iPhones and iPads from Apple have not only made life simpler and easier for adults but also for children and toddlers. It is not surprising anymore to see toddlers playing Angry Birds on their parents’ iPads and playing it much better! Well the user interface and functionality of this tablet is so simple that the little ones do not have a difficult in operating these devices and atleast playing games.
Since there are so many such apps available on iTunes, you may have a difficulty choosing the best ones and hence we have listed down them for you.
1. Toddler Soundboard Free :-
Teach your child their numbers, ABC’s, colors, and shapes with this fun interactive app.
Simple for children to use!
This app teaches by association. Your toddler touches a letter and it tells them the letter that was touched.
2. Abby Monkey®:-
Its simple child-friendly interface offers children an engaging way to master essential preschool skills in the total of 14 (!) DIFFERENT EXCITING EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES (twelve educational activities + two creative activities). We sincerely hope your children will enjoy them all!
1. NUMBER RECOGNITION
Number Matching is a fun way to encourage both counting skills and number recognition. It is a great kindergarten or preschool game that is educational without taxing the brain too much.
Gives children practice in the area of common patterns recognition.
Find the right shape! Teaches children recognition of names of common shapes (such as a square, rectangle, triangle and more).
Fix the broken toy! Enables your children to train fine motor skills and improve their logical thinking.
3. PBS KIDS Video:-
Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS television series anytime, anywhere (in the USA). “PBS KIDS Video” features thousands of videos from top PBS KIDS television series, including Curious George, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhoods, Wild Kratts, Peg + Cat, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, Dinosaur Train, SUPER WHY!, Sesame Street and Wild Kratts.
The app provides a safe, child-friendly viewing experience for all ages. Kids can easily browse and watch videos at home, on the road, or anywhere with a 3G or WiFi connection.
NEW VIDEOS EVERY WEEK:-
Every week, the app will introduce your child to a new “Weekly Pick,” a set of fun educational videos That will engage him or her in reading, science, math and more.
4. Chalk Pad Free:-
Chalk Pad turns your iPad into a Chalkboard! Loaded with options and with beautifully rendered Graphics Chalk Pad has been voted Best Chalkboard Drawing app in the App Store.
Chalk Pad is a perfect for leaving notes, playing games, or keeping children occupied having them Draw pictures, all without a mess!
Using your finger Chalk Pad lets you draw on a chalkboard just as you would in a classroom. Easily Change color and thickness too !!!!
5. Toddler Counting :-
If you’re teaching your child to count, Toddler Counting is a must-have.
Designed by parents in coordination with preschool teachers, Toddler Counting helps teach basic counting skills, and even makes it fun for your toddler. This app is a follow-on to the wildly popular Toddler Flashcards
# each object grays out on first touch, to teach your child not to count the same object twice
# numbers count out loud as your child counts
# digits are displayed along with the sounds, to teach reading the numbers
6. Coloring For Kids:-
A fantastic coloring app to keep kids busy for hours with a creative activity. Learning with fun. Their Finger is the paintbrush. Perfect for kids between 3-10 years.
New Section: Nursery Rhymes Coloring
Kids can listen to 18 very popular nursery rhymes and also color characters from the nursery rhymes. The colored images come alive in the nursery rhyme with sound, music and animation. 3 rhymes are Free.
7. Starfall ABCs :-
The “ABCs” section of Starfall.com’s well-loved website is now available as a universal application for Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Our activities motivate through positive reinforcement and play. Children delight as they see, hear, and interact with letters and sounds in words, sentences, and Games. They learn to recognize letters and develop skills that will ensure they become confident leaders. All children, and especially English language learners, benefit.
8. Wood Puzzle HD:-
Wood Puzzle brings the beauty of childrens early learning to the iPad, returning to the classic toys of simpler times. Designed by a mother of two, and Latin Grammy winner for graphic design, the game includes 24 different puzzles which help toddlers and preschoolers develop key logic and fine motor skills in an entertaining way rewarding them with sounds when completed.
9. Pat the Bunny :-
The classic children’s book has made the hop onto iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch in this award-winning interactive app that is perfect for little fingers and big imaginations.
Designed especially for toddlers and preschoolers, the app features 14 fully interactive scenes your kids can tap, swipe, and explore.
Your kids will giggle with delight as they play hide and seek with Bunny, pop bubbles in the bathtub, Make music in the kitchen, catch butterflies in the garden, and much more.
Plus, on devices with front-facing cameras, kids will be amazed to find they can “look in the mirror” and see their smiling reflection.
10. Curious George at the Zoo for iPad :-
Is your child curious about animals? Curious George is!
George has been asked to help out at the zoo. George needs your child’s help to wake, clean, and feed the animals. Through helping George perform activities perfect for toddlers, children learn about different animals and regions.
Developed by one of the world’s largest providers of educational materials for preschoolers, Curious George at the Zoo is a fun, engaging and educational app that will support your child’s learning and Development.