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5 educational apps for your children

Written by Andrea Oldereide

Here is a selection of five educational applications to keep your children busy and learning new skills.

It is 2019 and technology keeps on evolving at great speed. With children having easy access to certain gadgets, many parents worry. Today’s adults fear the image of children not being able to look away from their smartphones.

However, technology does not have to be all that bad. They are interactive and educational ways to keep your children busy on your tablet without playing a senseless game. Certain applications for tablets or smartphones are developed to stimulate your children’s general knowledge and they have a lucrative aspect. These are just as efficient to keep your kid occupied in any places as a colouring book.

Here are five applications you can download to make your children use your tablet or smartphone in an educational way:

Teach Your Monster To Read

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The award-winning application will put your children in a teacher’s position by helping a friendly-looking green monster to read. It is available on the App Store,  Google Play and Amazon for £4.99. The application will teach your children to read by matching letters and sounds. A free version of the game exists on its official website: teachyourmonstertoread.com

The Human Body By Tinybop

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Available for £3.99 on the App Store, this science-based application will teach your children to learn the human body anatomy. It features interesting functions such as learning about the hearing while talking into the microphone or traveling into the intestines.

Marble Math

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Marble Math will help your children to get a better understanding of mathematics through solving problems. It features games such as collecting numbers and moving a marble through a series of mazes. It is available on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon for £3.99. The application allows for parents and teachers to customise gameplay to concentrate on specific math concepts.

Reading Eggs – Learn To Read

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The application teaches to read children from different age groups (from 2 years old to 9 years old). It is available on the App Store with a monthly subscription of £6.99. The application offers interactive reading games, guided reading lessons, different amusing activities, and over 2,000 digital storybooks.

Plants By Tinybop

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Finally, an interactive applicationthat teaches about forests, deserts, and grasslands. For £1.99 on the App Store, your children will learn about plant and fungi lifecycles, ignite wildfires and many other features teaching about nature.

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