Do I need to buy the app to play the games at home?
No. Our subscription to Maths and Spelling Shed include unlimited access to our online game at no additional cost, which functions on all current desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile devices. Many schools and parents do choose to buy the app also but there is no requirement to do so you can access everything via our website with the school login information.
The app makes it is easier for the children to access at home without searching on a web browser. With the app you are able to play whilst offline and scores are updated once the device is connected to the internet again.
The app also enables students who do not have a subscription at their school to still play the web games.
How to play the game
Game play is simple and intuitive. Choose your age phase or custom list. Choose the level of difficulty. Your 10 spellings will appear and be read to you. In easy mode, press 'Go' and then choose the letters from the list in the correct order. Press ...
How to start a Hive Game
1. Click on 'Hive games' from the menu on the EdShed homepage and then click '+ Create Hive'. 2. Choose the word list you would like to use and click 'Play'. 3. Choose a difficulty for the game (extreme shows the whole keyboard) 4. Choose how many ...
How to make lists in the app.
1. Tap the “More Lists” button on the main menu screen. 2. Tap the “+” icon in the blue bar at the top of the popup. 3. Tap “Create New List”. The other options allow you to import a list from a QR code. 4. Type a name for your list and click 'Add'. ...
How to set up a parent account
1. Go to https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/register go to 'log in' and select 'create account'. 2. Fill out the fields, your username must be unique within the whole of EdShed. You will then have to verify your email address. 3. Once your email is ...
What are Challenges?
Challenges are similar to Custom Leagues but they are open to children to create and invite their friends to set up and play games with. Unlike Hive games, you can edit the amount of time you have to play the games, pupils don't all have to play at ...