Technology has changed the way our children grow up. With more TV shows, computer games and apps for kids, there’s a whole new way to learn and play. From fun games you can play together to great tools to you can use to teach them to read, there’s an app for that!
Toddler Flash Cards: Pick from one of 13 languages to help your kids learn animals, foods, objects, letter and numbers! This app also uses sounds, voices and animal noises to help your child learn. It’s free on the iPhone and you can check it out here.
Duckie Deck Collection: Through this fun and interactive app, kids can play six different games that teach healthy eating, how to care for a pet, the value of cleaning up and more! There are lots of apps out there for specific skills like colors or math, but this one covers everything else! Check it out on iTunes or Google Play.
iWrite Words: Help your kids to improve their handwriting while having fun. With this app your child will learn upper and lowercase letters, numbers up to 20 and simple words. There is a voice function so your kids can hear what they’ve written! Click here to check it out on iTunes.
LEGO DUPLO Train: Make your toddler the conductor with this cute app! They can choose which carts to bring along, build bridges, design tracks and play mini games as their train makes its journey! Get it in the App Store or download it for Android.
Eli Explorer: Your child will learn to use popular words and phrases by guiding Eli through his own interactive world! They’ll have the freedom to move about as they wish and revisit different areas as much as they want. Click here to download from iTunes!
Peek-a-Zoo: With this app, kids will be asked to identify emotions and behaviors such as “Who is crying?” and “Who is angry?”. It will help them learn about others’ and their own emotions by viewing the animals’ expressions, reactions and movements. Check it out here.
Kids Toy Car Ride: Toddlers love cars, but most car games include high-speed chases and more coordination than your toddler has developed. This app allows them to be the driver in a typical car ride and has interactive buttons and more on the dashboard. You can get it free on your Android or buy it here from the iTunes store.
ASL Baby Sign: Teaching your babies to sign has been a popular technique in parents recently. This app has over 170 videos of ASL teaching videos to help your little ones connect with you before their language skills have developed. Click here to see app details.