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You landed on our site for a reason! Maybe you were searching for a specific app to help your little one fill in an educational gap. Or perhaps you just want a great spelling app so your child can win the Spelling Bee at school. Or maybe you were sitting outside one evening and were trying to point out the constellations to your family and needed a little help.

There are tens of thousands of educational apps out there that can help one in literally any area or subject. But which app is the right one for you? Our job is to sort through these apps to find the best ones out there. We have seen the improvements in a child’s reading, writing, math skills, etc, just from using great educational apps.

With our team of teachers, parents and kids, we are passionate about education and are here to help you! Many of the apps in our library are award-winning apps. Please look through our site and feel free to contact us if you have any specific questions.


Weekly new additions to hundreds of the Best Educational Apps in our Library

(We continuously scour the App Store and other sources for really good educational apps.)

Tacky’s Christmas

Tacky’s Christmas

Tacky is a delightful penguin with an unusual gift that enables him to "save the day" from the dreaded hunters!. Join along while he, and his pals Goodly, Lovely, Angel and Neatly bring Christmas joy to our little book readers. The tale encourages literacy skills via highlighted narration and tappable pictures that sound out and... ...

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iClassics Showcase: an interactive Gift for mystery art book lovers

iClassics Showcase: an interactive Gift for mystery art book lovers

The iClassics Showcase app is a perfect way to take in some of the Classics, all the while increasing literacy while enjoying a couple of timeless tales for free: 'The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar' by Edgar Allan Poe and 'Christmas Ghosts' by Charles Dickens. I am immeasurably impressed by this app! - The Facts in the Case of ... ...

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King of Math Junior

King of Math Junior

King of Math Junior is an educational math game that challenges kids to practice their math skills through a variety of different ways. The game revolves around a medieval setting where correct math answers gradually advance the player in social ranking from Farmer to King or Queen. The content includes 10 categories of learning, ... ...

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LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary

LaVar Burton, hosted the award-winning PBS Kids' series, Reading Rainbow which had a 26-year run. The purpose of the show was to encouraged kids in exploring the world of reading. LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary app (and website) follows this by providing access to 100s of books and videos, in a multitude of genres and age groups. The ... ...

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Little Alchemy

Little Alchemy

This app is a perfect way to introduce kids to the fields of chemistry and science! It starts out by supplying the player with the four primary elements, and the fun continues from there. By pulling an item onto the primary screen, you can mix it with others to make 580 possible concoctions such as; wind, lava, guns, bullets, obsid... ...

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Little Alchemy 2

Little Alchemy 2

Little Alchemy 2 is an interactive game in which the player combines different elements to make all kinds of new and different things - from mist to unicorns. At game start, you are provided the four main elements, Air, Earth, Fire, and Water to work with. The game provides over 700 possible combinations. An example of this would b... ...

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Worried that your child isn’t getting the one-on-one attention and help they really need to be at the top of the class? Is your child struggling with reading or math? I get it. I’m a mom too. I found a way to help my daughter stay interested in learning and do better with reading and math. Her teachers are amazed! She loves it, I love it and it’s fun. I put together the educational apps that are the absolute best – some are even developed by teachers to use in their classrooms!

There are so many apps these days, how do you choose? Some have ads and some lead to places we’d never want our kids to go. All of these apps have been thoroughly checked out and are ready for you and your child to succeed with. There’s only the best of the best on this site!

Have a look into these Award-Winning Apps

The Elements

By: Theodore Grey

“An Absolute Must-Have. What makes this app amazing is Mr. Gray’s fantastic descriptions of each and every element. Concise, accurate, and most of all, interesting. I directly attribute my son’s love of science to this app. I have purchased over 500 apps since I bought my first iPhone, but The Elements stands out as my single favorite purchase.”  – A.M.


By: Byron Barton

“GREAT app!  My 3 yr old loves trucks so needless to say, this app was an instant hit. Not only does he get to see the many types of trucks, he is also learning the jobs that the trucks and their drivers perform, great educational value! As a parent of a budding reader, I appreciate the word-highlighting, along with tapping on the paragraph to hear it read again. This is a wonderful, fun, educational app that I would HIGHLY recommend!” – A.K.

The Lonely Beast 123

By: James Kelleher

“Brilliant. Hysterical, charming, instructive and fun for all ages! Like a good Disney movie, the beast abc and 123 apps have something for the parents/grandparents too. My grandkids love the beast, and so do all the many friends and their toddlers that I’ve told about the apps. Wish there were more!” – A.K.

Thinkrolls Kings & Queens


“This game is perfect. It’s puzzles are challenging (but not impossible) and low-pressure. The characters are customizable and funny, and the soundtrack is pleasant with silly sound effects. It develops critiical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fun way. My 5 year old loves it, and I do too. A+! Please make more of these games.” – M.H.


By: Within Unlimited, Inc.

We haven’t seen anything like this before. I am always skeptical when it comes to kids apps and try to limit my kids’ screen time but this one blew us all away. Exploring this pop up dynamic world is an amazing motivator to read in complete sentences instead of words or fragments. It was like a moving playground in our space where we could all explore. My son was standing, walking and even jumping (along with reading) while using this app unlike some other games where he is in some sedentary trance. Highly recommend to parents who may prefer to keep their kids engaged with their actual environment and reading instead of engrossed in a screen fantasy.” – L.T.



Best kid app we have found. Hands down this is the best kids app that we’ve come across to date. Our 3.5 year old started playing with this around age 2. It’s amazingly intuitive and the designs respond to almost any type of interaction from the user. As such, it’s far less frustrating than other “games” which won’t function correctly unless the child is taught what to touch and when. Can not recommend this highly enough. Wish Vectorpark would come out with more like this!”  – A.J.

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“Math has always been the most problematic area for me in the realm of study. It has been the only subject I ever faltered in which was more frustrating then I can explain. But when I first started community college I was forced to confront it and actually do something about my confusion. I started looking up Algebra apps and practicing hours a day. I worked hard through the summer and came out the other side actually understanding math for the first time in my life. I just recently finished my last calculus class and am now done with all of my math, and that never would have been possible if I didn’t find such amazing help from these ingenious apps.”


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Steve Jobs, on Education

“I’m a very big believer in equal opportunity as opposed to equal outcome. Equal opportunity to me, more than anything, means a great education. We could make sure that every young child in this country got a great education. We fall far short of that.” – Steve Jobs

When the internet came about it provided an opportunity for people to work from home instead of having to commute daily to an office. The number of people working from home is growing rapidly. The same technology that allows us to work from home, shop from home, etc., also provides us with even more ability to learn, school and educate at home. In other words we can get smarter at home.

While books have always been one of the main tools for education and will remain so, the computer, iPad and other tablets form an additional tool with additional features including interaction, challenges, videos, audio, testing, built-in dictionaries, etc.

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