When kids are learning about different events and important information from history, sometimes reading a textbook or listening to a lecture can make it less exciting to learn. With the recent release of the new iPad, there are a lot of great apps that can help kids learn about historical events. Here are a few to check out!
With this app, kids can learn about and read important documents from history like the Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, biographies from Supreme Court Justices and much more. This is great supplemental tool to have for any student who wants to read more about our country’s past.
This classic game is still a hit with the iPad. Students can use their problem-solving skills and decision making skills to learn how it was out West! They will see what it was like for those who spent many days traveling. They will have to make decisions to stay strong on this long trek!
In this interactive app, kids get the chance to learn about world civilizations, including Japan, Germany, China, Spain, America and many others. You will go head to head with some of the world’s greatest leaders to lead your people to greatness!
This free app lets students practice important historical events. This trivia-like game will list important events each day. It will list events, birthdays and other important information. You can use it to play games, incorporate into lessons or just have a fact each day!
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