Showing 1–12 of 12 titles

  • Format: App
  • Award year: 2023
  • Audience: Younger
  • Art Adventure

    Art Adventure is an app designed to encourage children and their caregivers to be creative with various shapes, colors, and texts as they design their own masterpiece. The collage art style differentiates this app from many of the other coloring and drawing apps for children. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.

  • Audio Adventure

    Audio Adventure is an app that allows children to create their own radio dramas, using their own sound creations and a selection of various sound effects and background music. Controls are intuitive and easy to use, making this a fun, creative storytelling experience. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.

  • Daniel Tiger for Parents

    2018: Songs and videos from the popular children's show guide parents to help their children develop social and emotional skills.

    2023: Daniel Tiger for Parents is a free app library of songs and videos from the PBS KIDS series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. The content is simple, educational, and entertaining and includes songs on social-emotional topics and skills such as feelings, self-control and responsibility. Also included are video clips, conversation starters, and tips for parents that model and help with how to use these songs with their children in everyday life. Available in English and Spanish.

  • Labo Doodle

    Labo Doodle is a step-by-step drawing education app for children where they can create their own characters and learn how to draw them. In addition to learning how to draw, they can use their imaginations and free-draw on the drawing board. Available in English, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.

  • Light and Color by Tinybop

    Light and Color, a paid app by Tinybop, teaches about color and light by allowing children to explore these topics in a variety of ways. Children can mix colors, hunt for colors in their world, line up blocks in order of shades, tints and gradients, and play with color and light. Use the “Understand” section to see the world through a dog’s eye view, or “Connect” to think about how colors and emotions interact. Interactive labels can toggle on and off. Available in 50+ different languages.

  • Math Tango: Grades K-5 Learning

    Earn monster badges, complete missions, build unique worlds and practice valuable math skills! Tango Math allows students (Grades K-5) to practice and build their addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills through engaging puzzles and activities. Available in English.

  • Ology: Science for Kids

    Created by the educators at the American Museum of Natural History, the free Ology app allows school-aged children to play fun interactive games, watch videos, and read articles about all kinds of science. The interface is bright and eye-catching, and content areas are well organized while also creating plenty of opportunity for discovery. Available in English, with some videos also available in Spanish.

  • Rebel Girls

    Kids of all ages can listen to over 150 engaging stories, soundscapes, and activities featuring a variety of amazing women. The Rebel Girls App features stories of present day heroes and historical figures from the award-winning podcast "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls." Listeners can browse based on interest or length of story. Each story is 10-20 minutes in length. Available in English.

  • Sago Mini First Words

    This paid, subscription-model app, created in consultation with speech-language pathologists, provides learning games that create opportunities for young children to practice speaking skills such as articulation and pronunciation. Activities - updated monthly - center around topics that children are naturally interested in, helping to build vocabulary and create curiosity. Available in English.

  • Swift Playgrounds

    2021: Swift Playgrounds uses puzzles and challenges to teach coding. This app is useful for all ages, both to beginners seeking to gain the basics of coding, and those with some experience seeking to advance their skills before moving on to more difficult coding used by developers. Available in multiple languages.

    2023: Swift Playgrounds is a free app created specifically for iPad and Mac that teaches users how to use Swift, a programming language created by Apple. Fun activities and interactive walkthroughs show beginners where to start, while advanced users can learn to create their own, real-life apps. The interface is user-friendly and intuitive, creating a fun learning experience. Available in 14 different languages.

  • Teach Monster: Number Skills

    Teach Monster: Number Skills is a free app designed for children to practice number recognition, counting, and simple addition through various games. The focus is up to number 5. Participants have opportunities to revisit favorite games and build their skills. Available in English.

  • Thinkrolls Play & Code School

    Thinkrolls Play & Code School is a paid, subscription-model app where children can solve various logic puzzles, play memory games, create their own puzzles, play puzzles created by others, and more. The wide variety of activities is fun and helps to build computational thinking skills. Available in English, Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Swedish.