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50 States - Best Educational Game

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Decent geography game roadblocked by ads.

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This app was so fun and unique. This is a great way for students to practice and learn their states. The app has funny sounds, and allows students to practice as much as they want. Students are able to see how fast they can put each state in the correct spot. This would be a very useful resource in a classroom when learning the states.

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While basically a knockoff of Stack the States, this decent educational geography game has an overabundance of ads, even in the paid version. 50 States - Best Educational Game may not be an original idea, but it's cute and colorful and silly. It suffers from the inability to choose a level or select which states/facts to include, and it has no instructions. Some of them are tricky -- matching two states along their border requires a strong memory or a nearby map -- but players can skip the mini-games they don't enjoy. The states are so sad (or indignant) when there's a wrong answer in the quiz that kids may be tempted to choose incorrectly just to see their response. The overwhelming drawback of this title is the constant advertising, some of which parents likely will find inappropriate for younger audiences. There's no way to completely remove it, even with the premium in-app upgrade. Also, some of the states are slightly misshapen which may cause some confusion. Massachusetts, in particular, is missing its distinctive curved region. There's a lot of promise here, but if you want ad-free educational content for your kids, you'll have to look elsewhere, even if you're willing to pay for it.

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