A Cowboy's Life: Favorite Preschool Apps

Favorite Preschool Apps

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Kids these days are smart – seriously smart! Especially when it comes to technology and cell phones. My four year old son can navigate my phone and play apps that I can’t even figure out. That’s why I started to incorporate more educational apps into his daily preschool schedule.
We do a couple of hours of preschool at home each day and I let him use the phone when he starts getting bored with the regular daily activities. I recently purchased the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime Phone for $79.92 (Rollback from $99.92) to go along with the New Walmart Family Mobile PLUS = Unlimited Talk, Text & Data. It includes up to 10 GB of 4G LTE and a free movie on VUDU ($7 value) every month, for just $49.88 per line. (Will also need a $25 starter kit for first time customers.) I chose this phone because of the large touch screen – perfect for little fingers to navigate and the high quality, 5MP camera.
After my little guy practices his writing and corresponding craft, we hop onto the phone to play a few apps while I set up the next activity. His favorite learning apps right now are the following:
  • PBS Parents Play and Learn – Interactive games and activities to build math and literacy skills.
  • ABC Alphabet Phonics – Teaches kids to learn the ABC’s.
  • Bridge Builder Simulator – Fun game for those who like engineering and building
  • USA Map Puzzle-Map the States – Great way to learn the states and where they are located.
My favorite perk of the new Walmart Family Mobile PLUS is the unlimited data. I don’t have to worry about the amount of data I am using each time we play a game or worry that I will have to pay a fee for going over on data usage. Plus, getting a free movie each month from VUDU that we watch in bed on our tablet is nice. I am all about saving money!

Do your kids take over your phone? What do they like to play?

Disclaimer: All prices for phones and plans included in this post are accurate as of the date of posting; however, these prices are subject to change. Please refer to http://cbi.as/28aqc or your local Walmart for current pricing.

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  1. I am always amazed at how easily little ones can navigate the computer and the phone. I still struggle! I think the learning apps are so great. I think learning should be fun and these apps seem to make it fun.

  2. I wish there were more apps when my kids were younger. Although it does get them a little too used to looking at a screen all the time.

  3. Kids just seem to naturally get technology don't they? We are huge fans of Walmart Family Mobile. Their prices are budget friendly and the call quality is great!

  4. My preschooler also loves using my phone. Thanks for sharing some new apps to try! I never know where to start when it comes to finding new educational apps!

  5. This sounds like a really interesting cell phone service...I'll have to look into it!

  6. My kids are usually good about not grabbing our phones. They have their own tablet with tons of learning games. The map one sounds interesting

  7. I so wish this tech had been out 10 years sooner. My girls would have benefited so much from it!

  8. It's unreal how much they know how to do with technology! This is great that the phone and plan are a perfect fit for his preschool work. #client

  9. It is so amazing to watch the little ones grasp the technology. My 2 year old granddaughter navigates the iPad like a pro. I'm so glad they have this tool. She is learning so much with it.

  10. I have some apps on our iPad that are educational but I never use them. I prefer books. Tech is important, but so are book books.

  11. It's funny I probably update my apps every year or so. I need to purge and get some of these for my young kiddos! Thanks for the tips.

  12. I wish there were cell phones and aps like these when my children were young. My grandchildren have it made.


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