Best Math Games for 6th Grade

It's happening: Your kid is in middle school! Aside from all the changes and transitions that sixth grade often involves, it also means learning new math skills. As concepts get more abstract and teachers expect kids to know their basic facts, kids often benefit from extra practice and support. From engaging games to more instructional sites, this list has a sample of the great media kids can use. If they're looking for more, check out our math and STEM-related lists, too!

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Khan Academy

age 5+

Excellent tutorials on math, humanities, and more, for free.

URL: https://www.khanacademy.org (2013)
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Hands-on Equations 1

age 8+

Learning method "balances" fun with basic algebra concepts.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2018)
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Mathspace

age 11+

Step-by-step solutions help kids master math, for a price.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2017)
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Buzzmath

age 11+

Glitzy, core-aligned math lessons grab kids' attention.

URL: https://www.buzzmath.com/ (2013)
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Virtual Nerd

age 11+

Detailed math videos and practice -- from simple to complex.

URL: https://www.virtualnerd.com/ (2012)
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Kahoot! Algebra 2 by DragonBox

age 12+

Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2021)
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Fourte

age 12+

Simple, tough math puzzler is fun, heavy on ads.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android (2017)
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Math Central

age 12+

Impressive depth and range will wow adults and kids alike.

URL: http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/ (2013)