When you incorporate a book into your lesson plans, you want your students to walk away with a deep understanding of the text. Knowing the character names and major plot points may be enough to help a student pass a multiple-choice exam, but grasping the theme is how your pupils can make real-world connections to …

When you have children in your home, it can seem incredibly overwhelming to think about childproofing. It’s a big undertaking that requires not just time, but careful planning. Despite the challenge that comes with ensuring your home is safe for your little ones of any age, it’s something that’s well worth it to have the …

It’s that time of year again where the leaves are falling, Christmas is fast approaching (we’re under 100 days away!), and children are well and truly settling into their new routine. With a new classroom, a new teacher and perhaps even a new group of friends, going back to school is exciting, as well as …

Bloom by Megalearn is a fun and entertaining way to learn about some important aspects of biology and plant life cycles, and activates some important higher-learning skills such as generalization and finding similarities and differences.

Toddler’s brains are like sponges. They absorb more knowledge in their early years than at any other time in their life. This makes children’s early years a critical time for the brain to develop key skills such as speech and language. EduGuru Apps are specifically designed and built to help children learn outside of the …

The free version of Mathway provides students with ready answers to math and chemistry problems at nearly any level. A subscription must be purchased to access step-by-step solutions that some students may need to understand the process of solving the problems, though.

Peppa Pig’s Golden Boots is a fun app for preschoolers that will keep them occupied with constructive readiness practice and skill-building games. They will enjoy dressing Peppa and interacting with each of the other five games as she travels through her day.

Create Storytime is a fun and child-friendly app that will encourage creative writing in a rather structured way. Children can create professional-looking ebooks featuring their own ideas, but some may find it too limiting for extended play.

It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s high time to think of gifts. Getting a gift for a child is a slightly tricky thing – it’s hard to tell, sometimes, at exactly what stage of development your kid is. Is he or she ready for a phone, or is it too soon? Are they …

NextGen Maths is a specialized app that will provide supplemental review of basic arithmetic concepts and limited practice questions and problems. It is especially well-suited for visual learners with strong reading skills.

Giveaways are announced on the BestAppsForKids.com Facebook page. Tip: Be quick, codes go fast! Subscribe to the review comments then you’ll be the first to know when the codes are posted. Latest Giveaways Giveaway date: November 25, 2015 Box Drop Math Addition Game: A Fun Way for Kids to Practice and Learn Basic Facts – Codes …

Families now are busier than ever, but one fundamental activity can help your child succeed in school and in life – reading to them. Starting early with reading to a preschool aged child engages them with stories and pictures, familiarizes them with words, and helps them to have an easier time in school. However, sometimes …

Learning to time is a skill that every child needs to learn. These reviewed and recommended apps teach kids this valuable skill in a fun, educational way. Did we miss your favorite telling time app? Leave a comment and we’ll take a look. Tell Time Tell Time is an app that teaches children to tell …

We recently featured 13 reviewed and recommended Spring & Easter Apps for Kids 2015. Do you have a favorite? Did we miss a “must have” app that you use? Vote for your favorite app and we’ll announce the top 3 reader’s choice apps at the end of May.  

We recently featured 11 reviewed and recommended Chore & Behavior Apps for Kids. Do you have a favorite? Did we miss a “must have” app that you use? Want a chance to win a $15 Amazon Gift Card? Leave a comment on Chore & Behavior Apps for Kids to enter. Winners will be announced 2/13.

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These 5 apps are completely free (no in app purchases) and great way to introduce kids to coding.

‘Tis the season for giveaways…introducing a very special Holiday Appstravaganza Giveaway! There are 2 ways to participate: First, share your favorite Christmas / Holiday app by leaving a comment on our Christmas roundup for 2014 for a chance to win a $25 AppStore gift card (US residents only – sorry). Then, between December 8th to December 12th we’ll have codes for …

Danny the deer is getting ready for the holidays. He’s very excited, but can’t decide what color sweater to wear. Can you help him? Print and color this free Christmas / Holiday coloring page and card to give to friends, family, or teachers. Click the links below to open up a pdf file in a …

Do your kids like to color? If so, they’ll love this adorable (and free) Christmas penguin coloring page and card. The free printable card is an easy and cute ways to give a personalized card to teachers, friends and family. The free printable coloring page is a festive way to decorate for the holiday season. …

Welcome to the “black Friday” version of Free App Friday. We’re spending time with family, so it will be a quiet one. Enjoy! Most apps are listed on our sister site, FreeAppFriday.com. If we’ve reviewed and recommend the app we list it below. Enjoy!   view all FREE APP FRIDAY apps  

Welcome to a very special giveaway – our Halloween Spooktacular Giveaway! There are 2 ways to participate: First, tell us your favorite Halloween app on  Our Halloween roundup for 2014 for a chance to win a $25 AppStore gift card (US residents only – sorry). Then, between Oct 21 st to 24th we’ll be dropping code for …

Lego Juniors Create & Cruise is another fantastic Lego app that offers a great mix of fun and educational value as well. There are many great Lego games on the App store, but for some reason this one here looks to have gone under many people’s radars.