The summer is just around the corner. iDevices such as the iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone can become your best companion while traveling with kids this summer. Quite often, when going on holiday, we are limited with luggage. Kids would like to take all their toys, we as parents like to take books, coloring books, games ... But space is limited.
At Fun Educational Apps we like the idea to look at the iPad or iPod Touch as a portable playroom and our kids iDevices are loaded with books apps, story books, coloring books, board games apps so we can all play together, fun games apps and a lot more! We also like to download music and movies that keeps the kids entertained during our long car journey.
To help you build your iPlayroom, this summer, here is a summary of all the latest apps we reviewed. All the app featured are top apps that will keep the kids entertained and allow you to transform your iDevices into a portable playroom for the holidays.
Have a great summer and stay tune with Fun Educational Apps as we will update this post on a regular basis. We are working with some developer and they will offer you chances to win some promo codes for some top apps for kids.
Books Apps for Kids: Always a Hit at Fun Educational Apps!
To start with we would like to let you know of some great book apps we have received, tried and liked. There are so many great ones! Books apps are always a great way to create a special time with the kids. Read along with them or let them read while you drivce. Book apps for your summer is a must!
Ug: A Prehistoric Adventure is a wonderful picture book for kids for iPad, iPhone and iPod. Touch. A top quality book app about Ug, a Stone Age kid, who learns what’s most important in life. It contains stunning illustrations, top interactive features and a finger painting corner that will delight both children and parents. A must have picture book app for your kids iLibrary.
The Gobberwobbly is a charmingstorybook app for kids for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad by Ice Cream Fine Storybooks. It presents an original tale with beautiful illustration, soothing harp music and numerous interactive animation and effects. A great kid’s book app that will delight all the young readers.
A Trip in the USA is another top storybook app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad from My Digital Photo Story. This time your kids are going to discover and learn about some important cities in the US in a fun, entertaining and interactive way. A Trip in the USA offers a high level of personalization that will delight the whole family. There are many storybook app for kids, but only one series starring your child.Mom, It's Me! ™
A Trip in the USA is now available for download via the iTunes App Store and on sale at $0.99 DURING JUNE-JULY INSTEAD OF $2.99 – Universal App iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.
For our UK Readers: download link to iTunes App Store UK.
Around the World is a unique storybook app for kids for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch that will take your kids around the world with a magic kite. A great story line where you simply add your kids picture and they become the star character.
Around the World is now available for download via the iTunes App Store and on sale at $0.99 DURING JUNE-JULY INSTEAD OF $2.99 – Universal App iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad.
or try out Around The World Lite
For our UK readers: download link via iTunes App Store UK
Clever Tales is a great collection of uniques tales ideal for a family reading times. This reading book apps offers exclusive and unique features. All the tales are unique and perfect to open the door for some great discussion with the kids. Clever Tales as been updated and now includes voice recording so your kids can listen to their favorite tales read by you. New tales have been added.
Download via iTunes App Store ($2.99)
From the developer:
Warriors, the cat adventure fantasy series from Erin Hunter has sold over 10 million books. This series will thrill fans of all ages when they read about the warrior Clans battling each other and outside dangers for survival and supremacy in their land.• Explore pinch-and-zoom maps that feature historic Warriors territories .
For our UK Readers: download link via iTunes App Store UK
Heidi Part II, the second in the Heidi storybook series for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch from Just Kids Apps has just been released. Heidi is the classic novel by Johanna Spyri adapted to the iPad with beautiful illustrations and interactive features on each page. A great book app for kids which will delight all parents, grandparents and kids. Heidi book app for iPad comes in 3 parts: Heidi Part I was launched in April, Heidi Part II has just been released and Heidi Part III is expected for the end of the summer.
And just in case you don't have part I:
For our UK readers - Download Link via iTunes App Store UK
Early Learning: Top Fun Educational Apps to keep your toddlers and pre-schoolers learn the fun way.
Licking Letters is a great fun spelling game app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Kids learn how to spell words and are rewarded with special bonus rounds where they can earn Leapin’ Loot to buy cloth for Hoppy the frog. Innovative, fun and educational it is a great spelling games, ideal to review spelling during the summer holidays. (read more...)
Dowlonad via iTunes ($0.99)
GoodieWords is a top fun educational app for toddlers and pre-schoolers to learn hard-to-explain words such as rainbow, electricity, balance or Internet. Each word is explained with a short narrative and an activity. GoodieWords is a great learning app to support parents to help children learn about words that may be difficult to understand. Bright, colourful and engaging it will delight your little ones! (read more...)
Download via iTunes App Store ($4.99)
Toddler Email is a top fun educational app for toddlers and pre-schoolers where your little ones can now be like you and pretend to receive email. Toddlers and pre-schoolers will have fun opening many pre-set emails from 14 friendly characters. Each email offers a set of educational activities related to counting, spelling, and memory. A unique game app that will delight your kids! (read more...)
