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10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Our Facebook community shared their favourite educational iPhone apps for kids. See if your family's favourites made the list!

By Laura Grande
10 educational apps recommended by parents!

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Best educational apps for kids

It can be hard to know which apps are worth downloading for your kids — so we've made it easier for you! Check out our list of great educational apps based on your recommendations! 

10 educational apps recommended by parents!Photo: Thijis Knaap via Flickr.

Stack the Countries

As you learn country capitals, landmarks, geographic locations and more, you can actually touch, move and drop the animated countries anywhere on the screen. Carefully build a stack of countries that reaches the checkered line to win each level.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Franki Arnold



Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

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Monkey Preschool Lunchbox

Learn and have fun by helping monkeys pack their lunch! Choose from seven educational games for your preschooler that teaches them about colours, letters, counting, shapes, sizes, matching and differences.

Compatible with: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Recommended by: Angela Larson



Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Fluidity

This great vision app is perfect for little ones — and their parents! The interactive fluid dynamics simulation allows you to control the swirling colours with your fingers.

Compatible with: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

Recommended by: Anchel Krishna
Where to Buy? App store 

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Bugs & Buttons

This easy-to-use app engages children through game play that adapts to their skill level. Bonus: Each activity offers simple visual instructions.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Rhonda Vuch
Where to Buy? App store 

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

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Elmo Loves ABCs

With its songs, videos and games about the alphabet, this app is sure to captivate the little learner in your household.

Compatible with: iPad

Recommended by: Fernanda Fatio
Where to Buy? App store 

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Fish School

This 2011 Parents’ Choice Gold Award winner is a family-favourite in many households. It’s perfect for teaching toddlers and preschoolers about the basics of the alphabet and counting — while still letting them have fun!

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Jen Hughes
Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

L’Escapadou’s Montessori Crosswords

Based on the Montessori learning method, this app will rapidly improve your child’s ability to memorize and understand words made up of sounds.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Stafford Berting
Where to Buy? App store 

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

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Duck Duck Moose

Like the aforementioned Fish School app, Duck Duck Moose provides a wide range of educational apps for little ones. In Old MacDonald kids will love the interactive games, bright colours and playful songs.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Krista M. Jones
Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Rocket Speller

Ideal for toddlers and preschoolers, this app improves spelling and pronunciation while providing fun games with a space theme and adorable little alien friends.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Julie Mateer LeJeune
Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

Doodle Buddy

Kids can finger paint and stamp with their favourite colours in this creative app that allows kids the freedom to use their imagination. Perfect for working on fine motor skills.

Compatible with: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad

Recommended by: Anchel Krishna
Where to Buy? App store

10 educational apps recommended by parents!

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This article was originally published on Aug 31, 2012

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