Four great Afrikaans apps for kids

19 July 2014

Do you want your little ones to learn Afrikaans? Here are four great apps that won't leave you bankrupt and will help them at school.

Do you want your little ones to learn Afrikaans? Here are four great apps that won't leave you bankrupt and will help them at school.

First Afrikaans Word with Phonics

A good app that will help learners with reading skills. The main purpose is to make children aware of various syllables and how to pronounce them.

Children learn the alphabet and the names of animals and colours.

Free on Google Play and in the iTunes shop.

Tap & Learn – Afrikaans

This app teaches children about letters, numbers, shapes and colours. There are a variety of themes children can choose from, including fish and the ocean, wooden blocks, trees and nature, and fire.

Within each theme children can choose how they want to learn: by means of sound, an object or a fun game.

R21,50* in the iTunes shop.

Slimkop

With this app learners can practise pronunciation of Afrikaans words, learn to spell and do exercises where they pair matching objects.

The games will keep children up to seven years old occupied for hours.

R24,99 in the iTunes shop.

Hangman in Afrikaans

Now children can play this classic word game in Afrikaans. Guess well-known Afrikaans singers’ names and get Afrikaans expressions right to win the game.

Free in Google Play

*Price calculated according to exchange rate on publication date.

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