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Apps for Preschoolers:

 

 

Numbers
Cost: $1.99

Caboose helps young children learn prerequisite reading and math skills through two engaging games. In the first game, you complete patterns to help a dinosaur travel from the U.S. East coast to West coast. In the second game, you sort letters, numbers, shapes and colors to move across Europe.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Cloud Math is a fun learning tool for students, from preschool/ kindergarten through elementary. With choices of avatars, great sounds and animation, easy to control levels of difficulty and operations - practicing math has never been more fun! 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $1.99

Pre-schoolers and kindergartners will have fun learning their numbers to 10 and also delving into beginning addition and subtraction.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This app from Google Play is a game designed to teach numbers, counting, and basic addition and subtraction.

Compatible with Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $1.99

Designed for ages 2-5, children help the monkey pack his lunch and play 7 fun games designed to teach colors, letters, shapes and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $2.99

This multi-award-winning app is purposed to help children under 5 understand how numbers represent a certain quantity. Activities increase in complexity and lead to learning to count up to 999 and a beginning understanding of the decimal system and place value.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Three to 7-year-olds can use this game to learns numbers and simple addition. Bubbles with numbers are manipulated in order to form sums to feed the guppy.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

These fun activities are designed for ages 2 through 7.  They teach and reinforce counting, number recognition, basic addition and subtraction and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Pre-schoolers can help Quack the duck with counting his friends the fish.  The colorful and fun app is designed to help children learn to sight count and was developed by WGBH in Boston.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Quack, the duck, and his friend Chirp, the bird, are enjoying the cherry blossoms that have fallen in spring.  They want to divide them so that each of them has the same amount to enjoy. Preschoolers using this app can drag blossoms to make piles for Quack and Chirp.  If their friend, Peep, wants some too they will have to learn to divide things into 3 groups.  The app was designed to help children learn the concept of fair shares.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Amazing sets of puzzles, games and quizzes for Toddler and Preschoolers to Learn Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Letters, Time, Sorting and Much More!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Preparation for kindergarten and first-grade math is the focus of Thirty-eight fun activities. Skills such as number recognition and writing, patterns, and simple addition are included.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $3.99

By playing a game about slicing things, children learn fraction concepts like numerators and denomenators, equivalency, and subtracting fractions.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

This cute app helps kids learn their geometric shapes.  It is almost the same as the online version but also includes a cookie tray for finished cookies, the option to create a boy or girl gingerbread, and a shapes maze.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Letters
Cost: $0.00

This app's interface is designed for pre-schoolers to learn the alphabet.  Entertaining sentences go with each letter to reinforce its sound.  Combines audio, voice and written words.  Parents can even record their own voices so child learns from them.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $1.99

This App provides interactive flashcards that aid in teaching young children to recognize, say and print English alphabet letters.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Preschoolers can interact with this app to hear the sounds made by each letter of the alphabet.

Photos are shown of items when the word is sounded so that children can speak along with it.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

The lite version of this app contains 26 colorful uppercase letters, each of which can be used an unlimited amount of times. The letters can be used for letter recognition and word formation. The full version for $1.99 contains numbers, lowercase letters, symbols, and funny figures, as well as 9 different backgrounds.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.99

In this game letters are shown and sounded and the little ninja must slice through the correct letter. It is designed for preschoolers to learn letters and the sounds they make. Children can play at different levels of easy, medium and hard.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This game contains 56 word family groups related to short and long vowels, 2-letter vowels and 3-letter vowels.  Various games teach and reinforce spelling, phonics, beginning and ending sounds, pronunciation, and matching words and images.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

ABC Tracer animates and shows how to write the letters with strokes in the right order on the traditional red-blue guidelines, provides fun feedback of right and wrong strokes and provides a lot of re-inforcing fun activities.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $2.99

ABC Wildlife explore letters, words, and animals, with over 80 animal words, hundreds of photos and videos, fun facts, and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Train, truck and worm animations come to life for children to follow, while showing the proper way to write alphabet letters and numbers.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

