Apps for Kids in Early Elementary Schools

Apps for Kids Age 6-10

Take Apart Cars with Curious Kids and Toy Cars

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Does your child like cars? Have you shown them the inside of a car? If you have a hands-on kid who likes engineering and machines, he/she will like this app – Curious Kids and Toy Cars. With this app, kids will be able to take apart cars, learn the parts names and how different parts […]

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The Swamp Where Gator Hides

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The Swamp Where Gator Hides is a picture book app executed with lovely depictions of swamp life in the Everglades.  The concept is no frills as book apps for young children should be (says the early childhood librarian who lives deep inside me).  The lovely paintings of the animals are the focus here.  If you touch them […]

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Free App: Daily Math Questions with Bedtime Math

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Many parents read to kids before they go to bed. But what about math? How about a math problem every day before bed? Today we’d like to introduce a website and an app – Bedtime Math. As stated on their website, Bedtime Math is to help kids love math the way they love playtime or […]

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Free App: Explore Nature Science with Online Games and Photo Hunt

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Plum’s Photo Hunt app and the Plum Landing website take learning life and nature science to a whole new level.  The Photo Hunt app focuses on the immediate world around you and the Plum Landing website focuses on a few different ecosystems of earth and takes the life sciences global. The Photo Hunt app is perfect for […]

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Expand Vocabulary with Rhyming Game App

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Children seem all like rhymes. Rhyming is an important part of language mastery. Rhymes help kids develop and enhance phonic awareness; experience the rhythm of the language; and expand vocabulary. Rhyming activities have many benefits in a child’s literacy development. Today we introduce an app of rhyming game to help kids expand their vocabulary with […]

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How to teach with movies

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How often do you let your kids see a movie or TV show? What movies and shows do you like to watch together? We like to watch documentaries. There are so many good documentaries that kids can watch, and they can learn so much from them. One great source of documentary movies and TV shows is […]

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App that Trains Cognitive Skills with Fun Games for Kids

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Today we introduce a kid’s app that trains children’s cognitive skills, such as memory, reasoning, flexibility. These skills are fundamental building blocks of early learning. Based on research, these skills don’t automatically happen as children mature. A good training program can help children develop these skills. Thinking Time is designed with leading researchers in developmental […]

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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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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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