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A screenshot from the Early Math with Gracie & Friends Photo Friends app shows the photos of two preschool girls as the faces of chef characters in the app who are seen cooking broccoli at stoves. Early Math cloud image

In Photo Friends, two children (or a child and adult) see their pictures in funny places with Gracie and her friends! Enjoy the giggles of looking like bunnies or flying through outer space in a rocket while making sure that all friends get fair shares. This game provides a fun way for children to equipartition. Equipartitioning is dividing a collection of objects into equal groups or a continuous whole into equal parts. It is an important skill that helps build children's understanding of fractions, ratios, division, multiplication, number sense, and number composition.

One preschool girl takes a photo of another preschool girl that will be used as the face of characters in the Early Math with Gracie & Friends Photo Friends app.

Photo Friends is part of the four-game equipartitioning suite from Early Math with Gracie & Friends, a first-of-its-kind mobile app brand based in early learning sciences, rigorously researched and developed specifically for preschool classroom use. A randomized control trial demonstrated significant learning gains in children who used the Early Math with Gracie & Friends apps.

Early Math with Gracie & Friends is not just apps! Our research shows the importance of engaging learners in hands-on, non-digital play in the classroom and at home. In fact, for every Gracie & Friends app, we have created and researched around five hands-on activities! Find the entire curriculum in the digital Teacher's Guide and explore activities for home in the Family Fun guide.

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