Playing = Learning with the Preschool Academy App

5 Minutes for Mom contributor, Jenny Nanninga, shares her experience with a new learning app for preschool age children. We received a download code to test the app and were compensated. As always, our opinions are our own.

Preschoolers are learning all the time… especially when they are playing!

To keep energy-filled preschoolers having fun while learning lessons about numbers and letters, you want to incorporate play. And with the Preschool Academy App, playing is learning.

The Preschool Academy app’s educational games are designed for kids ages 3 – 5 and are available in a number of languages.

Designed to focus on cognitive skills, this app increases children’s knowledge while encouraging their brains to create and organize new information.

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This app’s game-like feel includes four different brightly-colored and engaging worlds for kids to experience. These four worlds are:

1. Sweets

2. Monsters

3. Robots

4. Musical Instruments

Using touch, repetition, and self-correction, Preschool Academy uses a variety of simple-to-use activities and fun characters to guide them.

Positive reinforcement is key with little ones and with this app, kids are rewarded with virtual certificates for the successful completion of activities.

Skills that this app encourages are:

  • Eye-Hand Recognition
  • Visual/Spatial Skills
  • Logical Thinking and Observation
  • Memory
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Listening Skills

Once your child passes all of these activities, the app will move on to letters and numbers!

This fun and interactive app is a fabulous way to add extra learning into your preschooler’s playtime.

And I love that it is ad-free. It’s available in iTunes, at an affordable price, for iPods or iPads.

Check out their website, Facebook page, pinterest boards, or youtube channel, or follow them on twitter to learn more.




  1. says

    Hey Jenny your blog is really helpful for every parent who wants that their kids will start go preschool. I am a mom of two years old baby boy and he is so excited for play school. I read about the play app here, is it really app? From where do I download and is it work in android operating system? Sorry I have lots of questions but seriously, I want his app for my kid.

  2. says

    I’m glad to found this blog. Here I got some useful and helpful information for my kid. I’m planning to join my baby boy in preschool. I think this preschool academy will helpful to increase children’s knowledge. By playing this type of games will helpful to improve Listening skills, Problem solving skills and also memory.

  3. says

    Wow!!!! It seems a wonderful app for toddlers. I am a teacher at a play school and I love my job with such beautiful kids. As I read your blog, I found these types of apps are really helpful for them to sharp their skills.

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