Kids Tell Time was featured as one of the 5 parent and kid-friendly apps to help get you ready for school on Global News.
“With digital, everybody sees the numbers are there,” said Cory Herscu, tech expert.
“When it comes to analog, learning the arms……that’s what the app is designed for; to help kids at a young age learn and be comfortable with telling the time in digital and analog.”
Between the grades of Junior Kindergarten and Grade Four, learning to tell time on an analog clock is a standard part of the math curriculum. Available for an Educational Institute discount, Kids Tell Time is a learning app that can be used both at home, and in the classroom. Offering the capability to learn to tell time, in minutes and hours, on both analog and digital clock faces, Kids Tell Time has multiple playing modes to challenge children with various levels of difficulty. Kids Tell Time is a “kid friendly” app, with verbal instructions given for each playing mode. The narrator guides along the way if the child makes a mistake, by gently advising that the correct answer was not provided and encouraging a second and third try, if needed. With a rewards system in place for all playing modes, children are positively reinforced to continue learning.
Learn to Tell Time: The time shows both an analog and digital clock, with the narrator announcing the time shown. Starting at the current time, the child can move the digital clock and/or analog clock arms, and the new time is announced. Both clock faces sync to match.
Set the Analog Clock: The digital clock shows a specific time and the child is asked to move the hands on the analog clock to match the digital clock. Upon setting the correct time, a gold star is rewarded.
Set the Digital Clock: By reading the analog clock, the child is asked to select the corresponding time on the digital clock. Upon setting the correct time, a gold star is rewarded.
Match the Clocks: Four sets of clock faces on digital and analog clocks are displayed in two columns. The child is asked to match the clocks showing the same time. As each set of clocks are matched, they are removed from the screen eliminating them as choices. Upon matching all four clocks, a gold star is rewarded.
Choose the Analog Clock: A set of four, colorful, analog clocks are displayed on the screen with one digital clock in the center. The child is asked to tap the analog clock that matches the time displayed on the digital clock. If the wrong analog clock is chosen, it will be removed from the screen. Upon choosing the correct clocks, a gold star is awarded.
Choose the Digital Clock: A set of four digital clocks are displayed on the screen with one analog clock in the center. The child is asked to tap the digital clock that matches the time displayed on the analog clock. If the wrong digital clock is chosen, it will be removed from the screen. Upon choosing the correct clocks, a gold star is awarded.
Kids Tell Time is available in English, French, or Spanish, Kids Tell Time is available exclusively in the App Store.