Kindergarten apps are plentiful in the App Store. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for Kindergarten will help narrow down the best educational apps for your child or classroom. The apps we have recommended cover important skills such as developing high-level thinking and spatial skills, building reading and written expressions skills, and mastering basic sight words.
Winky Think Logic Puzzles offer a ton of fun that is so engaging that users won’t even realize just how important the skills are to learning. Each puzzle provides a mental challenge that requires problem solving, logic, memory, eye-hand coordination and other skills that form foundations for learning.
MiniChess by Kasparov is designed to help introduce young children to the game of chess through an engaging, interactive story. The game is loaded with dozens of puzzles and activities that teach the prerequisite skills for the game, and also sharpen spatial skills, math skills and other important academics.
The Sentence Builder App helps students develop word recognition, listening, and sentence skills. It presents words in random order, then asks players to drag the words into place to make the narrated sentence.
Intro to Math, by Montessorium takes advantage of the iPad’s capabilities to digitalize a hands-on experience with numbers for early learners. Young students can see numerals, hear their names, and trace them. They can compare sizes and count objects in this multi-sensory number playground.
Bob Books Reading Magic Sight Words presents ten stories about characters from the Bob Books series that will be familiar to many young readers. Learners arrange letters to spell common sight words, tracing and spelling the words, and even placing them into the sentences to complete the story.