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What apps are installed on a Kindergartener’s iPad?
All apps on the list below have been requested for Kindergarten classroom use by a NRCA staff member and approved by NRCA Administration. Click or tap on the name of the app to see more information about the app from the Apple App Store.
10 Frame Fill
10 Frame Fill provides children practice with recognizing additive "10 Families" (e.g., 1 and 9, 2 and 8, etc.). Set the 10 Frame to fill in sequence or randomly. Use contrasting color chips to fill the 10 frame as you determine the answer. Select to show a corresponding number sentence.
ABC Alphabet Phonics
Photo Touch is an exciting educational game that helps your child rapidly learn the ABC by sight, sound, and touch. The interface is so easy to use that even a 9-month-old baby will delight in using this app. Ideal for ages 0 to 6.
ABC Magic Phonics
This app will help your child learn the sounds of the letters of the alphabet, which are necessary for reading. Learning the sounds of the letters gives your child the tools for reading and helps them become better readers. A matching phonetic photo image is matched with each letter to help your child learn the sound of each letter.
Amazing Coin is a fun and educational game for kids to practice identifying and solving math problems with coins. It will teach your kids how to recognize, count, add, pay, and make change with coins.
Amazing United States
Best States and Capitals learning game! The cute Hippo is coming back! He will travel all 50 nifty United States, teach the knowledge of all 50 states, and play 10 fancy games with you! Start the amazing exploration by sliding two fingers to zoom in and out and click the shining star.
Animal Math Games
Travel the world over from Bessie's Farm to the plains of Africa to the deepest reaches of outer space as you join math-explorer Emma through more than 100 fun math games on a quest to help her animal friends find a way home! (This is a paid app purchased by the school for Kindergarten students to use on their school device.)
Bible App for Kids
The Bible App for Kids is the newest member of the YouVersion family of apps. Available now for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the Bible App for Kids is always completely free! Through interactive adventures and beautiful animations, kids explore the big stories of the Bible.
Bob Books Reading Magic Lite
Start your child reading with this phonics-based interactive game. Even very young children love the simple drag-and-drop interface. Your favorite Bob Books characters and full-color animations encourage kids along the path of learning to read.
Butterfly Math Addition
It is a well-known fact that kids learn faster by interaction. We believe that figuring out an answer (instead of just selecting an answer) “teaches” the kids at a fundamental level. The Butterfly Math Addition app takes this approach in teaching simple concepts in numbers and addition to young minds. We have developed the app in such a way that it is going to be fun to interact/play with the app as well as learn the concepts.
The ContentKeeper CK-AUTH App provides users with a protected Internet browsing experience in conjunctions with the ContentKeeper Secure Internet Gateway (CK-SIG) system. The App provides for highly granular users-identity based reporting along with single sign-on support.
Count Money ! is a great way to practice counting money. Select the difficulty level and the number of problems in the "Settings" screen. Progress through the difficulty levels until you master counting money.
Teach your children to count from 1 to 100 by tapping the numbers one by one and read it loudly. Automatic pronounce function included. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for Kindergarten students to use on their school device.)
Practice Addition Facts with sums to 30 and addends to 16. Each problem is displayed using one domino… add the number of pips on the left side to the number of pips on the right. Answers are entered by tapping a button in a number grid along the bottom of the screen. Feedback is provided via a green (correct) and red (incorrect) highlight of the answer choice.
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Interactive Telling Time
Includes 9 beautifully hand-drawn interactive clocks that come with movable hour and minutes hands specially designed for small fingers! This app was made for you by artists and educators, with the help from school teachers and mother’s groups to bring you the best app in learning to tell the time for young beginners.
Khan Academy Kids
Khan Academy Kids is a free, fun, educational program with thousands of activities and books that will inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery for children ages 2-8. Children can learn reading, language, writing, math, social-emotional development, problem-solving skills, and motor development. Open-ended activities and games like drawing, storytelling, and coloring encourage creativity and self-expression.
Learning Patterns helps your child develop critical thinking and mental reasoning skills thus expanding a very important part of their mind. Plus, even adults will have fun playing with this app at the more advanced levels
Line 'em Up
Designed to promote mastery of number order. This app replicates a simple classroom activity in which children place number tiles in order from least to greatest. Options include using 10, 15, or 20 number tiles and designating a range of beginning numbers.
Little Matchups ABC
A fun new matching game to learn your ABC. Approved by parents, teachers, and kids the world over.
Explore one of the most fascinating places on Earth - the Arctic. Learn about 30+ animals and play with them in an interactive land/sea environment. Feed the animals, throw snowballs, drive an amphibious vehicle, and much more!
Parents' Choice Gold Award! App Store Best of 2014 and Editors' Choice in 16 Countries!
Make dolphins jump. Build a coral reef. Explore the deep sea. Create your own aquarium. These are just some of the fun things you can do with MarcoPolo Ocean, a “digital sandbox” for kids to play in that sparks their interest in the most unexplored part of our planet – the ocean.
Explore the fascinating world of weather! Create rainbows, thunderstorms, blizzards, and more as you learn about 9 major weather types.
Math Word Problems for K-1
This app includes a wide variety of addition and subtraction word problems designed for students to listen, read, draw, and solve.
Microsoft Excel, the spreadsheet app, lets you create, view, edit, and share your files quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables, and workbooks attached to email messages from your phone with this powerful productivity app.
