5 relatively unknown Google apps that you might need for your kids’ development

Eberechukwu Etike
Google has over 100+ apps and in this article, we have compiled the top 5 google apps that promote self-development for kids that you may have known about…
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids

Google apps have always been very popular. The leading names are Maps, Chrome, Gmail, and YouTube and they have become ingrained in our daily lives. Nowadays, these popular apps are pre-installed on your devices, particularly on Android devices. So, many other unpopular ones go unnoticed.

You might be surprised to discover that Google has a list of other apps available on the Play Store that you might not be aware of. Most of these apps were designed to help you achieve productivity, self-development, and personal growth. Some are designed to help with personal development in children and adolescents.

As schools gradually reopen, involving your child in one of these amazing Google apps is the ideal way to keep the child on track to becoming a better student and developing a better persona.

In this article, we have compiled 5 google apps that will promote self-development for your kids.

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5 Google apps for kids

Socratic:

Formal education can be difficult for some students. If you are one of those students who want to improve your grades and gain more knowledge and problem-solving skills in subjects that you find difficult, this is the app for you.

5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Socratic
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Socratic

This app is useful for all subjects such as math, literature, science, and social studies. It provides students with clearer and more precise explanations of important concepts in any subject that they struggle with.

To use this app, simply ask questions using your voice or by scanning the question with your phone’s camera, and the app will find the best resources to help you understand the concept.

Grasshopper:

For parents who want to train their children to become tech bros, this is a great place to begin your child’s coding adventure. This app is intended to help aspiring tech bros practice their skills.

5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Grasshopper
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Grasshopper

The app teaches coding in the most enjoyable way possible. It teaches users using a gamified approach and focuses on the fundamentals of JavaScript, animation coding, HTML, and CSS. It has an easy-to-use interface and brings coding to life through games, puzzles, and other enjoyable activities.

At the end of the day, users will have understood the concepts that are applicable to any programming language.

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Google Family Link:

This is for parents and guardians who want to monitor their underage children’s phone usage.

Parents can use this app to view their child’s activity history, monitor their activities, manage their apps, block inappropriate apps and sites, track their children’s location, and lock their devices.

5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Family Link
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Family Link

Parents can also monitor their children’s screen time and limit how much time they spend on their phones. This will help establish digital ground rules, guiding them as they learn, play, and explore online.

Read Along:

This app is great for helping kids improve their reading skills by providing fun short stories and word games for them to read aloud. Diya, the assistant, listens to the kids and provides feedback in real-time.

5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Read Along
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Read Along

To alleviate boredom, the app includes mini-games and various tasks. It is also available in a variety of languages. It is an excellent app because it listens to young students read aloud, assists them when they struggle and rewards them with stars when they do well, guiding them as they progress.

It works best with children who are already familiar with their alphabet.

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Google Kids Space

This app provides your children with high-quality content based on their interests and preferences. It opens up a whole new world of entertainment, with the option of personalising their experience by creating their own character.

5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Kids Space
5 Google apps that promote self-development in kids, Kids Space

The content on the Kids Space includes apps, games, books, and videos. The apps and games have been approved by teachers, the books have been reviewed by experts, and the videos have been recommended by YouTube Kids.

The Google Kids Space assists children in discovering, creating, and growing fun potentials.

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