The age of cell phone users is getting increasingly younger. I’m sure you’ve noticed your toddler finding his or her way to your phone. The buttons, the colorful screen, and fun graphics all are very inviting to little imaginations. Add toddler focused apps to the equation, and they are glued! Fortunately developers are right there with you with several games that not only teach your child, and are safe, but keep them entertained! These 5 apps will keep children of any age quiet and amused.
1) Children ABC – Numbers and Shapes by James N ($1.00)
While playing this game your child will learn letters, numbers, and shapes by seeing pictures and words. Every time they touch one of the letters, numbers or shapes, music plays to enhance the experience. You can also download other versions of the game which include fruit, food, animals, vehicles or SpongeBob.
2) Toddler Lock – Marco Nelissen (Free)
This toy/phone lock app is the best of its kind. Your toddler will hear music, see shapes and colors and all the while your phone is safe from unintentional app starts or accidental phone calls. There is also an option to put the phone on airplane mode to keep your child safe from radiation.
3) Math Workout Lite – Workout Games (Free)
Math & Workout in the same sentence doesn’t sound fun does it? These math games help both you and your kids learn, and keep your skills at their best. Games include; Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, I’m Feeling Clever, The Brain Cruncher, Online World Challenge and Math Blaster Challenge.
4) Kids Madagascar Puzzle – Playgamesite.com (Free)
What child doesn’t love the movie Madagascar? With this puzzle game, your kids will be happy for hours placing the pieces of a Madagascar themed puzzle into the right order.
5) Kids Flashcards – Mo’Blast ($1.99)
Your child will be entertained and learn at the same time by reading, hearing and spelling the words and pictures seen on a flashcard-style picture. Audio and automation make this app a must have for every on-the-go parent.