Every child we have ever met loves games. In this day and age, our mobile devices are the perfect way to engage children with games and apps that can capture their imagination. Check out our list of the best game apps for kids.
Elastic Alphabets for Kids is a remarkably entertaining app designed to review and reinforce letter recognition and beginning phonics with young children, ESL students, and students with special needs.
Peppa’s Seasons: Autumn & Winter takes players on a journey through Peppa’s world to explore the differences between the seasons using fun, interactive games. Great for families and children of all ages.
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!
Spelling Bug Hangman is a fun version of the classic game that comes with nearly 100 built-in word lists for early elementary students as well as the capability to add individualized practice word lists.
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!
Times Table Galaxy is a fun and effective system for practicing multiplication facts in timed and competitive settings. The app supports both development of skill at skip counting and improvement in speed and memorization of multiplication combinations 2 x 2 to 12 x 12.
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.
MUBApp is a great first attempt at capturing some of the experiential learning opportunities that are possible at children’s museums around the world as well as a playful introduction to eight other cultures.
See the App in iTunes My Town Games LTD Price: $2.99 My Town: Beach Picnic is a great app for preschoolers. With My Town: Beach Picnic, children can enjoy an exploratory adventure at the beach! The app functions as a fully interactive scene that unfolds at the beach. I love how the app features lots …
Sago Mini Babies is an interactive free play app that allows little ones to play, care for, and interact with four different baby animals. Great for families and children who may soon be a big brother or sister.
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.
Orchard Toys is an all in one app that includes early learning activities with varying difficulty levels for young players to test their problem solving skills. With puzzles, matching, and memory games this app is fun for children of all ages!
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.
Box Drop Math Addition Game provides addition facts in order of increasing difficulty and encourages players to build speed at basic addition combinations. A simple but fun arcade game challenges them to stack falling boxes to earn extra points.
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.
Monkey Party Learn Algebra makes an entertaining and valuable introduction to basic early algebra concepts, including balancing equations, combining like terms, using negative numbers, multiplying with fractions, and introducing the concept of graphing lines based on equations.