The applications below are educational in scope and available on most Android and Apple devices. Some may require a monthly subscription, but do offer a free trial period. Others may contain ads, which can be removed by paying a one time fee or purchasing the 'full version' of the app.
These apps cover multiple subjects and may be subscription based.
ABC Mouse - For kids 2-8 years of age.
"ABCmouse is the award-winning learning program that covers reading, math, art, music, and more for kids ages 2 to 8. Created by teachers and education experts, it has 10,000+ exciting Learning Activities for children at all academic levels."
"Prepare your child for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, and beyond with this interactive educational app from Originator - Endless Learning Academy! Kids will learn across a broad, customized and ever growing curriculum all while having FUN with the adorable Endless monsters!"
Hopster Pre-school Kids learning games & Safe TV
"Hopster fully supports formal early childhood curriculums from around the world, with the best pre-school kids TV shows & educational games. Hopster is also 100% ad-free and certified kidSAFE."
Khan Academy Kids
"Children can learn reading, language, writing, math, social-emotional development, and more. Open-ended activities and games like drawing and coloring encourage creativity and self-expression. Khan Academy Kids is completely free, forever - no ads and no subscriptions necessary."
"Kiddopia is a dynamic app that runs the gamut of early education and teaches a huge variety of skills to kids of younger ages. It covers everything from Math, Language Skills, GK and Social Skills to Creativity and Self-expression, all the while engaging kids with its stunning visuals as well as fun and exciting gameplay."
PBS Kids Games
"Looking for fun, educational games for kids to play? The PBS KIDS Games app has over 100 free learning games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters. Kids can learn and play with amazing games anytime, anywhere, with new games added weekly!"
"Welcome to the world of the STEM Buddies. Doc, Victor, Helix, Cookie and their robot dog Issy! The STEM Buddies love Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). They hang out by their treehouse and explore life and science while they play. They will make your children (age 4-9) love STEM, too."
Astronomy for Kids by Star Walk 2
"Don’t miss your fascinating journey through space! Get Space for Kids. Astronomy Game by Star Walk 2 and start exploring the solar system, planets and stars, constellations and any other interesting celestial body."
Think and Learn Code-a-pillar
"Guess who needs help? The cute, smart and irresistible Code-a-pillar™! Will Code-a-pillar™ make it to the end of the maze? Will he eat the right number of leaves and fill his belly up for the next challenge? It’s in your child's hands to find out! Fun rewards, sound effects and animations add to the play and learning fun!"
NSF Science Zone
"Whether you’re a teacher, student, or just fascinated by science, the NSF Science Zone app will ignite your imagination. Featuring hundreds of exciting videos and high-resolution photos from a dozen areas of science, you can spend hours absorbed in discoveries that take you from the depths of space, to the wonders of the unimaginably small, to the far corners of our own planet. All brought to you by the National Science Foundation."
ABC Kids Tracing & Phonics
"ABC Kids is a free phonics and alphabet teaching app that makes learning fun for children, from toddlers all the way to preschoolers and kindergartners. It features a series of tracing games to help kids recognize letter shapes, associate them with phonic sounds, and put their alphabet knowledge to use in fun matching exercises. Any toddler, kindergartener or preschool age child can learn English and the English alphabet simply by following the arrows with their finger. They can even collect stickers and toys as they complete tracing games!"
"Set the stage for reading success with this delightfully interactive educational app. Kids will have a blast learning their ABC's and building vocabulary with the adorable monsters in Endless Alphabet. Each word features an interactive puzzle with talking letters and a short animation illustrating the definition. Before you know it, your child will be using words like gargantuan and cooperate! Try it for free today!"
"The Starfall ABCs FREE app is made possible by the member supporters of Starfall.com, a publicly supported nonprofit. The activities at Starfall.com motivate through exploration, positive reinforcement, and play.
Children delight as they see, hear, and interact with letters and sounds in words, sentences, and games. They learn to recognize letters while developing the skills they need to become confident readers. All children, especially English language learners, benefit."
