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Run, jump and spell to safety. Meerkat Spell get kids excited about spelling with fun games, cute characters, and systematically organized spelling lists following the Basal Spelling method.
- 8 mini-games
- 4 playable characters
- 6 original songs
- unlimited free multiplayer
- 2,600+ words with professionally recorded MP3's
- 300+ word lists (with 8 years worth of spelling material**)
Kids play through the game, unlocking new levels and characters, by spelling words to jump over obstacles and sprint away from little boys and girls chasing their animal character across beaches, farms, deserts and even caves.
Studies show that English spelling is best learned with the Basal Method, which is the progressive study of carefully designed words lists beginning in elementary school and ending in the 8th grade*. Meerkat Spell provides the the appropriate word patterns for student to learn up to the middle school level, with more than 300 word lists containing a total of 2,600 words.
With multiplayer support you can race against players from all over the world (communication between players is not allowed) or join up with classmates nearby for in-class races to see who is number one. While the game itself has some restrictions for free users, we are letting everyone play unlimited multiplayer for free. Join in now and see how you stack up.
RevSquared is a teacher run company on a mission to bring back the spark of fun into learning. Our apps are kid tested and safe for all ages.
*From Classroom Spelling Instruction: History, Research and Practice by Bob Schlagal available at http://www.appstate.edu/~koppenhaverd/rcoe/5710/read/spelling/schlagal02.pdf
** 319 word lists at a rate of one list per week for the 40 weeks a school year is approximately eight years worth of spelling lists
What's New in Version 1.1
*Meerkat Mindy is now unlocked from level 1!
*Various Bug Fixes
Okay but could use improvement
Good range of spelling words and level of words.
It would be worth purchasing if a parent had the option to input specific spelling words required by the school each week.
The mini games are exactly the same as meerkat math and I have a kid who likes math better than spelling. Different mini games would make this a more attractive app. However, if u have a kid who loves spelling more than math, then it would be a worthwhile purchase in lieu of the math meerkat.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: Jan 14, 2014
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 105 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
- Seller: RevSquared LLC
- © revSquared llc
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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