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Great Games, Apps, and Sites for Geometry

Whether your students are studying shapes, parallel lines, triangles, or trigonometry, this hand-picked list of geometry resources has something for you. Students will begin to learn many foundational skills as well as some of the problem-solving, spatial-reasoning, and logic skills that are used by architects, engineers, and other professionals. From picking out new furniture to buying the right amount of paint, the practical uses of measurement and space will become apparent quickly. Try a new tool and help your students' geometry knowledge take shape!

Interested in seeing how two of the best geometry apps, The Land of Venn and Dragonbox Elements, compare? Check out our EdTech Showdown.

Doodle Critter Math: Shapes Publisher: NCSOFT
Learning takes shape as cute critters teach early geometry skills
Grades Pre-K-K
Type App
Price $2.99
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
Dragon Shapes: Geometry Challenge Publisher: Lighthouse Learning
Boost critical-thinking skills with fun tangram puzzles
Grades Pre-K-3
Type App
Price Free to Try, Paid
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Pattern Shapes, by the Math Learning Center Publisher: Clarity Innovations
Virtual pattern blocks with some extra useful teaching tools
Grades Pre-K-4
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad, Chrome
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
IXL Visit Website: http://www.ixl.com/
Immediate feedback and breadth a major plus, despite emphasis on drills
Grades Pre-K-12
Type Website
Price Free to Try, Paid
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Montessori Geometry Publisher: Les Trois Elles Interactive
Clever games help kids name shapes and identify them in the real world
Grades K-2
Type App
Price $3.99
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
Tangram for Osmo Publisher: Tangible Play Inc
Fun hybrid puzzles with excellent classroom supports
Grades K-3
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 5
Geoboard, by The Math Learning Center Publisher: Clarity Innovations
Digital take on classic math tool
Grades K-5
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Chrome, Windows Phone, Apps for Windows
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
CK-12 Visit Website: http://www.ck12.org
Super STEM resource with highly accessible content
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
Khan Academy Visit Website: http://www.khanacademy.org
Missions boost learning with balance of focus, freedom to explore
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
NRICH Visit Website: http://nrich.maths.org
Untangle robust math problems for all ages; plenty of teaching support
Grades K-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense Publisher: iMagine Machine LLC
Brilliant, wacky adventure game seamlessly integrates geometry
Grades 1-4
Type App
Price $2.99
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Common Sense Rating 5
Teacher Rating 5
Doodle Fit Publisher: Gamelion Studios
Geometric puzzler makes playing with blocks fun
Grades 2-6
Type App
Price Free to Try, Paid
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 3
Mangahigh Visit Website: https://www.mangahigh.com/en-us/
Phenomenal adaptive math games with a killer teacher dashboard
Grades 2-12
Type Website
Price Free, Free to Try, Paid
Common Sense Rating 5
Teacher Rating 4
Doodle Fit 2: Around the World Publisher: NamcoBandai Games, Inc.
Souped-up sequel still challenges spatial reasoning
Grades 3-5
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
DragonBox Elements Publisher: WeWantToKnow AS
Innovative game-based approach to teaching geometry
Grades 3-8
Type App
Price $5.99
Platforms Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Crafty Cut Publisher: Amplify Education
Gorgeous 2-D and 3-D shapes game offers intellectual play at its best
Grades 5-10
Type App
Price Paid
Platforms iPad
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
Choreo Graph Publisher: New York Hall of Science
Animate with fun geometry STEAM app; learning requires teacher support
Grades 6-10
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
Volumize Publisher: New York Hall of Science
Approximate photos of real-world objects with virtual 3-D shapes
Grades 6-11
Type App
Price Free
Platforms iPad
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating Not Yet Rated
Geogebra Visit Website: http://www.geogebra.org/
Create, share, and modify math models and simulations
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Math Open Reference Visit Website: http://www.mathopenref.com
Visually plain, no-frills collection of math simulations
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
Mathalicious Visit Website: http://www.mathalicious.com/
Toughest palates can't resist appetizing look at real-world math
Grades 6-12
Type Website
Price $320 annual subscription per teacher
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Brilliant Visit Website: https://brilliant.org/
Challenge top students with adaptive math and physics problems
Grades 7-12
Type Website
Price Free
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4
Geometry Pad Publisher: Bytes Arithmetic LLC
Construct and explore geometric figures with smart digital workbook
Grades 9-12
Type App
Price Free
Platforms Android, iPad, Kindle Fire
Common Sense Rating 3
Teacher Rating 4
isosceles+ : geometry sketchpad Publisher: Base 12 Innovations
Digital tool for exploring and constructing lines, angles, shapes
Grades 9-12
Type App
Price $4.99
Platforms iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Common Sense Rating 4
Teacher Rating 4