Download via iTunes App Store ($0.99)
My ABC Book is the latest learning appfrom well-known JumpStart®. Specially designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers it offers a fun learning experience using word and image association. A fun and engagingeducational app for your little ones! (read more...)
Download via iTunes App Store ($1.99)
Look at all the Animals is a cuteanimated children book app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. It offers beautiful artwork and cool animation. Ideal to help young kids realize how much fun it can be to just look around!
Look at all the Animals is now available for downlaod via the iTunes App Store - Universal App (iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad / iPad2)
For our UK Readers: Download Link via iTunes App Store UK
Do our kids think that pink is for girls and blue for boys? Quite often we assume that all girls like pink and all what comes with it. In reality, not all girls like pink and if you have children that think so, you may want to look at this cute book app for kids by Brook Jones: I Don’t Like Pink.
Available now for download via the iTunes App Store:
For our UK Readers – Download Links to iTunes UK
Times Table Math Apps - Keeping practice over the summer!
Ghostblasters and Multiple Wipeout: 2 Top Math Apps for Primary School Kids
Ghostblaster and Multiple Wipeout are two great math apps for primary kids to practice and learn the time tables. Easy to use and ideal for a quick review of the times tables during the summer holidays!
Learn the times table the ghost way! A fun and easy to use math app that will encourage kids to practice their multiplication tables. Choose a fact and then children will need to tap on each ghost which is a multiple of the chosen fact.
Each right answer gives 1 point and watch out; each wrong answer reduces the score by 10. Reach 100 and it’s Game Over.
100 points is a long way to go, but your kids are up for the challenge!
Download via iTunes App Store - (0.99$)
It is a fun, bright and colourful and easy to use math app. Simply choose the multiplication fact you want your kids to work on and your children will just have to pop up all the balloons that contains a multiple of that fact. Keep on going and try to beat the previous “best Time”.
Once kids master all the facts from 2 to 12, let them take the challenge where the clock is ticking!
Download via iTunes App Store ($0.99)
Math Apps: To learn the fun way during the summer!
KidgitZ is a fun challenging math game app - for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad - ideal for the summer to keep your kids practice additions facts. KidgitZ is a fast pace math game for elementary/primary level that will let your kids master their number bounding over the summer!
For our UK Readers: Download Link to iTunes App Store
Visual Math Level 1 is a new iPad math apps for kids 4 to 6. It offers variousmath activities using every day pictures as visual stimuli to work on pattern recognition, shape identification, number recognition , time reading and mastering basic early math concept such as measurement , less vs. more, heavier vs. smaller. (read more...)
View in iTunes App Store ($3.99) iPad App
Game Apps - Make sure to have fun with apps!
Roxie’s a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure top adventure game app for kidsdesigned by Roxie Munro. An amazingmaze/hidden object game app that will keep your kids entertained for hours. Children will need to find their way by driving a car, walking, flying, skiing or rafting through 16 screens and find numerous items. Top high quality game app for the holidays! Highly recommended.
try the Lite version to get an idea, If you like it, then you can get the full version via the iTunes App Store.
For our UK Readers: Download Link to iTunes App Store UK
Pesidents vs. Aliens combines real learning with fun, casual gameplay. Players can learn all about the 44 presidents including nicknames, quotes, vice presidents, dates in office, historical events and more.Presidents vs. Aliens makes learning about the presidents fun!
As you learn you can use your knowledge to help the presidents defeat the aliens. Fling the presidents at the aliens to knock them all down. Use the many special objects and "Executive Powers" to increase the fun!
For our UK readers: Download link to iTunes App Store UK
From the Developer: A full collection of games for the whole family ideal for great games during the holidays. It inlcudes absolute classics such as Battleships, Connect 4, Hangman and more, all in one app. Hours of fun guaranteed with this colourful, rewarding family game app.
Special Price: Free for a limited time
Tati's Hotel: Magic Muddle a cute puzzle app for kids aged 4 to 9 featuring all the favourite characters from the new hit UK TV series on CITV and ITV1 every Saturday morning- Tati’s Hotel.
Tati’s Hotel is the brand new series for kids, a live-action show for kids. It takes place in a magical hotel managed by bright and bubbly 8 year old: Tati. A great magical show where everyone is welcome and where the number one rule is “Have Fun”. Tati’s Hotel is kind of the famous series Fawlty Towers but for kids. (read more...)
Download via iTunes - UK only - (£0.59)
Creative Apps for Kids for the Summer
From the Developer: Lights, Camera, Play! Toontastic is a Creative Learning tool that empowers kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons through imaginative play. Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your stories through play! Once you’re done, Toontastic will play back your animation and voice as a cartoon for you to share with friends and family around the world. Award winning game - Parent's Choice, Children's Technology Review & Sesame Workshop all love this app! Ideal for your summer holdiays.
Special Price: $0.99 (RPP $3.99)
For our UK Readers: download link via iTunes App Store UK
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