Quarantine is hard. So is working from home, doing online classes, and trying to help your children be occupied all day while also getting your work done. Here, we have collected some great apps that you can let your kids play with, as they are not only fun but educational as well.
There are free, as well as premium apps here, while some of them are only free during the time of the pandemic. Some of them are not only for children but can also be used by adults who want to further their skills.
Wuzzit Trouble by BrainPop is a puzzle-solving game with mathematical problems incorporated. Children do not even notice that they are doing Maths but are still honing their math skills. It is recommended for ages 10 and up. The app is available for both Apple and Android and costs $1.99.
Prodigy is a free, fantasy-themed, Maths-based game. You get points and stars for solving problems. It is recommended for ages 7 to 13, is available for Apple and Android, and it is free.
Math Games offers 21 interactive games. You can also choose to play based on age or grade from ages 4 to 14, or based on which skill you may want to practice. It is available on desktop.
Funbrain Jr has interactive Maths games and puzzles for little ones, as well as a Stories section where they have picture books. The more games they complete, the more stickers they get as a reward. It is available on desktop and on Apple.
Duolingo is not only for children, but it is popular among many adults. It is a free language learning app, and it might be fun to try with your children. It has illustrations in it, so even if your child cannot read, you can do it together. It is available on desktop and on Apple and Android.
Drops offers over 35 languages, in which you can learn vocabulary through fun games with simple images and visuals. They also have audio content, recorded by professional voice actors, so everything is crystal-clear. It is available on both Apple and Android for free and offers in-app purchases.
We have also written articles about how to develop a quarantine routine so both your children and you can work better while you stay home, and here are 7 activities you can do to keep boredom away in lockdown.
ABCmouse is an early learning academy, which offers children aged 2 to 8 all kinds of classes, such as Maths, Science, Reading, Arts, and Music. Children can participate in fun, educational games and puzzles. The first month is free, and after that, it has a monthly fee of $9.95.
Beanstalk has interactive classes taught by teachers for children between ages 1.5 and 6. They have live classes as well as on-demand ones, with classes about arms and legs, about mini pizzas as well as about how rainbows work. During the pandemic, its services are free, and it is available on desktop.
HippoCampus is run by the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education. It provides over 3,000 videos in 13 different subjects, such as Science, Geometry, English, History, and much more. It is available on desktop.
GoNoodle is the kid version of a fitness app. You can trick your child into participating in P.E. with this fun app, which is perfect for indoor activities. It is recommended for ages 4 and up and is available for iPhones for free.
Yousician is an app for online music classes. Many children start learning to play an instrument in elementary school, but now, they cannot attend their classes for obvious reasons. This app offers lessons for guitar, piano, bass, and other instruments as well. Unfortunately, there is only a seven-day free trial, after that, you can get a subscription for $19.99 a month, or $119.99 per year (which would be $9.99 per month). The app is available on desktop, Apple, and Android.
Source: Daily News Hungary