Fun Language Learning Apps for Kids
Our generation of kids are growing up in a tech-filled world. Language learning apps are a popular way for kids to learn a foreign language. Whether you are raising a bilingual child and looking for a little more exposure to a language; or you are just interested in exploring other languages of the world, a language learning app is a great way to introduce new vocabulary and phrases in a fun filled way. Here are a list of fun language learning apps for kids.
Gus on the Go
Gus on the Go is a fantastic easy to use language learning tool for young children. Kids embark on an exciting adventure with Gus through various stages unlocking new levels, and learning all types of vocabulary. With 30 different languages, there is also the Stories Gus on the Go series featuring characters from the game to dive deeper into the language learning experience.
Dic-Dic is a fun language learning app for kids aged 3-8 years old who are learning English, French, Spanish or Russian. Through different levels, children will be introduced to basic vocabulary, and for older children they can learn to spell words in their target language.
Pacca Alpaca is an adventure filled app for those who love to explore. It is available in 7 different languages including English, French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, German and Welsh. Children will head down under to Australia exploring the Australian culture through nature, music, and indigenous art. They will learn lots of new vocabulary through an exciting language learning adventure.
Learn Languages with Amy
Learn languages with Amy is a new and exciting educational app for young children who are learning English, Spanish, Polish, Dutch or Esperanto. It aims to improve your child’s vocabulary and pronunciation, while also helping older children with their reading skills. Instructions can be set in your own mother tongue, or of the language your child is learning as they get more advanced.
Mind Snacks is a series of mini games designed to teach kids languages or improve their language skills. Children will learn a wide range of vocabulary, over 1000 words in a variety of languages including French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese! Older children will also learn to spell in their target language. The great thing about Mind Snacks is that kids can choose their lesson, so if they are already familiar with certain things, they can skip ahead.
Kids Learn Mandarin
Kids Learn Mandarin is an educational Chinese Mandarin learning app for kids aged 2-8yrs old. The lessons are fun and interactive and include exposure to over 200 different words including numbers, colours, sports, food and more.
LinguPingu is a multi language learning app designed for young children learning foreign languages including English, French, Spanish, French, Russian, Dutch and Chinese. With colourful illustrations and fun animation and music, kids learn a whole range of vocabulary including food, body, toys, nature, clothes, transport and animals. The app uses a lot of humour and kids will definitely have a laugh.
INKids Education have a flashcard language app for children learning a variety of languages including Arabic, Hindi, Japanese, German, Swedish, French, Portuguese, Featuring over 400 Language Flashcards with the vocabulary including animals, numbers, colours, food, and more, your children can get a glimps into a variety of languages, or your target language. They also have a variety of other educational apps for different subjects.
Duolingo is one of the most popular multilingual language learning apps online. Lessons include a variety of speaking, listening, translation, and multiple choice challenges. The app is suitable for older children who can read, and even adults. It can get quite addictive since the app tracks your progress, and it motivates you to keep going to beat your previous scores.
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