Apps for Kids in Upper Elementary and Middle School

Apps for Kids Age 10-15

Free App: Stay In the Know with Yahoo News Digest

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I have not paid much attention to news apps except News-O-Matic. Because I felt many news include contents that are not child safe. Recently I heard from a homeschool mom that they use Yahoo News for kids in their homeschool. I was quite surprised and checked it out. I am really surprised by the quality […]

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Play Fun Games to Learn Spanish – Fun Spanish App for Young Children

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A while ago I reviewed a French leaning app from StudyCat, It is a fun game-like app helping kids learn vocabulary in French. StudyCat also has a Spanish app with similar structure. If you are looking for a Spanish language app for young children that let kids play fun games to learn Spanish, this is […]

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Best Math Learning Tools on iPad and Other Tablets

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We started putting together Best Learning Tools on iPad and other Tablet series. Today we have best math learning tools on iPad and other tablets. There are many math apps available, we have put together 45 math game apps for kids grouped by age and learning objectives. However, in this learning tool series, we only […]

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Chess Academy for Kids

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Chess Academy for Kids is a Chess Tutorial app designed for kids. It teaches how to play chess, from the very basic, like what is each piece, rules for the movements, winning strategies. It is a handy tool for kids to learn the game on their own. There are 140 lessons in the app. I […]

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Family Night Ideas – Good Family Movies and Games

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With all the school activities, family and work responsibilities, it is hard to fit family night into our busy schedule unless we intentionally plan for it. Do you have family night? What do you do? I have been looking for family night ideas, and find some good family movies and games. I’d love to hear […]

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iLiveGrammar Combines Grammar and Science in One App

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iLiveGrammar is a grammar app, and it is also a science app. It teaches kids grammar with science content, combining grammar and science in one app. There are 3 apps in the series currently: Botany, Autumn, Winter. Each app has 4 lessons, and all lessons are based on a science topic. When open the app, […]

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9 Free Essential Learning Tools for Kids on Tablets

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Now many families have iPads or other tablets for kids to use at home. More and more schools are using iPads as study tools at school. Mobile devices are great learning tools if we use them appropriately. Through time, we have found many good learning tools that are available on tablets for kids. Today we share […]

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Free Learning Website for Kids – mocomi

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I recently find a great learning website for kids with tons of fun educational contents: books, games, videos, jokes, … It is so fun, even for me!  It is called mocomi. Since we are posting on iGameMom, you know it functions well on mobile devices like iPad and iPhone. It is based in India, so […]

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Free App: Guided Kids Art Activities from National Gallery of Art

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The NGAkids Art Zone app is a FREE app from National Gallery of Art. It is designed to teach kids art with interactive activities. All activities are inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art. It is designed for early elementary age kids, but kids younger or older and even adults […]

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Multimedia Learning App About Water Cycle

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Do you get much rain this time of the year? Usually during the season change time, it is a good time to talk about water cycle, as you might see rains or fog, in the morning dew drops, and these are good examples of water cycle in the nature. I recently find a good app […]

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2 Simple Tips to Help Kids Organize School and Home Responsibilites

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Welcome to Mom’s Library. With kids going back to school, we are happy that life goes back to routine. However, pretty soon we will start seeing homework, school project, reading list, spelling list, papers need be signed, books need be returned to the library, … not to mention soccer practice, game schedule, snack schedule, … […]

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FREE App: Help Kids Stay Organized with School Projects and Homework

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Most kids have started school. Pretty soon they will start having homeworks, class projects, reading assignments, … all the fun stuff. How do you help kids stay organized and keep track of all homeworks and projects? myHomework is a very good tool for kids to organize all these school works. It is available online, so […]

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Learn Coding and Programming with Fun Toy – Sphero Ball

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I was very excited when I received the Sphero ball. I have seen it on the web and was very curious how it works. Moving a ball around using a mobile device looks so fun. After I did some research about the product, saw how it can help kids learn coding and computer programming, I […]

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Free App: Random Acts of Kindness

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With kids starting school, many of us are busy getting kids ready for the new school year: school supplies, academic readiness, … One very important aspect of school life is the peer interactions. This involves social and emotional skills. We have shared our top picks of 10 apps helping kids develop social and emotional skills […]

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Free App Teaching Young Children Coding

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We have reviewed several apps teaching kids coding, like Hopscotch and Codecademy. Today we have another free app for kids to learn computer programming – Kodable.  Kodable starts from the very simple concepts and is great for kids as young as preschool to gain the fundamental concepts of coding. When kids start the app, they […]

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Free App: Boost Your Brain with Fun Brain Exercise Games

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Brain Booster Exercises is a fun brain training app that is not only good for kids, but also good for grown ups. It is free with options to add more levels via in-app purchase. There are a lot content come with the free download. We actually have not even bothered to add more levels. There […]

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