STEM apps your kids will love


There are so many amazing apps that can add another dimension to your Makerspace and expand your program. Here are some of the best to get you started.






Cargo Bot

Challenging puzzles to get you to think like a programmer.

iPad and Android app

10 - 16 years

Free




Puppet Pals

Create your own animation and shows.

iPad app

6 - 14 years

Free




Garage Band

Make your own music and great recordings.

iPad app

10 - 18 years

Free on some devices.



Lego Juniors Create and Cruise

Create your own vehicles and minifigures.

iPad and Android app

5 - 7 years

Free




Stop-Motion Movie Creator

Create your own stop motion movie using Minecraft mini-figures.

iPad and Android app

5-15 years

Free



Shadow Puppet

Create videos to share and collaborate ideas

iPad and Android app

6-13 years

Free





Book Creator

Make your eBooks to share.

iPad and Android app

6 - 16 years

Cost $



Tynker

The fun and easy way to learn programming.

iPad and Android app

8 - 14 years

Free



Hopscotch

Learn to code through creativity.

iPad app

10 - 18 years

Free



Scratch

Create your own games, stories and animations using coding.

www.scratch.mit.edu or Scratch Jnr app

5-16 years

Free



Stop Motion Studio

Easy to use stop motion movie app.

iPad and Android app

6 - 18 years

Free


The following apps are developed by the New York Hall of Science and are a wonderful, engaging range of apps for deeper STEM learning. Click here for a range of lessons available on their website and to download the apps. These free apps are only available on iPad. They were developed for children aged 11 - 18 years.