So the child first of all will get acquainted with the world of modern gadgets in developing programs, rather than uncontrolled surfing and installation of useless games. Yes, educational applications can also be very interesting.
This will help to build he correct contrive perception of technology in the mind of the baby for the future, where the first place will be occupied by self-development and a thirst for knowledge. Let’s take a look at the popular 2017 apps for kids that you should install right now.
Most popular educational apps for kids 2017
– Elmo Loves 123s
This is a simple application for studying numbers, counting from 1 to 20 and the simplest operations of addition and subtraction. Made in the form of assignments, the reward is: puzzles, coloring and video from “Sesame Street”. This is the child’s first step into the world of mathematics, designed for preschoolers, 5 years or less.
– Endless Numbers
This is another application for studying the basic concepts of mathematics. Here the child will face numbers from 1 to 100, but the difficulties in the learning process will not arise: everything is implemented in the most soft and friendly interface with a little bit of sweet humor. And there are no quizzes here.
– Disney Story Central
This is an ideal application for the “painful” moment of going to sleep and learning to read at the same time. It is designed to help parents gently calm the child by offering him a lot of Disney stories in an unobtrusive easy display format. Reading stories, the child receives trophies, which stimulates the use of app.
– GoldieBlox and the Movie Machine
An exciting application for children over 6 years old, which allows you to learn the basics of animation and teach them how to create 1-second animated GIF. Who knows, maybe you have a future Stanley Kubrick, and you still do not know about it?
– Busy Shapes
This is an amazing space for studying the geometry and shapes of figures, which adheres to the generally accepted concepts of cognitive perception: during the game, the child compares and remembers shapes, sizes and colors. This is the basic tool for developing logical thinking in childhood.
– Teach Your Monster to Read
This is an easy and unobtrusive way to teach a child to read, implemented in a game form. The application is designed for the first two years of contact with reading, from studying letters and sounds to reading the first books.
– Creature Garden by Tinybop
The knowledge of the world around us is also very important, let’s not forget about it. Here we are talking about a nice sandbox game; children can stay in the role of “creator”, making their own creatures with beaks, wings, hoofs and so on. Next, you can create a whole site for living together creatures, arrange competitions between them and equip a comfortable environment for the joint existence of all.
– Fish School HD
This is another program of general cognitive development with a very original and friendly idea. Here kids from 2 to 5 years old have to study the letter, shapes, colors and figures in the underwater world. Bright and clear graphics add a significant share of convenience to the gameplay.
– Stack the States
This is a good example of obtaining basic geography knowledge of native country, created for United States market. There are a lot of mulish assignments with the main characters in the form of states. While completing assignments, the child gradually opens a complete map of the United States. The abundance of various game options is impressive.
– Habitat the Game
This is a basic set of knowledge and habits on the topic of taking care of the environment. Players from 4 years must take control of the protagonist (polar bear), who performs instructive tasks to save electricity and water.
– Winky Think Logic Puzzles
Here you will find a large number of developing children’s puzzles for every taste, ethic are able to grab the attention of your baby for a long time. Here are about 180 tasks: from simple matching of forms to complex games with obstacles and labyrinths.
– James’ amazing adventures: learning games for kids
This is another set of developing puzzles. The qualitative advantage of the application is a single concept. There is a protagonist here who goes on a journey (you need to find all the instruments of the maritime band that scattered the sneezed whale.) That is, all tasks are connected by one story line with meaning, which is very exciting.
– Artie’s Magic Pencil
Future artists should start their journey with this application to study the basics of drawing, the development of creativity and the skill of motor skills. The concept is in an interactive story adventure, where you need to monitor the actions of the main character.
The task of the character is to draw forms of varying degrees of complexity, and this activity is supplemented by excellent graphics and an intuitive interface. Artie’s Magic Pencil is suitable for preschoolers.
– Piano Maestro by JoyTunes – Piano practice
And what about the future musicians? There is an interactive application for learning piano for them. The game is made in a format of game tasks that help to gradually learn the basics. The sequence of tasks provides regular gaming practice and involvement in the process as a whole, which is very important. Here, children have to play on the touch-screen keyboard of a musical instrument; pleases absence of audio delays in the process.
– Hopscotch: Coding for kids, a visual programming language
There are also more difficult things for children. And what to do, if time requires it. It is important to teach the child to understand the most demanded things in the world at this time. This program allows you to learn the basics of programming: the child experiments, writes his codes based on the received data and constantly develops, discovering new opportunities. Afterwards, the fact stimulates the process of cognition. Older people can also try themselves here if they have no idea about programming in principle.