AlphaTots contains 26 different games to help preschoolers learn the alphabet.  Games involve robots, space aliens, and finding treasure and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Children's favorite fairy tales with beautiful illustrations one each page.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Do your kids always ask for stories when they go to bed? Are they bored of the same old story books you have at home? With Bedtime Stories Collection, you can find all the beloved characters: Sleeping Beauty, Three Little Pigs, Robin Hood, Rapunzel, Snow White, Gulliver, Pinocchio, Aladdin, and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $3.99

App for emergent readers, who drag letters into place to spell words and bring Bob Books to life. 4 levels increase in difficulty.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $3.99

In this game, users trace and color letters of the alphabet and transform them into refrigerator magnets.

Compatible with iPad, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Watch a different animated movie every day and then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.  Note: BrainPOP does have a subscription service if you want more than one movie a day.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

Preschoolers can follow the bumblebee in these games to hear words pronounced, learn to count, recognize words, and to have a page of text read to them.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $1.99

Caboose helps young children learn prerequisite reading and math skills through two engaging games. In the first game, you complete patterns to help a dinosaur travel from the U.S. East coast to West coast. In the second game, you sort letters, numbers, shapes and colors to move across Europe.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

Nosy Crow’s Cinderella app engages young readers, encouraging them to explore and play with this original adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Beautiful illustrations draw readers right into the story, but the design keeps readers engaged as they explore the tap-activated dialog, scenes that extend beyond the screen, and narration that captures the playful tone of the story.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

The classic children's story provides animations on every page, the ability to interact with things on the page, and audio narration.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This App offers a collection of classic narrated stories.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

This fun and colorful app is designed to assist with language acquisiton, speech, and auditory development. In playing the user can see, hear, and say two or three word phrases. The developer states that it is especially effective with speech-delayed children and those with autism spectrum disorders.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $3.99

This Dr. Seuss classic goes digital. In the Read to Me option, words are highlighted as they are read.  In the Read to Myself option, the reader can tap on individual words and pictures for prompts.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Based on the Hooked on Phonics system, this app uses music, games, lessons, and stories to help preschoolers learn to read. It features three lessons, loaded with interactive fun as it teaches how sounds become words and words become stories. It’s just right for kids who know the sounds of the alphabet and are ready to take the first step into reading. It’s also a powerful tool to reinforce reading skills for beginning readers.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

With this app, every letter of the alphabet turns into a toy, making learning the ABC's a fun, interactive experience.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Practice proper letter and numeral formation with self-correcting handwriting App. Letters are presented in isolation and also in short words. The free lite version is good, but doesn't contain the entire alphabet.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

Jan Brett’s interpretation of The Night Before Christmas comes to life in this deluxe app that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art, playful interactive elements on every spread, and an Autoplay version with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Alphabet Aquarium - THE BEST WAY TO LEARN THE ENGLISH ALPHABET! Four great puzzle games with letters and animated animals to develop your child's skills and prepare your kids for success in preschool and kindergarten curriculum.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

This app gives the user a chance to interact with animations in the retelling of this classic story.

Audio narration is provided as well.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.99

This is a funny, engaging interactive eBook that offers both "Read to Me" and "Read on My Own" options.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This collection of digital books features stories from all the Nick Jr friends, including PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Dora and Friends, SpongeBob SquarePants, Team Umizoomi, Wallykazam, and Blues Clues!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

These activities designed for ages 2 - 6 encourage language and motor skill development with friendly animals. The activities can be played in a number of languages including Spanish.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This app contains over 6000 words grouped phonetically. Each word is spoken for the user and the user can control the speed at which words are shown as well as select the font size and color. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Amazing sets of puzzles, games and quizzes for Toddler and Preschoolers to Learn Colors, Shapes, Numbers, Letters, Time, Sorting and Much More!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Easy to use recording app that can record for seconds or hours. Great audio quality.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Focused on learning common sight words, the app games help the user hear, see and spell 240  words.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This App is the "ABCs" section of Starfall.com's web site. Students can see, hear, and interact with letters and sounds in words, sentences, and games.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Do your students enjoy the web site Starfall.com? Now the can get all of the content from the web site in the "Learn to Read" in an App.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $3.99

From PBS this app contains literacy games to help children recognize letter and sounds,  begin writing, and identify words that rhyme.

