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Apps to Help Students Get Organized post image

Do you kids forget homework? Are they late for turning in projects? Organization skills are very important study skills for kids to be successful in school, and they also carry over to kids’ adult life. It is helpful to have some effective organization tools while teaching kids organization skills. Today we share the best apps to help students get organized. myHomework: tracks students’ class, homework, projects; it also sends reminders. The schedule structure is very flexible, no matter what kind… Read More

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

Learn Math and Sight Words at Grandpa Toy Shop post image

I love apps that build in learning into age appropriate fun activities. Grandpa’s Toy Shop is just such an app. Kids will help grandpa run his toy store, from building toys, to setting up toys on the shelf, to running the cash register, to cleaning up the shop. Is there any child who would not want to help? When kids start the app, they are asked to enter the workroom before the store opens. They will create two toys: a… Read More

ABCmouse Grand Canyon Free App

I just realized we have reviewed so many free apps - over 100 of them.  I want to point out, we don't just post an app because it is free.  We go through full reviews before we share them on the website, so all the free apps on iGameMom have our reviewers' approval of good quality.  If you are looking for quality apps for kids and don't want to spend too much, make sure visit iGameMom Free App Page. Today I pulled some free… Read More

How to Help Kids Learn Algebra Concepts post image

Many kids run into difficulties in middle school math, or more specifically, when they start to study algebra. Algebra has some fundamental differences from the arithmetic math. To help kids’ transition from arithmetic math to algebra easier, it is a good idea to help kids learn fundamental algebra concepts when they are young, so when they officially start learning algebra they are ready for it. Today we introduce a fun app that help young children to learn algebra concepts –… Read More

Color and Number Games for Preschool Kids post image

Do you have a kid who is learning colors and numbers? Safari School is a fun app for kids in preschool age who are learning numbers, colors, grouping and sorting. There are 3 levels and over 50 activities in the app for kids of different age and different skill levels. It is a fun one to check out. The interface of the app is quite straight forward. When kids start the app, parents can help them choose the age level… Read More

Bobo Explores Light

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 for Preschool Kids. Please note, we had a list on science app for preschool kids already, that list is focused on natural and animal science… Read More

Kids Animal Science App

Today's Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Best Natural and Animal Science Apps for Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10). There is another list of science apps for this age group but on other subjects, such as astronomy, physics, or chemistry. For this other science app list, you can visit Best Science Apps for Elementary Kids. Please add your favorite nature and animal science apps in the comment area. I will update the list periodically. I really like the series of Smithsonian book apps.  There… Read More

Interactive Stories Told with Shapes post image

When we talk about shapes, we think about math, as it is part of the geometry; we also think about art, because all objects are in certain shapes. But have you thought about storytelling? Highlights Shapes is an app of fun stories for toddlers and preschooler that are built by shapes. What is more, these stories are interactive that kids help to create. When kids start the app, they are welcomed to 3 stories: the jungle, the deep sea, and… Read More

Zoo Learning Activities for Kids post image

I love the apps in Grandpa and Grandma series. They are learning apps, yet they are also very fun and kids love to play with them. The most recently one is In the Zoo with Grandma and Grandpa. It is designed for kids from preschool and up, and like other apps in the series, there are many fun games with built in learnings in them. Games in the app: Fix the sign: When kids enter the zoo, they will see… 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

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

Fun Grammar Game for Kids – Smashing Grammar post image

I always felt grammar is hard. It is a set of rules for the language, yet there are always exceptions, which make remembering the rules hard. Also it is mostly just memorization, so learning grammar is boring and hard. Since my child started learning grammar, I tried to find fun ways to make it easier. I actually have a collection of grammar resources. Whenever I found a great grammar learning tool, I get excited, as it is just not easy… Read More

Music Games for Kids from Mussila Monsters post image

Do your kids like music? Do they like to play with music toys? How about music games? If you are interested in taking their interest in music to the next level and start introduce music formally to kids, such as music notes, instruments, today’s app is a good one to start with. It is still fun, and the music introduction is formal, but gentle. Mussila is a fun and creative music game app that gives kids the basic music skills… Read More

StewieDuckApp

Summer is a time to teach and reinforce children’s water safety. Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim is a book app that teaches kids water safety rules. It is designed for kids aged 2 to 6. Through the story of Stewie the duck learning to swim, the app delivers three rules to ensure that young children stay safe around the water. The rules are repeated several times either as the story context, or as a song set to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”. There… Read More