So you are looking for some learning apps for your kid but not sure where to get them. No worries, that is part of the job we do here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. We help teachers and parents like you make informed decisions as to the apps to recommend for their young learners. Over the last couple of weeks I have been receiving several emails from readers asking for learning apps for kids, I have not been able to curate a list at that time because of my posting schedule but better late than never.
The apps below are among some of the best new learning apps to use with your kids and students. Check them out below and let us know what you think of that list. Don't forget to check iPad Learning Apps section to access other lists I have curated before. Enjoy
The goal of the game is really simple. You have to use your wits to place numbers from 1 to 9 in the missing gaps, while matching the operations presented in the puzzle. It's just like sudoku, but different!
Let your imagination run wild in this groundbreaking puzzle game. Summon to life a ‘colossal, winged car’ or a ‘shy, frost-breathing, robotic hippopotamus’! If you can think it, you can create it.
3- Monster Physics
Monster Physics™ is a unique building app that lets you play with physics! Build and operate your own car, crane, rocket ship, plane, helicopter, tank and more!
4- Civilization Revolution
Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution is an award-winning title with “just one more turn” for your iPhone or iPod touch. Enjoy the a #10 top iPhone Game by IGN and #1 iPhone game in 14 countries. Lead your civilization from the dawn of man to the modern age and beyond.
Weld words in the word machine! Create clever combos and multiply your score using gem and gold tiles. Increase your vocabulary using iOS 5’s in-built dictionary – discover definitions of words you never even knew existed! Earn powerful special abilities like Group, Reverse, and Jump Swaps, and complete particularly tricky terms with blank wooden pieces
6- Words With Friends HD
Play the AD-FREE version of Words With Friends HD, the game more of your friends are playing than any other word game! (The HD version is optimized for the iPad's big screen.)
7- Pocket Universe
Note: This is the iPad specific version of Pocket Universe, and the graphics are currently not optimized for the NEW iPad with Retina display. In fact, the universal version will actually look better! I will be releasing a big update to this version in the next few months.
Travel word-wide and build up your Textropolis by finding the words hidden in each city. Play through 30 different cities in this free-play word discovery game. Stumble across a new word? Textropolis includes definitions for every word in the game.
9- Amazing Alex
From cleaning up his room to battling cardboard robots in his backyard, Alex creates amazing chain reactions to get the job done with the maximum amount of fun! Now he has some challenges for you -- and he wants to see the most creative solutions YOU can create!
10- Where's My Water ?
Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with vibrant graphics, intuitive controls, and a sensational soundtrack. To be successful, you need to be clever and keep an eye out for algae, toxic ooze, triggers, and traps
11- The Oregan Trail
Embark on Gameloft's refreshing revisit of the classic game you used to play on Apple II now.The press already love it. You’ll love it too.
12- ELMO Loves ABCs
Elmo loves this app! It has songs and videos about letters. It has coloring pages and games about letters. It has all the letters from A to Z! Elmo even made a new alphabet song for it. Elmo thinks it’s the best ABC app ever! Come on! Explore the alphabet with Elmo!