The rate at which this world is developing is increasing at an incredible rate itself. Scientific breakthroughs are being made at a much faster pace nowadays. With this much progressing rate at the helm, no one wants to lag behind others. People are taking advantages of scientific inventions to keep them at par with the world.
Preschoolers can also benefit from scientific inventions and evolutions, provided their parents know what is in the box for them. In this specific regard, mobile applications can prove to be an integral factor. Applications can reshape and expand the first-hand expertise, skills and knowledge of the children on the go. They are interactive, catch attention and offer great portability.
Given below is an account of applications that parents can use for the preschool education of their children.
Peg + Cat Big Gig is a fabulous mobile application developed by PBS KIDS, a top-rated Google developer. It is basically a fun-filled musical application. Children are invited to pick an instrument and play songs with the Peg, Cat, and their friends. Songs are used to teach mathematical concepts. It has been proved by a research that early maths skills of user children were improved by the home-use of this application.
The application has also won Parents’ Choice award in 2015 Mobile Apps. Just download this application and allow Peg & Cat to teach your child how to identify numbers, add/subtract them and memorize repeating patterns.
This one brilliant application from Jumpstart can make learning a real-fun thing for children. This is basically an application which comes packed with 3 learning games that can teach more than 6 math, pre-reading and critical thinking skills to preschoolers.
The PC version of this game had won iParenting Media Awards for Outstanding Product in 2008. Parents who want to give their children a sound preschool foundation should try this app.
3. Endless Alphabet:
Endless Alphabet is one amusing application by Originator Inc. which is a famous name in the domain of kids’ application development. Endless Alphabet is an application which teaches children new words and their spellings through fun-filled activities. Interactive puzzles associated with each word are further accompanied by short animations to help kids learn faster and better. The application has clinched 4.5 stars at Macworld. This application can make children learn alphabets with interest.
Developed by Thup, this game is an award-winning product from famous Monkey Preschool Series. This application is a collection of 7 exciting educational games each of which is designed to teach kids about colors, letters, counting. The game also inculcates and enhances analytical skills of children like matching similar figures etc. All this is done just through a mere game-play with a monkey. Install this application in order to introduce kids to basic preschool concepts letters, colors, shapes and counting in an amusing way.
5. The Monster at the End of This Book:
This application got its inspiration from the picture book titled as “The Monster at the End of This Book: Starring Lovable, Furry Old Grover” by the Sesame Street. This application has a book-like interface with each page containing some eye-catching activities. Child paves its way all along the line of the story to the end by attempting given activities. These activities are made part and parcel of every constituent page. This application improves essential English language skills like reading and writing. The application also enhances personal qualities like overcoming fears and facing challenges.
Download The Monster at the End of This Book on iTunes.
A Parcel of Courage is an interactive picture book game for children developed by Moona Group.
This book comprises of 15 interactive pages that will help children explore values like love, dreams, and will to achieve those dreams. Children can listen to the joyful songs or sing the ABC as they carve their way to the logical ending of the game. The game also bolsters a sense of general courage and moral uplift to the kids.
7. Hoopa City:
Hoopa City is a city-building game developed by Dr. Panda, which is the top rated developer by Google. The developers behind Dr. Panda are also the makers of famous Dr. Panda Games. Hoopa City is a game in which preschoolers employ their constructive, problem solving, creative and imaginative skills to establish a city, town or a village. Different regular shapes are used to construct buildings, roads, parks, and stadiums etc. This application has the capability to make learning a pleasurable experience for children.
8. Read Me Stories:
Read Me Stories is an interesting educational application developed for preschoolers by 8interactive Inc. Children listen to the stories provided therein the application. The stories are explained in a way which can make children learn ABCs, phonics and pronunciation of English words unknowingly. This application can enhance vocabulary bank of children to up to 1000 words. The application can also teach basic grammatical skills like sentence formation and few punctuation principles. The application is already being used by over 5 million parents. Install this application and it will suffice for all the bedtime story-duties.
Developed by Spinlight, AlphaTots Alphabet is an application which can make your child learn Alphabets within no time. There are 26+ activities, mini- puzzles and games within this application. Each English alphabet comes with its own set of activities. AlphaTots Alphabet is a KidSafe Certified application and is also a winner of Parents’ Choice Award. Install this game to instill the true love of education in your child.
10. Counting Caterpillar:
Developers at Bellamon built this application and it is basically a counting app for preschoolers and kindergarteners. This game teaches counting to children with in a fun game-like way. Kids learn by feeding hungry caterpillars Vivid graphics accompanied by high-quality sound, engage children in zero time. The game is also designed to give kids questions which challenge comprehension and memory skills. Install this application to develop basic counting skills of your child.
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