Smartphones and tablets can be great educational tools and sources of entertainment for kids, but finding appropriate games and content can be tricky sometimes. PBS is helping make that easier with its new PBS Kids Games mobile apps for Android and iOS.
The new app is totally free and doesn’t offer any in-app purchases that can be pesky in other kids apps. Instead, it’s a single app packed with loads of games featuring various PBS Kids characters like Daniel Tiger, Dinosaur Train, and Super Why (all shows that are popular in my house).
PBS Kids Games joins the popular and free PBS Kids Video app. The app is more interactive, though, and features educational content fit for kids ages 2-8 that PBS says encourages “your child to engage in skills related to science, math, creativity” and more.
- A kid-friendly user experience, making it easy for children to browse and play games anytime and anywhere
- Learning games from favorite PBS KIDS series
- New games added regularly
- The capability to save favorite games to a device so that kids – especially those in under-connected homes – can play and learn anytime offline
- Parent resources, including information on each TV series, local PBS station schedules and the ability to manage the amount of storage the app uses on each device
PBS Kids Games is available for free from the Play Store.