Children learn best when they are open-minded and having fun. That’s why we’ve developed a list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. This collection allows your child to grow and develop important analytic and cognitive skills while playing games and having fun. These apps build on the foundation laid in the classroom to help your child excel in learning outside of the classroom environment.
Ages: 3+. Toddlers can practice counting skills, learn shapes, explore numbers and more all alongside their favorite Disney friends. It’s an amazing space adventure filled with the opportunity to be introduced to the most simple of mathematic concepts.
Ages: 4+. Featuring several apps and several different topics, GazziliScience is the perfect introduce to the wonders of science. And you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the amount of new vocabulary the little ones will learn after an evening with this app.
Ages: 10+. Learn all about the human-body within this award-winning app that provides stunning visuals and lots of great information too. Kids will have fun while learning about all the ins and outs of their own body.
Ages: 14+. Your teens become “disease detective” in this fun and innovative app. Developed by the CDC, the game puts kids at the center of the chaos, solving new scenarios and using clues to build connections.
Ages: 2+. With 18 mini games and activities to choose from, kids will get to explore, count, recycle, get through mazes and more with their insect friends. There are lots of fun challenges within this app but without all the frustration.
Ages: All. Providing visual prompts, pictures, sounds and more to help with decision making and schedules, this app targets those with on the autism spectrum as well as those ADD, ADSD and other special needs conditions.
Ages: 6+. Safari Tales follows in the fossilised footsteps of the award-winning Dino Tales and opens up a world of exploration, learning and story-telling across the African savanna. Seen through the eyes of five cute baby animals, Safari Tales sets young safari adventurers free to explore a fertile African world. There is a multitude of games. Read Review,
Ages: 8+. This reading comprehension app has twenty stories about social studies. You can also create and add your own stories to the app. Each story has about 800-1000 words. Each story introduces new vocabulary and concepts, and is followed by a set of exercises that measure the student’s comprehension. The exercises include multiple choice questions, true/false questions and matching exercises. Read Review,
Ages: 10+. Make reading and comprehension a bit more fun with Clue Story. Kids won’t even realize that they’re testing and flexing their literary muscles within this interactive storybook. The user reads but also becomes the main character – and investigator – which makes that them much more invested in the plot. Read a chapter, watch a video, solve a riddle and repeat; you’re in a control of the entire story.
Ages: 6+. Grab some friends and an iPad, and get ready for a fast-paced and unique word-building game for 2-4 players. Collect letters from the circling sushi boats and build words to serve hungry customers and score points. Learn phonics and spelling through collaborative play, or get competitive with up to four players! Work with a friend to complete objectives, such as building five words using the letter Z – harder than it seems. Read Review,
Ages: 6+. Makesto is an incredibly creative story building app that allows children to be the author, illustrator, and producer of their own creations. With loads of features including pictures, drawing, voice record, and the ability to share their creations with others, this app offers loads of creative freedom for children of all ages. Read Review, Read Review,
Ages: 9+. Word Creativity Kit is a creative writing App for the poets and writers of the future. It gives the user a chance to think outside of the box, create found poetry, fill the head with new ideas, laugh at silly sentences and have fun. Word Creativity Kit is based on the concept of random stimulus in creative writing, such as Random entry technique for lateral thinking. Open-ended activities meant to stimulate creative thinking. Read Review,