Our 5 Best Apps for Exploring the World!

Learn about the world, using apps!

Children are naturally inquisitive about the world around them, and even if your child hasn't visited the 4-corners of the globe then you can be assured that they will love learning all about people and places in far-flung lands! 
 
Apps are really well placed to help support finding out about the world - the people, places and geography. Here are our top 5 apps to help you explore the world with your kids!
Tiny Countries

( Android - £2.99 , iPad - £2.99 )

Everybody should have a basic knowledge of country shapes, capital cities, the continent of countries and their flags. Tiny Countries teaches and tests this knowledge within a fun and well animated game based around multiple choice questions. It's perfect for little adventurers to learn who want to learn about the places around the world. 

Jack Stalwart: Passport to Adventure

( iPad - Free )

This great app is based on the award-winning adventure books of Jack Stalwart. Eight ancient artefacts have been stolen from around the world and your child must recover them using fast facts about each country and solve puzzles by responding to information found in the countries fact file to cracking codes and unscrambling pictures. Learn about the world, in a fun way!

Stack the Countries™

( Android - £2.53 , iPad - £2.29 )

Stack the countries is an educational geography game teaching and testing students on the countries of the world and their shapes, neighbours, landmarks, capital cities, languages, flags, and other geographical facts. The game supplies world maps and flash cards with country facts that can be studied before playing the game portion of the app. Gameplay involves reading questions and choosing from four different countries or country shapes as the answer.

DimDon World Map

( iPad - £0.79 )

Being able to navigate around the globe is a skill that is easy with touch-screen technology - literally bringing the world to children's fingertips. Knowing the major landmasses, rivers and oceans has never been more accessible than it is to today's young people. Atlas apps such as DimDonWorld Map allow children to explore the globe in  3D, zooming in and rotating the globe to find out about places and local wildlife.

Art Stories CITIES

( Android - Free , iPad - £2.99 )

It's important for children to be able to identify famous landmarks, buildings and key facts about some of the major capital cities of the world. With the super app ArtStories CITIES, users can spin a smoothly rendered globe to find and select the next city to look at.  Through interactive drag and drop, children can complete a skyline and hear interesting facts about seven major cities of the world.