Five educational apps for children Five educational apps for children

With the presence of parents and by setting rules for their use, tablets and smart phones can be helpful educational tools for children.

Recommended by Samsung Electronics and Apple, these five tools can help reinforce what children learn at school through games:

Syllables. This game is perfect for learning to read and write a in a fun an interactive way. Students learn to identify how words are divided into small units called syllables, helping them develop the skills to separate them. This stimulates and reinforces students’ reading and writing skills.

Available with: Android

10 Monkeys Multiplication if. A fun and attractive way to challenge students to learn and master their multiplication tables. The app starts with a game where children have to help monkeys get out of their cages by using their math skills.

Available with: iOS and Android

Duolingo. With this fun app, children can learn English, German, French and Portuguese in an easy way. When they finish a unit, they move on to the next. They lose lives for wrong answers, earn points and move on to new levels like in a game.

Available with: iOS and Android

Play Kids: Learning for kids. An app designed for children ages five and under as well as their parents, who can have fun playing with their kids by exploring different educational content such as pre-school programs, TV shows, games and puzzles – stimulating motor coordination, memory and social skills.

Available with: iOS y Android

Math vs. Zombies. This game consists of a planet that is full of zombies, where the student must save the planet together with a squad of scientists. The student must use their math skills and special powers to put a stop to them.

Available with: iOS y Android