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This is a great list of apps that can be used in middle school learning environments. With over 100 of the best iPhone, iPad and Android apps for middle school students reviewed by our moms and teachers, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect app for your kids’ needs.


MyStoryMyLife is a modern, up-to-date variation on an age-old theme: keeping a personal diary or journal. Older children, pre-teens, and teens will love the privacy and the potential for creativity through the use of not only text, but also drawing tools and photographs.

Traffic Racer – Wild Run Car Racing is a fun app that allows users to take the wheel of virtual racing car navigating freeway traffic. The user has control of the make/model of the car, its color, and a host of other options. There are also various options to customize game play. The main drawback is the extreme number of advertisements that run after nearly every click in the app.

App Info Price: Overview Three Good Things is a journaling app that prompts users to write down three positive sentences each day using notifications and messages. The goal is to build a habit of thinking in a positive manner each day to improve mental health. Features include: Simple user interface Game-like atmosphere Optional social media …

App Info Price: Overview Can you connect the dots to remove lines from the puzzle? That’s the goal of Spots Connect. This colorful dot game has players complete challenges to advance through the levels. It also has lots of surprises that pop up along the way. Features include: Complete challenges Advance through levels Use special …

App Info Price: Overview Bilingua is designed help people learn a language by conversing with others. Users are matched with conversation partners based on personal interests and the languages they want to learn. Through games and fun conversations, they begin to build their language skills. Features include: Take a personality quiz Play fun language games …

App Info Price: Overview WordStory-Word Search Puzzles & Brain Games is a series of word puzzles that begin on a 3 x 3 grid of letters. Players are challenged to connect the letters to make two words suggested by the number of letters in each word. The letter boards provided can easily make many combinations, …

Overview Your word against mine takes the traditional word game to the next level. At the basic level, it’s a simple word game. However, the app combines scrambled letters with multiplayer components to create a fun and challenging game for kids. Features include: Make words quickly Climb to the top of the leaderboard Enjoy four …

App Info Price: Overview “Kids who like animals and are building letter recognition skills will enjoy The Name Game. This unique app combines kids’ names with short rhymes related to animals. For every letter in a child’s name, the app provides a short description of an animal. Kids will enjoy seeing their name come to …

App Info Price: Overview Wordsplash! is a classic word game for kids. To play the game, kids must create as many words as possible from a series of letters before time runs out. The faster kids create words, the more points they earn. How many words will your kids make? Features include: Two modes of …

App Info Price: Overview Exercise your brain by solving unique challenges in Griddle Speed Puzzles. This brain-boosting puzzle game has kids re-arrange shapes to complete a series of puzzles. As kids play, the puzzles increase in difficulty, which means their brains get even more of a workout. Features include: Solve puzzles Think strategically Play different …

App Info Price: Overview Bunny Mindfulness is a mindful breathing and meditation app designed to help adults and children alike discover the value and relaxation of controlled breathing. The app offers several levels of difficulty, control over the number of cycles/minutes of each exercise, and even has a rewards system for completing exercises. Features include: …

App Info Price: Overview Code Adventures provides young children with the perfect system to learn foundational ideas about computer programming. Each level presents an increasingly challenging task to for the small furry character to accomplish, and children will need to exercise logic, sequencing, and creativity skills to incorporate new commands and put everything in the …

App Info Price: Overview Incredibox allows users to control a band of “beatboxers” who make a variety of sounds that can be put together to create short musical clips. Drag accessories to the characters, and they will begin to make a matching sound. Creations can be recorded and shared, and the app includes unlockable hints …

Blast! Photo Filters is a simple and easy app that will allow users to add various overlays with a space theme to their own photos or screenshots, and then send them to their friends. With 7 free filters and more available as in-app purchases, there are quite a few possibilities for photo fun.

Black Blue is a fun and unique puzzle app that challenges players to choose the best starting point for their color when tracing complex shapes so that they cover more of the shape than the opponent’s color.

Fitness Race is a fun app that may motivate even reluctant users to exercise more. Users can collect steps on their phone’s step counter by exercising or even just during everyday activities, then use them to move forward in their race and beat opponents.

Jumping Miner is a cute arcade-style app that is simple to learn and takes quite a bit of skill to master. Developers have included over 1000 levels, so there is a huge amount of content here for dedicated players.

MessagePet is a cute app that will entertain and amuse pet lovers by allowing owners to send and receive messages as their pet. Imagine putting your pet’s words, wants and wishes out for the entire world to see (or at least your connections through the app). It’s social media for pets!

Taskmenizer is a stream-lined task management app that is attractive because of its simplicity. It covers the basics of setting up, assigning, and reminding about tasks, and it can attach files to those tasks for sharing.

Fruit Heroes Tale is an entertaining and unique marriage of match-three board games and battle-based games. Players have the challenge of numerous leveled match-three boards, and success on the boards increases the player’s battle capabilities.

Divi. is a surprisingly addictive and fun app that will help students gain speed and fluency at factors, multiples, and divisibility rules to help them improve their skills with equivalent fractions, simplifying fractions, and finding common denominators.

PepeLine is a fun tile-slide puzzle that offers hundreds of individual puzzles with a range of difficulty and special effects. There are hints available (for purchase or in exchange for watching advertisements), so players don’t have to give up when they get stuck on a particular level.

DEDOC Chat is a privacy and security app that allows users to send and receive coded messages with varying degrees of complexity and privacy. It’s perfect for users who wish to send any sort of private or sensitive information over chat and want to make sure the information does not go beyond the intended recipient.

EZVid is a great free option for a host of video-editing options that will please most amateur enthusiasts. Use it to add a personal touch to video clips before you share them on social media or send them to friends.