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Hide and Seek Vocabulary Game for Toddlers post image

Helping young children learn animal names is always fun. I still remember when my son was 2 or 3, we started showing him the pictures and saying to him “this is a cow”, “this is a cat”. When I saw this new app teaching toddlers and preschoolers animal names with a hide and seek game, I was reminded the fun years when we were doing similar things with my child using picture books and cards, except this app help kids… Read More

Splash Math

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 mobile devices like iPhone and iPad. If you want to learn more about each website, click on the website name for more information. 10Monkeys: a website that offers fun math practice with… Read More

fraction math games

Math is an important subject in school and everyday life. It not only helps us understand and calculate numbers, but also helps us on logical thinking and referencing. Sometimes math can be boring. It is great if we can make math fun for kids, so they will enjoy learning this important subject. Luckily there are many fun math games available, be it online, or an app. How to choose math games for your kids? Here are some good math games… Read More

Jigsaw Puzzle App for Kids of All Ages post image

We like jigsaw puzzles. It offers many benefits in childhood development. Through playing puzzles, kids develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor and gross motor skills, shape recognition, problem solving, and patience. It is a good quiet activity to help kids to calm down. I recently find a good puzzle app. What I like the most about the app is the ability to adjust the difficult level, so everyone at home can play. You can create a puzzle for a 3-year-old, and… Read More

Family Night Ideas – Good Family Movies and Games post image

With all the school activities, family and work responsibilities, it is hard to fit family night into our busy schedule unless we intentionally plan for it. Do you have family night? What do you do? I have been looking for family night ideas, and find some good family movies and games that are educational and fun. I’d love to hear your ideas. Please do share. We love to play family games. This is the time every one interact with each… Read More

20 Interactive Nursery Rhyme Activities for Kids post image

Nursery rhymes are great for children’s language learning, as well as memory, physical, and emotional development. Young children all like nursery rhyme songs. It is a great way to start kids on literacy. There are quite a few nursery rhyme apps for young children. Today we are introducing HooplaKidz Nursery Rhyme Activities. It is different in a way that in addition to playing nursery rhyme songs, it has learning activities built upon those nursery rhymes. Currently, the app has 20… Read More

11 Money Games for Kids Teaching Finance Skills post image

Learning about money and money management is essential for a happy life. It starts from learning to count the money to manage the money you have, such as saving and investment. There are a lot to learn about money to live a comfortable life, and it all starts at a young age. Today we share some good money games for kids that will help them learn about money at different stage of their life. Counting Money Bingo is designed for… Read More

Camping With Kids Activities post image

Do you like to take kids camping? What do you do when camping with kids? Today we have an app for kids about camping, Camping with Grandpa. It not only teaches kids wildness survival skills, but also gives us fun ideas of camping activities for kids. Check it out. There are 7 games throughout the app. First kids are asked what to take to the camping trip. They will have several options, such as water, hat, lighter. There are also… 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

Fun Game for Kids to Learn Social Skills – Yo Kai Watch post image

Do your kids like games? Do you like them to play games? What if it is a game where kids learn social skills while playing? Nintendo just brought a popular game in Japan to the US, it is called Yo-Kai Watch. I like the game as kids can learn social skills through play. The storyline of the Yo-Kai Watch game starts when a boy or a girl gains a special power of seeing Yo Kai. Kids can choose to play… 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

Fun Word Game for Better Vocabulary post image

Are you children good at using new words? Do they like to use different words in their written and oral communication? Having a rich vocabulary definitely improve communication skills and thus relationship with others and self-confidence. Playing word games is a fun way to help kids to improve vocabulary. In addition, playing word games is good for brain development. While playing games, kids are focused, and they are forced to make new connections, and to think outside of box. Today… Read More

KidScience Free App

Today's "Best Educational Apps for Kids" list is Best Science apps for elementary school kids.  I did not include those animal related apps, as there will be a separate list of "Best Educational Apps for Kids" on "Nature and Animals". If you know any good science apps for kids age 6 to 10, please leave the app name in a comment. I will update the list periodically. Bobo Explores Light: A very well designed science app with engaging interactive activities. The app utilizes multimedia contents… Read More

Video Games to Go with Beloved Children’s Books post image

Do you kids like books? Do you do any activities based on the books? Book based activities encourage kids interest in reading more and sometimes it can work the wonder in turning a reluctant reader into a book lover. I found a wonderful website with resources for fun activities that are linked to the books kids love. There are printables, and even video games. It is by Random House, and it is designed specially for kids. When you get to… Read More

14 Toys that Teach Kids Programming post image

Have your kids started learning computer programming? Computer coding or programming is basically the language we use to talk to computers. Since computers will be an essential part of the future world our kids going to be in, it is important for today's children to have fundamental knowledge of how to communicate with computers. For some very basic concepts, they can learn coding through cool activities without using a computer. After they learned fundamental concepts, it is best to get… Read More