Compatible with Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

The classic Aesop's fable about the boy who cried wolf is brought to life in a wholly new medium with vivid American Sign Language storytelling with over 140 vocabulary words, signed and fingerspelled.

Compatible with iPad, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

This interactive ebook tells the classic story with lively inteactive animations and audio narration and special effect sounds.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

The Lion and The Mouse is a classic Aesop's fable, which is not only vivid and interesting, but contains profound life philosophy. We can learn from this story that mightiness and weakness are relative; we cannot ignore weak functions.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

The Monster at the End of This Book enhances the classic Sesame Street book with a completely immersive experience that draws children right into the story.  The all-time favorite you loved as a child comes alive for today's young readers with interactive play, plus touch-point animation.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $1.99

This richly illustrated, interactive story is a twist on Goldilocks and The Three Bears.   These bears are pandas who live in a bamboo forest and Goldilocks' name is Mei Mei!  Fortunately, there is a happy ending. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $1.99

What happens when YOU wake up on the wrong side of the bed?  Find out what happens to Mott in this interactive story with a funny premise.  2D or 3D, read to yourself or the app will read to you. 
Selected as one of the 10 Best Children's Book Apps of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

The Hare and The Tortoise is a classic story for children. It is very interesting and instructive. The Hare lost the race because of his pride. This story tells us that pride will come before the fall.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

Children can interact with animation effects on the pages of this classic story as well as listen to a professional narration of the story.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Music
Cost: $0.00

Preschoolers can tap on colorful pictures of various musical instruments to learn about their sounds.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Watch a different animated movie every day and then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.  Note: BrainPOP does have a subscription service if you want more than one movie a day.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

All of the kitchen tools are musical instruments, so you can have fun creating beats and rhythms.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Move your finger around the screen to "paint" musical tones and create audio-visual compositions that you can save and play later.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

This App gives kids the power to paint music!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

These activities designed for ages 2 - 6 encourage language and motor skill development with friendly animals. The activities can be played in a number of languages including Spanish.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Easy to use recording app that can record for seconds or hours. Great audio quality.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Go on an amazing musical journey with Jack, Jinja and Harvey. Every tap plays a note, moving your friend along and filling their world with whimsical animations.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $1.99

Children can become familiar with the instruments found in an orchestra with this colorful app. Click on the picture of the instrument and hear its unique sound and listen to classical selections while learning about the sections of an orchestra.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Art & Creativity
Cost: $0.00

Watch a different animated movie every day and then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.  Note: BrainPOP does have a subscription service if you want more than one movie a day.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Create art anywhere, with Brushes on your Apple mobile devices!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.99

This App is really 4 Apps in 1: A coloring book, a sketch pad, a letter tracer and a photo decorator.

Compatible with Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

This doodle App lets you finger paint with your favorite colors and drop in playful stamps. You can also connect with a friend to draw together over the Internet.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Children can choose a friendly monster body and then add other features to make a buddy for Elmo to dance and play with.  

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Move your finger around the screen to "paint" musical tones and create audio-visual compositions that you can save and play later.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

This App gives kids the power to paint music!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

My Coloring Book is a fun coloring activity for all ages. It has a variety of bright colors to use and show off your creativity. It will keep young people busy with a positive activity that fits right into the palm of their hand. You won't have to worry about them crying over crayons or books that they have dropped and cannot reach. The touch sensitive screen is easy to pick up and play for both kids and adults.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

Singing Fingers lets you fingerpaint with sound.  Just touch the screen while you make a sound, and colorful paint appears.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Science
Cost: $0.00

