Science Apps for Kids

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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: 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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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: Watch Educational Shows on Smithsonian Channel for FREE

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I recently find a great educational app from Smithsonian – Smithsonian Channel. It has many of Smithsonian channel’s videos, some are full episodes, and they are free! It is available on almost all the different devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Kindle. If you want to watch the videos on bigger screen, it is also available […]

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Best Science Apps for Preschool Kids

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We have put some best app lists based on kids age and subject, if you are interested in those lists, please visit Best Educational Apps for Kids – Grouped by Age and Subject. In the past several months, iGameMom reviewed many science apps for preschool kids. We can’t wait to share the Best Science Apps […]

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Learn Dinosaur Science with Dinosaur Train A to Z

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If your child is a fan of dinosaurs then this app is for you! From the popular PBS children’s cartoon show comes a fun, educational app all about dinosaurs and the alphabet. This science app allows your child to take a deeper look at dinosaur facts and interact in a way they can’t with the […]

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Free App: National Geographic Young Explorer

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Recently I found a wonderful free resource from National Geographic for kids – National Geographic Young Explorer Magazine. It is available for free on their website, and as apps for both iPad and Android devices. There are 7 issues every year. Each issue covers 3 topics about nature, such as rain; plant roots; animals cover […]

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9 Apps Making Outdoor Science Learning Fun

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When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outdoors. There are so many misconceptions that apps are just for indoor learning. In fact, many apps are designed to invite kids going out, explore and learn everything about the wonderful nature. 9 Apps Making Outdoor Science Learning Fun SkyView (Free): kids […]

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App Went Free: Cool Science Experiments for Young Kids

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Science concepts can be taught at a young age. The challenge is to make the concepts easy, fun and safe for the young kids to play with. Piiig Labs offers cool science experiments for kids, and it does a wonderful job in letting kids to do the experiments hands-on on their own, safely.  The added […]

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If I Ran the Rainforest – The Cat in The Hat Learning Library

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Kids are naturally drawn to all the colorful animals and the adventure of the rainforest. Who better to lead them on a tour through the layers of the rainforest than the Cat in the Hat? The app is an interactive eBook based on the book ‘If I ran the rainforest’ by Bonnie Worth. It has […]

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Learn Plants Lifecycle with Garden Lab

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Garden Lab is an app designed for preschool kids to learn how to take care of plants.  It feels like a simulation game, but in a very simpler manner.  Kids will learn what it takes to grow flowers: seeds, water, sun light, and their work to take care of flowers. When kids start the game, […]

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Play Fun Science Educational Games with Max and Ruby

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I am a firm believer that science should, and can be taught at a very young age. I also agree it is challenging to teach science concepts to young kids. You have to convey the concept in a manner that young minds can understand and grasp. It takes the full understanding of science and early […]

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Brain Training App – Brain Jump with Ned the Neuron

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Brain Jump with Ned the Neuron is a brain training app for kids that aids in the development of memory, concentration, and problem solving.  It showcases three mini games with multiple levels to aid in this task.  Along with badges to mark kids progress in the games, it features a short video that highlights the […]

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