Best Apps for Elementary Teachers

Best Apps for Elementary Teachers


Incorporating modern techniques in your teaching methods can make the process more interesting for you as well as the person you are teaching. Apps and games make learning a fun experience rather than being monotonous and boring. As saturated the app market is these days, finding a good app can be daunting. With that being said, here are the top apps for elementary teachers.

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity

Faces iMake - Right Brain Creativity

by iMagine Machine Israel LTD

2.99 USD
Faces iMake is a fun arts and creativity app, that lets kid create faces with everyday objects and collage materials. It also allows kids to share their creation through social media networks and with other app users throughout the world through a special platform called FaceWorld. The interface is simple and introduces kids to the basic elements of art in the most fun way possible. The app is partnered with Creatable, a sharing platform emphasizing the importance of art in education. (» iOS)

Felt Board

Felt Board

by Software Smoothie

2.99 USD
Felt boards have always been a big part of a preschooler’s routine and the digital version of the same makes it more entertaining due to the unlimited number of customization and character options. This app promotes storytelling and creativity and brings imagination back to the front of education. From a child’s point of view, this app gives them a creative license to put their imagination into play using simple features. As a teacher, you can use it as a storytelling resource. (» iOS)

TinyTap, Handmade Educational Games

TinyTap, Handmade Educational Games

by TinyTap Ltd.

FREE
Tiny Tap is the biggest library of apps created by teachers worldwide. You child will get access to a number of educational apps that are curated by teachers and publishers. If you are a teacher, then you can create your own unique app and share it with your students. No coding is required to make the game, just share your idea and the app will do it for you! You can make quizzes, puzzles, soundboard activities, presentations and interactive lessons. (» iOS / Android)

Slice Fractions: School Edition

Slice Fractions: School Edition

by Ululab

5.99 USD
Math has always been a difficult subject to teach and with this app, it becomes a rather fun and exciting subject! Students will enjoy learning about math and physics through a variety of interactive puzzles and fun games. The games cover the basic concepts of fractions, subtractions, denominator, and numerator. Teachers will get an immediate access to all levels and a teacher’s guide that covers every concept. The game is made to align with the common core state standards of education. (» iOS / Android)

ScratchJr

ScratchJr

by Scratch Foundation

FREE
ScratchJr is introductory to a basic programming language for children of the age 5 and up which enables them to make their own stories and games. Children put together graphical blocks to make their characters sing and dance. This app is carefully made to be appropriate for young kids and help their, personal, emotional, social and cognitive development. Like writing, coding helps you concentrate and express your ideas and children can use this app to express theirs and develop skills for later academic success. (» iOS / Android)

Avokiddo Emotions - Dress, Feed, Play With Animals

Avokiddo Emotions - Dress, Feed, Play With Animals

by AVOKIDDO

2.99 USD
This is a fun and entertaining app that educates toddlers about human emotions and social awareness. Let kids play with 4 hilarious animals- zebra, sheep, giraffe and a mouse. The pets are equipped with multi-faceted emotions that originate from a number of different interactive scenarios. Each pet has their own personality that is based on real life human emotions. The game has no limited rules and encourages free play allowing children to customize anything and everything as much as they want. (» iOS)

One Globe Kids - Friends Around the World

One Globe Kids - Friends Around the World

by Globe Smart Kids

FREE
One globe kids expose kids to the various culture and traditions and language of real life children all around the world. Kids would learn about other children of their age residing in other parts of the world through games and stories. Kids can discover common interests with other kids from different countries and continents and develop social skills. Through One Globe Kids, children can practice new languages with their friends from other countries and go on a story adventure. (» iOS)

BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week

BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week

by BrainPOP®

FREE
BrainPOP Jr. features a new animated movie every week which has the lovable Annie and her robot Moby who will teach kids a new topic ranging from science, technology to health, social studies and arts. Each video has some jokes and cartoons which are meant for smaller children to keep them interested along with highly educational facts. The likable characters guide kids through each topic and help them form their own opinions and ideas. The app is designed to promote critical thinking skills. (» iOS / Android)

Mystery Math Town

Mystery Math Town

by Artgig Studio

3.99 USD
Mystery math town is math with a twist. Learn the subject by helping a little ghost rescue the fireflies hidden throughout the mystery town. Kids can practice math with fun games and puzzle making the subject little less boring. Each person can customize the math skill they want to work on like addition, subtraction, division, and others. There are unique rewards each time they solve a math question which further encourages kids. The app is devised to increase the reasoning skills of children. (» iOS)

LetterSchool - learn to write letters and numbers

LetterSchool - learn to write letters and numbers

by Letterschool Enabling Learning B.V.

6.99 USD
This app is ideal for building fine motor skills and developing strong sentence building foundation and math solving skills. Kids can learn to write all the letters of the alphabet by playing fun and interactive games. There are four games per letter or number. Kids can also learn the letters in 3 different typefaces popular in handwriting as well as respective uppercase and lowercase letters. Kids can learn how to write by tracing the letter shapes and test their memory by writing them. (» iOS)