3rd Grade Apps

Need a recommendation for the best apps third graders can get their hands on? Look no further because we’ve spent countless hours exploring our inner child to bring you our list of favorite third grade apps. This is an important time for your child’s development, so we’ve included everything from reading apps and tough puzzles to math apps that will help with understanding addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.

OutdoorAppsForKids

From ebooks to apps that include hands-on activities we have gathered a variety of reviewed and recommended apps that encourage kids to get out outside to explore and learn about ...
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Science activities, videos, and simulations encourage kids to explore the lakes and other bodies of water around them.
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Attributes by Math Doodles is an entertaining way to sharpen a host of higher-order thinking skills that will not only support the development of understanding of math concepts, but will ...
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Inventioneers opens the door to creative and inventive play by challenging users to solve problems. Users can position objects and tiny helpers called Inventioneers to accomplish each goal while learning ...
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Plum's Photo Hunt is the perfect app for the nature lover and little explorer in your home. With a variety of photo missions and a field journal to add notes, ...
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Say Word is a perfect tool for students in middle to upper elementary on up to use for practice with difficult homophones and easily-confused words. Most will find the vocabulary ...
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Join Pete & Mike on their adventure to help and save the townspeople from an angry dragon sleeping in a nearby mountain. With lots of adventure, interactive illustrations, and clues ...
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Head to the Wild West and practice spelling sight words as you search for gold and explore Mystery Word Town.
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Explore the United States through its animals, landmarks, and geography with this exciting virtual atlas for kids.
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Imagistory offers a healthy dose of creative thinking and storytelling opportunities to children by encouraging pretending. With two free wordless picture ebooks and four more available for purchase, children will ...
operamaker

Opera Maker is a fun, creative app that allows children to enjoy a few favorite operas and create their very own. Great for the creative child who loves creating their ...
roadtrip

Summer is here and that means it’s time for family road trips! We have put together a list of apps that will help keep kids engaged and entertained on long ...
napoleon

Discover the bones of the skeletal system in this simple, but fun kids app with a punny name.
apps by age

Find the best apps for your kids by searching our recommendations filtered by age group. A quick and easy way to find the apps that are perfect no matter your ...
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ShapeKit is an entertaining and creative way to learn about shapes. It allows several levels of creativity, will encourage young users to explore, and offers an opportunity to save and ...
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Lucky, a squirrel, and a series of educational games will entertain kids, but may be a bit challenging at times.
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Motion Math: Cupcake!QualityEducationValueChild FriendyEntertainmentSummaryMotion Math: Cupcake! is an awesome educational app that plays like a game to teach children math concepts including word problems, economics, multiplication, and fractions as they ...
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Learning to time is a skill that every child needs to learn. These reviewed and recommended apps teach kids this valuable skill in a fun, educational way. Did we miss ...
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Monster Heart Medic is a highly engaging and educational app that teaches children about the cardiovascular system with tips on staying healthy. This video game-like environment is so interactive and ...
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Dickens' classic tale gets an Earth Day twist as kids learn about the importance of recycling and taking care of the earth.
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Earth Day is a good time for us to remember the need to be good stewards of the Earth. Children are never too young to learn how important it is ...
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Arrange the gears and pull the screen to the next level in this increasingly challenging, but fun science-based game for kids.
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Mini-U: OverColor is a creative puzzle app that challenges children to replicate animal images made with overlapping geometric shapes. Fun, challenging, and easy to use.
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Theasaurus is an easy to use educational app that teaches children a variety of words and their synonyms in a challenging word match game.
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Treasure Hunt By Photos is a unique app that will challenge children as they follow the clues to their treasure.
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Kids learn physics while rolling a host of characters through a maze of brand-new challenges in the latest Thinkrolls app.
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Traditional games get an Easter-themed makeover to provide kids with a challenging, fun, and safe activity for the holiday.
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MiniChess by Kasparov is an excellent app that will not only help young children learn to play chess, but that will also provide a wide array of practice on prerequisite ...
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JFK Challenge is a wonderful and well-designed app that may spark a life-long love of history in children. It also is a great source of information about two very important ...
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Migalolo: The Ocean Musical is a fabulous educational experience that includes wonderful music, a fun storyline, and lots of information about the ocean and it's inhabitants.
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A Parcel of Courage is a cute storybook app with lots of extra educational activities that will keep children entertained for hours.
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David Wiesner’s Spot is an outstanding app that taps some of the iPad’s unique capabilities to create an engaging experience in five strange new worlds that are exciting for all ...
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Put your geometry skills to the test as you fight off invaders to save The Land of Venn in this tower defense game.
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Winky Think Logic Puzzles is an outstanding app that will provide hours of productive play value to children from preschool age on up. Everyone will benefit from exercising their logic, ...
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Telling Time with The Smurfs is an incredible app that teaches children how to tell time using a wide variety of activities and games. Safe, fun, and highly educational!
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The Sight Word Adventure is a thorough and comprehensive practice system for some of the most important early-reading words that every child must master to gain fluency.
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My Little Pony: Hearts & Hooves Day is a cute storybook app perfect for Valentine's Day that teaches children about friendship and honesty.
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Lipa Knight Valentine's is a cute puzzle app with a fairytale theme that will challenge players to put their problem solving skills to work.
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Reviewed and recommended, these apps are a fun way for kids to learn about our American presidents anytime of year.
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Star Walk Kids-Explore Space and Planets is a wonderful adventure into the science and culture of the nighttime sky. It will encourage interest in astronomy and also allow families to ...