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Stack the Countries™
Gaining knowledge about countries around the world has never been so much fun!
Publisher: Freecloud Design, Inc.

Why we love this app

The gaming format of this app is engaging and tons of fun for kids as they learn about countries and continents around the world. Much like the related game, "Stack the States," this will definitely be a favorite with your students. This app is most relevant to the lower grades of middle school, but it can easily be used by upper elementary-aged children as well.

What it teaches and how it works

There are several key concepts related to countries and continents that are taught and reinforced in this game. The main concepts are capitals, landmarks, continents, major cities, border countries, languages, flags, and country shapes. The number of concepts covered in the activities can be adjusted in the settings, so users can select the topics that will be included in the game. There are more than 1,000 unique questions, flash cards for each country, and interactive maps of the continents. There are hi-res photos of famous landmarks throughout the game. As students answer questions correctly, they progress through the game. Their progress is tracked through personalized maps, and up to six student profiles can be saved. There are three games included in this app: • Stack the Countries - Build piles of countries by answering correct questions, and have the stack reach the line to finish the level. • Map It - Match countries with locations on a map, and try to fill up the continent. • Pile Up - As countries pile up, identify them and tap them quickly before they reach the top. This app has the capability of being played in one of three languages: English, French, and Spanish.

Why your kid won't be able to put it down

This is a game that kids will love! The educational content and learning are embedded in a very successful gaming structure that make this fun for everyone who plays.

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