Tuesday, January 31, 2012

.::Review & Giveaway::. POP for Addition & Subtraction

Learning Resources sent me POP for Addition & Subtraction to review.  (I also get to give one away - so be sure to enter to WIN one!)   I was especially excited to review this game because I think it is important that children think of math as FUN.  Math is such an important part of every day living!

This cute math-fact game comes in a box that looks like a gumball machine!  There are different levels at which you can play.  The various levels makes it fun (and a great learning experience) for kids ages 4-12.  

Level 1 has you place the gumball machine (container) in the center of the playing area. The player spins to see how many gumball cards he/she should take.  For each gumball, if you solve the math fact correctly, you keep the gumball.  If you answer incorrectly, you place the gumball in a pile of "un-popped" cards.(Go through the pile later for practice.)  If you draw a "POP!" card, you have to put all your cards back in the box. You keep taking turns into all gumballs are out of the machine.  The player with the most gumballs wins! 

My daughter and I like to put our own little spin on things.  Since she is only 6, we play until one of us has 10 gumballs.  The first person with 10 gumballs is the winner.  We've also played it where whoever gets the "POP!" card gets to take their opponents gumballs!

I took this to my daughter's kindergarten class.  They do 9 minute centers, so we played it where whoever had the most gumballs at the end of 8 minutes (we need clean up time) got a REAL gumball!  It was a hit!  Sure, they start out using their fingers, but they quickly start memorizing these essential math facts from the repetition.  My daughter's class LOVES this game!  

Product Details: Includes 90 math-fact cards (1-10), 10 POP! cards, spinner and guide (printed on box). Measures 3½L x 3½W x 6H". For 2-4 players.

Would you like to win your very own POP for Addition & Subtraction Game from Learning Resources?  It's easy to enter!  Just use the form below!  If you don't win, you can buy this for only $9.99 on the Learning Resources' website.  This makes it a very affordable very fun birthday or classroom gift.  If you have a child who is struggling with math facts, I highly recommend this game!

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  1. Hi I was wondering if you let people post there Fan Page on your Facebook Wall thanks

  2. Thanks...good luck everyone!

  3. Working with my son and daughter, please let me win this!!!!! :) Thanks for the opportunity