These apps can keep kids’ monsoon blues away

New Delhi: Monsoon is a season to bask in nature’s glory, however, it may not be the same for the kids.
They get irked about being stuck in the confines of their homes, having to skip their outdoor play sessions, and meeting with their friends.

Some smartphone apps play an important role in educating kids and helping them develop early life skills, while they have fun.

Here is a list of some apps that can help entertain the kids while they are stuck inside. The best part is that both parents and kids can enjoy them together, enabling family bonding, and of course, a respite from the rains and the illnesses that come with it.

– KinToons’ Nursery Rhyme DJ

This app is a first-of-its-kind interactive educational kids’ app that redefines a child’s exposure to Nursery Rhymes.

The kids get to create their own mixes of popular nursery rhymes, performed in real time by four lovable characters from the KinToons show. With a variety of cheerful rhymes, playful characters, and colourful graphics, this app sparks the imagination and creativity of kids.

– Lingokids

Lingokids is an English learning app for kids of the ages between 2 and 8 years. It is one of the best English learning apps that features content from Oxford University Press. It is programmed for preschool and kindergarten children to master the language at their level in a fun and playful way.
Kids discover fun and exciting activities where they learn over 3000 words, everyday vocabulary, commonly used verbs and adjectives. It offers a high-quality school readiness English program where learning happens in a safe environment.

– Amar Chitra Katha (ACK)

ACK is synonymous with the visual reinvention of Indian stories from the great epics, mythology, history, literature, and oral folktales. The ‘Amar Chitra Katha’ literature is known to be one of the biggest storytellers and is one of the most popular comic book series amongst Indians.

The digital comic can be read in flipbook mode, which is the standard format of reading page-by-page or panel-by-panel mode for easy reading on smaller devices.

– Kids’ Puzzles

Kids’ Puzzles is a kids’ app targeted at the age group of 3 to 9 years. It is a game where you have to put together puzzle pieces to reveal the real picture. Each set contains ten or more pictures with several difficulty levels.
Puzzles are known to benefit kids in multiple ways like enhancing cognitive skills, increasing problem-solving ability, fine motor development, and hand-eye coordination.

– GoNoodle Kids

GoNoodle Kids is a large collection of videos that encourage kids to get up and get moving. The app is all about getting your kids to move while learning. Games in the app promote physical activity, heightened engagement, active learning, and enhanced focus. Choosing from hundreds of customised videos, teachers and parents use the app to effectively direct a child’s energy while breaking away from traditional methods of teaching. (ANI)