Best Apps For Kids – Children’s Apps and Websites Reviewed, Rated & Ranked By Moms & Educators

Find top-rated kids apps, get advice on finding the best educational websites and read about the best of the best kids apps and educational products.

At Best Apps for Kids our goal is to help you find the best selling, most popular and highest rated kids apps and websites – no matter what category they might fall into! Get in-depth ratings, reviews, and buying advice for must-have children’s apps based on rigorous expert testing.

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Stickman Hook is a fun eye-hand coordination game that offers loads of opportunities for development of visual skills and problem-solving. It is simple to play and has hundreds of levels to keep players intrigued for a very long time. The only downside is the excessive number of advertisements in the free version.

There’s nothing like a city building game to exercise kids’ planning and prediction skills. And imagine the feelings of power that go with having an entire city at your beck and call! No wonder most kids go crazy for city building apps. The games put power and control into children’s hands, and they can experiment …

Tower defense games are a type of video strategy games that require players to defend or protect buildings, property, or other assets. Usually, they involve building or placing defensive structures to ward off an enemy, either by blocking or by attacking automatically. Tower defense games promote strategic thinking, planning, and other higher-level thinking skills. But …

U-Nest: Save Money for Kids is an investment management system to help parents save money in tax-free investments to use for their children’s educational expenses after high school. It’s affordable, reliable, and convenient.

Sound Touch is a sound/picture feast for young children that will entertain and, with caregiver or teacher support, build language skills. Hundreds of colorful photographs are paired with high-quality sound recordings to help children make connections and learn about the world.

A big part of growing up is learning to control the wide array of emotions inside. Children sometimes don’t know what to do with these big, big feelings. Fortunately, there are some handy apps that can help with the job. From general mindfulness to specific help for specific challenges like anger management and ADHD, these …

If you have young boys in your household, then you know that they have a style all their own. Here’s a great list of free apps that boys from preschool through early elementary grades will absolutely love! Racing & Driving Apps Kids Car Racers Adam Berent – Free with ads With controls designed to be …

Nearly every little kid longs to be a big kid and do Big Kid Things. And high on the list of Big Kid Things that younger children are wistfully watching the big kids do is watch videos on YouTube. YouTube videos also are a fabulous way to help a young child to manage an unexpected …

  We teach our children how to keep themselves safe outside their homes at a very young age. The stranger danger is a real thing and we constantly remind them how they should behave when approached by strangers. However, there comes a time when children start to use smart devices and the Internet for more …

Poppinz- Family Calendar offers calendar, list, and chat features that are limited to members of the family group. The app is simple to use and will provide privacy that some families are looking for.

Equestria Girls is a fun app that will encourage little girls to fantasize about growing up into high school. However, parents should be aware that though the app is free, there are many places where in-app purchases and/or purchases of My Little Pony products are required to progress in the game.

Image Source There’s no doubt about it – kids just LOVE their devices. In fact, they love them so much that parents often worry about how to protect their children from concerns ranging from too much screen time, the wrong kinds of apps, content that is too mature or inappropriate, or from strangers with unsavory …

Depending on your child’s age and maturity, you may feel the need to monitor and perhaps limit or control how and when they use their iOS device. Fortunately, there is a wide array of options to meet your needs and budget. Keep in mind, though, that determined and tech-savvy children can often defeat even the …

For most children, there are few events in their young lives that are more exciting than getting their first smartphone. It’s a big step, loaded with undertones of responsibility and maturity. It’s very important for parents to choose the right time and the right device to help enable the kids to live up to all …

YouTube, as most parents know, is a popular destination for children because of the wide array of kid-friendly videos. Most parents welcome resources to entertain and educate youngsters, especially during unexpected waits, long car rides, or during those times when the youngsters aren’t feeling well. Unfortunately, YouTube is also home to more than a few …

Nearly all families wrestle with the question of when to allow children to have their own phones. According to Going Wireless, the average age when children get their first mobile devices is 12.1 years. 56% of kids in the 8 to 12-year-old range have their own phones. How’s a parent to decide when is the …

ArithmeQuick is a functional system of timed math practice that keeps at-a-glance performance records for students. The free version allows practice with basic computation and signed computation. A subscription allows access to a huge array of skills and subtopics suitable for kindergarten through grade 8.

YouTube is a hit with kids and can be a lifesaver for harried parents. From occupying little ones during an unexpected wait to amusing tweens and providing a research platform for students, the site has something for everyone. However, there are some pitfalls, dangers, and other things to be aware of. Here’s your roadmap to …

In these days when we’ve got more computing power in our pockets than the computers that took up entire rooms, it’s no surprise that there are a wealth of scientific calculator apps to choose from. You can solve even the toughest math on the go with these gems. Best Free Apps Panecal Scientific Calculator Noriyasu …

Math Galaxy 8th Grade is a comprehensive and very useful review and practice app that covers all of the math standards from Common Core in this grade. It offers quick, clear review text and videos and an infinite set of practice problems for each skill.

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