Favorite Kindle Apps

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We don’t use lots of technology for schooling. That being said, there is definitely a place for it and we do use it some. Here are the apps that are on our Kindle Fires.

Favorite Kindle Apps

  • Bible– A free download that is used most every day. Miss E has been doing all of her Lads to Leaders daily reading on it. Simple to use and some of the versions have audio.
  • Math Slicer Free– We have enjoyed having this game for the girls to work on their math. They loved it when we first had it but it has kind of worn off a bit now. Still, I think they enjoy it some when they use this app.
  • Stack the States– $1.99 at the time of this writing and one I would gladly spend money on. It is played often by the girls. I have even been known to spend time on it.
  • First Grade Learning Games (Full Version)– $1.99 at the time of this writing for the full version. There is a free version but it only has a couple of the games. My first grader enjoys this even now, though we used it primarily when she was a kindergartener.
  • Frozen Memory Game – The one we have is no longer showing up on the Kindle store so I don’t have a link for you but it was great when Miss J was 4 and 5. She still uses it sometimes.
  • Bible for Kids– This is a fun one that will read the story to you. It is a storybook Bible, not a standard translation. We have had a couple of conversations due to the phrasing of some of the stories so do be aware of it. They seem to be adding to it periodically.
  • Stack the Countries– $1.99 at the time of this writing. Totally worth it for us. Miss E loves Stack the Countries almost as much as Stack the States.
  • Kids Measurement Science – Length, Weight, Time and Money games– $1.99 at the time of this writing. This is another that we have used a lot. Very much worth the cost in my opinion. Good application of these concepts.
  • BT Handwriting– $1.99 at the time of this writing. Miss J loves this even though she now knows all of her letters and numbers. She still enjoys using this app and has lots of fun with it. And it will still help her handwriting.
  • Mahjong HD– This free app is one that is “just” a game. We all need just games once in a while but it is one that Miss J enjoys using. It really works on visual acuity and matching minute details. Truth be told, this is probably my absolute favorite app for myself.
  • Audubon Mammals: A Field Guide to North American Mammals– $3.99 at the time of this writing. This is one I found as a freebie and we have enjoyed having it. We have used it a number of times in science studies. I am on the lookout for more of these. We’d love to have one on birds.
  • IXL Math Practice– This is free but it is not the full IXL program. There are a limited number of math problems per day. It is still a fun way to practice math.
  • Bible Quiz – Who Am I?– This free download is a fun way for the girls to practice some Bible knowledge. Miss E and Miss J enjoy working together with this app. Sometimes, they pull At Home Dad in as well. We have found a couple of incorrect answers so just be aware.
  • Bible Trivia– This free download is tons of fun. It gets the whole family involved. We have found a couple of questions that are incorrect so just be aware.
  • Dictionary.com Dictionary and Thesaurus Android– This is a free download that we have put on Miss E’s Kindle, as well as mine. She tends to have work that requires consulting a dictionary and while we have a pretty good dictionary, she sometimes still has to hop on the computer to look a word up that isn’t in our dictionary. As she grows, it will be good for her to have it and it will get more use.
  • Quizlet– This free download is tied to my free Quizlet account and the kids have access to all of the quiz sets I have made. They use this daily to practice their memory work for church, as well as to practice for Lads to Leaders Bible Bowl.
  • Duolingo: Learn Languages Free– A free app, this has more than one language to help you learn. I have been using the Spanish. It is pretty fun and is a challenge for me. Not for beginners but you certainly don’t need to know a lot to get use from this free app.
  • World Geography Game– This is a free download. It is a game that will help with geographic location as well as capital cities and more. It is pretty new for us but seems like it will be fun.
  • Enjoy Learning U.S. Map Puzzle– This is another free app that is pretty new to our family so we don’t have a lot of experience with it. I have played it a few times and it is fun to drag and drop states where they go on the map. Simple enough for fairly young users.
  • Enjoy Learning World Map Puzzle– This free app is one I have not played with hardly at all and I don’t think the girls have even opened it. It is another game for learning world geography.
  • Geography List Countries Capitals Flags Maps Currencies– I grabbed this free download because it has all the flags of the different countries separated out by continents. With out geography boxes going on this spring, this fits well with Miss J needing access to flags.
  • BrainPOP Featured Movie– This is a free download that gives you access to the short video that they make available for free each day. It is not the full BrainPop site but is neat and the videos have been pretty interesting.
So that is a run down of what you will find on the Kindle Fires our family owns. Do you have some favorites that your family uses? I’d love it if you would leave a comment telling me what others you love.
At Home.

 

 

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