Understanding history is important to being a responsible, informed citizen, plus, it is downright interesting! YouTube offers a wealth of resources both for classroom use at all levels and for the hobbyist in your home. Check out these cool history channels that are sure to match your students’ needs. Especially for Elementary Students Hands-On History …

Poncho: Wake Up Weather will add its own unique sense of fun to your weather-checking each day. Share fun memes with friends, grab your daily horoscope, and enjoy the Hair Forecast while getting your fix of real and accurate weather data for your area.

My Molecularium is an entertaining and educational app designed to give high school students a healthy dose of gaming fun while they learn and practice chemistry concepts related to molecular structure, chemical formulas, and skeletal formulas. Optional competitive features and social media sharing for achievements make the app a must-see for chemistry students who are also gamers.

Adverbs, adjectives and nouns, oh my! Most kids need a little boost with English from time to time. You could hire a tutor, but first, why not check out some of these great YouTube channels to help them understand what they need to learn? Help for Elementary Students The GrammarHeads The GrammarHeads are on a …

Science can be fascinating for students young and old, but sometimes it’s hard to give kids the hands-on experiences that foster understanding. Thanks to technology, though, parents can now guide kids to an appreciation of the wonders of the physical world. They can also support the school curriculum and help kids to find the fun …

Math is one of those subjects that sometimes gives parents fits when it comes to helping the kids with the homework! Maybe math was never your strong suit in the first place, or perhaps you have been out of math class long enough to become rusty. Whatever the case may be, you can find the …

Practice is key to success in math, particularly at the elementary levels, and one popular way to accomplish the task is by using engaging apps. Apps have the advantages of offering stimulating activities that are intrinsically motivating for children. The action, sound effects, bright colors, and feeling of competition all serve to keep children engaged …

5th Grade Reading Comprehension Prep is a simple and effective app that will help students practice vital comprehension skills in the classroom or at home. The feature of highlighting text evidence to support the correct answer is particularly valuable to learners.

Baby’s here! Discover how you can use your mobile device to help you and your family get a handle on this parenting gig. Why not check out some of these apps to get answers to your questions, organize your world, take care of the little one, and generally make your life a bit easier? Baby …

Thanksgiving conjures up images of huge meals, family get togethers, and warm memories, as well as turkeys, pumpkins and cornucopias. Americans, Canadians, and some other countries celebrate it as a fall harvest festival. Give thanks for these apps, and enjoy! Games and Activities Thanksgiving Games Free Kids Play N Learn / Free Here is a …

When your toddler or preschooler is showing interest in letters, it’s time to break out the ABC apps! Nurture readiness and beginning reading skills by providing practice on letter recognition, letter writing, and letter sounds at just the right time. ABC Ebooks Animal ABC Book Uniplayapps / Free Wildlife abounds in this unique ABC book! …

Grab your mobile device this Halloween season, because app developers have been busily coming up with ways to help you celebrate. From the creepy and spooky to the silly and fun, they’ve managed to capture many of the things that make this holiday great. Here are just a few of the interesting options. Games Limbo …

MyStoryMyLife is a modern, up-to-date variation on an age-old theme: keeping a personal diary or journal. Older children, pre-teens, and teens will love the privacy and the potential for creativity through the use of not only text, but also drawing tools and photographs.

Traffic Racer – Wild Run Car Racing is a fun app that allows users to take the wheel of virtual racing car navigating freeway traffic. The user has control of the make/model of the car, its color, and a host of other options. There are also various options to customize game play. The main drawback is the extreme number of advertisements that run after nearly every click in the app.

App Info Price: Overview Miniwalla the Forest Story is an ebook designed to teach children about values and conservation. There are six chapters, each centering around the main character, eight year old Henry who lives at the animal sanctuary, Miniwalla, on the island of Java in Indonesia. Henry has adventures and learns lessons in each …

App Info Price: Overview Teachley: Fractions Boost is a program designed to help third through fifth grade students deepen and internalize their understanding of fractions and the places where fractions are located on a number line. Players drive down a futuristic highway full of hills, banks and curves, and more, and periodically are challenged to …

App Info Price: Overview Three Good Things is a journaling app that prompts users to write down three positive sentences each day using notifications and messages. The goal is to build a habit of thinking in a positive manner each day to improve mental health. Features include: Simple user interface Game-like atmosphere Optional social media …

{price} AppStore User Rating: {stars}[/app] Overview Preschool & Kindergarten Math Learning Game is a simple tool to help children practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using either a multiple choice or input answers format. The game awards a star rating after completion of each level, and levels become more complex and challenging as the previous …

App Info Price: Overview My Fixie Town is a collection of game activities for the very young. Preschoolers are challenged to various types of coordination, placement, matching and sorting games as they help the main characters solve “incidents” and put the town to rights after trouble strikes. Features include: 13 different mini games Earn presents …

App Info Price: Overview WordStory-Word Search Puzzles & Brain Games is a series of word puzzles that begin on a 3 x 3 grid of letters. Players are challenged to connect the letters to make two words suggested by the number of letters in each word. The letter boards provided can easily make many combinations, …

App Info Price: Overview Playtime in Appelsin Town is a low-key, gentle fun app designed for the very young. Kids can explore interactive activities that include enjoying a picnic, decorating cupcakes, getting the “mail,” and growing carrots in the garden. Features include: Play without using data or internet connection Cute, engaging characters Simple, child-friendly interface …

App Info Price: Overview Bunny Mindfulness is a mindful breathing and meditation app designed to help adults and children alike discover the value and relaxation of controlled breathing. The app offers several levels of difficulty, control over the number of cycles/minutes of each exercise, and even has a rewards system for completing exercises. Features include: …

App Info Price: Overview Code Adventures provides young children with the perfect system to learn foundational ideas about computer programming. Each level presents an increasingly challenging task to for the small furry character to accomplish, and children will need to exercise logic, sequencing, and creativity skills to incorporate new commands and put everything in the …

App Info Price: Overview This ebook tells an engaging story of the kidnapped Mr. Mole and Mr. Rabbit’s daring rescue from Icky Mr. Fox. It features interactive pages, vocabulary-building labels, and narration for all text. Features include: Quirky scenes and characters Narration of all pages Interactive pages activated with taps and swipes Tap objects to …

App Info Price: Overview Incredibox allows users to control a band of “beatboxers” who make a variety of sounds that can be put together to create short musical clips. Drag accessories to the characters, and they will begin to make a matching sound. Creations can be recorded and shared, and the app includes unlockable hints …

App Info Price: Overview Shingu the Sheep – Fantasy Puzzle Adventure follows the nighttime adventures of Shingu the Sheep who has fantastical dreams and wants to remember them long enough to share with his friends. Very young children can help build fantasy worlds for Shingu by dragging shapes to matching outlines to build other characters …

Early childhood is an ideal time to learn new languages, and Mandarin Chinese is a highly-sought-after skill. This app will help you and your child decide if learning the language is fun and give children an advantage if they are entering or currently enrolled in an immersion Mandarin Chinese educational program because of the extra practice it affords.

Blast! Photo Filters is a simple and easy app that will allow users to add various overlays with a space theme to their own photos or screenshots, and then send them to their friends. With 7 free filters and more available as in-app purchases, there are quite a few possibilities for photo fun.

Black Blue is a fun and unique puzzle app that challenges players to choose the best starting point for their color when tracing complex shapes so that they cover more of the shape than the opponent’s color.

Fitness Race is a fun app that may motivate even reluctant users to exercise more. Users can collect steps on their phone’s step counter by exercising or even just during everyday activities, then use them to move forward in their race and beat opponents.