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Best Apps for Kids Ages 5-7

List of apps for 5-7 year olds which covers a wide spectrum of entertainment and educational offerings.

    Splash Math, whether accessed using its online math practice site or using the Splash Math app, is a programme used by many schools and parents across the world. Its aim to help children achieve mastery in more than 350 math skills chimes with parents and teachers who want their children to excel in this important subject.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Reflex Math is designed to improve math fact fluency.  It does this through the use of its many Reflex Math games which can be played via its app or using its web-based service.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    ABCya has kept one of its earliest apps alive and updated on iOS devices since 2011.  The Maths Bingo app has been played by many KS2 children to practise division, multiplication, addition and subtraction and, no doubt, Math Bingo and its bingo bugs will maintain its popularity into the future.

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    Dyslexic students (and adults) use Omoguru to make the text more readable and decode words with ease. 

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    This is a free app whose aim is to make reading text as simple as it can possibly be. The app has been been developed by a Japanese company however it is based solely in the English language. To use the app you copy text from any website/webpage onto your phone or ipad and then the open the app. Once you have done so you are able to then read the text as it moves across the screen at whatever pace you chose. Although this is the sole purpose of the app it does allow the user to read text quicker and also helps them to improve their reading speed as they become use to the speed that it travels across the screen.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    The software ‘Baby Games: Knowledge park’ is an exciting educational learning app suitable for boys and girls aged 1 year and above. The app features four exciting themed zones that focus on Numbers, Colouring, Letters and shapes. Each zone provides a variety of educational, fun and engaging games that are child-friendly and beautifully presented. The application is free from in-app adverts and offers in-app purchases for further levels. 

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Brili Routines-Visual Timer is a dynamic visual scheduling app that takes the chaos and stress out of daily routines. 

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The software application ‘Animation Kit’ is an easy to use, child-friendly platform for creating exciting animation sequences using drawings, photos, shapes and text. Suitable for children from 6 to 12 years the application is initially free (1 project and 3 exports) with in-app purchases for unlimited projects and project exports. The application is free from in-app adverts and is available on the iOS platform and Android platforms in the near future. This application is available on the iOS platform with an Android version available in early 2020.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    K-5 Science for Kids - Tappity is a great app that is like having the perfect science teacher available for children all of the time.  Whatever branches of science a 4 to 10-year-old child might be interested in or are covering at school, they will be entertained and enthralled by its coverage here.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    Let your children mark festivities by virtually decorating rooms.  Christmas, Halloween, and Diwali are catered for in this augmented reality app that lets kids experiment and be creative without making a mess.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Virtuali-Tee by Curiscope is an augmented reality app that works in conjunction with an augmented reality T-shirt. This multi-award winning app is suitable for ages 6 and above and is available in 10 languages. This app is ideal for supporting STEM activities, for younger students wishing to explore the human body as well as GCSE wishing to revise Science/Biology.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Coco - Educational Games is one of the best educational games for kids and an easy to use educational games program, featuring multiple brain trainer activities such as children’s puzzle, children’s math games featuring mental math and memory games for children. Suitable for children from 5 to 10 years the application is subscription based on several levels from institutional subscriptions to individual subscriptions over various lengths of time. The application has in-app purchases relating to the content but is free from in-app adverts. The application is available in two languages English and French. The application works without a constant wi-fi connection.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Tree decorating is a fun but usually one-off Christmas activity.  With Pico Christmas Tree AR, children can decorate as many trees this Christmas as they desire and see them in whichever room they want.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    Speech Blubs is a Speech Therapy application that uses voice controlled and video technology to develop speech articulation for young children with or without speech difficulties. The app has thousands of activities that aid over practice of speech sounds in a fun and engaging way. 

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Entertainment, education, songs, and puppets - Hip Hop Kangaroo and Friends brings a modern spin to a classic children's learning experience and offers great fun at a fantastic price.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The software application ‘Animotica - Video Editor & Movie Maker’ is an easy to use Video Editor, Movie Maker and Slideshow Video Maker for Windows 10. This application encompasses all the traditional tools you would expect from a high-quality piece of Video Editing software such as video trim, split, combine video and photos, add music, add voiceovers, scale, rotate, colour adjustment and so much more. The application is free but has some restrictions on the video content and presentation. A full purchase gives the user access to all of the features the software has to offer.  The application is free from in-app adverts and is suitable for all age groups with a PEGI 3 rating (3 and upwards). The application is available in several different languages.

    Platforms: Windows


    In Sumaze Primary, arithmetic skills and careful planning form the basis of a fun and challenging puzzle game.  It is ideal for children to develop their maths and forward-thinking skills.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Otsimo is an educational game application developed for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or learning difficulties. Children with autism are intended to be taught the basic knowledge through assistive games designed under the guidance of child psychologists and educators to providing them homeschool education. Otsimo provides the necessary ABA education through games designed for kids with attention deficit and speech problems. Let’s discuss a little more about this wonderful solution.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    This is an app that helps to young children who are just starting their journey into learning the English language. The apps aim is to aid children in knowing the letters of the alphabet, being able to form the letters correctly and to gain confidence in their first steps into the English language. The app executes all of this perfectly and is aided by the excellent graphics and sounds that add to the overall functionality of the app and therefore aid learning rather than detracting from it.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The application Mazaam is an engaging and animated app for children to develop their understanding of music through a range of games and levels. It is ideal for parents to work alongside their child, play games with them, and check their understanding. The audio is excellent, the animations are exciting and engaging, and the sharing collaborations with parents or teachers is an excellent opportunity. The games are full of fun and colour, and students wouldn’t be able to recognize that they are learning, as they will be having a lot of fun!

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Resilient Family: Happy Child provides simple mindfulness based, movement and awareness training for individuals, parents and older and younger children. It uses movement to discharge stress and build body awareness.   The aim is to support development of resilience and self-regulation through training in mindful movements.  

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The software application ‘Pixton EDU’ is an interactive platform for creating comic book storyboards using avatars, backgrounds, text and themes to be shared within the classroom. The application is free and includes in-app purchases for extra themes and content. The application is free from in-app adverts and the software, we believe, is suitable for students aged 7 years and above.

    Platforms: Web


    Feeding children's creativity is not just about showing them the fun side of education.  It builds skills that might spark a lifelong passion or a future career.  It develops organisational skills and flexible thinking.  PuppetMaster is a superb app for providing a creative outlet for your children and harnessing the benefits of doing so.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


    Augmented Reality can be a lot of fun. In this free app, it is combined with colouring, health, and healthy eating to make an entertaining and educational app.

    Platforms: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Use the See Words:School programme teacher and student apps to support your class or groups in learning to read.  It eases the administrative burden on teachers and provides children with useful and stimulating tasks to help their reading skills grow.

    Platforms: iPhone, iPad


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