With the rise of technology and just how much our children seem
to be using it these days, I think it's always helpful to arm our
touch-screen machines with apps that make life simpler and can act
as a valuable resource in a pinch (think doctor's waiting room).
After creating my own
pin about the best apps for kids, I turned to Pinterest to
find some fresh new apps to hit your little screens.
Music therapy or just looking for a great teaching keyboard?
app. Perhaps you're taking a road trip this summer, why not
have your kids follow along with this geography
app that enables them to learn more about the different places
What if you want to work on specific areas such as reading with
your child? Well, there are apps for that! Aimed at middle-school
and high-school aged children, these
apps are designed to assist children with dyslexia. Have a
child with reading disabilities? Why not consider these 50 Best iPad
Apps for such disabilities?
Are you looking to mix learning with fun? I've found a few apps
that my boys LOVE and I'm sure your kids will as well! This Letter School
app encourages drawing letters as you add train tracks. Work on
skills with this app. My personal favorite has to be this Tanagram app
encouraging shape recognition and shifting. Finally, you might just
want to consider adding some from this list of the 50 best apps for
Let's be honest though - these are our devices and so it's not
all about the kids! Here are a few pins that might help you land on
something invaluable for your parenting journey. Ten apps
guaranteed to make your life easier (apps like MagicSleep with
soothing sleep-inducing sounds for baby and ChoreMonster which
makes giving your kids chores a bit more fun!). Know a new mommy or
daddy? Why not recommend one of these best
apps for new parents? Lastly, if you're like me and have
hardly any extra time, you will probably want to download these apps for busy
moms right now. My personal favorite has to be the allrecipes.com
Do you let your little ones use your smartphone or tablet? What
are your favorite child or parent apps? Share and tag us.
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