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9 Edu-Tainment Apps for Kids that Parents Can Trust

There are possibly hundreds of thousands of kids' apps available for download in the App Store and the Google Play Store. Some will keep your kids busy for hours, but may not be educational. Some may be great for learning new skills, but are not engaging or entertaining enough. And then there are apps labeled "for kids" but may not be appropriate for young people. To save you the trouble, here are some great apps for kids that are both educational and entertaining!

 

1. ABC Phonics (Free)

Available on iOS and Android

Kids can learn the alphabet in a fun way with ABC Phonics! It features interactive and dynamic learning games that are perfect for your child's first ABCs.

 

2. Endless Numbers (Free)

Available on iOS and Android

Endless Numbers sets the stage for early numbers learning! From number recognition to sequences, quantity and simple addition, kids will have a blast learning with animated, interactive sequences and puzzles alongside adorable monster characters.

 

3. Highlights Shapes (Free)

Available on iOS and Android

Preschoolers are sure to have fun learning with the Highlights Shapes! By practicing matching, sorting, and categorizing shapes and colors while playing with the app, kids will build math, critical thinking, fine motor, and language skills.

 

4. Sesame Street Makes Music ($2.99)

Available on iOS only

With this musical app, kids get to play virtual instruments with the furry Sesame Street characters and learn about musical timing as they go.

 

5. Puzzle Fun for Kids (Free)

Available on Android only

With Puzzle Fun’s wide variety of puzzles, adorable graphics, and different difficulty levels, little ones get to develop problem solving and practice their motor skills while having lots of fun!

 

6. Peekaboo Barn ($1.99)

Available on iOS and Android

Children are sure to enjoy learning about the names of animals and the sounds they make with Peekaboo Barn! They have a variety of adult voices and languages to choose from. The developers have also made similar apps, such as Peekaboo Forest and Peekaboo Wild.

 

7. MarcoPolo Ocean ($2.99)

Available on iOS and Android

MarcoPolo Ocean is an interactive app set in the most unexplored part of our planet – the ocean! It has multiple build-and-play activities that teach kids about the concepts and vocabulary of ocean life.

 

8. Habitat the Game (Free)

Available on iOS and Android

This fun game teaches kids to care for the environment! The player adopts a virtual polar bear and must complete real-world actions, like conserving water and turning lights off, to keep the bear healthy.

 

9. The Foos (Free)

Available on iOS and Android

With technology quickly taking over the world, it’s important for little ones to learn basic programming concepts as early as possible. The Foos, a visual programming game for kids, teaches kids to learn logic and computer programming using games!

What is your parenting style?

It's sembreak and you're trying to figure out what your child can do to keep her busy at home. You will most likely (Choose 1):

Let your child do arts and crafts, and buy her books that you can read with her.

Enroll her in finger math classes so that she can already learn how to do basic arithmetic when she goes back to school.

Read up on learning activities from a new book that you got and teach her during the two-week break.

Make sure that your child is able to eat well and not get sick during the break.

Plan out activities that you can do together like going to the mall or watching a movie.

Just let your child do what she wants and enjoy the holiday through watching TV or playing with cousins.

Please choose your answer.

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