Traveling with littles can be a challenge. These apps are fun, educational, and can make road trips more enjoyable for your family.
State Bingo and Road Trip US encourages kids to test their state knowledge in two appealing games. Win a round of bingo by choosing the correct states that match given facts. Take a road trip around the United States, answering multiple choice questions before entering each state. There are three levels of play, but no speech provided in the app. Kids will need to be readers or work alongside a reading family member.
The Trip Little Critter Reading Adventure is an interactive story app that puts your child in the drivers seat. In addition to the traditional eBook, you get to go on a reading adventure told by the little critter characters with the help of your child to choose where to go on the map and solve problems the family runs into. The story also has many hot spots for your child to explore and learning games that are connected to the story.
Listen and interact with this favorite childhood song, Wheels on the Bus. Bright colors, brilliant music, and silliness is the perfect combination to keep children entertained in a meaningful way. Enjoy tapping to discover interactive surprises. Make sure you try the different music options. If you are familiar with Duck Duck Moose apps know that Wheels on the Bus is not as involved and complex as some of the other apps they have created, but still a wonderful addition for your child.
Story Dice is an open-ended experience that sets the stage for storytelling and language to develop. The app is simple. Tap the screen and a set of picture dice (you choose from 1 to 10) appear on the screen. Use these pictures to create a unique collaborative story, play memory games, or inspire your child’s next composition. The developers are very thoughtful and have some more features, including new dice, ready for a future update.
Endless Alphabet is a super silly, wacky, hilarious vocabulary learning app for kids. Scroll through words inside a friendly blue monster’s mouth. Tap on one that looks especially interesting and learn what the word means. Kids need to build the word, letter by letter first, then watch, listen and learn about the meaning of each word. Wacky, weird letters and colorful, interesting (non-scary) monster characters play the starring role in the app.