must rearrange their line to match the descending line.
This can help children to recognize patterns and distinguish between different objects. It also encourages critical thinking because the children have a set time limit which forces them to think and make a decision quickly.
How It Works
As the line of characters descends down the screen, children have to touch a
Why It’s Good
It’s extremely easy to use and can be very engaging for children because the characters are quite appealing. It’s also cheap (the birds are free) but you will get a lot of use out of it.
Bird is Free
£ 0.79 Per Character