Road Trip Apps for Toddlers

Educational Apps that That Will Entertain Toddlers in the Car

With the busy holiday season in full swing, your toddler may be spending more time in the car traveling to family and holiday functions. While you can pack lots of snacks, games, and toys to keep your little ones entertained—sometimes it is nice to give your toddler a little technology break so they are happy and everyone else in the car is happy too. So if you aren’t’ sure what apps your toddler will like, here’s a few education apps that will help them learn letters, colors, numbers, and shapes. The best part of these educational apps is they are having fun and learning too! So there’s no need to feel mom guilt of their technology time while in the car.

1. ALPHATOTS ALPHABET
The educational app focuses on 26 different action verbs that can help toddlers learn their ABCs. AlphaTots Alphabet has cute sing-a-longs and fun puzzles to keep your toddler interested and encourage them to learn letters and their sounds on their own.

2. PBS KIDS
This app allows your toddler to view all of their favorite PBS shows child friendly app. This one has always been a favorite of my kids.

3. MONKEY PRESCHOOL LUNCHBOX
This wonderful app is a parent favorite as an educational app for toddlers. It’s easy to use and teaches basic literacy and mathematics.

4. PEEKABOO BARN
With many different versions of this app, it’s a great app for toddlers to learn about farm animals’ names and sounds.

5. LITTLE BUILDERS
For the toddler that loves trucks, this is the app they will love! Kids can drive the trucks, build the houses, pour the cement and lots of activities toddlers love.

6. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR PLAY & EXPLORE
We all love The Very Hungry Caterpillar book and we also love this app. Using the beautiful and familiar images from Eric Carle’s books, your toddler will love the early learning skills in this toddler friendly app.

7. LOOK AND FIND ELMO ON SESAME STREET
Another great app with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street character, Elmo helps your toddler with memory and observation activities.

8. HOOPA CITY
The fun app features a Hippo named Hoopa who needs help to constructing cities. Hoopa City is designed for preschool-aged children who will love combing elements in order to create houses, streets, and gardens. So they are creating their own cities! Kids are using problem solving skills to play this fun and interactive game.