Screen time. It’s a phrase that makes all of us moms cringe to some degree because we know it’s something that everyone has an opinion on. But, whether we like it or not, we are raising our kids in a society that is driven and dictated by screen time. Luckily, there are some amazing educational apps for kids that not only entertain our kids but also teach them things too! As parents we all want what’s best for our kids. Especially when it comes to their education; and educational apps can be a great facilitator. So, we here at Para scoured the internet and our own phones to compile of a list of the best educational apps every parent should have on their phones and other smart devices. Our kids have loved using these apps and we know yours will too. So let’s get down to business, shall we?!
15 Amazing Educational Apps for Kids
Reading is an important thing each child needs to learn, and this first educational app is simply the best in helping your preschool aged child learn the alphabet and sounds each letter makes.
Preschool Age Kids
An interactive ABC app where kids learn the alphabet and the sounds each letter makes with the help of the cutest little monsters ever.
Made by the same creators of Endless Alphabet, this interactive app teaches kids everything they need to know about numbers with the help of more monster friends!
A fun app that helps kids learn about and recognize shapes by using them to put together various puzzles.
Learn numbers and basic addition and subtraction with the help of fishy friends.
Discover nature’s wonders! Kids play and learn about plants, animals, seasons, and ecosystems in this fun app.
In this follow up to the Endless Alphabet App, the stage is set for reading success.
Practice, strengthen, and revisit math skills in this fun multi-grade level app.
A fun-filled puzzle solving adventure that will really get the wheels in your kids’ brains turning.
This app helps kids learn and recognize the grade level text they need to know to become successful readers.
Learning to code is the next big thing. So help your kids become masters at it with this super fun app that makes coding seem like a piece of cake!
Using the Montessori method, this app helps your child learn everything they need to know about world geography.
The game that secretly teaches geometry through hundreds of fun and engaging problem solving puzzles.
Learning about the states is a piece of cake with this engagingly fun app!
Easily learn about the elements by mixing them to create things like dinosaurs, unicorns, and even spaceships in this app.
One of the most addicting puzzle apps that is an exploration through incredible architecture and challenging geometry, and amazing optical illusions as you help a princess on the quest of a lifetime.
There you go! Do you have any educational apps that you like to use? If so, let us know! We would love to add them to this educational apps list and try them out with our kids.
Also, don’t forget that a really great way for your kids to get the most out their time spent on any educational app is by you doing it with them. So, if you ever have a free moment, take the time to sit down with your child. It will make a huge difference in what they learn while using one of the educational apps.