These days screen time for kids is hard to avoid. You try your best as a parent to keep your kids occupied and provide them with fun activities and ways to challenge there imagination. Sometimes you just need a few minutes to yourself, that’s when you hand over the tablet.
I know myself as a work from home Mom that it really does help get that 30 minutes I need to get some work done. Screen time doesn’t always have to be bad. I’ve put together my favorite apps that are educational and fun for kids.
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Duck Duck Moose Reading
Duck Duck Moose Reading teaches phonics and reading skills in a fun zoo-themed adventure. With word and letter activities, kids learn by playing with flamingos, monkeys, lions and more.
Fish School by Duck Duck Moose
A playful underwater experience filled with 8 educational activities. This award-winning app teaches children letters, numbers, shapes, and colors with colorful fish and friendly sea life characters.
Build A Truck -Duck Duck Moose
Build A Truck allows you to customize and build monster trucks. Experiment with the physics of speed, torque, drag, mass, inertia, friction, acceleration, gravity and more.
Moose Math by Duck Duck Moose
Moose Math engages kids in a mathematical adventure. It teaches counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, geometry and more.
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Itsy Bitsy Spider by Duck Duck Moose is a musical book based on the popular song. It features a fully interactive, original illustrations story.
Wheels on the Bus
Wheels on the Bus is a fun, interactive musical book, based on the popular children’s song. Spin the wheels, open and close the doors, swish the wipers, pop some bubbles, make a dog bark, and much more!
codeSpark Academy & The Foos
codeSpark Academy teaches the basics of computer programming through a variety of interactive learning activities. Including puzzles, games, step-by-step creative projects, game design and offline printables.
Brush Teeth with The Wiggles
The Wiggles have developed a FREE tooth brushing app to assist parents and their kids with the daily task of tooth brushing.
Hidden Pictures Puzzles
Both kids and grownups will love these classic Hidden Pictures scenes that have been reimagined for a whole new generation.
Brown Bear – Animal Parade
Join the lovable Brown Bear as he explores his world and encounters new friends. Color the animals and have fun creating your own unique sounds and music.
My Very Hungry Caterpillar
My Very Hungry Caterpillar will captivate you as he crawls across the screen! Have fun playing together, help him explore, pick him up, or take a peek into his colorful toy box.
Caterpillar Shapes & Colors
You’ll love seeing your kids develop their reasoning skills – they’ll love solving puzzles, exploring a beautiful 3D playground and having fun with The Very Hungry Caterpillar.