World of Edutainment Websites, Apps, Games and More

World of Edutainment Websites, Apps, Games and More

Your way to Edutainment Apps

1. The Best Educational Apps for Kids

This list of edutainment apps will definitely help you to extend the education of kids apart from school. The listed apps are games for younger kids that will help them in their education in an engaging and fun manner.

2. Tech With Kids’ Best Pick Lists

This is a directory of games segregated according to subjects as well as age group. A great resource that is beneficial for all those who are completely into techy education. The list includes games for various 

3. Top 6 iPad Edutainment Game Apps

This one is for those who are all up for the iPad education. These 6 apps are a perfect blend of education and entertainment. 

4. Ace Edutainment Apps  

This resource is from the Play Store so all the listed apps are for android users. The list includes free as well as paid apps. Apt for the little ones, these apps will keep your kids occupied and engaged in these fun educational apps.

5. TeachersWithApps

A mixed list of apps for kids to study their way. The list includes coding game apps for kids.

Other Edutainment Softwares

1. Stellarium

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope.

It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Website: http://www.stellarium.org/

2. Tux Paint

Tux Paint is a free, award-winning drawing program for children ages 3 to 12. It combines an easy-to-use interface, fun sound effects, and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Website: http://www.tuxpaint.org/

3. Tux Math

"Tux, of Math Command is an educational arcade game starring Tux, the Linux mascot!

Based on the classic arcade game "Missile Command," Tux must defend his cities. In this case, though, he must do it by solving math problems.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, Unix

Website: http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/tuxmath/

4. Alice

Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing. It uses 3D graphics and a drag-and-drop interface to facilitate a more engaging, less frustrating first programming experience.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Website: http://www.alice.org/index.php

5. TuxType

An educational typing tutor for children. It features several different types of gameplay, at a variety of difficulty levels.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Website: http://tux4kids.alioth.debian.org/

6. GCompris

GCompris is an educational software which provides over 100 different activities to children from 2 to 10 years old.

Compatibility: GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, LiveCD

Website: http://gcompris.net/index-en.html

Research Websites for Kids

1. MrNussbaum

This works as a safe search knowledge box for kids. No pop ups to distracts. Kids can search all their educational queries and also access other educational material including games and stuff.

Website: http://mrnussbaum.com/

2. Dictionary.com

This online dictionary not only helps you to understand those flashy words but also gives you antonyms, synonyms, word of the day, vocabulary quizzes, translation, crosswords and a lot more!

Website: http://www.dictionary.com/

3. The Virtual Middle School Library

This online library will give you the access to unlimited books, autobiographies, language arts and a lot more knowledge anytime anywhere!

Website: http://www.sldirectory.com/virtual.html

4. KidRex

A search engine for kids citing only age appropriate sources of information.

Website: http://www.kidrex.org/

5. Kids.gov

Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. Get access to information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.

Website: https://kids.usa.gov/

6. Library Spot

This online library is all you need for your interest of subject. Choose from the enormous categories on the left panel and keep reading.

Website: http://libraryspot.com/

7. SqoolTube

Search for educational videos from this site to avoid the pop ups of YouTube. Also the site gives you the ease to refine your search  subject and grade wise.  

Website: http://sqooltube.com/

8. World Book Online

This website requires subscription but is completely worth it. The collection of facts and great information is all you need to ace the knowledge of your kids.

Website: http://www.worldbookonline.com/

What’s your take on edutainment? Which other resources are you aware of? Share with us in the comment section below.

About the Author
Author: Priyanka Gupta
Priyanka is a blogger by profession and has an increasing interest to write about the edtech space. While writing she keeps in mind the educators to come up with right resources and ideas which might be relevant for them in relation to effective use of technology in their profession and institutions/classrooms.
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