Teachers' Picks: Games & Apps
Nurture creative thinking with fresh games and apps.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Six fun games and apps to inspire creative thinkers, boost brain power, and more.
“A fun activity to use as filler or when everyone finishes an assignment early.”
—Marsha Rains, fourth-grade teacher, Savannah, TN
“I recommend this game to teachers who promote creativity, language development, cooperation, and thinking outside the box.”
—Sharon Forbes, fifth- and sixth-grade teacher, Thornton, CO
Logik Street $19.99.
“My students loved this game! Logik Street develops more higher-order thinking than most games I have seen for [younger students].”
—Leann Parrish, kindergarten teacher, Cayuga, IN
Bubble Pop! Math Challenge App Free.
Bubbles aren’t just for recess! Challenge math whizzes to solve level-appropriate problems for a lesson bursting with fun.
The Time Tribe: Episode 1
Free trial, full version 7.99-12.99
A history and archaeology-themed adventure game series.
“This game can be used to support character study. My students were highly engaged.” —Laura Lai, fifth-grade teacher, New York City
Brain Jump With Ned the Neuron $0.99.
Designed by teachers and neuroscientists, this app uses memory and concentration games to build brain power.