From iPhones to Android phones, there's no end to smartphone fun for the lil ones. iPads are also a great way to entertain the tots, and they make it easy to carry fun and interactive tools for on the go. These flash card apps take advantage of the iPad's large screen and touch technology to make learning irresistible! Click through for five beautiful flash card app options for your iPad (bonus: all are also available for the iPhone)!
When I was a kid, I remember getting out a stack of my mom's recipe cards and making my very own set of math flash cards. I'd like to think they helped me learn my times tables, but nonetheless, it was useful practicing in the Summer months because I'd be ahead of the game when school started.
Whether you've got children, young cousins, or brothers and sisters that are in the throws of learning arithmetic, this Math Flash Cards iPhone app is a great way to test them on all the basics. And because it stores times and scores for each exercise, there's some extra incentive to want to do better! This app only costs 99 cents.
Lots of parents quiz their kids with flashcards, but the stale images of flat fruit, shapes, and people often makes the process seem like more work than fun for lil ones. Children can also have a hard time translating that the basic bike on the card is the same as the three-dimensional one whizzing by them on the street. Goosie Cards ($16 - $32) is the brainchild of a New Jersey momprenuer, Jennifer Marchetti, who created her business in 2006 so parents could create their own learning instruments by downloading personal photos.
The laminated sets, which take a few minutes to order online, assist moms and dads in teaching their tots the names of relatives, their favorite foods, a bedtime routine, and various other things. If you are looking for a personalized, educational item for a friend, the company also offers gift sets and certificates.
I know more than 44 percent of you speak other languages besides English with your children, so why not add another?
After reading educational experts suggest using flashcards to spruce up comprehensive and help children prepare for the upcoming school year, I was pleased to find this charming French flash card set ($14).
The pack is perfect for practicing your Français and pretty enough that it could be used to help decorate your crib once your child has learned all the vocab words.
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Already a fan of Eric Carle's beautiful and creative illustrations in children's books such as Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Hungry Caterpillar, I'm excited to see his art now appearing on alphabet flash cards ($15).
Each card has a letter of the alphabet on a colorful backdrop on one side and a splendidly illustrated animal to represent the letter on the other. And, the flash cards are made out of a heavy card stock, which makes for good tossing around the room without too much damage. Your lil Einstein will have the whole alphabet memorized in no time thanks to these beauties.