Summer need not be boring for your kids. Playing is as fun as learning thanks to these handy games designed for Android and iPad devices. Keep your children’s minds active with these educational apps that effortlessly facilitate learning, fun, and entertainment.
Elmo Loves 123s
Ideal for children 5 years old and above, this app helps your child count and identify numbers from 1 to 20. It also helps them do basic addition and subtraction thanks to Elmo, and Abby Cadabby who act as guides. Exciting activities await them once they trace numbers. Expect Sesame Street videos and coloring pages. Along the way, everyone’s favorite furry character are ready to guide kids in learning math.
GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine
GoldieBlox and The Movie Machine is an inspiring app for kids 6 years+ who dream of becoming engineers. Kids will learn the basics of animation and have the chance to make their one-second animated GIFs.
The Sight Word Adventure
This app promotes reading, recognizing, and writing up to 320 sight words. The Sight Word Adventure will sharpen your child’s cognitive skills such as active listening and visual attention – activities that are necessary when recalling sight words.
Habitat the Game
Even with a simple game like Habitat the Game, you can instill in your 4-year old child the value of being responsible for their environment. Players get to adopt a virtual polar bear and are asked to complete real-world tasks such as conserving water and turning the lights off when not in use.
Crayola Color, Draw & Sing
Engage your toddler and older children to be more artistic with the Crayola Color, Draw & Sing app. As they work on various colors, they also get to pick a song to listen to. Every time they scribble with crayons, they also get to unlock a new feature in that track. Very cool indeed.