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.


Help kids build number recognition and logic skills in a fun and creative way.

Kids rule the school in this educational addition to the Toca Life series.
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NextGen Maths is a specialized app that will provide supplemental review of basic arithmetic concepts and limited practice questions and problems. It is especially well-suited for visual learners with strong ...

Introduce kids to cursive writing through three different activities, and reinforce phonics and spelling skills at the same time.

Help the farmer capture his wild and rambunctious farm animals in this challenging and fun problem solving app. 20 levels and lots of fun, this app is perfect for the ...

Maths Rock lets kids rock out while practicing their basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.
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Astro Nora: Addition & Subtraction Maths for 4-7 Year Olds is a fun and simple app that provides practice on addition and subtraction from basic combinations through problems with three ...
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Box Drop Math Addition Game provides addition facts in order of increasing difficulty and encourages players to build speed at basic addition combinations. A simple but fun arcade game challenges ...

Race against another player to be the first to dress Fredo and Dressa while unscrambling words or answering basic math problems at the same time.

Solve dot and box puzzles to build your spatial and visual memory skills in this app designed by an occupational therapist.

DNA Play is an incredibly fun and entertaining app that gives children fun environment to learn a bit about how DNA and genes work. Fabulous images, sound effects and offers ...
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Monkey Party Learn Algebra makes an entertaining and valuable introduction to basic early algebra concepts, including balancing equations, combining like terms, using negative numbers, multiplying with fractions, and introducing the ...

Learn how to relax and find some daily peace with a large collection of topical meditations.

Crazy Times Tables is one of the most perfect multiplication fact practice apps available. It offers repetition and choice of facts made enjoyable by creative and visually interesting special effects.

Kids create silly monsters by themselves or collaboratively in this highly creative and fun app.
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The Everything Machine offers a great combination of programming practice, logic skills, and sequencing as well as a healthy dose of creativity by giving users tools to access the Apple ...

Space Taxi is a fun, free play gaming app that takes players into outer space as they help transport passengers to their spaceships while trying to avoid the obstacles that ...

Sparky’s Brain Busters is a fun game that will entertain middle elementary students while they review concepts from fire safety and Common Core literature, math, science and social studies.

Head on a jungle safari and learn about jungle animals through fun activities and stories.
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MathLab for Grade 2 is a fun math practice app that will give lots of mixed practice to students on vital skills, many of which are not commonly seen in ...

How to Make Electricity is an app that allows children to experiment with and learn various forms of electricity in a free play environment. Perfect for the little scientist in ...

Thanks to the advances in technology educators and parents have more options available to them to make learning history fun. Apps can be a great tool to present material in ...
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Sticker Story-the Storybook Creativity Kit for Kids is a fun and creative way to nurture self-expression and story-telling in children from preschool through middle elementary grades.
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Little Big Car Factory: Spelling Game is an outstanding example of a fun and flexible app that adults can customize with the exact words students need to study or learn ...

It's time for a dance party with Crayola DJ where kids put their DJ skills to the test as they mix tracks and sound effects to create sweet beats.

This is my Food is a fantastic educational app that teaches children all they need to know about nutrition and eating healthy. Educational, engaging, and perfect for home or the ...

Travel back in time and get an overview of the major time periods and events in world history with History for Kids, an animated eBook narrated by kids for kids.

Top Educational Apps for Back to School   We’ve scoured the App Store to find the top educational apps for kids. It wasn’t easy to narrow it down to just ...
special needs apps

Sometimes finding apps that meet your student’s learning challenges can be nearly as difficult as school, but these app developers have really come through for students, parents and teachers.  This ...

Makesto takes story creation to a whole new level with the freedom for children to craft, illustrate, narrate and produce their very own stories. Fun for children of all ages!
4th grade apps

There are so many great educational apps in the App Store for elementary school-aged children, we couldn’t narrow it down to our top 5 reviewed and recommended apps for 4th ...
3rd grade apps

Finding just the right apps for your elementary-age child can be time consuming. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 3rd grade can make finding the right app for ...

Unique motivational app allows parents to assign kids tasks and reward them for positive behaviors.
2nd grade apps

Our reviewed and recommended apps for 2nd grade include a wide variety of apps such as logic puzzles, apps for creativity and self-expression, building language skills and math.
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Robot School gives kids a chance to rescue a stranded robot while learning basic computer programming skills and developing a better understanding of how computers work. Along the way, they ...

Cato’s Hike is an entertaining and engaging app that will teach players concepts about creating computer programs. It encourages problem-solving, logic, attention to details, and many more vital skills that ...
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Social Stories Creator and Library for Preschool, Autism and Special Needs is a great tool for designing your own social stories for learners of any age group, ability level, or ...
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MARTi is an innovative and outstanding tool that will improve quality of life for individuals struggling with learning problems, dementia, cognitive challenges, autism, traumatic brain injury and many other conditions ...

Heroki is a fabulous video game-like app with gorgeous visuals, lots of challenging levels, and an adventurous story weaved throughout that children will love.

NetKids Digital Entertainment Network lets kids experience unlimited content from many of their favorite characters - for a small monthly fee.