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4 Child Education Apps That Make Learning Fun

Looking for a fun way to get your child excited about reading, math and programming, or just letting their imagination run wild? Try these interactive back-to-school season apps.

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Learning can be a blast for your pre-school or elementary kids with these back-to-school iPhone and iPad apps.

 

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1. Intro to Letters

Based on the experiential Montessori method of learning, the sleek Intro to Letters, by Montessorium teaches children how to trace, read and write letters using bright shapes and colours.


Ages:
Two to four

Price: $4.99

Available For: iPad and iPhone

 

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2. Move the Turtle

If a five-year-old can learn computer programming, what’s your excuse? In Move the Turtle, a cute reptile coaches players on the basic concepts of coding. Children learn elements of spatial orientation, how to break complex activities into simple steps and even how to add variables and conditions.


Ages
: Five and up

Price: $2.99

Available For: iPad and iPhone

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3. Hands-On Equations

Are your kids struggling with algebra? Forget the pricey tutor and get Hands-On Equations. The six-lesson program uses symbols representing abstract formulas to teach elementary- and middle-school students the fundamentals and help high schoolers grasp tough equations.


Ages
: Eight and up

Price: $4.99

Available for: iPad and iPhone

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4. Scribblenauts Remix 2.0

Let kids’ imaginations run wild with Scribblenauts Remix 2.0, where players use word power and ingenuity to summon objects-weapons, forces of nature, celebrities-to help protagonist Maxwell complete each level. Once the first game’s been conquered, buy a “World Pass” to get 30 additional levels.


Ages
: Eight and up

Price: 99 cents 

Available for: iPad and iPhone