Top educational iPhone apps for young kids

By Gary Johnson - Jun 25, 2011

It is so much easier for parents to help with the education of their young children these days thanks to technology. We recently brought you some Android educational apps, so today we have some top educational iPhone apps for young kids.

Montessori Crosswords 3.0 is an update to an award winning application, which helps children with their development in reading, spelling and writing. They learn how to build words using a set of pictures that use phonics enabled movable alphabet and 300 words. The application now supports 41 different phonics, and allows the children to hear the phonics for the word.

With three different levels of difficulty the application is suitable for the ages of three to eight, and is packed with colorful effects. Montessori Crosswords 3.0 is available worldwide on the App Store for owners of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. For the rest of today is available at the discounted price of $1.99/£1.19.

Math Pets! Mini 1.0 is an educational game designed to make learning math fun. It helps improve skills in addition, multiplication, division, and takes place in beautifully animated environments. There are four specially designed games which are fun and addictive, and help in improving math skills.

Users can even connect to Apple’s Game Center to check scores against friends or the world. Children can pick a custom pet to star in the game from a selection of fully animated creatures. You can see a video of the game in action below. Math Pets! Mini 1.0 is available worldwide on the App Store for $2.99/£1.79.

Preschool: 15 in 1 is another great educational application which has been designed for toddlers and approved by teachers. It is great for helping young kids to learn words, letters, animals, sounds, colors, numbers, and much more. The fifteen different applications included are suitable for the ages of two through to seven.

Users can even learn to sketch and draw freely, and is jam packed with fun activities which will keep them occupied for hours. Other features of the app include; 100 words to learn, alphabets and numbers sound identification, learn to write alphabets and numbers, and loads of sounds and voice recordings. There are two games to play which are Hangman and Memory match.

This excellent application is available on the App Store for only $0.99/£0.59. iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch required with iOS 3.2 or later. To find out more use the link provided, and if you know of any other great educational apps let us know.

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