Apps for Kids in Early Elementary Schools

Apps for Kids Age 6-10

Free App: Fun Brain Training Games for Kids

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How often do you do brain exercise? I wish I have done more brain training. Just like our body muscles, our brains need regular exercise to stay sharp. With the fact that we are using our brains every day, which are the best exercises, do we still need additional brain training?  The answer is Yes. […]

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FREE: Practice Math on 10 Monkeys Website

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Today I have another math practice website for kids – 10 Monkeys. It also operates well on iPad and iPhone. It covers math from preschool to elementary school on number recognition, counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are also practices on money and word problems. Geometry problems will be added in the near future. Once […]

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Fun Math Game App to Get Your Brain in Shape – Tower Math

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Tower Math is a math game app for kids developed by the same developer who created Stack the States and Stack the Countries, which are by far the most popular apps in our household. When my son turned 3 he knew where every state and every country was on the planet because of those apps. […]

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On-the-go Kids Learning Activities from The Wheels on the Bus

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I don’t know why we have not reviewed The Wheels on The Bus yet. But with the summer season, especially many travels going on, this is a great collection of on-the-go kids learning activities in one app. We all know young children have short attention span. When you feel that you are just warming up […]

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Free App: Marbly Game for Spacial Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

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We recently discovered a new game app that is fun and addictive. It is designed by Alexey Pajitnov, author of the world famous Tetris game.  Kids will learn spacial reasoning, logic thinking, and problem solving, while playing the fun game. The game play is to line up same colored marble in one line – row, […]

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App Went Free: Wonderful Educational App for Kids about Human Body

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Human being’s body is amazing. There is so much we can learn about our body: the structure, the function, and most amazingly, how the many parts work together to support our daily life. Teaching kids about human body is complex, and I find it easier to have something visual – pictures and, ideally, videos.  Additionally, […]

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Free Games: Gain Literacy and Problem Solving Skills at Poptropica

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Are you looking for engaging online games for kids? Games are not all bad. Good games will help kids focus and train their problem solving skills. Poptropica is one of the good games I don’t mind my child playing. Kids will improve their literacy and problem solving skills while playing the open ended games. Poptropica […]

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Learn about Alphabet and Insects in One Book App

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The Alphabet of Insects is an educational book app from the developer Oceanhouse Media. This is an alphabet book that goes through each letter, a to z, sharing a new insect with each new letter.  With the warm weather, your child will have fun reading and learning about new bugs and insects. Kids will have […]

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Free App: High Quality Educational Videos for Kids

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Brainfeed is an app with collections of educational videos for kids. All the videos in the app are educational, entertaining, and age appropriate. The app is free with about 100 videos free. I like the app for its filtered content, so I know those videos are high quality and kids friendly. There are 11 categories […]

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10 Art Apps for Kids that Encourage Off Screen Creations

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On screen art creation and off screen art creation are different. I have found that many great apps offer great art activities. They use features that are available with the new technology, provide unique perspectives that are otherwise impossible to share. But we should not limit the art on the screen. Whenever possible I like […]

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Free App: Simple and Helpful Math Learning Tool

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Do you help kids on math at home? Today I have a free app that is a great math teaching/learning tool. Number Line is a simple app, yet you can use it for so many different math problems: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, skip counting, number patterns, and more. It helps kids visualize number sequences and […]

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Free App Visually Teaching Kids Math Operation Properties

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Are you kids learning multiplication? Mine has just past the stage, but I wish I had this app when he was learning multiplication. Teachley Mt.Multiplis is a great game app teaching properties of operations as strategies to multiplication. We all know the 3 properties of multiplication: commutative, associative, and distributive. I found through my son’s […]

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App on Deal: Monopoly Game Series Apps

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Do you like to play Monopoly? It is available as apps now and today all Monopoly apps are on sale for $0.99. The original prices for them are from $4 to $10. If you like the game, this is the time to get the app. There are several Monopoly apps for different versions of Monopoly […]

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Fun App Helping Kids Learn Chinese Characters

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I have heard many parents talking about helping kids learn Chinese. Chinese is a very different language. It is pictograph based, not alphabet based. Because the difference between Chinese and English, it could be hard for English speakers to grasp Chinese. However, pictographs are in fact very fun to learn, as all characters are originated from […]

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How to Help Kids Build Positive Social Media Profiles

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A while ago, we posted an article about cyber safety for kids. Internet and social media are becoming part of our life, teaching children how to avoid negative influence is important, however, it is more important to help kids build a positive digital environment for themselves, and leverage the power of positive digital profiles to […]

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10 Free Reading Programs for Kids on Mobile Devices

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Reading books is the best gift a parent can give to their kids. Where do you find books for kids? With our busy schedule it is sometime hard to find time to visit the book stores and libraries. That is why I like the eBooks and book apps for kids. They save the travel time […]

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