Osmo: Fun And Interactive Learning System Review
Have you heard of Osmo ? Keep reading to learn all about this system, games, and join in on a fun GIVEAWAY.
Osmo actively engages kids in the learning process and makes learning fun and interesting. How does it do that? It takes what the kids are learning on the screen and brings it to real life. It does this by using real life objects to interact with the digital world shown on their iPad or fire tablet. Osmo games are the perfect way to incorporate healthy screen time into my daughters day, that we both love and can agree on. She has so much fun playing these games she doesn't even realize she's learning! It's a win win for us all.
There are specific games that focus on different subjects such as math, puzzles, coding, drawing, and spelling. This system has been perfect as an additional learning resource for my school age daughter. Best part, Osmo games provide different levels of difficulty that grow with your child as they learn and improve on their skills.
I will go ahead and share my personal review of each game we own. I hope this will help you better understand how the system and these games work as well as help you decide what game you should add to your collection or start your Osmo adventure with.
What You Need To Start:
In order to play any of these games you do need an Osmo base that comes with a reflector. This is what allows an image to bounce from your game pieces or drawings onto the camera. The Osmo app then processes and reflects it into the game. This is what makes it interactive and allows kids to be in charge of what happens on the screen. Osmo is compatible with most iPads or fire tablets and does require your device to be connected to the internet.
Compatible iPads: iPad 2, iPad (3rd Generation), iPad (4th Generation), iPad (5th Generation), iPad (6th Generation), iPad (7th Generation), iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 5, iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 3, and the 9.7-inch and 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Osmo is currently NOT compatible with the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The minimum iOS version needed is iOS 9.
Compatible Fire Tablets: 7th Generation Fire 7, 7th Generation Fire HD 8, 7th Generation Fire HD10, 8th Generation Fire HD 8, 9th Generation Fire 7, 9th Generation Fire HD 10
Coding Adventures with Aubie! With this game Alexia has gotten to learn coding fundamentals, work on her problem solving skills, and go on an amazing Adventure. Your kiddo will get to put coding blocks together to create a custom code that then allows the character Aubie to move along his adventure collecting fruit, firewood, and jumping over obsticles. He does all this based on the coding command your kiddo builds. This game comes with 19 coding blocks. Take a look at my kiddo playing the game on the video I added below. We both love this game and it's a perfect way to introduce kids to coding.
Age recommendation 5-12
With this coding game your kiddos will also learn coding fundamentals by making music. Kiddos get to put together coding commands to compose their own sounds and beats. This game is perfect for kiddos who love music! Your kiddo can arrange the Osmo coding blocks into different patterns to change the beats. They can save what they create and even email them to share their new musical creation with friends and family. This game comes with 23 Osmo coding blocks. I have added a video down below to give you a visual. This game is so fun and musical! Watch the video and you will be able to see just how much my daughter loves this game.
Age recommendation: 6-12
Let your kiddo run their own pizza shop! They get to quickly cook pizza for customers but more importantly they get to practice calculating change using money tiles as well as learning how to Invest profits to upgrade their shop. Super cool right?! Kiddos can practice addition, subtraction and their fraction skills. Best part is it automatically adjust to your kiddos ability so their math skills grow with them. My daughter loves playing this game! She loves the idea of working with customer and creating pizza! I love it because it helps her work and improve her money counting skills. See for yourself how this game works in the video below.
Age recommendation 6-12
Super Studio Disney Frozen 2:
If you have a Disney Frozen fan at home like I do, I highly recommend the Super Studio Frozen 2 game. Alexia loves using her imagination and making Olaf come to life along with the rest of the frozen gang. She becomes the artist with step by step instructions. Your kiddo will get to animate their very own Disney show while learning fundamental drawing techniques. This game comes with a super marker, super sweeper and a super sketchpad with over 30 pages. Your kiddo will get to draw with the super marker on the sketchpad and see their creations come to life on the screen. We love this game because it encourages creativity and her love for art.
Age recommendation 5-11
Have your kiddo be a detective and explore the world from the comfort of your home. This game comes with 8 maps, map holder and a magnifying glass. This game allows your kiddo to discover the world by learning about famous cities, their landmarks, history and culture. In order to solve the mystery they need to focus, work on their observation skills, and pay attention to detail. The level of difficulty is determined by your kiddos age which the games asks in the beginning. Just like all the other Osmo games, this game grows with your kiddo as their skills improve. What I love about this game? I love that it helps my daughter learn about geography, history, and culture. During the game it gives you fun facts about the country you are solving the mystery in and I found that so amazing. I myself even learned a few things while watching my daughter play.
Age recommendation 5+
This game comes with physical tiles that have dots and digits. Your kiddos can work on their subtraction, addition and multiplication based on the mode. As they complete levels and get more comfortable they move on to the next level all at their own pace without feeling pressured. They can practice their subtraction by removing tiles, addition by adding tiles and multiplications by connecting tiles together. They do this all while having fun collection beautiful fish as rewards. We are always looking for ways to make math fun so this is a fun and easy way to do so.
Age recommendation 6-12
Osmo has generously offered to GIVEAWAY
1 Osmo base
1 Detective Agency game
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We love Osmo and have yet to come across a game my daughter doesn't enjoy. Osmo games are fun, educational, and they are constantly looking for ways to improve kids learning experience. To learn more about some of the other games we don’t own yet but are definitely planning to add to our collection follow this link Osmo Games. Osmo has 13+ games to help with different subjects that are interactive and keep kids interested in learning. If you have any questions please feel free to leave me a comment down below.
Ready to learn more about Osmo or get your very own? Follow this link Osmo. It’s mom and Alexia approved.
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