24 March 2020 – by Eileen

Engagement, Interactivity, and Fun are the three main working formulas for a successful learning activity with kids. The apps provide a wide variety of hands-on activities, interactive games, quizzes, virtual experiments, and several other materials to engage students’ minds in immersive learning experiences covering various topics. Using a mixture of knowledge and robust technology, children will get to explore the world of science, maths and other subjects in fun and engaging ways in spite of being at home.

No matter what subject area needs to be taught, with the use of digital technologies children can experience the optimal learning experiences even studying from home. Below is a collection of some good Android apps and websites for students, that can help them to continue learning from home during this time of Coronavirus outbreak.

ABC Alphabet Phonics:

It is a pre-school educational game app that helps children learn the ABCs by sight, sound and touch.

ABCMouse.com:

Through a variety of interactive learning, this app teaches activities including games, books, songs, art activities, puzzles, and offline printable materials. Through an innovative Progress Tracker these could be monitored by parents.

Bright World Ocean Forests eBook:

Ocean Forests is rich with entertaining activities and unique benefits specially designed for kids ages 5-8. This award-winning app has earned the praise of Common Sense Media, USA Today, Children’s Technology Review, Modern Mom and Smart Apps for Kids. This immersive app provides opportunities to learn, play and experience ocean life while expanding language and reading skills.

Quizlet – Flashcards & Study Tools: 

 This app allows children to create their own flashcards or choose from millions created by other Quizlet users on thousands of subjects. This app is the easiest way to study, practice and master what they’re learning. More than 50 million students study for free with the Quizlet app each month!

BrainPOP Featured Movie:

With this app, by watching a different animated movie every day, then children can test the new knowledge with an interactive quiz. The app’s animated movies engage children via narrative, humor, and characters who speak in a voice, kids can relate to, encouraging self-directed learning and further exploration of the world around them, and the world within them.

True or False: Quiz Battle:

This app play 1000’s of astounding questions in fifteen categories with four rounds of multiple-choice questions followed by a bonus round of True or False facts. This can be very challenging and interesting for children.

Yousician :

Yousician is a kid’s personal music tutor for the digital age, covering to teach to play Guitar, Piano, Singing, Ukulele and Bass!

Here children can learn and play thousands of songs on their real instrument with clear, instant feedback as the app listens along.

Duolingo – Learn Languages for Free: 

Any kid wants to learn a new language? It’s now fun, entertaining, and efficient to learn, right on your phone! Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and English with this app. Duolingo feels like a game and makes sure the child stays motivated.  If a child spends 10 minutes every day, he or she can speak a new language within three months.

Free Books – Ultimate Classics:

The app has over fifty thousand books that a student can read with no limitations and with absolutely free of cost, with access to a dictionary, notes, highlights, and bookmarks. The app also has a very fresh and modern app design that makes reading very enjoyable and comfortable for your eyes.

If you have suggestions for any additional apps you would add to this list? Leave them in the comments below!