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History Apps

Our moms have reviewed some awesome history apps over the years and below is our list of favorites. Compiled a list of our favorite history apps, suitable both for general interest and for helping teach your kids everything they need to know.


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.

Thanks to the advances in technology educators and parents have more options available to them to make learning history fun. Apps can be a great tool to present material in an interactive and entertaining way. The apps included in our recommendations are not only educational, but also entertaining. Some apps may be rated age 9+.

The seventh grade year is often a year of big changes-changing classes, new teachers, and higher educational expectations.  It’s also time to begin planning ahead for high school challenges.  These recommended apps will help your student learn and grow with the best. iBiome-Wetlands iBiome-Wetland is a hands-on, experiential look at three types of wetlands. Players …

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.

Reviewed and recommended, these apps are a fun way for kids to learn about our American presidents anytime of year. Presidents vs Aliens Presidents vs Aliens is a game-like app that takes learning to the next level. This fun, interactive app teaches children fun facts, names, quotes, and so much more about presidents and includes …

10 Amazing Alphabet Apps For Kids New alphabet apps are popping up every day. Some are best for younger kids around preschool age and others are for kids who are ready to read and learn their alphabet. We searched far and wide and found some great alphabet apps that are unique and fun. Here are 10 Amazing Alphabet Apps For Kids! Our …

Presidents Challenge is a fun and diverting way to memorize the names of the presidents of the United States in order. Users can choose to tackle specific eras or the entire list at once. There is a blank timeline with the year of election on one side of the screen, and a tray of presidential portraits with names on the other side. Users drag pictures from the tray to the correct place on the timeline. The app also provides a little biographical and background information about each president.

Civil War Interactive provides a good overview of the American Civil War that will be useful to students and to hobbyists. Its multimedia nature makes it a good learning tool.

For some of us Presidents Day is just another random vacation / shopping day. But that could also be that I’m not American – so what better way to brush up on my American history than downloading a couple of Presidents Day apps. A personal favorite is Presidents vs. Aliens by Dan Russell-Pinson (developer of …