The Everything Machine offers a great combination of programming practice, logic skills, and sequencing as well as a healthy dose of creativity by giving users tools to access the Apple device’s input and output features with switches, timers, and even transmitters.
The apps we’ve chosen for our reviewed and recommended list for 5th grade include basic fraction concepts, searchable math video tutorials, visual and written creativity while creating professional-looking books and word analysis practice covering multiple concepts. Slice Fractions Slice Fractions offers a wordless, hands-on walk through basic fraction concepts such as the meaning of the …
There are so many great educational apps in the App Store for elementary school-aged children, we couldn’t narrow it down to our top 5 reviewed and recommended apps for 4th grade. Our list covers apps for encouraging creative writing and self-expression, text and visual design, scientific inquiry and observation, spelling, coding for kids and even …
Finding just the right apps for your elementary-age child can be time consuming. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for 3rd grade can make finding the right app for your child easier. The apps featured focus on a number of important areas, including building language skills, developing reading and comprehension skills, practicing writing skills, …
Robot School gives kids a chance to rescue a stranded robot while learning basic computer programming skills and developing a better understanding of how computers work. Along the way, they will build logic skills, observation skills, attention to detail, and other important life skills.
Geoboard, by the Math Learning Center is an outstanding app that will help students from middle elementary school through high school develop and improve their understandings of geometry, fraction concepts, and much more.
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.
Foldify Zoo – Create, Print and Fold Paper Animals! is one of those rare apps that reaches out into the real world and gets kids interacting beyond the screen of their devices. Let them enjoy creating animal figures in the digital world and with real paper and scissors.
Mr. Glue Stories puts a unique spin on the traditional storybook app by allowing readers to customize each story with their own sound effects, characters, narration, and illustrations to be saved and shared. A very creative app, great for children who love a good adventure.
Attributes by Math Doodles is an entertaining way to sharpen a host of higher-order thinking skills that will not only support the development of understanding of math concepts, but will also build attention to detail, reasoning and many other vital mental muscles.
Star Walk Kids-Explore Space and Planets is a wonderful adventure into the science and culture of the nighttime sky. It will encourage interest in astronomy and also allow families to explore the beauty of the night together.
Get up-close and personal with the human body, exploring all of its parts, seeing how they’re all connected, and absorbing key information about each body part at the same time in this highly interactive and informational app.
Kids build math skills by solving problems in an attempt to lure back customers the Math Monster has lured away in this entertaining bingo game which also offers them the chance to make and serve ice cream.
Solving math problems becomes kids’ special power as they use their skills to build towers and help transform monsters back into numbers in this game that increases in difficulty as kids practice their basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.
If you want to learn about fractions, head to the tropics, In Fruity Fractions, kids will learn all about fractions, starting with recognizing equal and unequal parts and moving to identifying actual fractions. As they complete activities, kids will unlock portions of an entertaining story featuring tropical birds.
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.
Presidents vs. Aliens is a great app for learning all sorts of facts about our American presidents. Learn the facts while protecting the planet from an alien invasion in this part-game, part educational app.