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10 free apps to build logic skills

By Stephen Noonoo, Editor, @stephenoonoo
April 24th, 2015

Fun apps to improve logic, spacial reasoning, and concentration skills

puzzle-appThese days, logic games aren’t all crosswords and pairs matching, especially not on mobile devices. Dozens of challenging and engaging puzzles, games, and brain teasers are available, and a surprising number are freeeither fully or via trial versions.

The website APPitic.com, an app resource site with more than 6,000 apps in more than 300 subcategories, offers a number of apps pertaining to logic and gaming. Here, we’ve gathered a handful of those apps, and you can access more on the APPitic site.

[Editor’s note: eSchool News has selected these apps—originally curated by Apple Distinguished Educators via APPitic—that may help you meet your instructional needs.]

1. NumberOne Brain
Game that challenges players to find a given number in a different color as quickly as they can, with time bonuses and loses for correct/incorrect answers. According to the developers, the number/color contrast stimulates both sides of the brain.

2. Tangram XL
Simple version of the popular Tangram puzzles designed with kids in mind. It is designed to avoid unnecessary decoration to keep kids’ attention on geometric concepts.

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