19 Free iPad Apps for the Classroom


If you’re looking for free apps for the classroom – I’ve got a great list to get you started. There are math iPad apps and reading apps for kids!

These apps for kids are all free at the time of writing this, so I hope they stay that way in case you come across this post after some time.

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Fun Math Games iPad Apps

Work on seeing how many more to make 10 in a ten frame with this ten frame fill game.

Teach problem solving and critical thinking skills with MathLands for ages 7 and up.

This is a quick ten frame flash card game that is perfect for kindergarten and early first grade.

Make correct math balloons equations (and there is more than one correct answer). [no longer available]

Free math apps for in the classroom - these are great

If you like using base ten blocks to represent larger numbers then you should use this base ten manipulatives app. [no longer available]

Making numbers couldn’t be easier or more fun than with this fun math game.

Get your kids who are hooked on puzzles to use addition skills (making ten) with this number logic puzzle.

Set off fireworks with a friends of 10 app that uses both equations and a number line. [no longer available]

Bring the love of Madagascar into math time with this move themed fun math game.

For kids working on addition and multiplication – feed the monster sushi to keep him happy.

Reading Apps for the Classroom

Start out with forming letters and learning the alphabet.

Play the free sight words ninja and use the power of technology to get your kids reading.

Change up your spelling lists for your students and work on spelling words.

Reading iPad apps for free - these are perfect for the classroom

Give your kids a challenge with this 4 level game to practice 100 sight words and build reading fluency.

Build words using increasing difficulty in spelling patterns with this polar theme reading game. [no longer available]

Be the first one to find the right words in this fast paced flashcard words game against a partner.

Become a star speller with this sight words game with 4 levels.

Take kids on a spy reading adventure with this beginning reader app.

Get your kids listening to books online for free with an epic list of children’s books.

There you have a great working list of free apps for kids to start from and check out what’ll work best for your students. I hope you find this list helpful. If you like this post, I invite you to share it and subscribe today!

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.