The Best History Apps for iPad and Android

AppyBunny has been looking into the best apps to learn history. As you may know there are hundreds of apps available, but not all of them have educational value.
Here is our selection of our favourite History Apps for kids.

Best Apps for History

#1 History For kids

 

 

 
Recommended Ages: 7 & up
History For Kids is a fun and fact-packed application that will take you through the story of mankind like never before!
Each historical section begins with an audio narrative and each the events includes animations,  resources, clues, facts, maps, charts.
An interactive timeline allows the child to travel back and forward in time.
Different periods of the past are organized thematically and chronologically from the ancient world through the 20th century.

Our opinion:

- Develop a child’s knowledge and understanding of history
- Provide key facts and events to consolidate classroom learning

  • Does not collect information
  • Does not contain advertising
  • Does not contain in-app purchases
  • Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
  • Does not link to social networks

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#2 Ancient Rome for kids

 

 
Recommended Ages: 7 & up
Who were the ancient romans?

Designed for kids, with voice-overs, fun facts and interactive games to help children build essential knowledge of ancient history.
Find out what life was like in Ancient Rome, learn about the Roman empire, the Gladiators, write your age using Roman numerals and more..

Featuring:

- The legend of Rome
- The rise of the Roman empire
- Great inventions of the Romans
- Who were the Gladiators?
- The Roman Army
- Roman family and life at home
- The Roman senate
- Romans Emperors
- Can you write today’s date using Roman numerals ?
- What is Latin?
- The spread of Latin in the English language
- Can you write your age using roman numeral using a stylus and wax tablet?
- The fall of the Roman empire

Our opinion:

- Develop a child’s knowledge and understanding of The Roman Empire
- Provide key facts and events to consolidate classroom learning

  • Does not collect information
  • Does not contain advertising
  • Does not contain in-app purchases
  • Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
  • Does not link to social networks

 

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#3 Ancient Greece For kids

 

 

 

 
Recommended Ages: 7 & up
Who were the ancient Greeks?

Designed for kids, with voice-overs, fun facts and interactive games to help children build essential knowledge of ancient Greece at home and in school.
Find out what life was like in Ancient Greece, Learn about the Olympics, Greek mythology and much more.

Featuring:

- Who were the ancient Greeks
- The city of Athens
- What is a citizen?
- Greek Mythology & the Iliad
- Greek warships
- Who were the Hoplites?
- What is Democracy?
- Ancient Greece And the Roman empire

 

Our opinion:

- Develop a child’s knowledge and understanding of Ancient Greece and their legacy
- Provide key facts and events to consolidate classroom learning

  • Does not collect information
  • Does not contain advertising
  • Does not contain in-app purchases
  • Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
  • Does not link to social networks

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AMAZON

#4 Vikings For kids

Viking Teaching resources

 

 

 

 

 
Recommended Ages: 7 & up
Who were the Vikings?

Designed for kids, with voice-overs, fun facts and interactive games to help children build essential knowledge about the ancient scandinavian raiders
Find out what life was like for a Viking family , build your own Longship, write your name using ancient runic alphabet and learn about the raids!

Topics included in this app:
- Who were the Vikings?
- Seafaring pirates
- Viking warships
- Viking raids
- Viking settlers and traders
- Life on a Viking farm
- Inside a Viking home
- The Norse myths
- The Vikings in America? The story of Vinland
- Where are they now?
- The Viking history timeline
- Write your name using old Norse / Viking runes
- build a Viking Longship
- Draw Norse / Viking patterns
- Viking Glossary and helpful words
- Viking settlers map

 

Our opinion:

- Develop a child’s knowledge and understanding of The Vikings
- Provide key facts and events to consolidate classroom learning

  • Does not collect information
  • Does not contain advertising
  • Does not contain in-app purchases
  • Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
  • Does not link to social networks

 

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AMAZON

 

 

#5 Roman Numerals for kids

 

 

 

 

 

Children in KS2 are expected to read and write Roman numerals as part of the 2014 primary curriculum.

This app can help discover Roman numerals with a range of activities and step-by-step tutorials.

Roman numerals and Romans numbers are a number system developed by the ancient Romans.

It remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages.

A great app to Learn about different numeral system and develop the critical thinking and understanding of arithmetics.

Available on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon appstore.
Recommended Ages: 7 & up
Who were the Vikings?

Designed for kids, with voice-overs, fun facts and interactive games to help children build essential knowledge about the ancient scandinavian raiders
Find out what life was like for a Viking family , build your own Longship, write your name using ancient runic alphabet and learn about the raids!

Topics included in this app:
- Who were the Vikings?
- Seafaring pirates
- Viking warships
- Viking raids
- Viking settlers and traders
- Life on a Viking farm
- Inside a Viking home
- The Norse myths
- The Vikings in America? The story of Vinland
- Where are they now?
- The Viking history timeline
- Write your name using old Norse / Viking runes
- build a Viking Longship
- Draw Norse / Viking patterns
- Viking Glossary and helpful words
- Viking settlers map

 

Our opinion:

- Develop a child’s knowledge and understanding of The Vikings
- Provide key facts and events to consolidate classroom learning

  • Does not collect information
  • Does not contain advertising
  • Does not contain in-app purchases
  • Does not use analytics / data collecting tools
  • Does not link to social networks

 DOWNLOAD

IOS

ANDROID

AMAZON

 


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