Growing kids require a lot of care and comfort. While outdoor activities ensure their physical fitness and social skills, their time with digital devices shapes their intellectual and creative abilities. However, parents should keep surveillance that their kids consume the right kind of content on the iPhones and iPad they use.
If your sons and daughters are in their teenage, you may not control their screen time; but you can always suggest useful apps they can download and use on their devices. Parents must take responsibility for toddlers and school kids to explore helpful content on the App Store. But we have made your life easier by presenting some of the best kids’ apps for the iPhone.
1. YouTube Kids
YouTube is a massive platform for entertainment. And Google has ensured kids can take advantage of it by introducing YouTube Kids. With this app, children can explore online videos and their favorite videos. The app offers the needed parental controls to let you further customize it to suit your needs better. More significantly, this entertainment app is available in several languages.
2. Minion Rush
Enjoy the action and fun with Despicable Me: Minion Rush, where little yellow Minions do a lot of exciting activities like jumping, flying, dodging obstacles, collecting bananas, riding the Fluffy Unicorn, and defeating villains in some missions. Change your Minion with customized costumes, weapons, and power-ups. You can also move around the excellent locations inspired by the despicable me movies. Earn new locations and Minions, and enjoy the fun of Despicable Me.
3. Talking Tom Cat 2
Ranked as the number one app in 140 countries, Talking Tom Cat 2 is what you’d want to keep your kid entertained for hours. You can talk to tom, and he will say the same thing in his funny way. You will have a wonderful time playing with a smart cat. The app allows you to customize the cat using attractive accessories. Take part in fast-paced mini-games and earn plenty of coins. And guess what, you can also record what Tom is saying and share it with your friends.
If you are in quest of a great English learning app for kids, you shouldn’t look beyond Lingokids. The app is designed for children from ages 2 to 8. They will discover many fun-loving activities and be able to learn over 3,000 words. It features content from Oxford University Press and has won multiple prestigious awards, including Mom’s Choice Awards and National Parenting Publications Awards. Another notable feature of this kids app is the compatibility with many languages like English, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian.
5. Toca Life: School
Create your own school adventure with 5 locations and 34 characters. The app is made for kids between the age of 6 and 8; they can teach a class, choose a locker and arrange a food fight in the cafeteria. Enjoy fun-filled activities at the house, cafeteria, school building, youth club, and playground. You can also record your stories and share them with your friends. More importantly, Toca Life: School is available in several languages like English, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Korean.
6. Stack the Countries
Let your kids change the geography of the world. Stack the Countries is a fantastic app that allows your kids to learn about country capitals, landmarks, geographic locations, and more. Kids between 9 and 11 can personalize the world map, which shows 193 countries. Then can actually touch, move and drop the animated countries anywhere on the digital screen. To win each level, kids must build a stack of countries that reaches the checkered line.
7. The Human Body
Let your kids explore the human anatomy of The Human Body. Children can learn the basics of human anatomy, including skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and immune systems. They can get detailed information about important body organs like the heart, brain, eye, stomach, mouth, and others — a must-have to divert your kids’ attention to biology.
8. Bike Baron
Enjoy some speed on your iOS device. Download Bike Baron and join the super league of more than 9 million players across 89 countries. It is fun gameplay with 150 tracks, where your kids can compete with more than 400 challenges. With its great level editor, kids would like to create and share custom levels with others. Leave your friends behind and climb up the leaderboards to be the best of all.
9. Math Tales The Farm
Math is one of the most repulsive subjects to children, and they like to stay away from math in school and at home. Math Tales The Farm is a creative Math learning app with 18 mathematical and logic games. It has six interesting chapters with six different farm animals. The play includes interactive animation and bright colors which capture kids’ attention. Moreover, this kids app supports multiple languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
10. Khan Academy Kids
One of the top apps to help both educate and entertain children between 2-8 years old. It offers thousands of free activities and books that inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery. For instance, it helps kids learn and practice reading, language, writing, math, social-emotional development, problem-solving, and motor development. The activities are designed to encourage creativity and self-expression, which supplements the regular curriculum they may follow at school. There’s a cast of adorable animal characters to keep kids company and create an engaging experience.
So, which are your favorite Kids Apps for iPhone from the above list? Please let us know their names and the names of the apps worth including in this top collection.
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