Kid Apps, Tools, and Resources That We Love
Are you looking for apps, tools, and resources that you can use with your students? If so, we have you covered. Check out our list below. Let us know if there are any that we missed.
Fetch! Lunch Rush– In this Augmented Reality, multiplayer game, you must keep up with the lunch orders from Ruff’s movie crew. Ruff Ruffman is a canine host of the PBS KIDS TV series, and he needs your help. Keeping track of the amount of sushi everyone wants is a significant challenge. You need to think and act fast to keep the sushi orders straight as your brain and body will be moving as soon as you spread out the game pieces and begin taking orders.
Reading Rainbow– Reading Rainbow is a way to provide your child with an extensive collection of books—up to 10 million books and video field trips for children. This app has an extensive library of books that would engage kids for a long time and awaken their imagination. The recommended age for children to use this app is three through nine years old; the book collections include fiction and nonfiction, as well as videos of field trips hosted by LeVar Burton.
Sesame Street– Sesame Street is developed to assist children in growing smarter, stronger, and kinder. It achieves this by pooling together a curriculum that addresses kids’ critical developmental needs with the elaborate use of media and fun. Sesame Street facilitates learning with real, measurable results, a fact borne out by numerous studies and nurtured through our research-intensive process. Far beyond ABCs and 123s, programs provide valuable lessons about health, emotional well-being, respect, and understanding to assist children in growing up healthy, happy, and at home in their world.
Seussville– Seussville, being the official home of Dr. Seuss on the Internet, is a place for kids of all ages to play and acquire knowledge with Dr. Seuss’s amazing whimsical books and classic characters. This platform makes all of Dr. Seuss’s books come to life through interactive games and fun activities that help nourish reading experiences for each child. The website sustains the spirit of fun and highly esteems the tenets of Dr. Seuss’s work—discovery, imagination, and creativity. The site includes an enriched bank of games and information, including an exhaustive Dr. Seuss character guide, a searchable Dr. Seuss book catalog, biographical information, educator resources, parent tips, and more.
Elmo Loves ABCs for iPad– Let your child join Elmo and have fun with videos and songs about letters. Nominated for the Learning Award and the Parents’ Choice Silver Award, this game is one of the best available on the market. It features over 80 Sesame Street clips and different ways to play hide and seek. You may also be interested in the “Elmo Loves 123s” app in the app store to help your young genius learn about numbers.
Build and Play 3D– If your children are fans of Bob the Builder or Lightning McQueen, this game may help to bolster their creativity. They learn to build various types of automotive devices in 3-D; the game is suitable for children between the ages of 3 and 5. Model assembly is made easier for your young ones by the clicking sound the parts make when they are fitted in the right place. Well assembled models come to life, and this encourages them to do more.
Dora ABCs Vol 1: Letters & Letter Sounds– This is the first app from Nickelodeon’s line of literacy apps. This volume teaches your children to recognize, write, and pronounce sounds that letters make. The app takes your children on a journey of alphabet discovery with Dora, Boots, and Nutty.
Dora ABCs Vol 2: Rhyming Words– Teaches children to identify sounds by asking them to match rhyming words. The objective is to help Dora and Boots cross the troll bridge at the expense of the Grumpy Old Troll. Solving riddles given by the toll helps users advance through the stages.
Dora ABCs Vol 3: Ready to Read– After the progress your child has made from the earlier volumes, you can advance them into reading. Help them identify words and form new ones by rearranging parts of the word. Mastering this skill is important for developing adequate reading skills.