Apps for Kids in High School

Apps for Kids Age 15+

Interactive Diorama of Plants

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Plants is an interactive diorama about plants in different biomes. Via open ended play, kids learn the eco systems and how plants grow and live in the real world. It is designed by Tinybop, whose first app Human Body was a great success. I love the guided exploratory approach of teaching. There is no lessons to […]

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Free Language Learning Programs and Apps

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I always wanted to check out Duolingo. I have read about their free language learning programs and apps, but I have not got a chance to actually use it till recently. After I used it for a while, I really like it, not just because it is free, but also how good it is at […]

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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 post, we only […]

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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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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: 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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10 Apps Helping Kids Develop Social and Emotional Skills

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Social and Emotional Well Being is important in Children’s development. It is a soft skill that is hard to teach. I am glad to see more and more educators start looking into this area and over the time, I have found some good apps helping kids develop social and emotional skills. 10 Apps Helping Kids […]

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Free App: Share Pictures Between Mobile Devices with one Click

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How do you share pictures with family and friends? Do you email them? Today I have a Free app that letting you share picture between devices for free instantly. You can even share it with many people just by one click. Chirp is a free app. It transfers files by creating a unique sound profile. […]

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App Went Free: Create Art on Tablets with SketchBook

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I have seen some iPad art works on the internet, and I have always wondered how people were able to create the beautiful effects on iPad, like water color, shades of painting, and delicate color changes. I started exploring some of the drawing apps available. It is amazing to see the kinds of drawing capabilities […]

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Capital City: The Finance and Strategy Game

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Parents may think that teaching children to be entrepreneurs is a bit of a lofty goal for an app, but Capital City make it accessible in a way I never thought possible. It makes learning finance and business strategy fun. The machinations of the game are simple: buy properties to earn cash flow.  Then, over time and game […]

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Interactive App that Teaches the Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

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Future Scientists will be excited to hear that isygames have added another fun anatomy themed app to their collection: Heart and Lungs lab. The interactive app gives kids the opportunity to dynamically explore the human body and to learn its functions hands on. On opening the app you are presented with a diagram of the […]

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9 Free Math Learning Websites That Are Available on iPad

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A while ago, we put together a list of 10 reading programs that continuous offer free books. Today we have a list of free math programs that continuously offer free math practice games and lessons to kids. All programs are available online on computers, and also work on iPhone and iPad. 9 Free Math Learning […]

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