While play is an essential way we learn throughout life, it's especially important for young kids. In early childhood education and in elementary classrooms, play is an indispensable learning tool because it allows kids to explore and begin to make sense of their world safely. These playful apps run the gamut of school subjects, and leverage the core qualities of play to get kids to wonder, experiment, and discover while building social and emotional skills, cultivating their creativity and critical thinking, and acquiring key math and literacy skills.
Practice three core cognitive skills with fun, whimsical critters
Open-ended collage maker teaches symbolism and revs up creativity
Age-appropriate content and graphics = fun, effective K-5 resource