8 Fun learning apps for kids that you must try

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Looking for fun apps on your smartphone that your kids will absolutely love? Here is our list to help you out.

In a world that is driven by tech and gadgets, it seems ideal to keep kids as engrossed in offline activities as much as possible. But, if you don’t mind a bit of regulated online time for your children once or twice a week, here are some fantastic apps for kids that you can explore.

Some of these are available on the Android marketplace and others are available on iTunes, while a few are available on both. Here is our list of entertaining apps for kids that you simply must explore today.


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1. Peak – Brain Training

What it’s about: As the name itself indicates, this has activities designed to make the brain function at peak productivity. Designed by neuroscientists, it boasts of over 30 mini games across different categories such as logic, memory, language and problem solving.

Age group: 8 yrs+

What we love: 

  • It ensures that kids  are exercising alternative approaches to a concept.
  • Adapts to the playing level of the child.
  • Performance tracking on a daily basis with feedback

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


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2. Colorfy

What it’s about: It’s a lovely colouring app originally designed for adults but kids love it too. From famous paintings and floral patterns to animals and mandala shapes, there’s something for everyone.

Age group: 4 yrs+

What we love:

  • Requires users to just tap and fill colours in the designs
  • Sheer variety of images to choose from
  • Helps in finely tuned concentration levels for visual learners

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


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3. PlayAblo

What it’s about: This is a CBSE educational app that integrates standardised curriculum into games and activities that your kids will love. Learning through gamification that involves both parents and students is what drives Playablo.

Age group: 6 to 10 yrs

What we love:

  • Easy navigation
  • Intuitive interface
  • Leaderboard to track performance
  • Parent mode with access to subject and progress reports

Available on: Android

Download Google Play App


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4. Brain it on

What it’s about: A deceptively simple-looking game with stick figures that you assume you can complete easily. But it’s not that straightforward! Use the concepts of balance and Physics to figure out how to solve each puzzle.

Age group: 6 yrs+

What we love:

  • Simple stick-figure interface
  • Easy swipe and play
  • Challenges higher order thinking
  • Builds resilience and enables smart tackling of problems

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


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5. Mandala Coloring Book

What it’s about: This is very similar to the Colorfy app but it has only Mandala patterns. Touted as an extreme stress buster, this is a must-have app for kids who tend to be hyperactive.

Age group: 4 yrs +

What we love:

  • Kids spend time choosing colours and coming up with designs
  • Helps hone their concentration levels
  • Superb variety of Mandala designs to keep them engaged for many sessions

Available on: Android

Google Play App Link


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6. Monument Valley

What it’s about: Built on the principles of illusion and impossible architecture, Monument Valley is a fascinating game where you must help a princess through a complex world. Thinking beyond the obvious is greatly encouraged as the kids explore options. This is a paid app.

Age group: 8 yrs+

What we love:

  • A slow app that encourages calm thinking
  • Allows for lateral and innovative approach to problems
  • Excellent brain teaser
  • Pleasing colours and interface

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


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7. Wordalot

What it’s about: Word game enthusiasts, this one’s for you! Find clues hidden in the pictures to figure out the words and progress to the next level.

Age group: 7 yrs+

What we love:

  • Pictionary-type effect where pictures give hints
  • Colourful and bright interface that kids love
  • Very challenging and motivating for kids
  • Multiple levels that help enhance the vocabulary

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


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8. WordWall

What it’s about: This fun and challenging word association game is perfect for kids who are in love with the language. Thinking outside the box is greatly encouraged for kids who love games like Scrabble, Hangman and the traditional crossword

Age group: 8 yrs+

What we love:

  • Helps in learning and applying of new words
  • Builds associations between seemingly random sets of words
  • Great way to add to a child’s vocabulary

Available on: Android and iOS

Download Google Play App

Download iOS App


Do you think we’ve missed out any of your favourite learning apps? Let us know and we’ll update this list right away!

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