America: App Connections

Explore these great apps as we continue through America.

Summer Camp is for parents and kids to work together, exploring the world around you with activities that will take you outside, inside, and as far as your imagination will go! Learn more by reading the Welcome to KinderTown Summer Camp! blog post.

 

Using the iPad to explore the Declaration of Independence, or play trivia games involving facts about the United States are great educational uses of your child’s time. Check out these apps inspired by “America.”

 

Geography Drive USA

Read KinderTown's review of Geography Drive USA.

Geography Drive USA tests your child’s geography knowledge of all fifty states, with a few history questions thrown in. Kids travel the highways while answering questions to unlock airports and gas stations which are essential to stay in the game. Bonus games allow them to visit the state fair to take the capital and state shape challenge and earn trophies and headlines. Overall, this is a fantastic app that encourages kids to independently study up while incorporating a dynamic game to motivate and make learning meaningful.

 

Britannica Kids: US Presidents

Read KinderTown's review of Britannica Kids: US Presidents.

This app is great for learning facts about each US President. It presents all of the presidents in order and each one has unique facts about their presidency. The facts are read aloud to aid children in understanding the material. ¬†Your children will enjoy the quiz section after they have explored information about the presidents. Children also enjoy the “Hail to the Chief” song that plays in the song section. The app is $0.99 and appropriate for children ages 6-8.

 

Crayola Color Alive! Giveaway

 

Take photos of your family enjoying a summer/patriotic activity and upload them to social media with the hashtag #KTAmerica or upload them below to enter.

 

Related Blog Posts

America: Opening Ceremony (6/26)
America: Demme Learning Day (7/1)
America: Closing Campfire (7/2)

 

Next series: No Place Like Home.

 



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