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Music and Sing-Along

    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!

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    Note Quest is a great app which helps people of all ages to learn and review or drill all the notes needed to become a competent piano or keyboard player. Through levelled sequences of fun and enjoyable piano practice ‘games’, the app helps the user to learn the notes of the keyboard quickly and successfully. The app is highly engaging and simple to use and although the graphics are more suited to a child user it would be extremely useful for anyone who is learning the piano. It could be used as an introduction to the notes of the keyboard, an aid for practice between lessons or for use by a piano teacher as a resource within lessons.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Khan Academy Kids is a free app that includes a wealth of eBooks, learning activities, songs, and videos for your child to learn about numbers, letters, emotions, the world around them and much more.  Kids can learn a variety of foundational skills in Math and English language arts. Specific topics include numbers, simple addition, logic, letters, blending sounds, early reading. 

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    World of Peppa Pig is a subscription-based learning collection that is based on the popular preschool character and TV show Peppa Pig. Basic letter recognition, early reading skills, memory, creativity, observation. Kids can also think about family relationships, friendships, working together, and being kind, especially if parents emphasize and talk about this content.

    Devices: Android iPhone iPad


    Animal Band is an application that encourages young children to explore music while listening to their favourite nursery rhymes and popular early years songs. All the animals that make up the band are asleep and the user has to wake them up and they then begin to sing or play instruments. The animals have a limited time before they start falling asleep again so the child will have to remain observant to keep them awake.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Toca Dance is an open-ended app that gives kids a platform to create and imagine. In this case, kids choreograph a dance routine for up to three dancers and then watch the characters perform on stage.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Sesame Street Makes Music has serious music-making lessons to learn, from different instruments to how tempo affects songs. Ernie, Abby, Elmo and Cookie Monster are all there to help, with eight instruments to explore.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Daniel Tiger's Stop & Go Potty is a helpful app to download during potty-training. As parents, you never know what media or conversations will resonate with your child. This app is amazing with great animations, step-by-step instructions, videos, games and a very cool feature that interrupts play to make one of the characters go potty or get a diaper change.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Loopimal is a seriously fun app that allows kids (and adults alike) to explore sequences, loops, and music as they try to animate a bunch of cute animals. Children have endless opportunities to create rich compositions and explore loops and computer sequencing within an easy-to-use pre-programming framework. 

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Music Sparkles sparks creativity and love of music with its interactive instruments and multi-touch play. The free version of Music Sparkles has users playing 4 octaves of a xylophone and banging away on the drums with accompaniment from 5 other instruments. Use one, two or five fingers to play chords and have a blast adding a rhythm line while the banjo plays a simple tune along with you. Be careful of in-app purchases when locked screens are tapped.

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    Piano Maestro app teaches children how to play piano by developing creativity skills Piano Maestro is free to download on iOS devices with in-app purchases an no in-app advertising. This piano learning app is best suited for children 7-11. Piano Maestro Android and Piano Maestro iOS both offer the same interactive interface that allow children to learn how to play piano. 

    Devices: iPhone iPad


    My Backpack is a jam-packed app for early years learning and beyond. It offers a number of activities for young children. It was developed by the award-winning nonprofit, Waterford Research Institute, as a classroom supplement to be used alongside Waterford Early Learning, a research-based adaptive software curriculum. It features 4 mental maths games, 16 traditional tales, 35 songs and 5 nursery rhyme read-alongs.

    Devices: iPhone iPad