There are plenty of learning apps for kids for smartphones and tablets. Your children can learn a variety of things if you have the right apps installed on your device. Here we will show you a selection of the best learning apps for kids.
The app ABCmouse.com is great for younger kids, especially between the ages of 2 and 8. It has a lot of great features for reading, math, science and art.
- Kids can learn by playing interactive games, watching fun videos or using the apps’ quizzes and activities
- ABCmouse can be used as an app or the website ABCmouse.com
- As a parent, you can track your child’s progress
- You will get a free one-month trial, after the trial the app costs $9.95/month
- You can download it for Android and iPhone
Quick Math Jr.
Quick Math Jr. takes your child on an interactive math journey. It is recommended for kids between the ages of 4 and 8. Here’s what it has in store for you:
- The app includes 12 different math games explaining fundamental math skills and concepts
- Kids can build their own game character, to personalize the game and make it more engaging
- All answers can be handwritten or drawn, so your child can practice some handwriting skills as well
- Quick Math Jr. is free and can be downloaded for iPhone
Elmo Loves 123s
With the App Elmo Loves 123s your child can learn numbers in a fun and exciting way. The app is best suited for children between the ages of 2 and 5. Here’s what you can expect:
- Kids can learn numbers with one of the apps’ many videos and games to draw and memorize the number shapes
- It also teaches children how to count in a fun way
- There is also an Elmo Loves ABCs app to learn the alphabet
- The app costs $5 and is available for Android and iPhone
Hungry Caterpillar Play School
The Hungry Caterpillar Play School app covers five areas of learning for kids between the ages of 1 and 5. Here are the features of the app based on Eric Carls children’s book:
- The app covers the five learning areas shapes and colors, alphabet, numbers, book reading, and arts and puzzles
- It is colorful and teaches children with fun activities and games
- The Hungry Caterpillar Play School is free to download for Android and iPhone, however, to access the content you will need a subscription, which costs $6/month or $50/year
Khan Academy Kids
The Khan Academy Kids app is recommended for kids between the ages of 2 and 5 and can help children with counting, learning to write their name or taking measurements.
- Your child will be guided through the app by five animal characters to make the learning experience more fun
- The Khan Academy Kids has a well-sorted library with different lessons for various learning topics
- For beginner readers, there is also a large variety of e-books in this app
- The app is free and can be downloaded for Android and iPhone