Best for Learning: Our Recommendations for Families

Discover the best in learning apps, games, and websites for your kids. "Best of" lists offer handpicked, carefully reviewed titles grouped by category. Topics range from skills essential to life and work in the 21st century, to traditional academic subjects, to recommendations for particular settings or types of kids. And these titles are FUN! After all, excited, engaged kids are primed for learning.

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Dora the Explorer Movies, Games, and More

Play, sing, and learn with kids' favorite bilingual explorer.

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Podcasts and Audio Apps for Kids

Podcasts aren't just for grown-ups, so find one your whole family can enjoy.

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Cool Online Museums for Curious Kids

Explore art, science, and history from around the world.

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Apps That Act Like Math and Science Tutors for Homework Help

When homework has everyone stumped, these apps can help.

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Fun Apps That Don't Need Wi-Fi or Data

Sometimes you can't stay connected, but these apps will let the fun continue!

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Teen Math Apps

As teens move on to more complex math concepts, they can use these tools to keep pace.

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20 Apps and Sites for Kids Who Hate Math

Things just don't add up when your kid can't stand math, but these tools can help.

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20 Apps for Kids Who Think Reading Is Boring

For some kids, picking up a book is like torture. Take the sting out of text and find a fun inroad with these apps.

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18 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused

From little kid to teen, all kids get distracted (adults, too!), so consider using some tech to keep them on track.


19 Quirky Apps That Can Help Your Kid Learn

These apps are bizarre in the best ways -- and they offer learning opportunities.

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27 Apps and Sites for Gifted and Talented Kids

Though these tools are great for all kids, they have special appeal for kids who need an extra challenge.

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Best Math Games for 7th Grade

If your kids need extra practice or help with middle school math, check out this list of tools.

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Best Math Games for 6th Grade

Middle school is all about changes -- including in math class -- and these tools can help ease any tough math transitions.

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Best Math Games for 5th Grade

Use these tools to help your kid master new math skills.

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Best Math Games for 4th Grade

Whether your kid needs extra practice or a fun way to pass the time, these apps are sure to please.

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Best Math Games for 3rd Grade

Give your kid's math skills a boost with these fun games.

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Best Math Games for 2nd Grade

Keep your kid's love of numbers alive with these super-fun tools.

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Best Math Games for 1st Grade

Plus and minus equal new math skills for your first-grader, and these apps can help reinforce their learning.

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Best Math Games for Kindergarten

Help your kid start math with a strong foundation using these great tools.

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Games Like Minecraft

Perfect picks if you have a Minecraft fan on your hands.