5 Fun apps to Help Children at KS1 Learn More about Science by Educational App Store

Are you looking for interesting and creative ways of teaching your students Science? Look no further and try these reviewed and tested science apps perfect for classroom or home work. Yipy Garden Farm will familiarise children with the process of planting and growing different vegetables and fruits, with Klatoo’s KS1 Science Adventure Year 1 you can cover all the topics/learning outcomes in the new National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 Science, Thinkrolls, as the name suggests helps kids to think while they roll through mazes and various challenges, ZooMoo helps your child learn more about animals and Explorium – Ocean for Kids is a great app to explore and learn more about the ocean.

Yipy Garden Farm


In Yipy Garden Farm your child farmer will grow all kinds of veggies and fruits for their very own animal customers! Children can cultivate and harvest over 10 different fruits, veggies and flowers in Yipy Garden Farm, combining fun with clear educational values. Yipy Garden Farm familiarises kids with the process of planting and growing different vegetables and fruits. In total 12 mini games gives kids a creative, educational and entertaining time.With no text within the app the app will appeal to all children from ages 3 to 6 years.

The app is available on iTunes and Google Play.


Klatoo’s KS1 Science Adventure Year 1


Klatoo the Alien plays his way through all of the topics in the new 2014 National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 Science. Children get to play some of the 21 fun learning games covering; materials, plants, animals and seasons. The learning games have been created as a fun, very visual, open adventure. Kids can play through the specification at their own pace and revisit any areas they would like to build their confidence in.

The app is available on iTunes.




Thinkrolls is a cleverly designed app that introduces children to the early stages of scientific principles. As the name suggests, kids think while they roll, or rather, while a cute ball-shaped character rolls through a variety of mazes and face challenges as they go. This app not only will improve fine motor skills but also deliver some real education value to any science lesson. There are limited instructions, so children have to think critically and employ physics logic to figure out how to solve each level.

The app is available on iTunes and Google Play.




ZooMoo is a collaboration between some of the world’s foremost wildlife filmmakers and world renowned early childhood educationalists from the University of Otago, New Zealand’s premier university. Together, they have created a powerful package: a catalyst for learning that engages both children and their parents. The ZooMoo app is a absolutely fantastic resource just on its own, but when used in conjunction with the broadcasts allows both parents and children to explorer our wonderful world of animals.

The app is available on iTunes and Google Play.


Explorium – Ocean For Kids


Explorium Ocean for kids is a character based game that focuses on two children searching for Atlantis and exploring the ocean depths. As they go deeper into the ocean, they’ll also encounter fun mini games and earn pieces to help make an important ocean discovery. Whether they’re looking to learn more about the ocean or just want to have fun, kids will enjoy exploring the depths of the ocean in this app.

The app is available on iTunes and Google Play.

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