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20 Free Educational Apps for Kids

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Weird But True, free NatGeo app for kids

Weird But True


Does your child love learning fun and funky facts about all sorts of things? This app by the National Geographic Society teaches kids about all their favorite subjects — animals, weather, space, history, and more! Plus, kids can use the "Weird-O-Meter" to rate the level of "weirdness" for each fact. You can make an in-app purchase for more "Fact Packs" for 99 cents.

Ages 9 & up
For iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch

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