The PowerPoint app gives you access to the familiar slideshow maker tool you already know. Create, edit, view, present, or share presentations quickly and easily from anywhere.
The trusted Word app lets you create, edit, view, and share your files with others quickly and easily. Send, view, and edit Office docs attached to emails from your phone with this powerful word processing app from Microsoft.
Mindomo Mind Map Maker
Capture your thoughts directly on mind maps, turn them into presentations on the fly, and share them with others. Synchronize your maps to the cloud, from any device.
Moose Math takes kids on a mathematical adventure! Through fun multi-level activities, kids will be engaged in counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, and geometry!
My Story School eBook Maker
Storytelling is a fantastic way to promote literacy, comprehension, creative thinking, and self-driven learning. My Story is an amazing way to engage your K-5 students. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for Kindergarten students to use on their school device.)
The creators of Waterford Early Learning present MyBackpack, a free selection of songs, books, nursery rhymes, and math games that will challenge and engage children from pre-k to second grade with interactive learning activities and beautiful artwork.
Students, teachers, and business professionals use Notability daily to enrich their lives. It is uniquely designed for each device to provide the best note-taking experience at school, home, and work. (This is a free app, but the school provides an annual subscription for unlimited note taking and premium content for Kindergarten students to use on their school device.)
Helps children transition from counting to number understanding. A ten frame with dots flashes on the screen (you can choose the number of seconds it appears on the screen).
A set of numerals in circles is randomly spread out on the screen and a number word is shown. Match the numeral to the number word by tapping on a number in a circle. A correct selection will highlight green.
Pages is the most beautiful word processor you’ve ever seen on a mobile device. Start with an Apple-designed template to instantly create gorgeous reports, digital books, resumes, posters, and more. Or use a blank document and create your own design. Easily add images, movies, audio, tables, charts, and shapes. You can even draw and annotate using Apple Pencil on supported devices or your finger. Pages has been designed exclusively for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Paint Sparkles Draw
Your budding Picasso will LOVE the world-famous Paint Sparkle Draw app with gorgeous new graphics and fabulous features! This children’s favorite coloring book is now easier to use than ever! With 20+ vibrant crayon-like colors and a whimsical magic coloring tool, your little artist is guaranteed hours of fun.
Quizlet: Learn with Flashcards
With new expert explanations, an AI Learning Assistant and our ever-effective flashcards, get a suite of science-backed study tools at your fingertips. Quizlet is the easiest way to study, practice and master whatever subject you’re learning. Download the app today and join over 60 million students owning their classes with Quizlet.
Sand Draw is a fun app that lets you draw free on realistic sand! It's the ultimate drawing pad!
Get the award-winning app that extends Schoology’s powerful learning management solution to your iOS device. Manage your classroom, create and submit assignments, participate in interactive discussions, perform assessments, collaborate with your peers, and much more! With Schoology’s iOS mobile app, you can have rich and engaging academic experiences anytime, anywhere.
By snapping together graphical programming blocks, children can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. In the process, children learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer. They also use math and language in a meaningful and motivating context, supporting the development of early-childhood numeracy and literacy. With ScratchJr, children don’t just learn to code, they code to learn.
Sentence Maker is an exciting interactive game that helps your child rapidly learn to make and complete their own sentences all with just the touch of their finger. The interface is so easy to use that even a 9-month-old baby will delight in moving their first words around the page. Ideal for ages 1 to 6.
Developed in cooperation with educational specialists by an award-winning educational studio, 22learn, the creator of the best-selling Abby Basic Skills and reading program Phonics: Fun on Farm, to best prepare your children for success in kindergarten and school curriculum.
SPELL tapper is an educational game for children 5 and younger, learn to spell by tapping the letters before they fall off the screen!
Kids learn to spell the most needed words as they play. Application presents each word by displaying a picture and pronounces the word and presents the letters that are needed to make the word. Kids use their hands to arrange the letters in the right order to make the word. Using this not only your kid will learn to spell the common words, he/she will also learn how to say them.
Teaching Number Lines
Little Monkey Apps Number Lines helps to introduce the concept of number lines to young students through the use of cute little frogs that make steps and leaps. When introducing basic mathematical skills such as counting, ordering, addition, and subtraction, it is important to use a variety of models such as counters, drawings, and number lines to explain and physically model problems.
Tiggly Chef Addition
This is a math learning app, which will help your child learn addition, and represent addition problems with drawings, verbal explanation, and math equations - while helping Chef prepare his signature Spicy Hula Monkey Cake, and over 40 other outrageous dishes.
Tiggly Story Maker
Tiggly Story Maker puts YOU in control. Create a world powered by your imagination, and bring word building and storytelling to life! With the screen recording feature, you can record up to a two-minute video: both video of the screen and your voice.
Touch and Learn
Touch and Learn is a powerful new gaming platform that allows you to introduce new concepts in a fun and exciting new way.
Writing Wizard for Kids
Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace letters, numbers, and words through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation. (This is a paid app purchased by the school for Kindergarten students to use on their school device.)
ZOOM Cloud Meetings
Zoom is #1 in customer satisfaction and the best unified communication experience on mobile. It's super easy! Install the free Zoom app, click on "New Meeting," and invite up to 100 people to join you on video! Connect with anyone on iPad, iPhone, other mobile devices, Windows, Mac, Zoom Rooms, H.323/SIP room systems, and telephones.