Have you ever considered teaching your child a new language? If yes, you better hurry. The study says a pre-adolescent brain can easily learn pronunciation, as well as new sound. And when it comes to learning a new language, it will help them solve complex problems and think creatively.
However, learning a new language could be monotonous, particularly for those children who has short attention spans. Why not make it a fun for them? Here, we will discuss some apps that make language learning fun for kids by offering colorful games and stories. You can choose any one from those and help your kid have fun while learning a new language.
Rosetta Stone Kids Lingo Letter Sounds
Aimed at kids ages 3-6, this vocabulary app is perfect to enhance your kid’s English reading skills while learning Spanish at the same time. The bright and colorful app comes with a bunch of matching games, which focus on kid-friendly topics such as carnival and toys. Children can learn to recognize the difference between upper and lower case, Spanish vocabulary and pronunciation. The app is available to download in the App Store and Google Play Store.
Stories By Gus On The Go
Stories could be a great way to teach them new languages as there will be fewer kids who don’t love them, and Stories by Gus on The Go used the same trick. The app features stories that are fairy tales or familiar fable, but with funny twists to keep them entertained. Kids can learn Spanish, Greek, Hebrew, and French by submerging in a series of interactive stories. The app is available to download in the App Store.
Selected as Apple’s iPhone App of the year, this app offers 23 languages starting from Spanish and French to Russian and Vietnamese. Kids will learn language by racing against the clock and answering correct answers to level up. Duolingo is available to download in the App Store and Google Play Store.
A picture-based app developed with the toddlers in mind. If you like to teach your kids German this could be a perfect app for them. It lets the children review different scenes and then recognize objects after hearing their name in German. The app is available in App Store and Google Play Store and comes with an optional “Christmas” and “outside” expansions.
Focusing on teaching kids Mandarin, this app comes with an interactive game center and more than 500 videos. The videos contain kids’ shows in both Mandarin and English, and a series of classroom videos to train them. To make sure that the children are getting hands-on practice, the games in the game center are perfectly paired with the videos. You can download this app from App Store and Google Play Store.
Well, maybe those apps won’t make them master in a foreign language, but they will give them a head start when they take language classes in the high school. You may not directly set them up for the future, but trust me; they will thank you for that later.