The Best Educational
iPhone Apps for Kids
- We've read all the reviews and tested the best selling paid and free apps
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Preschool Educational Apps
iWriteWords Drag your finger to trace the letters in a dot to dot style. (A NYTimes Pick)
Learn colors, matching, counting and shapes by helping the monkeys pack their lunch.
Kindergarten Educational Apps
FirstWords DeluxeInteractive game presents an image and asks kids to arrange a jumble of letters to spell the word.
Teach Me KindergartenLearn sight words, addition, subtraction and spelling. Earn a coin for every three correct answers and spend them to purchase stickers to place in fun sticker scenes
KidCalcKidCalc teaches number recognition, counting and basic math using flash cards, puzzles and games. For older kids too.
Grade School Educational Apps
PopMath Find the bubble math problem and its matching solution & pop them in order. For older kids too. See also KidCalc above.
Coin Math Practice math with coins and their values. ‘Shop’ with coins and practice adding up the right amount to buy a toy or snack.
BookwormLike Boggle, or word searches, you look for hidden words. Makes spelling fun
Chess.comFor those who have learned the basics already, you can either join Chess.com to play v. others, or just ‘play as guest’ v. the computer. For kids and adults.
High School Educational Apps