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posted: 3/19/2014 5:45 AM

Apps for kids teach math, reading, science

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By Chelsey Boutan

If you have an iPad, your child probably loves playing games on it. It's important for you to realize that iPad apps don't have to be just a fun way to entertain your child. Apps can be entertaining while helping your child learn something new. Here are three fun education apps that will teach your child about math, reading and science.

Grandpa's Workshop

Your child will love helping this dancing and fun Grandpa complete projects in the workshop. Grandpa needs your child's help fixing broken items, measuring, cutting wood, building a clubhouse and more. Seven mini-games will teach your child about number groups, measuring, fractions, observation, colors and spatial relationships.

Ages: 3 to 7

Cost: $1.99

Starfall Learn to Read

Zac the Rat will teach your child to read through activities, movies and songs. Each section features a vowel sound, and its related spelling, which helps your child hear, touch, read, and later learn sound-spelling.

Ages: 5 and under

Cost: $2.99


GazziliScience takes your child on an engaging journey through six activities that teach basic science concepts (i.e. plants, water cycle, seasons, five senses and more). This app is a great choice if your child is starting to ask questions and become more aware of his or her environment.

Ages: 5 and under

Cost: $1.99

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