I Love Potatoes is an adventure based app that teaches children a very valuable lesson in social change, recycling, and sustainability with an interesting potato metaphor. Unique, educational, and fun to play.
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.
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.
The Pronoun Party is a bare-bones, repetitive source of practice sentences with pronouns and gender words that will help young children practice understanding these words in spoken sentences and responding to them appropriately.
CreAPPcuentos is a creative story building app that is perfect for your imaginative story teller at home. With loads of stickers, narration features, and puzzles too, this app is great for children of all ages!
Quizlet is a great tool for older students to use for memorizing and studying rote information from their own flashcards, their teacher’s sets, or even sets of flashcards created by other students in similar classes.
Mad Libs, the word game that makes learning parts of speech worthwhile, is great fun for players of all ages and stages. There’s something timeless about nonsense, and this app hides significant learning beneath a layer of fun.
Intro to Math, by Montessorium offers an important comprehensive look at foundational number concepts, including comparison, sequencing, units and wholes, even and odd, and symbols. It makes a great introduction to beginning math skills for young children.
Smart-EZE is a great app with lots of educational lessons and reviews for children grades 1-5. With Math, English, & Reading Comprehension review options, this app is perfect for practice any time of year.
Mini Prep is a low-key, gentle app that will help the very young practice basic skills of color matching, number matching and number order, letter matching and letter order. The app is simple to use and will help the young users feel very successful.
Herbie the Hedgehog is a cute story with read-to-me, read-aloud and auto-play options to make it suitable for young children in a wide variety of situations. The easy choice of languages makes it a great way to introduce or expose youngsters to other ways of speaking.
Imagination Playground is a virtual 3D building app that is designed to allow children to build anything their amazing minds can come up with. Great for future engineers or little ones who love to build.
My Shapes & Colors Farm Puzzles has so much to offer in education and entertainment. With loads of puzzles that include sorting shapes, sizes, colors, letters, numbers, and much more, it is the perfect early learning app for the little one in your home.
Say Word is a perfect tool for students in middle to upper elementary on up to use for practice with difficult homophones and easily-confused words. Most will find the vocabulary and concepts challenging and interesting.