Fill sushi orders by solving math problems with Fetch! Lunch Rush
While some augmented reality programs aim to give you a new face or show you what your living room would look like with a new TV, PBS Kids has a decidedly more educational plan. The company has just released a brand new iOS app titled Fetch! Lunch Rush which uses the camera on the iPhone and iPad 2 to give simple math lessons an entertaining and futuristic twist.
To play the game, kids or their parents must first print out a set of 10 cards from the PBS Kids website. When starting the app, a character named Ruff will help guide the player through the setup process. After selecting the number of players, as well as nicknames for each one, it's time to play. The object of the game is to fill sushi orders for some very demanding customers. Kids will need to solve a series of simple math problems in order to satisfy each request. This is done by pointing the device's camera at the correct number card, then touching the 3D food items that appear on the screen.
It's a clever and unique way to get kids excited about learning, and the colorful characters and wealth of humor serve it well. The best part is that the app is absolutely free. If you have youngsters eager to try it out, you can head to the app store on your iPad 2 or iPhone and search for "PBS Kids," or simply follow this link directly to the product page. Enjoy!
This article originally appeared on Tecca
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