Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites

You don't always have to pay big bucks for great educational games, apps, and websites -- there are lots of outstanding free options only a click away. These resources are either completely free or offer a ton of quality free content for kids to explore.

Browse Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites

 
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Cute storyline for problem solving; great family fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
 
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Practice core cognitive skills with fun, playful critters.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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TV show clips in easy-to-navigate app for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
 
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Adorable monster de-stresses kids with Sesame Street style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
 
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Specialized focus promotes fluency with small numbers.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
 
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Learn early math skills with a buddy; fun but repetitive.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
 
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Charming stories, interactivity get preschoolers thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Educational site entertains and teaches.
URL: http://www.pbskidsplay.org
(2008)
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Electric Company app helps kids learn to express emotions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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Create amazing multi-scene cartoons with musical scores.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Information-packed tool delivers videos, photos, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
 
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Easy-to-use slide show maker wows; watch sharing options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Engaging spelling app is a teacher's dream.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
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Clever and challenging addition and multiplication practice.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Fun, engaging gear puzzler boosts problem-solving skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
 
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Daily films from educational group provide tons of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2010)
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Fun PBS site introduces kids to engineering.
URL: http://pbskids.org/designsquad
(2012)
 
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Fantasy game promotes real-life social and emotional skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Free online ecosystem game makes learning biology fun.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
 
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Learn about the world and its inhabitants.
URL: http://kids.nationalgeographic.com
(2007)
 
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Amazing free app sparks imagination and learning.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
 
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Riveting sim where your choices decide fate of teen slave.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2012)
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Best of the Web's educational content all in one spot.
URL: http://www.powermylearning.org
(2013)
 
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Plentiful, fun, fantastic, and free language lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Windows Phone
(2014)
 
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Quick-hit lessons cover the basics in a fun, easy way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Engaging games give kids safe, smart civics lessons.
URL: http://www.icivics.org/
(2012)
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Educational adventure makes biology thrilling.
Platforms: Windows
(2009)
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Great academic videos with math practice for skills mastery.
URL: http://www.khanacademy.org
(2013)
 
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Easy app takes the traditional whiteboard to a new level.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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City building game focuses on green communities.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Organization tool helps kids manage their digital lives.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Real people, real problems, real-world algebra solutions.
URL: http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/
(2013)