Educational iPhone & iPad Apps


iPad apps for education are plentiful, but it's hard to find the best educational apps that don't bombard your kids with ads or break the bank. Search here for iPhone and iPad learning apps for reading, math, or virtually any other K-12 subject, and use our filters to narrow your search to the desired grade level. If you want to find free educational iPad apps, just set the price filter to zero.

Shiny Party

Geometry   Pre-K - 1st | iPhone/iPad

Learn shapes and colors Shiny Party is a fun learning app that promotes essential basic geometry skills. Kids will learn to identify shapes and colors, explore ways in which shapes can be joined...

$2

Shiny Picnic

Pre-Number Skills   Pre-K - Kindergarten | iPhone/iPad

Learn with Charlie! Join Charlie the Monkey and his jungle friends in this fun learning app. Shiny Picnic promotes the development of essential pre-number skills, such as matching, sorting and...

$2

Signals & Systems Course Assistant

Math   College | iPhone/iPad

Get help for your Signals & Systems class. Solutions for complex numbers and functions, time domain properties, convolutions, Fourier analysis, Laplace transform, transfer functions Perform...

$3

‎Simple Machines

Physics   2nd - 8th | iPhone/iPad App, Windows Software

Features: Explore 6 simple machines: levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, wheel and axles, and screws. Experiment with real world physics. Alter each machine. Learn about force and motion,...

$3

Skulls by Simon Winchester

Animal Anatomy   9th - College | Book, iPhone/iPad

In Skulls, best-selling author Simon Winchester (author of The Professor and the Madman; Atlantic: A Biography of the Ocean; Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded; and others)tells the rich and...

$14

SkySafari 5

Astronomy   6th - High School | Android, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Professional Telescope Astronomy Software Accurate Simulation Simulate the sky from anywhere on Earth, up to 10000 years in the past or future. Animate transits, conjunctions, eclipses, and other...

$3
Offers paid add-ons

Smart Kit: 26 Letters & 10 Numbers

Preschool Curriculum   Pre-K - Kindergarten | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

The ultimate learning tools for kids, blending the best of traditional physical toys with modern touchscreen technology, providing optimal learning resources for children ages 3+ Includes both...

$60

Smart Letters

Reading   Pre-K - 2nd | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Learn to read with Marbotic’s Smart Letters! This interactive alphabet toy mixes the best of both physical and digital play by utilizing traditional wooden letters and modern touchscreen...

$55

Smart Numbers

Numbers & Counting   Pre-K - Kindergarten | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Learn to count and calculate with Marbotic’s Smart Numbers! This interactive counting toy mixes the best of both physical and digital play by utilizing traditional wooden numbers and modern...

$40

Solar System

Solar System   6th - College | Book, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

Solar System lets you experience the majesty of the galaxy at a level of detail rarely imagined. An amazing and extraordinarily attractive resource for amateur astronomers… an out-of-this-world...

$14

Solar Walk

Solar System   3rd - 8th | Android, iPhone/iPad

Experience the solar system like never before. Solar Walk is a stunning model of the solar system that shows you all the planets and satellites with incredible detail and accuracy. You can navigate...

$5

Sound Uncovered

Light & Sound   3rd - High School | iPhone/iPad

Sound Uncovered: An Interactive Book for the iPad – Exploratorium Explore the surprising side of sound with Sound Uncovered, an award-winning interactive collection from the Exploratorium featuring...

Free

‎Space

Solar System   3rd - 8th | iPhone/iPad App

Travel into space to visit 8 planets and the sun. Hurl meteorites through the atmosphere. Search for water on Mars with Curiosity. Zoom onto the surface of the sun. Discover diamonds inside of...

$3

Spaceteam ESL

English as a Second Language (ESL)   2nd - College | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

A unique mobile game that asks players to work together to fly a spaceship.  The catch is you must use English to fly the ship, and you need to coordinate with the other players vocally, so you...

Free

SpanishDict

Spanish   1st - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Online resource, Windows

Offer accurates Spanish to English to Spanish translation through their pool of Spanish translators, dictionaries, and verb conjugations.

Free

Spanish (Latin American)

Spanish   4th - College | Android App, Audio CD/MP3, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Do you want to learn Spanish but haven't had the time? Look no further, Pimsleur offers Latin American Spanish lessons. Our unique learning method will help you quickly learn Latin American Spanish...

$150
Offers paid add-ons

Spanish (Spain)

Spanish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Spanish in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

SpriteBox Coding

Computer Programming   3rd - College | Android App, iPhone/iPad App

SpriteBox Coding lets you explore coding like never before!  Use programming concepts to progress and beat levels in an adventure game - you won't even realize you're learning! Topics: Sequencing...

$5

‎States of Matter

States of Matter   2nd - 8th | iPhone/iPad App

Play with different solids, liquids, and gases. Discover how changes in temperature affect states of matter as you freeze soda, pop popcorn, melt gold, and more! Answer the burning question, “Does...

$3

Statistics AP Exam Review and Prep

AP Statistics   High School | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad

Study smarter for the AP Statistics exam with the most comprehensive, integrated review and practice tools available on tablets. This free Lite version gives you access to six full topics,...

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Statistics Course Assistant

Statistics & Probability   High School - College | Android, iPhone/iPad, Windows

Get help and answers for your Statistics classes. Easy interface guides you through course topics and has calculators and solvers for your homework. Create a bar chart, histogram, or scatter plot...

$2

Swedish

Swedish   7th - College | Android, ebook/Kindle, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS, Online resource, Windows

If speaking Swedish in the real world is your goal, you’ve come to the right place. Our program lets you learn your second language the way you learned your first, with an intuitive, immersive...

$199
Offers paid add-ons

Swift Playgrounds

iOS Programming   3rd - College | iPhone/iPad

Swift Playgrounds is an app for iPad that teaches you to write Swift code in a fun, interactive way. Program robots and drones directly from the app. Swift Playgrounds is a revolutionary app for...

Free

Swift Playgrounds: Learn to Code 1&2

iOS Programming   3rd - College | iPhone/iPad

This course material is only available in the iTunes U app on iPhone or iPad. This course is designed to help you to learn to code no matter what your level of experience. Through a series of...

Free

Swifty

iOS Programming   7th - College | iPhone/iPad

Bite-sized, hands-on tutorials to get you up to speed on iOS programming with Swift.

Free
Offers paid add-ons

Tab Pro

Guitar   6th - College | iPhone/iPad, Online resource

The new Tab Pro is bigger, better and faster than everything you know. It offers simple, yet effective approach to song-learning. Begin with a Guitar Basics lesson or just pick your favorite song...

$20
Offers paid add-ons

The Counting Kingdom

Math Facts   Kindergarten - 3rd | Android App, iPhone/iPad App, Website

Embark on a magical adventure in The Counting Kingdom EDU, a math learning game created by Little Worlds Interactive for grades 1 to 3. Exciting tower defense gameplay has players strategically...

$6

‎The Earth

Geology   2nd - 8th | iPhone/iPad App

The Earth is an interactive model that lets kids study geology and ecology. Kids explore and play with the geological forces that change the Earth—above and below the surface, in minutes and over...

$3

The Elements

The Periodic Table of Elements   9th - College | Book, iPhone/iPad, Mac OS

The original and most in-depth app about the chemical elements. Experience the building blocks of our universe like never before. A visual exploration Rotate and manipulate any of the 500+ objects,...

$14

‎The Human Body

Biology   2nd - High School | iPhone/iPad App

Features Explore eight interactive systems to learn human anatomy, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, immune, and integumentary (skin) systems....

$4

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