Several folks find it difficult to find a way to let the kids learn important things while they play. While most of the edutainment toys flood their room, smartphones are the current attraction for them. November 14 is celebrated as Children’s day in India. On the occasion of the Children’s day, check out some apps meant to keep the toddlers around you engaged with your smartphones and tablets.
Here is a list of free BlackBerry apps meant for kids to make them have fun while they learn new things through touch and hand-eye co-ordination.
Kiddo is a limited play, free educational tool for kids to keep them engaged for hours. The app incorporates vivid images, great animation, lively music and great on-screen interaction. The easy user interface allows the kids to quickly adapt and start their interactive learning journey. Learn to count and identify the objects by touching them on the screen.
This application is a great way to spend quality time with your kids. Parents can spend some time explaining the application and functions of the app. Entertain and engage your kids with rhymes and watch them learn new words and sentences. We recommend you sing along the app and encourage your child to sing with you. Get the Kiddo app from the BlackBerry App World.
My First Words Lite
Pictures are better than bombarding kids with thousands of words that sound alien to them. With the Audio based Picture Dictionary, the toddlers can memorize the names of the pictures and identify them if spotted in real life too.
The Audio attached to the picture tries to train the kids on the phonetics and pronunciation. Download the My First Words Lite from the BlackBerry App World.
Painting as an art also helps in expressing oneself and toddlers love playing with different colours. Using the Lil Painter is an eco-friendly and interactive coloring book based app that offers illustrations that are simple to paint. The app is being offered for free along with further packs. Spark the imaginations of the children with the illustrations are organized in specific themes and can be painted by selecting a tool like paint bucket, magic crayon, paint brush, spray or chalk.
In addition you have the option to paint on an a blank page or textured background, over 25 textures to choose from. It is also possible to save the final artwork into a personal gallery set or into the device’s photo library. Download the Lil Painter Free version can be download from BlackBerry App World.
Shape Puzzle is meant for the preschool age kids for creating a positive impact on the development and improves motor skills of hands. Educational take bearing app offers one category of object and offers 24 different figures to be checked. Multiple colours bearing puzzles with easy-to-use interface and pack musical support.
The fragments get randomly divided to be arranged together for making a figure. Due to this random arrangement, the possibility of boredom kicking in is low. Try out the Shape Puzzle from the BlackBerry App World.
Music is a powerful tool to attract the kids and help them manage their moods. Sylvester’s Band offers a fun interactive storybook that can be enjoyed by parents and child together. Different musical instrument audio helps the kids to engage with them and learn about them. The Story has about 37 illustrated pages that can be touched to explore by the kids.
Interactive text highlighting helps the kids get accustomed with reading text. This is a very good app to use for relaxing the children just before they sleep. Get the Sylvester’s Band app from the BlackBerry App World.