For the Brainy Preschooler: FirstWords: Deluxe
Young Einsteins can put on their thinking caps and learn how to read in this audio-visual delight. Children drag letters to spell words from categories such as vehicles, animals and shapes.
Why We Love It
Even the most patient and creative parents run out of ideas to entertain kids on dreadfully long flights. We promise you won’t feel too shameful handing junior the iPhone for an app this educational. While reading is not required to use this app, it’s never too early to start! Honorable Mentions: Monkey Lunchbox & ShapeBuilder. Still better alternatives to watching hours of Dora in-flight.