Teaching children is no easy task- it takes time, effort, and lots of patience! Fortunately in today’s day and age, smartphones and tablets are here to make the world a more bearable and convenient. And as a parent, you can utilize these phones and tablets to your advantage.
Choosing the right apps to use can be tricky. The internet is a scary place, and I understand the need for you to screen every little app, game, and video your child sees- so lucky for you, we reviewed five great learning apps that can be of huge help to both you and your kid!
Here are the best children’s learning apps:
Duolingo– If your kid is interested in getting to know different cultures and places, this might be the one for him or her. Duolingo has over 30+ language tutorials and various challenges, quizzes, and difficulty levels. What’s more is that it has a notification feature that allows you to set a certain time during the day to have a tutorial session. It’s like having your very own tutor in your pocket! And another bonus is that it’s age-friendly- both you and your kid can learn any language you wish!
Duolingo is free and available on both Android and iOS. In-app purchases are also offered.
Lingokids – English for children- Lingokids is an app that aims to teach English to children. It has lots of exciting educational activities in all styles possible: games, songs, audiobooks- that teaches over 3,000 words. This is definitely your app if you want your child to have good vocabulary and grammar! And a little plus: it features content from the Oxford University Press! Fancy, right?
Lingokids is free and available on both Android and iOS.
Quick Maths– Let’s face it: up there with the nappy changing and tantrum control, teaching Math is one of the things a parent dreads doing. Thankfully, Quick Maths can help you! Targeted for kids in the 2nd to 6th grade, Quick Maths help improve your child’s arithmetic skills through timed exercises and multiple difficulty levels, and they’re presented in a way that challenges your kid to master Math. Who knows, after using Quick Maths, maybe you’ll have a Math prodigy in no time!
Quick Maths is free and available on both Android and iOS.
Khan Academy– Khan Academy was initially created to provide free online learning tools for students. From there, it got bigger until it became a huge platform full of notes, video tutorials, exercises, and exam preparations for students from preschool to the tertiary level. Aside from that, it has a wide range of courses: Math, Science and Engineering, Arts and Humanities, Entrepreneurship, and even Finance and Economics! So not only is this helpful for your kid, but if ever you’re up to learning something new yourself, Khan Academy is the way to go.
Khan Academy is free and available on both Android and iOS.
Youtube Kids– As a parent, you probably already know that children are very easily influenced- they copy everything! Parental supervision over the videos and shows they watch is very crucial. So it’s a good thing that Youtube, being the most established video streaming site in the world, created a kid and family-friendly app which assures that all content being streamed have been thoroughly checked for sketchy content.
Youtube Kids is free and available on both Android and iOS. In-app purchases are also offered.
And that’s pretty much it for our learning apps review. With this selection, you have choices from Language to Grammar, Math, and to basically anything you want your kid to learn! Not to mention the best bonus: these apps can be enjoyed by you, too. Learning doesn’t have to be a bore- it can be a bonding time for the both of you.
So, what are you waiting for? Download them now!