Best Apps For Children During Lockdown

Normally we would like our children to spend as little time as possible in front of a screen, but we have to admit that our tablets and telephones can be very useful to keep our children busy during these long days of confinement.

We have therefore selected for you some apps to download to learn, discover, have fun and/or simply pass the time.


Three to Six years old :


  • Peg + Cat Big Gig

practice preschool math skills including identifying numbers, counting up and down by ones and twos, adding ones, and extending patterns.



  • Monkey Preschool Lunchbox

6 different games that teach kids about colors, letters, counting, shapes, differences, and matching.



  • A Parcel Of Courage

This interactive book app combines story telling with solving story-based games.



  • Papumba Apps (English & French)

Papumba is a developer and publisher of Educational Games for mobile devices, designed for infants and preschool children to develop cognitively while playing with interactive applications all by themselves.



  • Musicats (French)

Les Musicats is an interactive book in augmented reality that offers a rich and educational experience around music.



  • Wakatoon (French)

With this application, transform your children’s colouring into beautiful animated cartoons.

here are a few drawings offered in solidarity with confined families. ( link )



Six to Nine years old :


  • Fairlady Media Games

Fairlady Media has produced more than 30 educational and family-friendly games.



  • Professor Astro Cat’s Solar System

Explore the planets, Read, learn and play. This beautifully crafted educational app is jam-packed with animations, music and play.



  • Jump ! A Game Of Numbers

this app challenges kids to do skip counting to rescue cute characters.



  • Eloh

Eloh is a Beautiful, chilled out puzzle game to help you relax and find your groove.



  • La Magie des Maths – Math Wizard (English & French)

This interactive math app allows the user to manipulate numbers to support understanding of math principles.



  • Passeport Revisions (French)

This application allows children to practice math and English all year long on a computer or tablet.



Nine to Twelve years old :


  • Meet Science: Light and Sound

This app is a science tool that teaches kids about light and sound through lessons, mini-games, and simple experiments.



  • Marble Math

Practice basic math skills by rolling or dragging your marble through a series of mazes to complete problems.



  • DragonBox; Algebra & Elements

Algebra : Fantastic approach to learning algebra through gameplay.



Elements : Innovative geometry app integrates learning with play.



  • The Garden Between

This Beautiful, Award winning, Surrealistic puzzle adventure game, follows Arina and Frendt, two faithful friends who find themselves in a mysterious world composed of beautiful garden islands.



  • BDnF : La Fabrique à BD (French)

This app allows you to imagine and create your own comics. It’s magical !



  • Holy Owly (French)

A very practical application for learning English: 5 minutes of exercises in English every day



Teenagers :


  • Gojimo Revision

This app is the leading revision app with over 160,000 quiz questions on English, maths, biology, chemistry, physics, history, geography and more.



  • MathWay

Mathway is a really cool app that provides kids with the tools they need to understand and solve their math problems.



  • Luminosity (English & French)

A compelling brain training app, which aims to help you develop your memory, attention and more.



  • Duolingo (English & French)

To learn English, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Italian quickly in a fun way.



  • Ted Talks (English and French)

TED Talks conferences are a free and fun way to benefit from the knowledge and experiences of thousands of speakers on their favorite topics.




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