"As a follow-up to Endless Alphabet, set the stage for early reading success with Endless Reader! This app introduces "sight words", the most commonly used words in school, library, and children's books. Kids need to recognize these words by sight in order to achieve reading fluency. Recognizing sight words is advantageous for beginning readers because many of these words have unusual spelling, cannot be sounded out using phonics knowledge, and often cannot be represented using pictures."
"Introduce the Spanish language to young children with Endless Spanish! With the help of the adorable Endless monsters, kids will have fun learning frequently used Spanish words, including their context and usage! Each word features an interactive word puzzle featuring letters that come to life, and a sentence puzzle with words that transform into what they describe. See the word "grande" (big) grow larger, and the word "flor" (flower) open and bloom!
Two audio modes are available in the app: "Spanish Immersion" for native Spanish speakers and advanced learners, and "Spanish with English Translation" for most native English speakers."
Endless Word Play
"As the next delightful app in the Endless series, Endless Wordplay sets the stage for spelling, word building, and wonderful rhymes! This app introduces key spelling patterns and phonograms that are important for beginning spellers and early writers. Written English can be complex and confusing, and Endless Wordplay reinforces spelling rules and variations using rhymes and a fun, progressive learning path."
Star Fall Learn to Read
"Learn to Read from the starfall.com website is now a FREE app!
The Starfall Learn to Read FREE app is made possible by the member supporters of Starfall.com, a publicly supported nonprofit. The activities at Starfall.com motivate through exploration, positive reinforcement, and play.
Since 2002 Children around the world have learned to read with Zac the Rat — and your child will too! Each numbered section features a vowel sound and its related spelling. Your child will hear, touch, read and eventually master this sound-spelling through a variety of engaging activities, movies, and songs. Encourage your child to play and explore! Your child will come to recognize the relationship between spoken and written language while having fun learning to read. This app is excellent for emerging readers and English language learners."
Teach Your Monster to Read
"Children create a monster and take it on a magical journey over three extensive games - meeting a host of colorful characters along the way and improving their reading skills as they progress."
Fisher-Price Shapes and Colors Music Show
"With the Laugh & Learn™ Shapes & Colors Music Show, babies are encouraged to learn about shapes and colors through interactions with engaging animations, sounds and sing along songs! Baby can tap or tilt the screen to set a learning world in motion! Designed for babies 6 months & up."
Colors & Shapes - Kids Learn Color and Shape
"When you look out the window, what do you see? Colors and shapes, green trees, square windows, a whole world of things to identify! Colors and Shapes is a fun and educational game for preschool children that helps teach object matching and color recognition skills. It's a beautiful world out there. Help your children learn to recognize and draw it!"
Coloring Games : PreSchool Coloring Book for kids
Educational coloring book app for Pre-School age kids and toddlers.
123 Numbers Count & Tracing
"Help your toddler or preschool child learn the numbers, tracing, counting and more with this easy to use app designed for kids and parents to play together. 123 Numbers features bright, colorful games that teach while children play, making it easy to learn basic number and counting knowledge from a convenient all-in-one app."
"As a follow-up to Endless Alphabet, set the stage for early numeracy learning with Endless Numbers! Kids will have a blast learning number recognition, sequences, quantity, numerical patterns, and simple addition with the adorable Endless monsters. Each number features interactive sequences and equation puzzles with numbers that come alive, and a short animation that provides context and meaning to each number."
Learning Numbers for Kids
"Educational games for kids kindergarten are the most popular way to study for kids nowadays and our memory games will help them in their preschool education. "Learning numbers for kids" is one of our toddler educational games (juegos infantiles) that stands out from numerous kindergarten learning games. Our free offline math games for kids will teach the child to count 1 2 3 etc and also offer some mini numbers for toddlers games to fix the received knowledge."
"Math Kids is a free learning game designed to teach young children numbers and mathematics. It features several mini-games that toddlers and pre-K kids will love to play, and the more they do the better their math skills will become! Math Kids will help preschoolers, kindergarteners, 1st graders to learn to identify numbers and start training with addition and subtraction puzzles. They'll have a great time completing games and earning stickers, and you'll have a great time watching them grow and learn."