Apps for kids & families

Here are librarians’ 2020 picks for Notable Children’s Digital Media:

For Pre-Kindergarteners

Bandimal (iOS)

The Cat in the Hat Builds That (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Funexpected Math (iOS)

GoNoodle – Kids Videos (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Hopster Coding Safari (iOS)

Jet’s Bot Builder (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Little Chickies / Los Pollitos (iOS/Android)

PEEP Family Science: Colors (iOS/Android)

Pokémon Playhouse (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Sago Mini Village (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Storyline Online (iOS/Android)

Tami’s Tower (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Think & Learn Code-a-pillar (iOS/Android/Amazon)

For Elementary Schoolers

Apart of Me (iOS/Android)

Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game (iOS/Android)

Arithmagic – Math Wizard Game (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Career Girls (Web)

Drops (iOS/Android)

Funexpected Math (iOS)

GoNoodle – Kids Videos (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Hopster Coding Safari (iOS)

Jet’s Bot Builder (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Little Mouse’s Encyclopedia (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Me: A Kid’s Diary (iOS)

NAMOO – Wonders of Plant Life (iOS/Android)

OurStory Kids (Android)

Puku: Learn New Words (iOS/Android)

Storyline Online (iOS/Android)

Tami’s Tower (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Think & Learn Code-a-pillar (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Thinkrolls: Space (iOS/Android/Amazon)

Who Was? Adventure (iOS)

For Middle Schoolers

Apart of Me (iOS/Android)

Aquation: The Freshwater Access Game (iOS/Android)

Career Girls (Web)

Drops (iOS/Android)

Me: A Kid’s Diary (iOS)

My Child Lebensborn (iOS/Android)

NAMOO – Wonders of Plant Life (iOS/Android)

OurStory Kids (Android)

For Parents/Caregivers

Novel Effect (iOS/Android)

OurStory Kids (Android)

Descriptions of the listed apps and games are available at the Notable Children’s Digital Media List website. For more expert recommendations from librarians, subscribe to the I Love Libraries newsletter.