Five Child Development Game Apps for Parents and Teachers

Childhood development is important from every aspect of life, from learning how to walk and talk; to understanding the fundamentals of writing and arithmetic. With technology becoming the main ingredient of our daily lives, child development game apps are looping their way through to children and teaching them the basic skills needed for everyday life.

From school-owned iPad’s to tablet PC’s, these apps are making it easier for children to simultaneously learn and have fun.  Let’s take a look at the best child development game apps for your existing or future classroom.

1.       Trunky Letters | Ages: 3 to 6

iOS + Android

This 3D game for your iOS or Android device showcases an animated baby elephant that runs through a path in the forest to catch letters. Children will learn basic ABC letter knowledge with this eye-catching child development game app.


2.       Five Little Monkeys | Ages: 2 to 5

iOS, Android and Nook

Students will learn a multitude of skills with this music app. This interactive game will teach students math, music and reading while singing along with the Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed.


3.       Catch and Go | Ages: 2 to 4

iOS, Android and Amazon Apps

Improve your students’ hand-eye coordination by tilting the screen to move a bear, bee or crab around a maze. Plus, children can earn prizes when they cross the finish line.


4.       My First Puzzles | Ages: 2 to 5

iOS, Android and Amazon Apps

Now toddlers can interact and learn fine motor skills by assembling colorful animal puzzles. See piece by piece each animal come to life with the help of your tablet or mobile device.


5.       Rainy Days: A Stella and Sam Adventure | Ages: 1 to 7


Students can play along with Stella and Sam and their friendly dog, Fred, as they go out to play on a rainy day. Make paintings, dig through leaves to find hidden treasures and more with these interactive gaming adventures.

Have you used any of these child development game apps or do you plan to in your future classroom? What are your thoughts? Tell us in the comments section below. Happy learning!

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Kendall Bird is an Online Community Specialist for Rasmussen College. With her Bachelor’s degree in public relations and a passion for social media, she enjoys writing motivating and enthusiastic blog content to encourage future, current and former students to learn more about their discipline of study. Kendall’s ultimate goal is to generate a positive community through blogging to promote learning and change lives.

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