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Favorite Free Apps - OUFSD

Here are a list of our community's favorite free apps. Want to add to the list? Please email jforsberg@ossining.k12.ny.us or nreis@ossining.k12.ny.us

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Kodable

Kodable

Kodable is a free educational iPad game offering a kid-friendly introduction to programming concepts and problem solving. For kids ages 5 and up, and tools for grownups too!

Cargo-Bot

Cargo-Bot is a programming puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. There are a range of levels.

Tellagami ™

Tellagami is a mobile app that lets you create and share a quick animated message called a Gami. It can be a fun way to tell a story.

IXL Math Practice (Use Guest Mode)

Make math tangible with IXL Math Practice! Over 1,500 standards-aligned skills provide comprehensive coverage of K-6 math content, while hundreds of colorful awards celebrate important milestones. From skip-counting with pictures to multi-step story problems, IXL's interactive practice formats bring the joy of learning right to students' fingertips.

Apps Gone Free (Best Daily Top App Deals)

Find great apps without spending a dime! Get high quality paid apps for free each day.

Alphabet Aquarium School Vol 1: Animated Bubble Puzzle Game with Letters for Preschool and Kindergarten Explorers

Animated Bubble Puzzle Game with Letters for Preschool and Kindergarten Explorers

Toontastic

Toontastic is a creative storytelling app that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world. With over 7 million cartoons created in 200+ countries, parents and teachers rave about the app... and kids can't stop creating!

Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your story. Toontastic records your animation and voice as a cartoon video to share with friends and family on ToonTube, the app's global storytelling network for kids.

Bloxy World. Bricks For Kids

Bloxy World is an open-ended, creative app and community for kids. It allows complete creative control of the 3D world, encourages creativity, stimulates children imagination and develops their curiosity.

Khan Academy - Free Learning and Reference Videos

Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free.

We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on finance and history.

Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for the upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire stick farming changed the landscape of Australia.

Google Earth

Fly around the planet with a swipe of your finger with Google Earth for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Explore distant lands or reacquaint yourself with your childhood home. Search for cities, places, and businesses. Browse layers including roads, borders, places, photos and more. Visit the Earth Gallery to find exciting maps such as real-time earthquakes, planes in flight, hiking trails, city tours, and more. Integrated Google Maps Street View allows you to explore the world at street level.

Virtual Manipulatives!

Compare fractions and decimals and percents with this free math app.

Word Games for Kids - Futaba

Futaba is a 4 player game designed for kids. This outrageously fun word quiz game can be used at home or in the classroom as a entertaining way to build language skills.

LearnZillion for Students

LearnZillion (learnzillion.com) is an online learning platform that helps teachers and parents meet the educational needs of students. We provide teachers and parents with high quality video lessons and teaching materials--produced by top teachers from around the country. Each lesson highlights a Common Core standard and can be assigned directly to students or used to plan high quality lessons.

Word Games for Kids - Futaba

Futaba is a 4 player game designed for kids. This outrageously fun word quiz game can be used at home or in the classroom as a entertaining way to build language skills.

Word Games for Kids - Futaba

Futaba is a 4 player game designed for kids. This outrageously fun word quiz game can be used at home or in the classroom as a entertaining way to build language skills.

Skoolbo Core Skills HD

The largest educational game ever and it’s FREE! Designed to help 4 – 10 year olds strengthen their Core Skills in literacy and numeracy.

The multi-player games incorporate beautifully designed 3D worlds, individualized avatars and a highly effective rewards system. Teachers and parents receive comprehensive reports detailing not only strengths and weaknesses, but also suggested individually customized activities for student improvement.

Geoboard, by The Math Learning Center

The Geoboard is a tool for exploring a variety of mathematical topics introduced in the elementary and middle grades. Learners stretch bands around pegs to form line segments and polygons and make discoveries about perimeter, area, angles, congruence, fractions, and more.

This virtual version of the manipulative is an open-ended educational tool, ideal for elementary classrooms and other learning environments that use iPod Touches, iPhones, or iPads.

Storehouse - Visual Storytelling

Combine photos, videos, and text to meaningfully document your experiences. Publish your stories for friends and followers, or share them by email, Facebook, or Twitter. Explore stories created by your friends and our community of storytellers from all around the world.

Fit Brains for Kids: Sparky's Adventures

Fit Brains: Sparky's Adventures offers a first-of-its-kind cognitive approach to child learning and brain development. The app provides a fun and healthy collection of brain games for children ages 2 to 8.

  • 200+ games for your child that are both fun and educational
  • Each game stimulates & improves a key area of the brain: Memory, Concentration (Attention), Problem-Solving, Speed, Visual
  • Automatic adjustment of game difficulty to match your child’s skill level and continuing growth
  • Rewarded treats that can be added to the “playground” to keep your child engaged and motivated
  • The “Parents Corner” offers detailed tools & charts tracking your child’s progress in different areas
  • A “Fit Brains Age Index” to show which age group your child is performing the closest to