Star Gurus is a great app for young children that will help them practice important counting skills which are foundational to learning math in early elementary school. The dot-to-dot game is rewarding in its own right, and the teaching is so gentle and unobtrusive that kids will not even know they are practicing important skills.

Updated November, 2017 Here are some awesome puzzle and problem-solving apps to keep little minds learning! Our roundup of some of the best puzzle and problem-solving apps for little kids will help your young ones put on their thinking caps and engage their brains. These are not your typical, put-the-pieces-where-they-go puzzles, but more of the …

Painting Gallery offers coloring book pictures, varied backgrounds, and blank canvas for young artists to make their own using 30 colors and 100 stickers. Young children can save their work in an art gallery, arrange the pictures on the digital wall, and pick the perfect frame to compliment their work.

ShapeKit is an entertaining and creative way to learn about shapes. It allows several levels of creativity, will encourage young users to explore, and offers an opportunity to save and share masterpieces both on the device and over the internet.

Mochu Pop is an interesting app designed to help young children retain and build their ability to learn sounds in other languages. Its fun, balloon-popping format will intrigue toddlers and preschoolers and keep them engaged for quite a while, and they will be building a host of important skills in addition to hearing the sounds of English, French, Spanish or Italian.

Prof. Miki is a good app to use with preschoolers and some kindergarteners and first graders. Even the very young will benefit from its gentle and consistent teaching about the many forms that numbers can take and the relationships between the numbers.

App Info Price: Overview Bogga Magic offers an interactive look at the magic of illusion for the very young. Preschoolers can dress the star of the show, choose magic tricks for him to perform, and exercise their creativity and language skills as they play this low-key, stress-free activity. Features include: Creative control over look and …

MathLab for Grade 1 is a simple app that will help preschoolers through first graders learn age-appropriate foundational math skills while having fun. The app is fast-paced and unpredictable, and kids will benefit from the wide variety of math skills that it covers.

The Great Inventors will help kids from preschool through early elementary school learn basic information about the history of common inventions and their inventors. Children will enjoy the engaging graphics and animations, the narrated information, and the learning games.

City Nights is a cute ebook with a soothing poem that would be perfect for use as a bedtime story. Children can watch as the busy city settles down for the night and help put the sleepy young main character to bed.