The games listed below are our English/Indigenous language bilingual games, listed by grade. You will also see on which devices each game can be played.
Making Camp Lakota
Math: Multiplication and Division
History: Lakota (Sioux), Plains Indians, Native American
Learn how the Lakota lived. Experience the Lakota language. Improve math skills. In Making Camp Lakota, players practice multiplication and division skills. They’ll also be introduced to Lakota history and culture. Earn points by solving math problems and answering social studies questions in the village-building simulation game as you earn items to customize your tipi. Making Camp: Lakota is the FIRST fully English/Lakota bilingual, cross-curricular math video game. Made with the Thunder Valley Community Development Corp.
📌Choose from “Numbers” to work on your math skills or “Life” to learn about traditional Lakota life on the plains.
📌 Choose from hands-on math activities where problems are randomly generated, so you can play them again and again.
📌It can be played in English, Lakota or flipping between the two. Language of instruction is controlled by the player on every screen within the game, including text, audio and video content, by using the language button at the top left corner of the game.
📌 Learn and earn by watching videos on math and social studies.
📌 Customize your own virtual world, building and filling up your tipi with 20 different interactive items.
📌Our app features interactive activities to familiarize kids with standardized assessments.
📌All math items are aligned to state and national standards. Meets Common Core.
Whether you are a Lakota speaker, a Lakota language learner or hearing Lakota for the very first time, Making Camp Lakota has something for you!
Making Camp Navajo
Math: Ratio and Proportion
In Making Camp Navajo, players practice ratio and proportion as it relates to everything from making blue corn mush to planting corn to rug weaving. They’ll also be introduced to Navajo history. Customize your virtual hogan, a traditional dwelling, by earning money solving math problems and exploring social studies in this village-building simulation game.
📌 Choose from several hands-on activities where problems are randomly generated, so you can play them again and again.
📌 Agriculture is a key part of Diné livelihood. Learn how this pastoral, semi-nomadic tribe herded sheep and used them as a valuable resource in the arid climate of the Southwest. Students will also learn what crops the Diné people planted.
📌 Learn math, history and culture through the lens of Rose Nez, a Diné middle school student who keeps a photo album of her relatives.
📌 All ratios and proportions modules are aligned to Common Core State Standards for 7th and 8th grade, including state and national math standards.
📌 Design your own rug using the rug designer and learn about some historical rug designs.
🧶Customize a virtual hogan–a traditional Diné home–by earning points solving math problems, learn Diné history, and explore rug weaving in this cross-curricular, standards- aligned math game.
Play the beta version of Making Camp Navajo, AVAILABLE NOW! Stay tuned for the bilingual version!