Apps for Kids in Early Elementary Schools

Apps for Kids Age 6-10

Create Art with Geometric Shapes

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I like art activities using shapes. It combines art and math. While creating pictures with geometric shapes, kids practice shape and size recognition, cognitive skills, fine motor skills, and creativity. Today we share an app letting kids create pictures with shapes. The app Shape It is designed for kids from preschool to early elementary school. […]

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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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App Went Free: Gain Real Number Sense with Native Numbers

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An important early math learning element is the number sense: to truly understand the meaning of numbers beyond those written on paper. Today we have a wonderful app Native Numbers to help kids gain the real sense of numbers. It is a well-designed curriculum for kids age 4 to 7. It is usually $10 on […]

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Learn French with Fun Games

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My son’s school opens two new foreign languages and he is going to take French in addition to Spanish. I am so glad to have the chance to check out the app designed for kids to learn French: Fun French – Language Learning Games for Kids Age 3 to 10. After playing it for a […]

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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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Practice math with airplanes

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Fly by Numbers is a math practice app for kids. With the flying theme, kids who like airplane may like this game. It covers addition, subtraction and multiplication from single digit within 5 to mixed operation up to 100, so kids from preschool to high school can use this app. When kids start the app, […]

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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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Book App that Gets Kids to Talk

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Do you like Curious George? We do, and who doesn’t? Today we share a reading app featuring Curious George. It is a new book from the iReadWith series. We have reviewed books in the series before, and loved all the features that helping kids learn, especially those that get kids to talk and make reading a […]

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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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Fun Game App for Kids Developing Multiple Senses

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Astropolo is a relatively new app on the App Store, but they’ve been staying on the top chart for quite a long time. It is from one of my favorite developer Les Trois Elles, who developed Easy Studio. Astropolo is a collection of mini games that incorporates visual, auditory and fine motor skills in the […]

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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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Fun Games for Problem Solving Skills

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Playing games, especially well designed games can benefit children in many ways. When I look for games for my child, I look for challenges and fun. Oink Oink – My Crazy Farm is just an app like that. It is easy to understand how to play the game, it is fun to chase the animal […]

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