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

Having internet access shouldn't be a requirement for kids to use great learning apps. Even if you don't have broadband access at home or you're worried about data limits on the go, these excellent educational tools are always ready when you are. From coding games to apps that encourage creative thinking, everything on this list provides high learning potential. Plus, they're so much fun that kids might not even realize they're learning. For more fun apps that are great for offline use, try one of these Fun Apps That Don't Need Wi-Fi or Data. Many of the apps on this list of PBS titles are also usable without Wi-Fi!

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Busy Shapes App Poster Image
Super-smart playground designed for youngest app users.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Khan Academy Kids App Poster Image
Creative early-learning activities engage and inspire.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2018)
(2021)
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Photo Play (for Families) App Poster Image
Family photo fun to encourage caregiver-kid interactions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2021)
(2021)
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Small Wonders (for Families) App Poster Image
Playful prompts encourage co-use and conversations.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2021)
(2021)
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Animal Antics (for Families) App Poster Image
Fun storytelling encourages kid, caregiver co-play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2021)
(2021)
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Fiete Math - for 1st grade and preschool App Poster Image
Manipulate numbers with fun and ease; best in small doses.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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codeSpark Academy App Poster Image
Visual code meets story-based game; kids learn by doing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2014)
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Thinkrolls App Poster Image
Adorable physics platformer creates little problem-solvers.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Jump Numbers App Poster Image
Save the Snortles! Learn multiplication along the way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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The Robot Factory by Tinybop App Poster Image
Stellar sandbox tool drives kids to improve designs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Toontastic 3D App Poster Image
Same great easy animated story creator, new 3D graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2017)
(2017)
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Professor Astro Cat's Solar System App Poster Image
Blast off into outer space with lots to read and explore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Zoombinis App Poster Image
Save cute creatures with fun, complex puzzles.
Devices: iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows app
(2015)
(2015)
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Booeys: A Ghost's Code App Poster Image
Eerie, cool coding puzzler pushes too hard for contact info.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2017)
(2017)
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DEVICE 6 App Poster Image
Inventive, interactive story puzzler has thrills and chills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2013)
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