22 History and Geography Apps for Kids

AJ’s been playing The Oregon Trail on the iPad so I figured it’s time for a round-up of history and geography apps. We haven’t tried them all but I’ll asterisk the ones we’ve tried and tell you what we thought.

History and Geography Apps for Kids

22 history and geography apps for kids

Geography Apps

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Ansel and Claire Adventures in Africa
Ansel, a friendly inter-galactic travel photographer from the planet Virtoos, and Clair, a brilliant Virtoosian robot, explore Africa.
* Cute and interactive.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Stack the States
Learn state capitals, shapes, geographic locations and more, you can actually touch, move and drop the animated states anywhere on the screen. Carefully build a stack of states that reaches the checkered line to win each level.
* Very fun and better than Stack the Countries.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Barefoot World Atlas
An interactive 3D globe for iPad that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet.
* Amazing illustrations and interesting content.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
U.S. Geography by Discovery Education
Play the games, watch the videos, take the challenges, compete against your friends and with others worldwide, become an expert in U.S. Geography.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
United States Puzzle 
United States puzzle map game will help you to learn the map’s shape and name of every state. In main game, touch state map you can see the full name

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Google Earth (free)
Explore the same global satellite and aerial imagery available in the desktop version of Google Earth, including high-resolution imagery.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Puzzleography
Map puzzle geography game. (Not highly rated.)

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Learn the States
Take the ultimate road trip throughout the 50 United States while engaging in brilliant, animated activities to test your knowledge of state shapes and statistics.

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History and Geography Apps for Kids
Oregon Trail
Assume the role of a wagon leader in a side-view journey where your strategic decisions must ensure the safety of your party along the treacherous Oregon Trail.
* The huge bummer about this app is that to really experience the full game, you’re required to pay more money. We haven’t. So far, AJ still doesn’t mind losing and enjoys playing it.

History and Geography Apps for Kids

Ansel and Claire American Bowl
This is both a history and geography quiz made fun as a game of bowling. Great app.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Britannica Kids: US Presidents
U.S. Presidents takes young learners on a meet-and-greet with the 44 U.S. Presidents.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Ansel and Claire Cretaceous Dinosaurs
Another Ansel & Clair adventure app focused on dinosaurs.

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Ansel and Clair Paul Revere’s Ride

Ansel and Claire apps make learning fun! We love them. Learn about the American Revolutionary War as you travel with Paul Revere. *a fun way to review and learn this part of history! This is a great app.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
This Day in History World Book (free)
An interactive calendar with significant historical events that took place on the current day or any selected day.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Virtual History Roma
A fantastic voyage to Ancient Rome, the capital of the largest empire in the ancient world, which has been reconstructed in virtual form and which you can explore in a “full-immersion” panoramic experience.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Civil War Today
Feel and explore thousands of original documents, photos, maps, diary entries, quotes, and newspaper broadsheets like never before.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Egyptian Hieroglyphics Decoder
Go to a museum, read an Egyptian book , or even look at Egyptian columns with Hieroglyphics and actually translate the Hieroglyphics.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Britannica Kids Aztec Empire
Images, videos and interactive learning games about the Aztecs.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
Early Jamestown
An interactive textbook app on the history and geography of the early Jamestown settlement.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
World War II Interactive
World War II Interactive app that covers the biggest conflict in history with photos, videos and speeches.


National Geographic Ultimate Dinopedia
A dinosaur encyclopedia app with over 700 dinosaurs.

History and Geography Apps for Kids
National Geographic Weird But True
Filled with wacky facts and tantalizing trivia this app will engage curious kids and parents alike.