Early Learning Apps

Apps are now a part of kids’ daily lives so we decided to create a list of apps that will help introduce some learning into this daily routine. These highly rated apps for Early Childhood Education are definitely favorites amongst the Best Apps team. We consider these our not-to-miss apps for early learning.

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Moms and teachers have voted. Here’s our list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. Perfect for keeping children mentally active these apps compliment all that hard work in the ...
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Help young kids learn to count while interacting with silly animations and playing fun counting games.
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Painting Gallery offers coloring book pictures, varied backgrounds, and blank canvas for young artists to make their own using 30 colors and 100 stickers. Young children can save their work ...
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Train Your Hand is a great early learning app that provides players with practice at tracing various lines and shapes to prep them for writing. Great for young children and ...
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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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Mochu Pop is an interesting app designed to help young children retain and build their ability to learn sounds in other languages. Its fun, balloon-popping format will intrigue toddlers and ...
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My Alphabet: Underwater ABC for KidsEducationQualityEntertainmentValueChild FriendlySummaryMy Alphabet: Underwater ABC for Kids is a great early learning app that teaches children to learn, recognize, and write the alphabet. Perfect for ...
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Wonder Bunny Math Race: 1st Grade Kids Advanced Learning App for Numbers, Addition and SubtractionQualityEducationEntertainmentValueChild FriendlinessSummaryWonder Bunny Math Race: 1st Grade Kids Advanced Learning App for Numbers, Addition and Subtraction ...
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Ready Set Stack! is a great early learning app that encourages children to practice their hand-eye coordination as they learn new vocabulary words and colors. Easy to use, fun, and ...
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MathLab for Grade 1 is a simple app that will help preschoolers through first graders learn age-appropriate foundational math skills while having fun. The app is fast-paced and unpredictable, and ...

Twist and Count-Pinball Math is a simple yet entertaining way to introduce young children or challenged math students to basic addition. The game features high-action animations, colorful graphics, and delightful ...
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Tap and Learn ABC is a useful app that makes a great introduction to letters, keywords, and beginning sounds for young children or special needs students.
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Ruby and her grandmother head to the kitchen to bake while Max joins in with his usual antics in this fun baking app.
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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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Create fingerprint animals and feed a hungry hedgehog letters to make words in a fun multi-touch early learning app.
abcguru

ABC Gurus is a simple, yet fun app that will keep young children thoroughly entertained again and again as they hear the letter names, sounds and key words the entire ...
tinyfarm

Head on down to the farm and explore what life is like with a fun seek & find app designed for younger kids.
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Pacca Alpaca-Australia is a great educational app that teaches children their shapes, colors, and counting in a fun, vibrant environment.
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Montessori Preschool App is a fabulous educational tool for children that will teach them a wide variety of words and concepts in fun learning environment.
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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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Bring the world to Family Game Night and get your youngest children involved in the game too as they race around the board.
EliExplorer

Eli Explorer is a highly interactive free play app that teaches little ones new vocabulary words and phrases in a fun, exploratory environment.
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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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Highlights: All About is a wonderful digital addition to the Highlights family. Just like in the magazine, the app provides a wide array of activities that encourage thinking skills, practice ...
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Up To 100 is an outstanding app that will help young children and those with special needs to master basic concepts about numbers, including ones and tens place value, number ...
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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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Help! Cat is stuck in a tree and he needs kids' help to get him down and safely back with Peg.
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Mia-The Happy Helper offers a nice variety of activities and games for early learners. It is an outstanding app that preschoolers and young children will really enjoy as they practice ...
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Race against the clock to successfully complete all activities and earn bananas before the time runs out. When it's all over, do the banana dance.
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Encourage kids to face their fear of the dark by finding and taking apart monsters that create spooky shadows.
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ScratchJr is a unique and powerful app that will empower young elementary students to learn beginning concepts of computer programming while they build skills in problem-solving, sequencing, memory and more.
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Short Vowel Word Study takes the first steps of a proven program to teach children to read and wraps them up into a fun and enjoyable, yet simple and effective ...
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Discover fun and educational activities to enjoy with your child based on his or her current levels in six key areas.
elmolovesyou

People and monsters love a lot of things, but Elmo loves one thing in particular... you. Read along as he reminds kids how much they're loved.
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Butterfly Kisses by Cathy Lane is a warm and snuggly story that is perfect for bedtime, but that has enough extra activities to make it fun for kids at any ...
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Go shopping, build sandwiches, and interact with Poppy Cat and her friends all while learning Spanish in a fun language-learning app.
numbertrain

Hop on the number train and travel along with it as kids learn to count out, sequence, and write the numbers 1 through 20.
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Promote basic math skills by having kids interact with silly monsters as they improve their number recognition and counting skills through fun games.
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Messy Mia and the Tale of the Ancient Tech shows young children how technology has changed between the time their parents were young and the present day.