Watch a different animated movie every day and then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.  Note: BrainPOP does have a subscription service if you want more than one movie a day.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

An interactive, adaptive and fun memory game for children of all ages.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

It's always growing season on Wonder Farm , where children plant digital seeds and help them grow! In this app, children create a sequence of conditions for the seeds and observe how tomato, cabbage, bean, and carrot plants transform as time passes.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

Peep, the cute little chick, is playing hide and seek with his friends in a tool shed.  Preschoolers can help him spot his friends by clicking on them in this app designed to teach observational skills to preschoolers.  It was developed by WGBH in Boston.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Preschoolers play a matching game to help Peep and his friends like Mole find their homes.

Developed by WGBH in Boston, this app is designed to help children begin to understand the concepts of home and habitats for animals.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Quack and his friend Peep are in for a fun, colorful time when they paint a fence.  They jump on paint tubes and discover so many new colors by mixing.  Developed by WGBH in Boston this app was designed to introduce children to the concepts of color and the color wheel.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Things get wet when children try to roll apples into a pond to help Quack set up a fish museum.

Developed by WGBH in Boston, this fun app helps preschoolers begin to think scientifically by figuring out how to get the apples in the pond despite obstacles. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Things get melodious when Quack, Peep and Chirp begin to learn about music and sound.  Users can tap on characters to mix and match different rhythms and sounds.  Developed by WGBH in Boston the app was designed to help preschoolers begin to understand music and the properties of sound. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

In this app Chirp helps her friend Raccoon sort through his stash of trash.  They have to sort the items according to categories such as color or things that can be eaten.  Created by WGBH Boston this app helps preschoolers begin to understand the science concept of categorization.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Preschoolers can have fun and begin to learn about the science of sound with this app. Quack plays hide and seek in a number of different places.  Can you find him by using sound clues and listening to how his voice sounds?  Developed by WGBH Boston this app helps preschoolers lay the foundation for further explorations in science.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

This App has you decide if each object will sink or float once dropped into the water. Your score is recorded and after guessing the correct answer 3, 5, 10, etc. times you will earn rewards. Along with the rewards comes a wave of balloons that are waiting to be popped.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

Discover the traits of animals.  Scientific facts  included in this app are size, lifespan, diet, habitat and preditors. Recordings of the sounds of the animal and videos are also available.  Animals include Alligator, Ant, Cockroach, Dolphin and many more.

 

Compatible with iPad
Video
Cost: $2.99

Preschoolers can learn about transportation with this app by playing interactive games teaching them over 60 vehicle words.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

You can watch full Nick Jr. episodes, play educational games, discover original videos, and, with a tap, uncover other silly surprises. If you are a Nick Jr. channel subscriber, you can also access hundreds of additional episodes when you sign in with your TV provider.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Subscribe to NOGGIN and your child can watch over 1,500 episodes from preschool TV shows like PAW Patrol, Blue's Clues, Peppa Pig, The Backyardigans, Yo Gabba Gabba, Dora the Explorer, and more. Moose & Zee, our beloved hosts, are kids’ co-adventurers, guiding them on a fun-filled journey to explore numbers & shapes, letters & sounds, music, art, manners, and much more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS television series anytime, anywhere. This iPad App features more than 1,000 videos from over a dozen top PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS GO! television series, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, Dinosaur Train, SUPER WHY!, Sesame Street and Wild Kratts.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Sprout is the PBS channel for preschoolers now available on mobile devices.  It includes games, video segments, animations, sounds and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
eBooks
Cost: $0.00

Children's favorite fairy tales with beautiful illustrations one each page.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Do your kids always ask for stories when they go to bed? Are they bored of the same old story books you have at home? With Bedtime Stories Collection, you can find all the beloved characters: Sleeping Beauty, Three Little Pigs, Robin Hood, Rapunzel, Snow White, Gulliver, Pinocchio, Aladdin, and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $3.99

App for emergent readers, who drag letters into place to spell words and bring Bob Books to life. 4 levels increase in difficulty.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

