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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Wallpaper apps are popular among mobile phone users around the world. They brighten up screens and let users’ personalities shine through. Check out these favorite wallpaper apps for your Android and iOS devices! Wallpapers for Android Devices Backgrounds HG (Wallpapers) OGQ – Free With over 100,000,000 Android users, this app certainly must be one of …

Math Galaxy Times Tables Balloon Pop is a comprehensive practice and review app that will build speed, accuracy and fluency with times tables up to 12 x 12. Students of all ages, from grade 2 and above, will find it entertaining and challenging if they need practice in this area.

Overview 7th Grade Math Common Core is a comprehensive review and practice app that covers important math skills. Topics include rational numbers, ratios, proportions, percents, and more. In the review mode, students get a step-by-step explanation of how to solve problems. They can access unlimited practice problems and earn time playing a maze-like video game. …

Here are some examples of the best kids’ games that the mobile world has to offer. Best of all, parents won’t need to worry about their children getting extra doses of violence or mayhem. These games are fun for the kids without introducing objectionable content. Low-Key and Relaxing Desert Golfing Blinkbat Games – $1.99 This …

Soundboards, those sometimes raucous collections of sound effects, are great fun for kids of nearly any age group. Here are some of the most kid-friendly options that will tickle young funny bones and possibly spur creativity as the kids indulge in make-believe play, drama, or even video creation. Wild, Crazy and Goofy +100 Buttons and …

Smartphone cameras are pretty awesome all on their own, but some ingenious app developers have added features beyond even the ones already built into your device’s native equipment. These apps offer an array of “new and improved” add-ons that will tickle everyone from novices to experts. Free and Powerful Camera Zoom FX Androidslide – Free …

Buddy’s Magic World is a set of interactive stories designed for the very young. A magical dragon leads the way through worlds of wonder. The first story is free and teaches a variety of positive moral concepts. Additional stories are available through an in-app purchase.

The iPhone’s camera already has a reputation for being quite robust, but believe it or not, there are even more features that can be game changers. A truly great camera app will give you more control over your settings and additional features usually only seen on DSLR cameras. Many also offer some interesting photo-editing options, …

Sfara Guardian Personal Safety offers a range of services and plans to suit a wide array of needs for personal safety and protection. With options that include roadside assistance, crash detection, and personal SOS, it can be a source of peace of mind for the whole family.

Dr. Panda Restaurant 3 is a small free sample app that allows players to create unique restaurant dishes in a virtual kitchen and serve them to cute, animated customers. Kids will enjoy chopping, frying, and other kitchen activities in a low-key free-play environment.

The app world is full of great ways to help your kids learn while they play. Check out these fun, game-like educational apps that won’t break your pocketbook. For the Very Young Fish School Duck Duck Moose / Free This developer is well-known for high-quality games and activities for the very young, and Fish School …

Crossword puzzles are great for smart kids-the fun and challenge of playing with words supports many aspects of learning. Kids who enjoy crosswords often excel at many academic skills, and kids who enjoy crosswords are often the kids who have had a chance to play them. Set your child up for success by encouraging the …

Sudoku is a popular type of puzzle that challenges logic and attention to detail. It’s great for players of nearly all ages. The goal is to place numbers or other items on a grid such that there are no duplicates in any rows, columns or sections. The most common form of the game uses a …

MAYU – Animated Text for iMessage is a fun and engaging creative outlet. Users will love the colorful, hand-drawn and animated fonts and frames, and will revel in the ability to combine and recombine the elements to create unique and eye-catching messages.

Learnia is a game-like, 3-D world that mimics many popular video games. Players have access to activities, lessons, and games covering concepts from spelling and math in grades 1 to 3. The free game includes a wealth of content, and there are more complete versions of each subject and grade level available as in-app purchases.

iPhones are the cream of the crop when it comes to kid-pleasing, fun, and educational apps. Your fourth or fifth grader can play with these engaging and interesting games and maybe even learn a little along the way! Learning Games Inventioneers Filimundus AB / Free Put together incredible machines to solve seemingly simple problems with …

Math Bakery 1 – Start Counting is a wonderfully hands-on and manipulative app that will help preschoolers, kindergarteners, and first graders master basic addition and subtraction skills. It not only helps children practice simple problems, but it reinforces the underlying concepts such as making groups of ten while the children play.

There are literally millions of children’s and young adult books to choose from, so how to find the absolute best? This list includes some favorites from teachers and librarians, some classics that are a part of our culture, and some award winners. Take time to share some of these with your child and then branch …

Overview Puzzingo is an engaging puzzle app designed for young children between the ages of 2 and 5. Unlike other puzzle apps, Puzzingo teaches more than just the drag and drop abilities. With every drop of a correct puzzle piece, kids get to hear the name or the sound of the complex shape they just …

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