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Learn Multiplication While Making Pizza post image

After addition, kids start learning multiplication. Kids start with the early concepts of double, triple, and then further on to bigger single digit multiplications. For some kids this transition comes easy, for some it may not that easy, and can even be frustrating some time. How do you make the learning fun and engaging? I found this app Multiply Pizza Pie. It embeds multiplication into the pizza making process. Kids will make pizza then using multiplication to figure out the… Read More

State Bingo and Crossword

Does you family like to travel? Travel time is a perfect time for kids to learn and practice their geography knowledge. Those boring city names will come to life for kids after they have actually experienced the various different locations. We shared some tips on how to turn travel time into learning experience a while ago. Today we are going to share the best geography apps we have found. These are fun apps kids will love to use. If you click… Read More

Earth Day Apps for Kids

Are you doing anything special for Earth Day? To celebrate Earth Day, I put together a list of apps that are great to share with your kids on Earth Day. Hope they will be part of your Earth Day learning. Several apps are actually FREE, check them out! Lorax: The story recounts how the Lorax tries to save the Truffula Forest and its inhabitants from disaster at the hands of an insatiable factory owner. The Lorax’s pleas are ignored and tragedy follows. A Dr. Seuss classic… Read More

3D Animation Tutorials for Beginners Using Blender post image

Have you tried 3D animation? Many scenes and characters in movies and video games are results of 3D animations. Today every one probably have seen some 3D animation effects. What is more, if you have used a presentation tool, like PowerPoint or Keynote, you probably have some experience creating 3D animations. Most presentation tools let you add certain animation effects, like the image dancing on the screen, or flying into the screen. But most of these presentation tools have limited… Read More

Learn about the Wild Big Cats from Your Pet post image

Do you like wild animals? Do you know you can learn about wild animals from your pet at home? My Wild Cat is a digital book teaching kids about the big cats in the wild through watching the cat at home. It is a unique way of teaching kids about wild animals through things they are familiar with already. In the book, kids will learn about 10 big cats through observing the cat at home. Some of the big cats… Read More

Smash Your Food

How do you talk about food nutrition and healthy food with your child? How easy is it to take the tasty fries or the sweet donuts away from their plates? Do you know how much sugar in the donuts? You can get help on all these questions from a fun app Smash Your Food. Smash Your Food lets the kids pick the food, and watch the food be smashed between two metal plates, and sugar, salt and oil be filtered… Read More

Help Kids Sound Out Words post image

Have you children struggled with sounding out words during reading? They see a word, but they don't know how to read it out loud. When a teacher or a parent is with the child, the adult can help. But it is impossible to have someone sit with the child all the time during reading. Isn't it nice if there is a program that can help the kids sound out the words when no one else can help? Sounding out machine… Read More

Practice Math Skills with Fun Zap Zap Games post image

Kids all learn in different styles. They should. However, this poses the challenge of teaching. Many times kids don't get certain concept, it is not because they are stupid, it is because it is not taught in the way that is intuitive for them. That is why I have always been interested in learning new ways of explaining the same concepts. I found this free app Zap Zap Math and think some kids will like it. It covers math concepts… Read More

SkyView App

While it starts to get warm, I hope pretty soon we will be able to walk outside in the yard or in the street at night. Every time, when we are out at night, my son likes to point at the stars telling me which is which. I don’t know much about the stars, so I did some search on apps that can help me learn about the sky. It is amazing how many astronomy apps are out there, ranging from… Read More

MathLands Free App

After reviewing many educational apps, I started putting lists of my favorite apps by subjects and kids age. Today's app list is 10 free math apps for elementary kids – some are on single subject, such as fraction value comparison, some covers broader range of subjects. But all apps here are FREE, and are well designed. All are fun to play too. Hope they will help kids enjoy math more. I also have lists of 10 Free Book Apps for… Read More

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