The only games based on the brain science of how kids learn to read.

“Games help children practice more, lower their anxiety—and they're fun!”

Kaya Henderson
Former Chancellor,
DC Public Schools

“I was able to play-test Kangaroo Cravings with over 30 students, and they absolutely loved it!”

Candace Spencer
Elementary School Teacher,
DC Public Schools

“My daughter never sits still, but she’ll sit and play Kangaroo Cravings because it’s so engaging and fun.”

Geeta Upadhyay
Mom & PhD Biologist/Professor

“This game is really,
really fun and silly.”

Zaire F.
3rd Grader from Maryland

“I wish I could eat the game because it all looks so yummy!”

Issac B.
2nd Grader from Washington, DC

Born of necessity,
with a dash of creativity.

Kangaroo Cravings is the brainchild of a mom and her bright, curious kid, who was struggling to stay on track with reading goals, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kids will have such a great time they won’t even know they’re learning to read!

Learn-to-read games based on science.

Clever Noodle crafts reading games that are both effective and engaging. We’re on a mission to unlock every child’s potential and redefine literacy education through the power of play.

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A powerful tool for children, parents and educators to help learners of all abilities become confident readers!


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