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Curious Ruler

By Debbie Gorrell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Interactive measuring is briefly fun but needs more depth.

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CURIOUS RULER is an interesting way to expose kids to early measurement skills. Kids will like taking photographs of objects, and the visual comparison of two lengths is a great way to build visual-spatial skills. However, there's not a lot of depth to the learning experience. Without actual units displayed, kids will not be able to apply what they learn to other situations. And, without the ability to save measurements or to assess what they've learned, kids likely will not remember much of the experience.

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