Just as apps makes our lives easier as moms, utilizing the proper apps for children can serve dual purpose as they entertain and reinforce important learning concepts and processes. From teaching music notes to keeping your child entertained during a waiting room visit these apps are sure to entertain and help develop viable learning skills in your children.
LumiKids Park: From the creators of Lumosity this app is a digital playground rooted in developmental science that challenges children from the ages of 2-5 in the areas of sorting, visual-motor coordination and divided attention. FREE
Thinking Time Cognitive Training for Children: Kiko Labs has created this kid friendly app that trains memory, attention and key cognitive skills through adaptive games. Designed with Harvard and UC Berkeley neuroscientists, with support from the US Department of Education, it was created with one goal in mind – to help children succeed. FREE
Gadgetarium: This app is for the child that is a young technology lover. The best thing about Gadgetarium is you can mix different gadgets to create a one-of-a-kind product that will actually work. It includes stories about the first ever radio set, clock, light bulb, microscope, abacus, sewing machine, TV-set, and many other inventions. There are also pages dedicated to Polaroid, Macintosh, Walkman, iPhone and Google Glass. Not only can you view them as 3D models, and read and hear about these discoveries, you can also play with them and discover exactly how they work. $1.99
Green Eggs and Ham-Dr. Seuss: This fun interactive book app allows children to explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with their own narration. $3.99
Stack the States: Make learning the states fun for your children with this app. In addition to learning the state name they will also learn capitals, state shapes, abbreviations, bordering states, location on the map, nicknames and state flags. $1.99