Teach Your Monster to Read (3-6 years)
Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning phonics and reading game that’s helped millions of children learn to read. Children simply create a monster and take it on a journey over three learning games - this app covers the first two years of learning to read. This is a great way to teach your children the fundamentals of reading whilst having fun.
Sir Linkalot (7-11 years)
Sir Linkalot provides a new fun way of learning how to spell properly. This app uses spelling animations, quizzes and much more to improve with overall literacy. You can expect to explore spelling, vocabulary, homophones, punctuation and grammar.
Ideal for children, students, parents and teachers - there are different modes depending on who is using it.
You can purchase the app from the Apple store
The Human Body (4+ years)
The Human Body is an informative app designed to show children exactly how the human body works. Using a range of interactive chapters, your child will learn basic human anatomy - covering areas including: skeletal, nervous, digestive and immune systems.
What makes this app even more fun and interactive is the use of the camera and microphone to demonstrate how the eyes and ears work. The visual and interactive element makes this science educational app ideal to teach children.
You can purchase the app at the Apple store or Google Play for £2.99.
Quick Maths (6-16 years)
This is a great app designed to help students improve their mathematics ability. Many children may struggle with maths and more specifically with arithmetic fluency. With the focus being on self-improvement, this app provides feedback on the child’s progress so they can see their development. There are multiple difficulty settings so your child can challenge themself.
Duolingo (4+ years)
Duolingo has over 30 languages to choose from, and it offers fun lessons designed like mino-games. It’ll give you a poke every day to remind you, and each lesson takes just 5 minutes on average. They offer a large variety of languages including: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Irish and many more!
It’s completely free to use, though you could spend money to repair a learning streak if you accidentally took a day off, or to restore your in-game health.
Keep your children stimulated with some of these educational apps. Introducing fun and alternative ways to learn will ensure your child is continuously developing outside of school. If you like the look of these apps but don't have a suitable device to use them on, take a look at our best tablets for kids.