7 Fabulous Free Educational Apps for Kids to Learn on the Move ...


One big advantage of new technology is the number of free educational apps that are now available. And as our lives get busier, we often can’t devote as much time as we would like to helping with our children’s educations. This is where fabulous free educational apps come in, as they allow your child to play and learn while in the car, at home or anywhere else you can think of. Here are 7 of the best.

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Learn Maths with Beluga

Learn Maths with Beluga On iTunes at itunes.apple.com

This Beluga app tops the list of free educational apps because of the sheer quantity of content available that is all totally free, with no in-app purchases required for more game play options. This app, which is suitable for children aged 4+, covers a wide range of different mathematical concepts, meaning that children of all various ages and abilities can learn with this app.


Collins Big Cat

Collins Big Cat On iTunes at itunes.apple.com

With several stories available, these apps offer interactive storybooks and story creators ideal for 4 and 5 year olds. The audio narration (in British English) is an ideal aid to language learning, and the recording functions allow children to practice their speaking and listening skills, too. They are of such great quality that it’s hard to believe that they really are free, and the reviews certainly reflect this!


Math is Fun

On iTunes at - itunes.apple.com

With a choice of the free version or the full version at a very reasonable price, the Math is Fun series offers apps for three different age groups: 3-4, 4-5, and 6-7. Covering topics such as counting, ordering numbers, adding numbers and recognizing shapes, these fun, colorful apps will get kids off to a great start in math class.



Duolingo On iTunes at – itunes.apple.com

Duolingo is one of the best free educational apps on the market for learning languages, and is suitable for anyone ages 4 and above. The languages available are Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English, so there should be something for everyone.


Toy Story Read-along

Toy Story Read-along On iTunes at – itunes.apple.com

This is another interactive storybook that is incredible given that it doesn’t cost anything. Based on the popular Disney movie, this read-along app features all the favorite film characters and hit songs. With options to record mom or dad for the voiceover, play interactive games, do some finger painting and explore surprise features hidden on each page, little ones will be amused for hours. And if they want a bit of variety, Toy Story 2 and 3 versions are available to buy.


Phonics Writing and Spellings

Phonics Writing and Spellings On iTunes at – itunes.apple.com

With a free “Lite” version available but with the option to upgrade if your child enjoys the app, this app is one of the best out there for getting your preschooler reading and writing. There are flashcards, spelling tests and many other functions available.


Sago Mini Sound Box

On iTunes at - itunes.apple.com

One of the best free educational apps available for toddlers, the Sago app allows very young children to develop their fine motor skills while experimenting with sounds and music. It works with multi-touch, so you can play together, and there are no in-app purchases or advertisements for little fingers to hit by mistake. Overall, it’s great fun: your little one is learning without even realizing, and it will certainly keep them busy!

Well there you have it: 7 apps that may prove to be a saving grace on your next long car journey. Or, you can occupy your children with your gadgets without feeling quite as guilty as you may normally do, because they’ll be learning! Do you download apps for your kids to play on and if so, what free educational apps do they enjoy most?

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