One of my colleagues has recently told me that her kid asked her to buy him an iPad for Christmas. She definitely has some concerns over buying a gadget like that to a 4 year old kid but she said she can't turn him down and so asked for some educational apps to put on it for him. I did directed her to some of the apps we have already reviewed here but I also furthered my research and came up with some new ones.
The apps below have a great educational value for kids. They are fairly new and have already been reviewed in many other websites and blogs. Check them out and share with your suggestions:
1- Toca Band
" Toca Band is getting ready for their big concert and needs your help to mix beats and sounds together for their hit song! Toca Band is a fun and easy toy that encourages children to explore music in a new creative way! ...."
2- Spacecraft 3D
" NASA's Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality (AR) application that lets you learn about and interact with a variety of spacecraft that are used to explore our solar system, study Earth, and observe the universe......."
" Help your child become a better reader and writer with StoryBot! Create engaging stories for your child to put together as they learn about sentence structure, key sight words and grammar.."
4-Ice is Nice
" Explore the animals and geography of the North and South Poles aboard the SS Ice Chopper! Tap interactive diagrams to learn how the Earth orbits around the sun, or how polar bears stay warm in the snow. Crashing icebergs, swimming animals and blooming flowers bring life to each page and an instant glossary teaches new words throughout the story. ..."