In the past few years, we have covered plenty of cool robots and educational gizmos that can get your children familiar with coding, robotics, and basic tech concepts. These STEM apps can also teach your kids a thing or two about science and technology:
Hopscotch: teaches users how to code while playing. It has a block-based programming interface.
Robot Factory by Tinybop: this app comes with 100 parts to let you build different robots and see if they work. It allows kids to collect robots and make them dance.
Junior Coder: this STEM app uses games and puzzles to teach basics of computer science to children. It has 5 levels and lets users create other puzzles to challenge themselves.
Makeblock: comes with more than 10 control panels to interact with Makeblock robots. It has various modules for controlling different sensors and executing commands.
Quick Math: a fun app that improves your mental arithmetic skills. It has Solve, Memorize, Compare, and Swap modes to test memory and calculation skills.
SPRK Lightning Lab: lets you program Sphero robots. You will be able to draw paths, use Blocks, or write code to program them.
ScratchJr: designed for children ages 5-7, this app lets users program their own interactive games. It has a graphical programming interface.
NASA: if you would like to teach your kids a thing or two about astronomy and the stars, downloading this app is a no brainer. It brings you the latest news, on demand videos, and sighting opportunities.
What are your favorite STEM apps for iPhone and iPad?