Kids are able to use and understand technology at an early age. Thus, they know how smartphones and tablets work correctly and how to play their favorite apps before they can even speak. However, with such a huge industry involving technology, there are a lot of apps offered in different platforms that are not so kid-friendly. With this matter, someone has to take control of it, or at least, help to mend out things, right?
Thus, Trafalgar Soft Company compiled a list of the top 10 most fun and free kids mobile apps!
Get your pen and paper ready, parents (or, you all could just take screenshots of the games. LOL, your call!).
Tynker: Code and Mod Minecraft by Tynker
First up, we have Tynker. It is the easiest way for kids to learn programming. Kids can solve fun puzzles using visual blocks or swift to learn the basics. Moreover, they can build amazing games, create fun Minecraft mods and addons, control robots and drones, and even explore STEM!
Tynker is free, but if you pay for the subscriptions, you will have access to mobile courses, more than 350 puzzle levels, a private Minecraft server, 18 online courses, and over 100 guided tutorials. Sounds cool, eh?
So parents, if you want your kids to get serious about programming, Tynker should be on your list!
BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week by BrainPOP
Second app is “BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week”. This app delivers a different animated movie every week—plus related quizzes and educational activities which are all for free! It’s ideal for kids in kindergarten through grade 3 because the BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app has topics about Science, Social Studies, Reading, Writing, Math, Health, Arts, and Technology.
Moreover, it contains gentle, and humorous characters Annie and Moby who serve as guides through each topic which seems awesome! Furthermore, BrainPOP Jr. is designed to cultivate their critical thinking skills.
Very interesting, as we can see! To add, the app is easily navigable by kids ages 5-9.
Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar by Fisher-Price
Third is very interesting and it’s called “Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar”.Make your child independent with this game! Help Code-a-pillar™ meander through obstacles to reach his target by creating a path for him to follow. With your kid’s help, find out if they will be able to hit the boulder or find his way around!
This game features an unlock special coding segments and obstacles as your kid levels up. Basically, the game offers maze and number games that gets kids thinking of solutions to problems!
Thus, this game highly value each kid’s progression because it has content that’s great with planning and sequencing, problem solving, number recognition, and counting in order.
Bee-Bot by TTS Group
Fourth is Bee-Bot. This app makes use of Bee-Bot’s keypad functionality and helps children improve their skills in directional language through sequences of forwards, backwards, left and right 90 degree turns. Moreover, the app was developed with 12 levels because the developers want to encourage progression by having each level timed. Moreover, the faster each level is completed, the more stars the player gets! The levels are set in an engaging garden scenario and will appeal from age 4 upwards.
Ubooly by Ubooly Inc.
Fifth app is called Ubooly. This is an app that lets kids pretend, explore, run, jump, wiggle and be imaginative in the real world—which is like normal kid stuff known as Creative Play. Creative Play helps kids develop social skills, increase self-control, and build confidence. Plus, it’s a ton of fun! I mean, who can say no to a pirate adventure or superhero camp, right?
This game is great because kids will be able to express themselves, and at the same time, gain some confidence within them. It’s not just a game app where kids stress their eyes for nothing, it’s a gaming app that will totally help the formation of children.
Artkive by The Kive Company
Sixth app is pretty funky and nostalgic. The app is called Artkive and it offers child-friendly navigation. Moreover, it is known as the “refrigerator door of apps”. What does that mean? Well, Artkive lets you create a plaque for each picture that includes the child’s name, age, and date, so you don’t have to try to remember who painted what. In addition, it allows you to take pictures of your kids’ artwork and share them on Facebook or send them to anyone via email or text!
This app is pretty cool because it can conveniently preserve school work and projects.
Art of Glow by Natenai Ariyatrakool
Seventh is Art of Glow. This app is more relaxed, fun, and easy because you get to create variety of glow artworks! It is elegantly designed with the high flexibility adjustments, vivid glow colors, and many options.
Kids who play this game will be amused because it has glow/light paintings, fireworks, twinkle stars, animated text arts, and much more! Moreover, with this app, kids can express what they are thinking or feeling by letting them draw freely.
It’s a great game for kids to know colors, and have that awe perspective in the glowy effect of it.
Kodable by SurfScore, Inc.
Eighth on the list is Kodable. This is a great app because it can teach computer science to elementary students. In this game, kids learn the fundamentals of every modern programming language in a fun and inviting way.
To add, such concepts learned through the Kodable include sequence/order of operations, algorithmic operations, conditional logic statements, syntax, variables, object oriented programming, classes and sub-classes, properties, and methods!
With all that has been mentioned, it is a guarantee that this app is one of the greatest apps you can allow your child to play! Why? Well simply because this app can best help your child in preparation for school since it includes a ton of educational stuff! Your kid will definitely benefit from this app.
Rosetta Stone by Rosetta Stone, Ltd.
Nineth app is interesting and very cool because parents could save extra bucks when their kids get older by not having to pay for extra language classes. LOL.
The app is Rosetta Stone. It is a fun, educational app that teaches preschoolers how to read and speak. This game is perfect for parents looking to teach their child more than one language because Rosetta Stone app reinforces English reading skills while simultaneously introducing Spanish.
Moreover, the app casts the child as a savior for trapped toys. Plus, kids have to speak Spanish to control the actions of different characters on screen, matching the correct starting letter sound to release each toy.
Trafalgar Soft thinks that this app is clever because it makes kids interested in speaking Spanish, or any other language! Imagine having a child speaking different languages at a different age—looks and sounds pretty cool!
Shapes Toddler Preschool by Letterschool Enabling Learning, Inc.
And last, but not the least, you have Shapes Toddler Preschool. This app makes kids ready for preschool with puzzles and games because it involves shapes, colors, numbers, and letters.
There are four ways to play but all of them are educational and should help with development. Shapes Toddler Preschool features over 30 categories, which include shapes, colors, money, symbols, colors, and numbers. Moreover, the game has puzzles, games, and flashcards to make learning easy.
Furthermore, the controls in this app are easy enough for anyone to use. Why? Because the app was conveniently laid out by the developers of Letterschool Enabling Learning, Inc.
There you have it, parents! Thank you for reading the whole article. Now, you have a list of the best free and fun kids mobile apps for your children to play. Simply click the links to download and your kid will be all set to play!
But on the real note, you all can thank us later for listing down free apps… LOL! It’s Christmas time and we sure know you don’t want any unnecessary apps surprising your bill!