10 Best Educational Apps To Learn On Vacation
In some parts of the world, the school year is over and finally, the holidays come with a lot of hours to laugh, play and, of course, keep learning in the funniest way. For this reason, we bring you a selection of the best applications for tablets and smartphones with what you can fill those moments.
1. Khan Academy
This application allows us to access more than 4,000 educational videos on different topics (math, chemistry, history …) The perfect place to review that content that has not been clear to your children, consult that question I remain pending to solve and find the solution to this problem that resists them. Available for iOS and Android.
2. DotToDot numbers & letters
A simple and fun application for the little ones of the house with which they can practice the series of numbers or letters. The application can be customized (difficulty, level, music, effects …) to adapt it to the needs of small players. The most daring can face the clock and try to complete the series before the time runs out. Available for iOS.
3. Dr. Panda’s restaurant
With Dr. Panda, we will learn a lot of things about food, recycling, and animals while we cook fun dishes. The environment does not provide many clues so that discovery and trial-error is an important factor in this application. Also available a paid version with new recipes, for iOS and Android.
The tangram is a classic game originating in China which consists of creating figures and shapes using the 7 geometric pieces available. With this simple but entertaining game, observation, concentration, and spatial ability are encouraged. Surely you can not do just one game! Available for Android.
5. Moster Band: Board Games
This App offers three game modes: Memory, Puzzles, and Contest. In each of them, different cognitive tasks such as observation, identification of colors and shapes, concentration and logic are encouraged. All in a colorful environment. The application allows us to register as users with what we can add our photo and save the points we get. Available for iOS.
Agnitus is a simple but entertaining application designed especially for pre-school children. Perfect to recognize colors, 2D shapes, letter recognition, counting and even start with the stroke of the letters. It requires registration of the child and allows you to track your achievements. Available for iOS.
This application is intended for the elderly and its main function is to create mental maps and maps. A useful tool to review concepts, create schemes and reinforce the knowledge learned during the year. If your children need to do some review, be sure to present this interesting application. Available for iOS and Android.
8. The jungle of Mario and Julia, Pato and the Spy
The Mapfre Foundation presents two fantastic stories with which we can promote road safety with the little ones. This is “Mario’s Jungle” for children from 3 to 5 years and “Julia, Pato and the Spy” for children from 6 to 8 years. Both stories are interactive, so do not limit yourself to reading aloud but the children can help the protagonists of the stories while learning about road safety. Available for iOS and Andriod.
9. Pepi Bath
Being on vacation does not mean we can neglect hygiene habits. This application can help you with the little ones in the house not to lose the rhythm of such everyday things as brushing teeth, hands, clothes … A good way to reinforce hygiene habits in a fun way. Available for iOS and Android.
And we finish our selection with the application of the well-known Busuu social network, which allows us to learn different languages with the best teachers: native speakers of that language. In addition to having courses and interactive exercises, you can become a teacher of your language by registering yourself in this community. The application is specifically for learning English, but applications are also available for Spanish, Italian, German, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Turkish and Polish, in addition to many others on its website. Available for iOS and Android.