Learnia is a game-like, 3-D world that mimics many popular video games. Players have access to activities, lessons, and games covering concepts from spelling and math in grades 1 to 3. The free game includes a wealth of content, and there are more complete versions of each subject and grade level available as in-app purchases.
Bloom by Megalearn is a fun and entertaining way to learn about some important aspects of biology and plant life cycles, and activates some important higher-learning skills such as generalization and finding similarities and differences.
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.
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.
The winter days can get long and dull, especially if you have preschoolers who are stuck inside. Next time you are faced with a herd of bored youngsters, try going big. The preschool years are a time when kids are usually fascinated with really big things in general. I’m sure you’ve met a preschooler (or …
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.
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.
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.
Smart-EZE is a great app with lots of educational lessons and reviews for children grades 1-5. With Math, English, & Reading Comprehension review options, this app is perfect for practice any time of year.