A two year old toddler swiping a page on an iPhone looking at photos while riding the subway or in a cafeteria is now a common sight. Children simply love playing games on the iPhone. In fact, children can play on the iPhone, have fun, and learn at the same time. There are many educational iPhone apps that are created for young children to learn and have fun while learning. Here are some of the best iPhone apps for young children:
This app by Duck Duck Moose is just $1.99 from iTunes. Old MacDonald is a musical book with interactive illustrations. The children can sing and record their singing. They can also listen to the song in different languages, and listen to music played by different instruments. There are many activities that the children can do with the interactive illustrations, such as shearing a sheep and pushing a tractor.
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Itsy Bitsy Spider is another great $1.99 iPhone app by Duck Duck Moose. This is another app based on the popular song with interactive illustrations. The children can touch the interactive illustrations and explore many activities such as watching a caterpillar become a butterfly.
Fish School by Duck Duck Moose is an educational app for $1.99. There are eight different educational activities for children. These activities help young children learn their letters, numbers, colors, and shapes. Children will learn their ABCs quickly with the ABC song. They can also learn to count up to 20. Matching and differences games help the children tell between the different colors and shapes.
Bugs and Numbers
For slightly older children, Bugs and Numbers by Little Bit Studio is a great app to improve their math skills. For $2.99, this iPhone app is divided into three stages for different ages of children. At the first stage, children learn to identify numbers and shapes, right and left. They count numbers and match shapes while playing a game with bugs. At the second stage, the children can learn to count up to 100. At the third stage, the children learn more advanced math skills, such as telling time, using money, measuring length and height, adding and subtracting.
Bugs and Bubbles
Bugs and Bubbles by Little Bit Studio ($2.99) is another interactive graphical educational app for young children. This app engages and entertains young children through imaginative play. While playing the games in the app, the children will learn colors, letters, counting, shapes, sorting, patterns and much more.