Rough Science provides basic introductory information about layers of the earth, states of matter, and adaptation/evolution in the form of a video tutorial and a hands-on challenge that reinforces a simple concept from the video.

Meet Science: Magnetism and Electricity is an interactive, thorough study guide for basic physics concepts in the two areas. The app is informative and engaging, and a great resource for upper elementary through beginning high school students.

Jonty the Dinosaur is a cute interactive ebook that every child will relate to. The main character, Jonty, has a great day filled with exciting and fun pastimes and then finds he cannot go to sleep that night. Children can try all sorts of tactics to help the poor dinosaur get some shuteye, and finally, Jonty nods off.

Presidents Challenge is a fun and diverting way to memorize the names of the presidents of the United States in order. Users can choose to tackle specific eras or the entire list at once. There is a blank timeline with the year of election on one side of the screen, and a tray of presidential portraits with names on the other side. Users drag pictures from the tray to the correct place on the timeline. The app also provides a little biographical and background information about each president.

The Right Word offers several types and levels of practice with a huge list of word pairs and groups that many people find confusing. It includes a handy reference tool, and offers practice with various fill-in activities that force the user to use context clues to answer correctly.

App Info Price: Overview Denis’s Adventures-Animals Puzzle offers 8 simple jigsaw puzzles for the very young in the first level, with additional puzzle sets available for purchase.  Users can choose puzzles and play each on three different levels.  Once an animal puzzle is completed, there is a narrated information page that offers facts about the …

Week Planner for Kids is an icon-driven system for keeping track of dates, the weather, daily and special events. Users see a colorful screen divided into seven days with room for six events on each day as well as a spot to note the daily weather forecast. Icons are paired with distinctive sounds that activate when touched.

App Info Price: Overview Key Word Kids is a language learning app suitable for young and special needs students.  It offers guided and independent practice with oral and written comprehension of information-bearing key words in a playful environment. Features include: Useful level check feature Four levels of comprehension complexity Recording feature Immediate feedback and error …

Slice Fractions offers a wordless, hands-on walk through basic fraction concepts such as the meaning of the numerator and denominator, equivalent fractions, and fraction ordering. Players have to solve physics problems by slicing objects and removing barriers to movement at the correct times and places to progress through the game.

ToDo Time provides an engaging and fun way to practice a range of essential skills and will help young elementary students master many aspects of time.

There are so many amazing facts and facets to the human body, we thought it might be nice to compile a list of interesting and insightful human anatomy apps for kids.

i Am-READY is a wonderful app for assessing common school readiness skills. It offers easy-to-use assessment activities, a clear reporting system, and great suggestions for further practice.

App Info Price: Overview Gary’s Place is a delightful storybook app that tells the story of a young gopher who strikes out on his own. It’s a story of growing up, realizing what you have, and the dangers of wanting too much. Gary learns a valuable lesson in the happily-ever-after ending. Features include: Clear navigation …

The Read With Me Fluency app offers a simple and convenient way to assess student reading to teachers, parents, tutors, and others who need to monitor progress. The app allows users to administer an informal reading inventory (a common tool) to single students or entire classrooms or groups.

Reading Friends Jungle A to Z is a fun way to practice basic alphabet skills. Young children will enjoy the app and will learn many foundational skills.

Jim Henson’s Chatter Zoo is a pleasant and fun app that will help young children have fun while learning language skills and following directions.

Jack and the Beanstalk: A Mathematical Adventure is an interesting blend of interactive ebook and math practice. Students will enjoy exploring the story and solving the problems embedded within it.

Write About This is an outstanding app for teaching and practicing writing skills. It’s great for a very wide range of ages and abilities, and will provide hours and hours of productive practice.

Math Heroes 1 is a good app to encourage students to practice basic math facts at all levels. It encourages speed and accuracy, which are both important to success in school.

Dic-Dic is a nice introduction to basic words in several languages. It will help students learn to spell and read over a hundred different words in their native language, then can introduce them to several other languages.

Addimal Adventure offers math reasoning and problem-solving strategies that are seldom seen in beginning addition apps. It will help young or struggling learners progress toward memorization.

This game is well-thought out and appealing for a range of skill levels. The practice mode is engaging, and the team and competitive modes add valuable play options.