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1st Grade Apps

We’ve searched far and wide to find the top first grade apps for iphone and android. The good news is that there are plenty of fun and challenging first grade apps as well as some great teaching, reading and math apps too. Want the best first grade apps for kids? Start here.


Sago Mini Superhero is a cute, interactive app that takes children on a journey with Jack the rabbit as he does a variety of good deeds around the city. Fun, easy to use, and great for children of all ages!

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Follow Blythe on her first days in Downtown City as she shares her experiences and the fun friends she meets in the interactive storybook app Littlest Pet Shop: Pet Style. With lots of creative activities, animations, and an engaging story, this app is great for children of all ages!

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab is an exciting app full of great educational material shared through fun music videos, interactive games, and entertaining lab experiments that kids will love.

My Town: Beach Picnic is an easy to use, interactive app that takes players on a journey to the beach to explore underwater creatures, the beach shop and so much more. Interactive, engaging, and great for children of all ages.

Help Nelly the fairy find all the pieces to reconstruct her castle. This app allows children to explore four magical lands filled with lots of animals in order to complete the puzzle.

Verbs for Kids-Part 1 would be a useful tool to help students of English and perhaps special needs students hear examples of acceptable English grammar and pronunciation, as well as see clear animated illustrations of 180 verbs and sentences. It does have some flaws, however, and parents and teachers would be wise to check the app thoroughly before investing.

Astro Nora: Addition & Subtraction Maths for 4-7 Year Olds is a fun and simple app that provides practice on addition and subtraction from basic combinations through problems with three digits and regrouping. Children are likely to enjoy the app’s theme and reward system for a bit, but may tire of it quickly.

Pock & Palam makes a gentle and simplified introduction to many types of standard arcade and game system games, and will help young children feel like they are “part of the action” as they play a game that just may entertain older children as well.

Letter Cross-Tracking is a serviceable app that will help children remediate letter reversals and inversions and help them build skills in the areas of visual tracking, attention to detail and position in space, but they may need outside motivation to complete assigned work so they don’t lose interest.