It’s not a secret that many parents feel math anxiety themselves so math time with their kids feels like an exam rather than bonding time. I tried to sum up several tips that I wish someone had told me with my first child.

Was there something you particularly disliked in…


Three dragons with different mathematical symbols

Myth 1: Mathematics is an innate talent — you either have it, or you don’t

Nonsense! This is a dangerous thought and can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. If a child doesn’t believe that they can understand math, they likely won’t succeed in it.

Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology at Stanford…


When I need to describe what our project is focused on, I am very often at a dead end.

Should I tell this is a math game? Usually, I say that our app helps kids to develop spatial and logical skills, algorithmic thinking, and numeracy. …


When people think of math, the first thing they associate with it is numbers.

And that is understandable. Every day, we use numbers to do so much: to pay for purchases, tell time or evaluate how much longer we still have to drive to reach our destination. …


When you roll a dice, what is the number? It took you less than a second to differentiate the number, didn’t it? This perceptive function is called subitizing. …


Snowy Fuji mountain, winter Sakura and bright berries: it’s Japanese Monkey game! Like our other learning games in Japanese Monkey, nearly all objects are animated, movable and interactive. Drag and drop branches with the various number of juicy berries to fill the holes in the table and feed the hungry…


When creating our learning games we go through tons of research on math education. And though lots of studies are done in this area many results still didn’t find their way to teachers and parents. We wanted to share several amazing facts that can surprise you.

— Math skills are…


Here it comes, the scariest and craziest day of the year when all ghosts and witches come out from their invisible hideouts to roam among people. Do you remember the terrifying creatures from your childhood? I was terrified of the monsters that live under beds. They were supposed to bite…


You see that your kid is stuck with some math problem, but you don’t know how to help and whether to help at all. We’ve all been here, am I right?

So, we made a quick cheat sheet.


When starting this day I was pretty determined to write a post on geometrical shapes, however, a morning incident made me change the topic completely. I will elaborate on it later and now let’s talk about Recognizing patterns.

Let’s take a standard task on patterns.

Here is a number of rectangles. Choose the last one so that to preserve pattern:

I am pretty sure 100%…

Funexpected math

We build math games for kids. Our apps motivate kids to analyse, experiment, play, wonder, and set their own questions. This is true education as we know it.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store