Parenting is the most challenging job there is. Today’s technologies can help with that. There are apps both entertaining as well as educational and character building. They can teach math, spelling, as well as instill good manners and respect for nature and other people. If you are a parent or will be one soon, here are the apps to try.
SpellingCity is an app that helps your child learn and improve spelling skills in a game format. There are different games such as Spelling TeachMe, Hang Mouse, Missing Letter, Read-A-Word, and others. Kids tend to enjoy playing these games and parents are happy because they are also educational.
Great British Chefs Kids. This app may foster a love for cooking in your children. The app contains lots of easy recipes with detailed guides and pictures. You can cook these meals with your kids and let them feel like real chefs. Apart from recipes, there are also different how-to videos and tips on cooking equipment and other things.
Pumpic iOS app can also be very helpful in raising healthy children. When your kids start using the Internet, the negative content there can influence their behavior and personality. Pumpic allows you to monitor your kids’ online activity and to block individual sites you find harmful. Apart from that, you can monitor your child’s text messages and phone calls to make sure everything is fine.
Math Kids Free teaches children ages 4-to-8 years-old simple math. In the form of a game, kids learn how to add, multiply, divide, and subtract. It is much more fun for kids to learn math in this way.
Disney Story Central helps develop your kids’ imagination. It can also help you put them to bed easier. This app offers numerous e-books and audio books with Disney stories and characters. Your kids can read about Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, characters from “Frozen,” “Cars,” “Monsters University,” and many others. Kids get rewarded when they progress in their reading, so they are even more motivated to read books.
Tynker for schools – learn to code. This app teaches your kids the basic concepts of programming. Through engaging games, children learn how to code and understand it better. Tynker makes programming more accessible to children; maybe your precious little one will get so interested that they will choose programming for a future profession.
Finally, Medieval Math Battle is another cool app to improve your kids’ math skills. Here you need to fight evil opponents by answering different math questions. As you develop your skills, the questions get harder. There are different levels and different rewards that make the game interesting, no matter the level.
The writer of this article, Paula Green, is passionate about everything that concerns technology. You can reach her via her Google+ profile.