Apps are now a part of kids’ daily lives so we decided to create a list of apps that will help introduce some learning into this daily routine. These highly rated apps for Early Childhood Education are definitely favorites amongst the Best Apps team. We consider these our not-to-miss apps for early learning.
Curious George Train Adventures is an entertaining app that gives young children a great opportunity to practice vital thinking, predicting, and problem solving skills while they enjoy the antics of one of their favorite characters.
See the App in iTunes wonderkind GmbH Price: $2.99 Tiny Pirates is a great app for kids, especially those who loves pirates! With Tiny Pirates, kids can discover a world filled with fun pirates, and learn the principle of cause and effect when they play and engage in interactive situations. I thought this game …
See the App in iTunes Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Price: $1.99 Curious George Train Adventures is a fun new educational app for kids, especially those who are fans of Curious George! With Curious George Train Adventures, kids can join Curious George as he rides through a Tiki-themed amusement park adventure completing puzzles along the …
See the app in iTunes Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Price: Free initial download with subscription options starting at $7.99/month As a parent, I want to feel good about the “screen time” I give my kids each day. While I think that there is some value in allowing kids some down time each day, playing …
Manuel’s Socks is an entertaining ebook with read to me or read to myself options. It includes some well-designed comprehension exercises as well as a fun additional activity that’s sure to delight young readers.
Read-Kids Learn to Read and Write in 20 Lessons is an outstanding app that offers some simple, yet effective practice for early reading skills in the areas of phonics, sight word recognition, writing, and reading comprehension.
See the App in iTunes PBS KIDS Price: FREE PBS KIDS Games is a fun educational app geared towards children ages 2 through 8 years old. With PBS KIDS Games, children can learn along with their favorite PBS KIDS characters anytime, anywhere (no internet needed). I thought this app would be perfect for kids …
Sago Mini Robot Party is an entertaining and creative app that will spark the imaginations of toddler and preschool users as well as encourage them to build self-expression skills and have a great time creating robots.
See the App in iTunes Way We Learn Price: FREE Fonics is a fun new educational app for children. With Fonics, kids can learn to read with synthetic phonics. I thought that this app would be perfect for kids who are just learning to spell/read. The Fonics app simplifies the way children learn to read …
ABA Preferences is a great tool to help teachers, parents, caregivers, and others who work with special needs individuals to understand their students’ and clients’ preferences. This information can be very useful in designing effective learning and behavior management interventions.
Matching! My First Brain Training offers children the opportunity to see and hear letters, numbers, and colors in four languages, then play a matching game based on choosing a response that includes the targeted three attributes. The game seems difficult for young children, and could use some tweaks to make it more entertaining.
Play and Learn with Corabelle is an easy to use, early learning app with lots of fun and engaging early-learning activities that children will love. Fun, educational, and perfect for the little one in your home.
Peppa Pig’s Golden Boots is a fun app for preschoolers that will keep them occupied with constructive readiness practice and skill-building games. They will enjoy dressing Peppa and interacting with each of the other five games as she travels through her day.
Listening Power Preschool is an outstanding receptive language development app capable of accommodating up to 75 users, creating groups, and providing an array of flexible practice activities that will keep young children learning for years.
Patchmania Kids-A Puzzle About Bunny Revenge offers a large and entertaining set of maze-like puzzles that will exercise logic, reasoning, visual and spatial skills as players guide the animals to eat up all of Farmer Lester’s vegetables.
Autism Core Skills is an outstanding app that provides a wealth of effective, targeted, scaffolded practice for students with autism working to master Common Core skills at the preschool through grade 1 levels. It makes good use of research-based best practices for education, and keeps extensive data suitable for managing IEP goals.
Drew Meets Boo is an entertaining ebook app that will appeal to young children. It sends several positive messages, including be yourself, don’t let others bring you down, and return kindness even to people who bully you.
Kindergarten Prep is a fun app that is designed to help preschool children practice some essential skills before entering kindergarten. With six sections having four activities each, there is some variety in the activities.
See the app in iTunes Les Trois Elles Price: Free with in app purchase to unlock full version for $1.99 Zen in Japanese literally means mediation. It is often referred to as a state of being that describes focus and an oneness of body and mind. Which ever way you it, Zen is definitely …