Apps for Kids in Early Elementary Schools

Apps for Kids Age 6-10

Learn Word Patterns with Fun Games – iSort Words

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The iSort Words app teaches children various forms of word patterns.  It teaches how the beginnings and endings of various words can be split up and combined to form different words and in doing so also teaches vocabulary, spelling and rhyming. There are four games in the app: Swipe Sort, Push Sort, Speed Sort, and Explore. […]

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10 Kids Apps About Bugs – Fun and Educational

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Do you have a child who like to play with bugs? Or do you have a child who’s afraid of bugs? Spring time is a good time to learn about bugs and get some hands on experience with them. Today we have 10 kids apps about bugs. If your child loves to play with bugs, […]

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Be a Sandwich Chef and Learn Healthy Food Choices

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I have seen several Duckie Deck apps recently, and they do a good job in engaging kids with apps. When I heard about their new app Sandwich Chef, I was excited to try it out. Plus, I am always interested in ways helping kids learn healthy food choices and eat healthy. I had a lot […]

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Four Nature Science Apps in One – Outside Your Door from Cat in the Hat Learning Library

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The Cat in the Hat is the greatest thing going really. PBS and Random House have turned the Cat into a very smart and entertaining educator. And, naturally, Ocean House Media, in best practices style, has delivered a concise, no frills version of The Cat in the Hat Outside Your Door Collection with 4 apps […]

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Free Book: Terry Treetop and the Lost Egg

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While you are enjoying the Easter weekend, I have a FREE egg related kids book for you – Terry Treetop and the Lost Egg is a picture book for kids age 2 to 6, a story about eggs. It has print version and Kindle version. The Kindle version is FREE today. It is a nice […]

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Free: Fun Science Activities and Games for Kids

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A while ago, I introduced a Free Science App for kids DIY Sun Science designed by The Lawrence Hall of Science. I explored a little more, and found The Lawrence Hall of Science has a very neat website designed for kids, called 24/7 Science. There are two sections on the site: science activities and online […]

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Learn about Wild Baby Animals with Cat in the Hat

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A Great Day for Pup is another book app from Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Learning Library. It is based on the original print book of the same title. We have recently become big fans of Cat in the Hat in our household and this book app was an immediate favorite. It has great […]

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Spark Children’s Imagination with 1000 Adventures

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Do you have a child full of imagination? Then you should share this book with your imaginative child. 1000 Adventures is a book app that sparks the wildest children’s imagination, taking kids to imaginable places, interacting with imaginary characters, … be ready! A boy wakes up in the morning, his imagination takes him to all […]

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Free App: Learn Sun Related Science with DIY Sun Science

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DIY Sun Science is a free science app for kids designed by UC Berkeley Lawrence Hall of Science. It has instructions on 13 hands-on learning activities helping kids learn and explore about the Sun. It also has many amazing sun related images and videos. What is most interesting is the sun observatory showing live images […]

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Problem Solving with a Twist of Optical Illusions – Monument Valley

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I recently have been playing the game Monument Valley. It is an amazing game. Combining strategic problem solving, visual art, geometric and optical illusion, it is a game app I have not seen before. It is not for young kids, but definitely a great one for school age kids to gain first hand experience about […]

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Visual Learning Tool on How Machines Work

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How It Works is a clear, simple, textbook style app.  It visually shows kids how things function and do what they are supposed to do. There are 9 items featured in the app: a car, a rocket, a steam engine, a windmill, a lawn mower, a pump, a washing machine, a vacuum cleaner and a hair […]

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Free App: Explore and Learn about Nature Animals with Disney Nature

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Disneynature Explore is a wonderful free app for kids to explore and learn about the 5 nature animals included in this app. It is a companion app for the Disney Nature movies. There is a dedicated website for all the Disneynature movies. On the website there are many well designed learning materials that you can have […]

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Explore Music and Sound with Toca Band

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Toca Band is from one of my favorite developer Toca Boca. It is a music toy letting kids explore music and sound in a fun and intuitive setting. Kids can choose from 16 different characters to form a band, they can also choose a character for a solo performance. It is free for limited time. […]

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Coloring Book App That Grows with Your Child

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There are many coloring apps on App Store, most of them are about the same. When I first saw the app title, I did not pay much attention – just another coloring app. But once I started the app, I was quite impressed by the options it has. Picotoons Coloring Books is a coloring app […]

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Book Reader for Kids: Epic – Books for Kids

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Recently I was approached by the developers of a new app Epic! – Books for Kids, asking if I would like to review the app. I have reviewed several great kids book reader apps that are subscription based and I think this is a great way to get kids reading more. The app is basically […]

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Free App: Sparky Teaches Kids Fire Safety

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Sparky’s Birthday Surprise is a book app teaching kids about fire safety. It is a free app supported by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). It is available on Apple devices and Android devices. If you visit the NFPA website for kids sparky.org, you will see many great educational content on the site that you can […]

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