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Five Apps That Can Make Your Kids Learn Better

By Billy Praise
09 December 2017   |   5:00 pm
For most young adults today, there was probably a time when they had to teach their parents to use a phone, computer or some other device. These days, because most gadgets are designed to be easy to use, the age demographic most familiar with technology is rapidly drifting to children. This phenomenon informed the age…

For most young adults today, there was probably a time when they had to teach their parents to use a phone, computer or some other device. These days, because most gadgets are designed to be easy to use, the age demographic most familiar with technology is rapidly drifting to children.

This phenomenon informed the age restrictions on a lot of games, applications and software. While some people live in fear of the amount of information that kids are exposed to, some developers have taken advantage of the situation to create apps that can expose kids to unique skills to prepare them for the future.

Listed below are a couple of those apps:

1. Abby’s Basic Skills Preschool

Abby Basic Skills Preschool Credit: Google Play

This is an app that helps kids get ready for preschool with the help of a monkey called Abby. It’s a colourful game that creates various games and puzzles that revolve around shapes, letters and numbers. The aim of this game is to get your kids familiar with these concepts even before they learn them in the classroom. It’s available on both IOS and Android platforms.

2. Nancy Drew Codes And Clues Mystery Coding Game

Nancy Drew Codes And Clues Credit: www.nancydrewcodesandclues.com

This game follows Nancy Drew as she solves mysteries and interacts with her world via coding. Instead of learning to code using the generic means, this game helps kids learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging manner. The app is available on IOS and Android platforms for free.

3. Endless Alphabet

Endless Alphabet Credit: Zeon Info

As the name suggests, this app helps kids get familiar with their ABCs. It’s colourful, fun and really to use. The app has over 40 different words to learn using creative games and puzzles that kids can solve at their own pace. It’s available on both IOS and Android, however, it’s free only on Android.

4. Bee-Bot

Bee-Bot Credit: Youtube

Bee-Bot is a simple and easy to use app designed to help kids with programming and directional language. With twelve levels that encourage speed and accuracy, it helps create a healthy competitive atmosphere for kids to explore and grow. Unfortunately, Bee-Bot is only available on IOS.

5. Cut The Rope

Cut The Rope Credit: Youtube

Cut the rope is a game target towards older kids (7 and above). The game is about an alien called Ohm who invaded earth with one singular mission– to eat candy. It’s up to the kids to get him all his candy using the lowest amount of moves. Although it’s a simple puzzle game, it involves a level of reasoning that might not be suitable for younger kids.

Cut the rope has a variety of versions like Cut The Rope: Magic and Cut The Rope: Time Travel among others.