My Postcards: The Postcard & Greeting Cards App is a handy way to send personalized, physical postcards, greeting cards, or photographs to anyone in the world in one simple, easy-to-use system. Send right from your device, and avoid searching, filling out, and mailing your greetings.
Poppetto Costumes is a challenging and entertaining collect and match game that will sharpen players’ grasp of strategy, their observation skills, their memory, and their logic. It’s fun for nearly any age group.
The Turtle, Hare, and Friends Learning Puzzle Race is a free app that features three simple games suitable for toddlers and preschoolers. The app is pleasant, but somewhat limited in scope unless parents make some in-app purchases.
ExplorArt Klee – the Art of Paul Klee, for Kids is a beautifully designed and illustrated ebook that invites users to explore many artistic styles and concepts through play. Let your imagination fly with this ebook!
Light Medley is a simple and repetitive game that challenges players’ memory, attention, and sequencing skills. Each level presents one more light in the series that must be duplicated, creating an on-going challenge to improve the score.
993 Mine Escape is a fun escape-the-room puzzle app that offers hours of gaming time complete with challenging puzzles that will put your mental capabilities to the test. Be observant, and you just might be able to solve the puzzles and escape from the mine.
STEM Storiez-Wootzy Colors is a pleasant e-book designed to introduce the very young to the names of the basic colors. It features cute space creatures that visit their colorful home planets and offers surprise animated interactions on each page.
Pigs & Bricks is an old-fashioned arcade game in the style of “Frogger” that challenges players to hop their pig across logs moving in opposite directions in a river. Obstacles and enemies are added with each successive level, making the game harder and harder as you progress.
Tongo Music-for kids and families is a shining example of a high-quality, valuable app that is both beneficial and fun. It’s suitable for the whole family (including the very young), and will provide hours of educational entertainment.
Skiplit is a highly-entertaining and possibly addictive “bounce the ball into the goal” app. The extra twists and challenges, such as moving barriers and multiple balls in play, will keep even experienced players intrigued.
Catch the Shapeshifter is a unique and challenging visual perception, attention, and focus puzzle that could quickly become addicting. Spot the Shapeshifter and other creatures that change their shapes as they drift across amazing and fantastic 3-D backdrops.
Journey of Haha is a fun puzzle/adventure app that challenges players to collect items, solve puzzles, defeat enemies, and unlock doors to move to the next level. Players need to use their wits and their common sense to meet the challenges as they help Haha find the ancient artifact that she seeks in the castle.
Discolor Rebounder is a free game app that offers an appealing activity in the style of some of the older, simpler video games such as “Pong” and “Brick.” Developers have combined some of the most challenging aspects of those games into a new and interesting activity that is worth a look.
eTABU Word Search is a fun way to build reading, word recognition, vocabulary and mental flexibility skills. You can even use it to sharpen your languages skills. The app is entertaining and highly-engaging.
Fido & Pumpkin Position Words is a fun app to help young children learn about position in space, covering words such as “in,” “up,” “down,” and “between” with colorful animations and multiple-choice endings to sentences that describe the characters’ positions.
Family Orbit is a parental monitoring app that allows parents to keep track of their children’s activities related to the child’s smart phone, including location, apps downloaded, speed, and check-ins to confirm safe arrivals. It also has a system for chatting among family members, arranging pick-ups, and includes a panic button for emergencies.
The Tune Zoo is a fantastic music app that is highly versatile and enjoyable. It allows users to design and even record unique musical creations across a wide range of styles and sounds, and even teaches many music fundamentals along the way with an outstanding, hands-on style that will appeal to even experienced musicians.
Patrick’s Dinosaur: Aliens and Diggers is an imaginative and creative app that features dinosaurs, space aliens, things to throw, and even construction equipment. Most young children will be in heaven!
FishyPaint allows users to view and interact with a virtual aquarium as they touch the responsive fish, and use their own real-world artwork and pictures to create their own unique and colorful finned friends.
Pocket Sight Words provides a simple and effective way to practice recognition of 220 sight words from the Dolch List. It has few bells and whistles, which results in a very intuitive interface that should be apparent to preschoolers and kindergarteners in the target age group, but also is not likely to be exciting or intriguing for most children in this age group.
Alligator in the Elevator Matching Game is a highly entertaining app perfect for helping toddlers and preschoolers build critical memory skills and language skills, as well as for encouraging language play that will improve later reading and writing skills.
Ben and Holly Elf and Fairy Party is an entertaining and engaging app that will get young children involved and keep them playing again and again as they create a new and different party experience each time.
Finding Stubby is a pleasant, low-key app that will help younger children discover some basic information, facts, and more as they pilot a remotely-operated vehicle down into the very bottom parts of the ocean floor.
KazuTime will help young children gain a better understanding of the passage of time, and may assist them with developing the self-control required to wait for anticipated events. It is also useful for timing activities that parents wish to have continued for a specific amount of time, such as brushing teeth or cleaning a room.
Spelling 9-10 Andrew Brodie Basics is a practical and hands-on method of practicing commonly troublesome spelling words for middle elementary students. Users can choose from standardized word lists, create new lists from the included words, or add their own words to create a unique spelling practice tool for each student.
Eduguru 3-5 Maths is a fun and entertaining way for preschoolers and young school-aged children to practice crucial math skills such as counting, number recognition, geometry, relative sizes, and more.
Lingokids is a sampler app that allows parents and children to try out several lessons to teach English vocabulary to young children using engaging animated activities related to groups of eight vocabulary words.
The free version of Highlights Shapes-Preschool Learning Puzzles does a good job of offering practice for toddlers and preschoolers to match, sort, and categorize 4 types of shapes and colors as they solve puzzles by sliding the correct shapes into the matching areas on the screen.
Jurassic GO-Dinosaur Snap Adventures is a fun game where users seek out fanciful dinosaurs in their natural habitats, photograph them, and can get the best pictures hung in the museum they build and operate. The game offers a lot of ways to earn points, unlock levels and other perks and generally advance quickly.
Inclusion Bridges is a simple game that requires players to raise a tower that will fall across a gap to bridge it. The app is intended to raise awareness of social injustices and potential solutions, but it does not do much toward that end.