Moms and teachers have voted. Here’s our list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. Perfect for keeping children mentally active these apps compliment all that hard work in the classroom with after school fun that continues the learning process.
Tongo Music-for kids and families is a shining example of a high-quality, valuable app that is both beneficial and fun. It’s suitable for the whole family (including the very young), and will provide hours of educational entertainment.
Catch the Shapeshifter is a unique and challenging visual perception, attention, and focus puzzle that could quickly become addicting. Spot the Shapeshifter and other creatures that change their shapes as they drift across amazing and fantastic 3-D backdrops.
eTABU Word Search is a fun way to build reading, word recognition, vocabulary and mental flexibility skills. You can even use it to sharpen your languages skills. The app is entertaining and highly-engaging.
Fido & Pumpkin Position Words is a fun app to help young children learn about position in space, covering words such as “in,” “up,” “down,” and “between” with colorful animations and multiple-choice endings to sentences that describe the characters’ positions.
See the app in iTunes Dr. Panda Ltd Price: $2.99 When we visit my parents’ house, one of my son’s favorite things to do is get out their play kitchen and play “Restaurant”. He loves to take our orders and prepare the food. He serves it to us like a real waiter and …
The Tune Zoo is a fantastic music app that is highly versatile and enjoyable. It allows users to design and even record unique musical creations across a wide range of styles and sounds, and even teaches many music fundamentals along the way with an outstanding, hands-on style that will appeal to even experienced musicians.
Patrick’s Dinosaur: Aliens and Diggers is an imaginative and creative app that features dinosaurs, space aliens, things to throw, and even construction equipment. Most young children will be in heaven!
See the app in iTunes Cognitive ToyBox, Inc. Price: Free More or Less, Greater or Fewer are important concepts for kids to learn. It is an essential building block for success in math and science later in life. More 4 Monkey is a fantastic app that was designed to introduce kids to that concept …
FishyPaint allows users to view and interact with a virtual aquarium as they touch the responsive fish, and use their own real-world artwork and pictures to create their own unique and colorful finned friends.
See the app in iTunes 77Sparx Studio, Inc. Price: Free, with in-app purchase options If you have a preschooler or kindergartener in your house that is learning to read, then do I have the app for you! Wonster Words is an incredibly fun app that combines phonics and learning with some incredibly cute and silly …
Pocket Sight Words provides a simple and effective way to practice recognition of 220 sight words from the Dolch List. It has few bells and whistles, which results in a very intuitive interface that should be apparent to preschoolers and kindergarteners in the target age group, but also is not likely to be exciting or intriguing for most children in this age group.
Alligator in the Elevator Matching Game is a highly entertaining app perfect for helping toddlers and preschoolers build critical memory skills and language skills, as well as for encouraging language play that will improve later reading and writing skills.
Ben and Holly Elf and Fairy Party is an entertaining and engaging app that will get young children involved and keep them playing again and again as they create a new and different party experience each time.
See the App in iTunes Ahoiii Entertainment Price: FREE Fiete KinderZoo is a great app for kids who love animals, especially those who love visiting the zoo. With Fiete KinderZoo, kids can join Sailor Fiete as he visits a zoo full of animal friends. I love how this app was made by kids for …
Finding Stubby is a pleasant, low-key app that will help younger children discover some basic information, facts, and more as they pilot a remotely-operated vehicle down into the very bottom parts of the ocean floor.