Nosy Crow’s Cinderella app engages young readers, encouraging them to explore and play with this original adaptation of the classic fairy tale. Beautiful illustrations draw readers right into the story, but the design keeps readers engaged as they explore the tap-activated dialog, scenes that extend beyond the screen, and narration that captures the playful tone of the story.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

The classic children's story provides animations on every page, the ability to interact with things on the page, and audio narration.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This App offers a collection of classic narrated stories.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $3.99

This Dr. Seuss classic goes digital. In the Read to Me option, words are highlighted as they are read.  In the Read to Myself option, the reader can tap on individual words and pictures for prompts.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

Jan Brett’s interpretation of The Night Before Christmas comes to life in this deluxe app that includes beautifully animated versions of her classic art, playful interactive elements on every spread, and an Autoplay version with original music performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.99

This is a funny, engaging interactive eBook that offers both "Read to Me" and "Read on My Own" options.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This collection of digital books features stories from all the Nick Jr friends, including PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Bubble Guppies, Dora the Explorer, Dora and Friends, SpongeBob SquarePants, Team Umizoomi, Wallykazam, and Blues Clues!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Children learn many things from this interactive app including: Social cues, physical cues, animals, letters, emotions, sounds and actions.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Enjoy three free Sesame Street eBooks tarring Elmo and friends!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

The classic Aesop's fable about the boy who cried wolf is brought to life in a wholly new medium with vivid American Sign Language storytelling with over 140 vocabulary words, signed and fingerspelled.

Compatible with iPad, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

This interactive ebook tells the classic story with lively inteactive animations and audio narration and special effect sounds.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

The Lion and The Mouse is a classic Aesop's fable, which is not only vivid and interesting, but contains profound life philosophy. We can learn from this story that mightiness and weakness are relative; we cannot ignore weak functions.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

The Monster at the End of This Book enhances the classic Sesame Street book with a completely immersive experience that draws children right into the story.  The all-time favorite you loved as a child comes alive for today's young readers with interactive play, plus touch-point animation.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $1.99

This richly illustrated, interactive story is a twist on Goldilocks and The Three Bears.   These bears are pandas who live in a bamboo forest and Goldilocks' name is Mei Mei!  Fortunately, there is a happy ending. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

This reading readiness App helps children identify, match and sort shapes as well as recognize patterns. When puzzles are completed, there are surprising interactions with The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $1.99

What happens when YOU wake up on the wrong side of the bed?  Find out what happens to Mott in this interactive story with a funny premise.  2D or 3D, read to yourself or the app will read to you. 
Selected as one of the 10 Best Children's Book Apps of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

The Hare and The Tortoise is a classic story for children. It is very interesting and instructive. The Hare lost the race because of his pride. This story tells us that pride will come before the fall.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $4.99

Children can interact with animation effects on the pages of this classic story as well as listen to a professional narration of the story.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Healthy Choices
Cost: $0.00

Sort, stack, pack and plate a rainbow of fresh-from-the-garden foods! And now recycle items after lunch!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Watch a different animated movie every day and then test your new knowledge with an interactive quiz.  Note: BrainPOP does have a subscription service if you want more than one movie a day.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Laugh and learn as you help a Sesame Street monster friend calm down and solve everyday challenges. This bilingual (English and Spanish), research-based app helps your child learn Sesame’s "Breathe, Think, Do" strategy for problem-solving.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

This App introduces children to twenty different fruits and vegetables from the common to the exotic.

