Replace the heavy books with Waterford Learning’s app full of digital stories, educational songs, and fun math review games.

Squeebles Maths Race


Kids hop on a fish and answer math questions to be the first to beat their friends or the computer across the lake in this simple, but entertaining math game.

Virtual Nerd Mobile Math


Virtual Nerd Mobile Math is an outstanding reference tool offering searchable video tutorials on math concepts ranging from pre-algebra through algebra II.

Word Wonderland Primary


Word Wonderland Primary is one of the best games I’ve seen to help young children practice basic phonics skills. Children from 4 to 8 years of age will love it!

BuzzMath Middle School


BuzzMath for Middle School is a comprehensive and functional middle school math practice tool. It will provide hours of productive practice to build vital math skills.

Mathemagics – Easy Algebra Fast

Mathemagics Easy Algebra Fast is an excellent app for teaching & practicing algebra skills.

PowerSchool for Parents and Students

PowerSchool Parent is part of the suite of products by Pearson School Systems.

Best Elementary Math Apps for Kids (Reader's Choice)

Spalsh Math 3rd Grade

A huge congratulations to Study Pad, Inc for being the Best of the Best Math App for Elementary School for their Splash Math app. 677 votes were cast with Splash Math getting 157 votes (23%). Wow! There are so many great math apps for kids out there, so don’t forget to check out all the […]

giveaway ILIVEMATH

iLiveMath Trains & iLiveMath Entomology

This an excellent math app that combines word math problems with fun subjects like animals, bug, trains – and it’s also this weeks giveaway!

kids apps SHAKE-A-PHRASE

Shake-a-Phrase app

Shake-a-Phrase is a best app because it gives children inspiration to start writing, plus quizzes them on verbs, nouns and adjectives.


Kiwi and Pear World Adventure iPod / iPhone app

With adorable illustrations by Joyce Wan, good narration and bouncy music, you’ve got a must have app that introduces preschoolers to geography.

iphone / ipod / ipad apps ALIEN MATH

Alien Math is a great little math app and very basic for preschoolers through 1st graders, or anyone who struggles with speed math.

iphone ipad apps IWRITEWORDS

iWriteWords iPhone iPad App for Kids

The iWriteWords iPhone / iPad app helps kids learn and write the alphabet, numbers and words. The lite version is definitely worth checking out first – and may even be fine for your needs. Since I used it so much, I decided to opt for the paid version which is currently $2.99.

iphone apps BRAIN POP

brainPOP iphone / ipad app for kids

With Brain Pop you learn something new everyday – whether it’s about the solar system, DNA or equal rights. Each topic starts with a fun animated video that is basically cliff notes for kids.


Learn Time iPhone / iPad app

This iphone app goes beyond the simple “learn to tell time” app. I downloaded this app when my 2nd grader was learning to tell time in a more advanced way. Time before, time after, elapsed time, as well as telling time to the minute.


Basic Math Deluxe App for the iPhone

This is a great iPhone / iPad math app for kids who are ready to move beyond cute counting games – and really helps you focus on speed as well as accuracy.