Kids' Vocab - MindSnacks by MindSnacks (Universal)
Released: Mar 7, 2013
Version: 3.3.8
Size: 49 MB
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Kids' Vocab - MindSnacks

*** One of the best educational apps of the year - Apple (iTunes Rewind) ***
Now kids can build vocab anywhere, anytime, all while having fun. With 9 addictive games designed to help understand words rather than just memorize them, our Kids’ Vocab app will broaden kids’ vocabularies and sharpen their reading & writing skills. There’s only one rule: no boring flash cards allowed.

Just like in our Parents’ Choice Award-winning SAT Vocab app, the games in Kids’ Vocab focus on different aspects of vocabulary development. Each lesson features new words and phrases while teaching spelling, usage and pronunciation. In other words, vocabularies everywhere are about to hit a major growth spurt.

Perfect for children ages 7 to 12 (grades 2 - 7), Kids’ Vocab includes one free lesson. And with 25 full lessons in the upgraded version, be warned: consistent use may result in increased reading comprehension, frequent use of big words and occasionally outsmarting full-grown adults.


The Guardian
Kid’s Vocab named one of the “best apps for kids from 2013 that parents can trust.”

The iPhone Mom
"My 10 year old daughter has been devouring MindSnacks’ Kids’ Vocab faster than an after school snack. I love watching her vocabulary grow and she's even conquering her spelling nemesis. Just like making healthy snack choices after school, MindSnacks is an addicting app that gets this Mom's approval."


-- 9 unique games including one designed to teach proper word usage
-- Curriculum based on Common Core Standards and designed to teach context, spelling, categorization and more
-- Game speed and mechanics optimized specifically for kids ages 7-12
-- Hand-illustrated image library and spoken audio clips to help memorize words
-- 350 essential vocabulary words & phrases to master
-- 25 lessons tailored for elementary & middle school students (upgrade required)
-- Personalized learning algorithms to maximize memorization & retention
-- Additional quests & challenges will keep kids motivated
-- Not a single boring, mind-numbing or snooze-inducing quiz, class or lesson allowed


“I got this for my 7-year old niece and she is addicted to the cat game (Pounce). So good to see her enjoy a game that’s educational!”

“The lessons are right on point, and they’ve introduced some really stunning features. My kids just adore it. Love the fish game :) Well done!”


At MindSnacks we like to keep it fun, but we’re serious about learning. That’s why our Kids’ vocab app includes 9 rich and engaging games designed by Ivy League instructors. Each app focuses on a different aspect of vocabulary building, creating a well-rounded learning experience that goes far beyond simple flashcards and word lists.

All lessons in Kids’ Vocab were formulated by in-house education experts who synthesized a list of indispensable words and phrases using their own research as well as numerous state curricula. As kids play through the games, they will encounter usage guidelines and example sentences as well as fun factoids about homophones, word parts, etymology, and figurative language. The games also feature a unique algorithm that adapts to each student’s performance, selectively repeating material the student has yet to master. It truly is the only vocab app for kids that was built on their terms.

Perfect for kids ages 7 to 12 (grades 2 -7), our Kids’ Vocab app will keep little learners everywhere entertained just about anywhere. And with nary a flashcard in sight, vocabularies everywhere are set to launch well into the fourth dimension of awesome.


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What's new in version 3.3.8
- iOS 8 compatibility
- Bug fixes
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Kids' Vocab - MindSnacks is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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