You know how much your toddler loves to play with your iPad. The bright colors, different tones and music, moving figures and ease of interaction attracts your child towards the iPad. You can find hundreds of toddlers? applications on the internet but which one should you choose? This is a good question to ask because playing games is a method of learning for the young kids. Your toddler learns what he/she plays and, therefore, you should choose what he plays with caution.
The best iPad apps for your child are the ones that result in teaching, increasing creativity and engaging them. Colors, music, easy interaction and repetition help your child learn quickly. The following are some iPad apps that you will love to see your child playing.
1). Alpha Baby: This is a simple example that can be used to teach your child names of different geometrical shapes, numbers and alphabets. Tapping the screen brings an item, number, alphabet or shape, on the screen. Six items can exist on the screen at once. You can move, roll and slide them and they will bounce on boundaries of the screen with fine physics. You can also enlarge particular items and tap them to hear a voice pronouncing their names.
2). Fish School HD: This educational iPad app is developed by the famous Duck Duck Moose. Like Alpha Baby this application can also be used to teach your child, the names of shapes, alphabets and numbers. It starts with a screen that looks like a fish tank full of colorful fishes swimming around. Groups of fish shape themselves into different items while a voice sings the names of those items.
3). First Words: Animals: This is one wonderful application cleverly designed to teach your lovely toddler the alphabet, words and pictures of animals simultaneously. The application starts with a picture of an animal and letters required to complete their names along with the empty space where the jumbled letters are to be placed. Your child can easily arrange them in the right way and with every word completed he/she will be boosted with the feel of success and will be motivated to play it again and again.
4). My Very First App: This piece of creativity is developed by Eric Carl. This iPad app will develop creativity in your child. It comprises of three difficulty levels.
Easy: Different colored objects will appear on the screen and your child will have to simply match the objects with same colors. Medium: Your child will have to match the colors of cards placed upside down. Flip cards to see their colors and they will return to the initial state automatically, then keeping the colors in mind pair the same colored cards. Hard: This level combines the two levels to make a timed memory game. Your child will be given sometime to memorize the colors and then pair them.
About Author: Mike has two young children and loves writing about parenting and child development. Mike has published numerous articles on parenting and children entertainment in various blogs and at toysparadise.com.au.