Compatible with Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

This Sesame Street App helps parents and caregivers with children ages 2-5 be prepared in case of an emergency.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Other
Cost: $0.00

Autism iHelp is a vocabulary teaching aid developed by parents of a child with Autism and a speech-language pathologist. Autism iHelp was inspired by the need for specific language intervention tools for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder focusing on their unique strengths and difficulty with expressive vocabulary.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.99

Learn to match animals, names and sounds.   An appropriate App for Preschoolers.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Over 450 colorful flashcards help preschoolers learn words with real sounds and voiceover pronunciations.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $14.99

TASUC Schedule for iPad is a very simple, picture-based schedule application for iPhone/iPod touch, especially for small children to easily create his/her own daily time-table by using image cards with sounds & voices attached. This application was, above all, developed for verbally disabled children and people with developmental disabilities such as autism, so that they can manage their “want-to-do”s simply and in order. As a result, an intuitive user interface and experience have been realized, thus this application can also be used for ordinary children and adults as well.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Friends Ben and Bella explore a zoo in these interactive games.  Through their escapades they teach the names and sounds of animals, colors, and patterns and more.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Tiny Tiger, Hippo and Monkey are looking for a playmate. The user can play games with them, help them play dress up, and take photos!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $2.99

Count the bugs, see how many you can catch.  Sort the buttons.  Get the right pattern.  Even better, have a roach race!  This engaging app will keep your 4 - 6 year olds interested in more.  Screen Play App of the Week by Parenting.com. 

*No bugs were harmed during the development of this app.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

Learn colors with Whack-a-Mole, count while playing pinball.  Matching and ABC games as well.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $4.99

EDA Play helps children work on vision and fine motor skills with games ranging from simple to more complex. You can choose the level of play for your child in two categories: Visual Level and Task Level.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

Teach your pre-schooler simple Spanish words. 

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This app moves the child (ages 2 - 8) through the basic skills in phonics, math, colors, shapes, etc. by playing fun and colorful games.  It includes report cards for the parent to gauge how their child is progressing.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.99

This fun and colorful app lets lovable Curious George lead the user through the zoo to not only learn about animals but to work on memory, sorting and reasoning skills.  Children can learn about the animals, watch videos about them, and play games.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

Speech Cards is a flashcards App that can be used to teach children articulation skills, vocabulary, categories, and more. The text, pictures and audio can be customized to suit the needs of the children. The children can get immediate feedback by recording and then listening to their own voice. The integrated scoring and reporting system enables you to track the progress of the children.  This version is free, but a "professional" version is also available.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This soothing little book has interactive features for curious fingers.  Sweet narration tells a story of mystery and imagination for children aged 1- 7.  Beautiful illustrations!

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Abby teaches Preschoolers how to compose and recognize names of animals. This is the free version. The full version is $1.99.

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $2.99

By using sight, sound and touch the user can learn the names of over 60 household objects.  

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating. Hit the record button and the puppets automatically lip-synch to your voice.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

This is an app for families who have a child on the Autism spectrum, which will help teach your child life skills.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Award-winning app with great artwork, sound effects and music.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

This App provides content filtering on the various iOS mobile devices. Simply set your filtering level at Elementary, Middle or High School. Mobicip will automatically apply filtering standards used by K-12 school systems

Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.99

Designed for preschoolers, the user can touch a color wheel to choose colors and then paint on provided backgrounds or just doodle.

Compatible with Android Phone, Android Tablet
Cost: $0.00

Designed for those who work with autistic children, this app is designed to help them learn to distinguish facial expressions and feelings.  The child interacts by placing facial features such as a nose, eyes, and a mouth to construct a face showing feelings such as "sad" or "happy."

Compatible with iPad
Cost: $0.00

This filtering App enables you to block entire categories of content, such as gambling, or block specific web sites, such as Facebook.

Note: You will want to disable Safari and make K9 Web Protection Browser your default browser.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.99

Photo Touch is an educational game that helps children rapidly learn words and objects by sight, sound, and touch. The interface is easy to use. (Designed for 1 to 6 year olds.)

Compatible with iPhone, iPad
Cost: $0.00

Talking Tom Cat is a fun app for kids of all ages. It's especially good for learning about taking turns in conversations, but it's also good for fine motor skills because you can interact with Tom by petting him, poking him, grabbing his tail, etc. This App can be helpful to children that are on the autism spectrum.

Compatible with iPhone, iPad

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