Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge iPhone App Review

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge app for iPhone is for Dugee fans out there. It features a diverse mix of engaging counting tasks, with automatically adjusting difficulty levels. You can download the app for $2.99 from iTunes App Store.


You will start by remembering which day of the week it is and picking what the weather looks like outside – then move swiftly on to some Early Years brain training. There are nine counting tasks to practice, each with four variations. That’s 36 different activities to keep content fresh, while three levels of difficulty ensure that little minds will stay entertained and engaged for longer. Kids can tap on the tadpoles one-by-one, counting up as you go. They can try it with bubbles, apples and ducks. You can pick which of the two groups of spiders matches the number shown on screen. The exercise can be repeated with frogs, worms or snails. There are tasks such as counting the bees as you catch them and place them back in their hive, or putting the snakes in order, from smallest to biggest. Keep trying with some socks, totem poles and test tubes and it makes you perfect.

Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge iPhone App Review

Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge iPhone app also features an exercise wherein you got to count the alligators every time they raise their heads above the water. Play and see if you can perfect your reaction times with rabbits, monkeys and mice. Kids may also test their counting skills by deciding whether there are more tulips or daisies in the field of flowers. Further, they can identify the number that shows how many ants are holding up the hotdog. You’ll also need to choose the correct number of penguins, rabbits and birds. The UI design is user friendly. Performance wise, the app is slick and responsive as well.

Final Take

Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge iPhone app is tailor-made to cover the varying abilities of the 2 to 6 year old range. The counting tasks chosen based on Early Years numeracy learning objectives. It features 36 counting screens that keep content fresh and maximise the duration of engagement (9x mechanics each with 4x variations). Most importantly, it enhances the counting skills of the player. Check it out if you got kids at home. The app requires iOS versions 7.0 or higher.

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