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The Math Wizard series will help your child learn every trick in the spell book to become a math wizard!
Last fall, Osmo released a new game series as part of their math games called Math Wizard! There are currently two games in the series: Math Wizard and the Secrets of the Dragons (read my blog post review here) and Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop. We were previously gifted Secrets of the Dragons, this time we were given the opportunity to check out the Magical Workshop!
What is Osmo Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop?
The Osmo Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop is part of the new Math Wizards series that is geared towards kids ages 6-8 years old. It builds math confidence in addition and subtraction skills through hands on, self paced learning.
What is included in Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop?
The Osmo Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop includes four games for children to practice their addition and subtraction skills. The games are: (1) Potions, (2) Dragon Drop, (3) The Chronicles of Wyverndell, and (4) Wyverndell Express.
Each game is hands on, interactive, and helps children:
- Build, practice, and grow subtraction and addition skills,
- Enhance problem solving skills,
- Develop cognitive skills, and
- Boost their imagination.
The provided game pieces include: 1 Mixing Mat, 2 Sticker Sheets, 1 Spell Book, 6 Counting Rods (these serve as a 10 block), 28 Counting Cubes (these serve as ones blocks).
What is (1) Potions, (2) Dragon Drop, (3) The Chronicles of Wyverdell, and (4) Wyverndell Express?
Mumbles the Cat Wizard has left his nephew, Jumbles, in charge of the potions lab. Unfortunately, the villagers have encountered some problems and came to Jumbles for help. Some grew too big, some grew too small, some are too cold / hot, etc. Jumbles needs your child’s help to whip up the potions that will help the villagers return to normal. Children utilize their addition and subtraction skills and the provided mixing mat, sticker sheets, spell book, and counting rods and cubes to mix the appropriate potions for the villagers.
Children embark on a magical adventure with their dragons! Dragons fly up and down through the air with balloons, jet packs, rockets, and more while children use addition and subtraction skills to help their dragons earn keys, which can be used to earn fun prizes. They encounter some obstacles along the way including clouds, dynamite, and bridges for some added problem solving! Children use the provided counting rods and cubes.
The Chronicles of Wyverndell:
Sam the tiger likes to mix potions. Some days are really fun and others are… well… very destructive. Children join Sam and his friends on a magical flight adventure of adding and subtracting to rebuild the castle!
Children operate their very own courier service while working on math word problems! They collect gold along the way that can be used to dress up their dragons.
Do you recommend Math Wizard and the Magical Workshop?
This wizards game is super ‘spell’ar! I love all the fun addition and subtraction games because they keep my child’s attention and interest. Just like every other Osmo game that we have tried, children don’t even realize they are learning while they play and it’s also totally hand on! As an added bonus, these games will also grow with my child. These games are self paced so even the most advanced math wizards will be challenged!
As for my little math wizards thoughts:
“I loved it! My favorite was making potions. The other games were really fun too.”– My 6 year old ‘mathemagician’
As you can see, she highly recommends this game too!
Check out all the other Osmo games we’ve recommended too!
- Creative Starter Kit
- Coding Starter Kit
- Genius Starter Kit + Family Game Night
- Math Wizards Secrets of the Dragon
- Super Studio Mickey Mouse and Friends Drawing Game