Get your fourth graders learning and playing with these recommended and reviewed Best Apps for Kids. You’ll find math practice, story telling, and even coding!
Sparky’s Brain Busters is a fast-paced trivia game for an elementary student (grades 3-5) that drills players in Common Core concepts in math, science, social studies, and literature as well as miscellaneous questions and fire safety tips.
Times Table Galaxy offers timed practice on math fact families from x 2 to x 12 as well as a mixed practice option. Facts are presented in order, with multiple choice options for the answers. Extra time can be earned by answering random questions related to math facts, such as which number is a multiple of the target or which math fact has the larger answer.
Mr Glue Stories is a unique storybook app full of imagination, character, and loads of creativity. With four stories to personalize, record, add sound effects, and illustrate, this storybook app provides readers with a ton of creative freedom to build, change, and create fun stories at will. The amazing narration and sound effects throughout are highly engaging and the freedom to add your own flair makes this app one of a kind.
Hopscotch: Coding for Kids is a great tool for teaching coding not only to kids but adults, too. The design makes it suitable for both and is flexible for a wide range of user experience.
Robot School: Programming for Kids teaches the steps to create simple computer programs using icons that control a robot. Players are given progressively more difficult challenges and more sophisticated tools to solve them, and are guided into developing sequences of code to accomplish each mission.