While children are having their screen time, encourage their use of educational applications. Below are some of our favorite apps to encourage learning:
What’s better than animals wearing clothes? This adorable and free game teaches children how to match, by placing different outfits on animals. In addition to learning matching skills, your child can also learn about different animals along the way.
Elmo Loves 123s
This paid app ($2.99), helps children learn to count and do simple addition with numbers 1 through 20. In addition to counting, your favorite fuzzy red friend, and Abby Cadabby, share puzzles and even some Sesame surprises.
Fish School HD
As Sebastian the crab says, ‘everything’s better down where it’s wetter!”. This statement holds true with Fish School. This fun and interactive app teaches children: shapes, colors, letters, and numbers. Children will also giggle as they make fish do silly things. Your child and this app will get along swingingly.
Learning another language is said to be easiest at a young age. Duolingo is a free app which offers lessons in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and German. The app creates fun activities and even has reminders incentivizing children to learn. It’s as easy as uno, dos, tres! Vamos!
Kids should start good habits early. Being well-rounded and aware of the world’s events will be helpful for a child’s maturity and intellectual growth. News-O-Matic offers news in a kid-friendly app with stories that are appropriate, and easy to read.