By Ingrid Simone, Common Sense Media App Editor
There's a seemingly endless supply of apps for practicing math, vocabulary, grammar, and other traditional school subjects. But you may be surprised to know what else kids can learn. Apps can teach a range of both "soft skills" (such as recognizing emotions) and 21st-century skills (such as online collaboration). Check out these apps in which problem solving, creativity, emotions, and more take center stage.
Health and fitness
Apps can help even very young kids learn about health topics relevant to their lives, such as potty training, doctor's visits, and how their bodies work. Older kids can get more in-depth information about their bodies and learn to set nutrition and fitness goals.
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Potty Time with Elmo, age 2+
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Play at Home with Daniel, age 3+
Toothsavers Brushing Game, age 5+
The Human Body by TinyBop, age 7+
DK the Human Body App, age 10+
LiVe, age 10+
Emotions and social skills