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8 Educational Apps Apt For Your Child!

[Updated July 2021]

With the percentage of smartphone usage increasing, it is no surprise that even little kids know how to watch videos and play games on your phone or tablet. These devices provide an alternative to the traditional books and physical materials that we have been so used to. Wonder how you can implement fun and learning while your child is spending time on your device? Well, wonder no more and simply read on and download these apps!

 


1) Little Writer

This fun app uses cute graphics and lets kids trace the alphabet, numbers and even draw out shapes! It provides a guide on how each letter, number and shape should be traced out so kids would not get frustrate when they do not know how it should be done.

Available on: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 3 to 6

Price: SGD 1.48

 

2) Hooked on Phonics

Using songs and games, this app is an easy and fun way for kids to learn how to read. With a game-like structure, your child can collect points and trophies as he progresses through each stage.

Available on: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 3 to 6

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

 

3) Hooked on Spelling

From the creators of 'Hooked on Phonics', this app uses songs and games to engage kids to learn how to spell! With a game-like structure, your child can collect points and trophies as he progresses through each stage. What's even better - you can add multiple learners for the siblings in the household and track their progress individually!

Available on: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 3 to 7

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

 

4) Teach Your Monster to Read

This BAFTA-nominated implements games to help your child learn how to read. Join the adorable monsters as they bring your kids on an adventure as they work out the first stages of understanding and applying phonetic concepts.

Available: iOS, Android and any operating system on desktop/laptop

Suitable for:  Ages 3 to 6

Price:  SGD 6.98

 

5) LearnEnglish Grammar (UK ed.)

Test your child’s grammar proficiency as he starts out with simple questions and proceed onto harder ones. Filled with interactive activity types such as fill-in-the-blanks, rearrange and label, this app is a fun way to test what your child has learned in school!

Available: iOS, Android & Microsoft

Suitable for: Ages 7 to 12

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

 

6) Duolingo

Strengthen your child's billingual language skills with one of the best language-learning apps - Duolingo! The app features game-like lessons and pleasing fun characters to encourage both young and mature learners to advance through the levels. So, take your pick from any of the 35+ languages available and start learning!

Available: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 7 and upwards

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

 

7) Maths Slide: Add & Subtract

This app make Maths fun for kids and there are many different games for them to choose from! It is a multiplayer game that helps children to learn and recall addition and subtraction number facts. Players learn by sliding tiles into the center to match an answer, equation or image. Being able to quickly and easily recall addition and subtraction number facts is a key math skill critical in a child's development. 

Available: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 5 to 10

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

 

8) Monster Math: Kid Fun Games

Slaying monsters, keeping tabs on your vital stats and advancing to progressively harder levels – these are many quest fighting games which make them wildly popular amongst kids. In this app, kids journey through an exhilarating battle world by solving math sums.

Available: iOS and Android

Suitable for: Ages 5 to 10

Price: Free (with in-app purchase)

These are some of the apps that we’ve found to be useful and educational for young children. Share with us on your child’s and your favourite apps!

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