Great for Preschoolers

Rating ABCmouse - 5 out of 5 - Best Rating 5.0

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 2+
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ABCmouse Review

ABCmouse is a an award-winning learning app that builds the educational base of kids between the ages of 2 and 8. It offers various interactive and engaging learning activities, including lessons in subjects like reading, math, science, art, and music. ABCmouse uses a combination of animated videos, games, puzzles, songs, and other interactive content to make learning fun and engaging for kids.

App Information

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Adaptive Learning Adaptive Learning
Gameplay Gamified
Narration Narration

Suitable for ages - Apps for 12-18 Months
Kindergarten Apps (3-5 Years)
Primary School Apps (5-7 Years)
Primary School Apps (7-11 Years)

Subjects & Topics - Maths
English / Literacy

Great for - Organisational and Productivity Skills
Academic Relevance
Cognitive Development
Critical Thinking
Communication Skills
Creative Development

Publisher - Age of Learning, Inc.

ABCmouse Features

  • Multiple subjects covered at different levels
  • Varied content, including books, videos, puzzles, printables, songs, games, animations
  • Excellent assessment and monitoring features
  • A free trial with no commitment required
  • Personalised curriculum and content for a maximum of three children per account

Is it good for learning?

Educational Value is designed to provide a structured, rewards and play-based environment for learning basic skills in reading, math, science, music, art, social studies, health, and more. ABCmouse uses games and activities of increasing difficulty to build a rewards-based curriculum. 

ABCmouse's curriculum consists of ten difficulty levels designed for preschool-aged children (3+) through second-graders (8+). Each level features around 850 age-appropriate educational activities.


ABCmouse is free to download on the App Store for iOS and Google Play Store for Android. After a free trial, you have a choice of subscriptions. One subscription covers three kids and one parent.

Screenshots for ABCmouse

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The learning activities are well presented, great fun and differentiated for users. Sometimes, the content within the app seemed overwhelming, and we often lost sight of what section the child was in, what they were learning and how they were progressing.

However, progress seemed more defined if the child stuck to the 'Learning Path'.

We found the 'Progress tracker' within the 'Settings' section valuable. It displays children's progress, including lessons, dates, tickets, subject progress, number of activities, etc. We felt valuable information like this should not be hidden within the 'Settings' section but accessed via the 'Home' dashboard for both parent and child to view.

Benefits for Students

There are over 10,000 learning activities in the form of books, kids' videos to stream, printables, games, songs, puzzles, art activities and more. 

The app recognises progress and success with rewards. Students receive a certificate once they've completed the lessons. ABC Mouse awards tickets every time kids complete an activity. They can use them to purchase virtual items for their avatar, room, aquarium, shopping area, etc. This not only creates motivation for the child but also develops a fun, exciting learning environment.   

The application recommends that your child completes at least one assignment every time they use ABCmouse. Each learning experience uses previous experience the child has used to reinforce prior learning.

Young kids still developing their literacy skills can access the games and learn as the app narrates the content.

Benefits for Teachers

Teachers have different tools available to ease the administration of their kids' use of ABC Mouse. They can put children into groups and guide their learning. While ABC Mouse does generate learning pathways for kids, the Playlists feature lets teachers use their experience and knowledge to customise kids' learning activities.

When schools subscribe to ABC Mouse, their students can access it at home, and ABC Mouse helps with that. The teacher dashboard has a prewritten letter to send to kids' homes explaining how they can access the service. Alternatively, it can help with sending an email to parents and caregivers.

ABCmouse is compatible with Clever for signing in on school laptops or desktop computers.

Benefits for Parents

The content has a good mix of learning material for kids to learn independently and for shared learning with the support of their parents. The variety of desktop and mobile devices that run the app makes it a flexible tool to fit in with family life and enhance learning.

Homeschooling parents will also benefit from thousands of print-off activities. Should your child need some time away from screens, it's a great way to provide a seamless educational opportunity for them. The breadth of the app's coverage help parent who feels their expertise might not be enough in some areas.

Download ABCmouse

You can download ABCmouse on your iOS or Android devices from the app stores. Download the ABCmouse app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

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Bottom Line

ABCmouse is a comprehensive and engaging online learning platform that can be valuable for many kids between the ages of two and eight. It covers early literacy, math, science, social studies, art, and more. Consider trying the free trial to see if it fits your family well. We believe it has earned its five-star educational app store rating.

Privacy Rating

Data Safety

Does the app provide a secure and safe experience for its intended usersABCmouse is safe to use

Value and Presentation

Is the app easy to use and accessible?ABCmouse is easy to use and accessible
Is this app well-made and presented?ABCmouse is well-made and presented
Is this app useful for its intended users?ABCmouse is user-friendly
Does this app provide good value?ABCmouse provides good value to the users

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