Best educational android apps for children now
1. Alphabet Car. Learn the alphabet letters, words and spelling in this fun educational app. Use the phone as a steering wheel to drive the bus towards the correct letters and words for a big win! With over 40 levels ranging from easy to hard, this app features 3D graphics and personalized car customization. $3.08; lite version is free.
2. Math Flash Cards. This math-tastic app features big buttons for small hands and various levels of difficulty for children in preschool and up. Practice simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with traditional cards or test your skills in quiz mode with multiple choice answers. $0.99
3. Animal Sounds. Hear animal sounds and learn how to properly say animal names as they are pronounced by an actual child’s voice. Featuring easy-to-use large buttons, the Animal Sounds app offers a child lock mode to prevent small hands from opening other apps or making phone calls while it’s being played. $0.99; lite version is free.
4. Dr. Seuss’s ABC. Learn your ABCs with Dr. Seuss in this app version of the classic children’s book! Featuring highlighted words as the story is narrated, this educational app is great for Seuss lovers who are just beginning to learn the alphabet. Check out Oceanhouse Media for a variety of other Seuss classic tales available as apps. $3.99
5. Kids’ Flashcards: Fruit & Vegi. Your child will get a kick out of seeing and naming all of their favorite fruits and vegetables in this early learning app. View fruit and veggies pictures and learn how to pronounce and spell their names while following the audio and animation. Visit the website to see more flashcard subjects available in apps. $1.99
6. Kids Finger Paint. Spin the color wheel to choose a color and get ready to create a masterpiece! This finger painting app features fun, seasonal backgrounds to color and easy prompts for young children to understand. Change the brush sizes by adding pressure to your fingertip and shake the phone to erase your artwork when you’re finished! $0.99
7. Kids Connect the Dots. Your child will love connecting the dots to see what common object, fruit or animal is revealed! This early learning app features over 90 adorable, dot-connecting cartoons and you can connect the dots by using numbers or alphabet letters. $2.99; lite version is free.
8. Kids Alphabet. Learning the alphabet will be a snap with this educational app! Walking you through the pronunciation and spelling of the alphabet letters, Kids Alphabet features adorable graphics and fun accompanying sounds. Words are written in both print and cursive. $1.49; lite version is free.
9. Preschool Basics. Strengthen those early motor skills with the Preschool Basics flashcards. Your child can choose from five different flashcard decks, including alphabet letters, numbers, colors, shapes and words — all in one app! Shuffle the cards for increased difficulty or sit back and listen as the voice explains and pronounces each object. $1.99
10. CardDroid Math. More in math fun! Kids will love earning gold stars for accomplishing addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. This app features large buttons for small hands, a timer for testing your speed, fun narration and various levels of difficulty. $0.99
Android Market is packed with apps, hundreds and thousands of them, and finding a good quality app can be a tedious and frustrating process.
In the Education segment alone there are over 3,000 free educational apps available for you to download.
Here we dig deep and uncover ten of the best free Android apps for kids.