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Best school holiday apps:

Would you like some help keeping the kids occupied over the holidays? These apps will entertain
By Motherpedia
Date: September 19 2013
Editor Rating:

Keeping the kids occupied over the school holidays can be a challenge.

Megan Iemma from TechCoachHQ is an expert in reviewing and recommending apps for education in the K-12 market. She shares her list of the top apps to help keep the kids entertained.

Best Holiday apps:



Age Bracket

What does it do?

rED Writing


3-5, 5-7

Handwriting Game 

Felt Board for iPad


3-5, 5-7

Just like felt board at school.

Play School Art Maker



Create videos/images with Playschool characters

Toca Hair Salon



Become a hairdresser (without the mess)

colAR Mix


3-5, 5-7, 7-9

Augmented Reality (where an extra layer of dimension is added) Colouring App.

Cut the Rope HD


5-7, 7-9, 9-12

Physics Game

Toontastic Shrek Jnr


5-7, 5-7, 7-9

Movie Creation Tool with Shrek Characters

Where’s Wally – The Fantastic Journey

iOS (Android has a different title)

3-5,  5-7, 7-9

Where’s Wally Game that takes you thru different levels.

Creative Book Builder


5-7. 7-9, 9-12

Create your own eBooks which can be then published.

Minecraft- Pocket Edition



Minecraft is a strategy and problem solving building game.



3-5, 5-7. 7-9, 9-12

Create your own LEGO movies.

Yo Jigsaw Puzzle


3-5, 5-7, 7-9, 9-12

Use existing puzzles or create your own from your photo gallery.

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