Educational apps can be used to develop a variety of skills in the students. There are educational apps that help in boosting student creativity. Here are the top 14 apps in this category.
Educreations is an interactive whiteboard, where the iPad will record what you scribble on it. This app allows to create short video tutorials. It includes features like adding animation and text, video editing, online storage etc.
Popplet is a simple app to show your ideas visually. It is a very quick tool, which will help you in generating ideas, sorting them visually, and finding relationships between them to create new ideas. This app is widely used by professionals as well.
This app helps you to instantly draw diagrams such as a flow chart and change them in text outlines and vice versa. Ideament helps you to illustrate concepts, plan presentations, share ideas etc. with ease.
4. Draw Free for iPad
Draw free app helps you to paint stunning pictures without being an artist. It’s simple interface is equally useful for professional as well as amateur painters. This app allows you to use any tool – pencil, brush, crayon, or bucket – to complete your artwork.
5. Animation Creator HD
With Animation Creator you can be a director super easy. This app helps you to bring your ideas into life like animations with powerful drawing tools, brilliant color options, and simple frame management.
6. I Tell A Story
I Tell A Story, educational app can be used for story narration and recording. You can edit and save the narrated stories in the files. There are also a collection of funny sounds like the bark of a dog and cricket sounds to make the story more interesting.
Storybuddy is an app that can create story books, page by page, complete with paintings, photos, and texts. You can then share it with family and friends. The app comes with the option for multi-touch.
8. Explain Everything
Explain Everything, app is an interactive whiteboard like Educreations, but more advanced and slightly different in its use and functions. It is extremely helpful in creating videos and classroom projects. It comes with real time collaboration and great drawing features.
ShowMe is a tool to add voice-records to whiteboard tutorials. It is very simple to use and comes with features such as pause and erase.
10. Strip Designer
Strip Designer, take photos and make it into your own personalized comic strip with the help of this app. There are a lot of comic page templates and balloon shapes to choose from. Add effects with a collection of comic symbols like “Boommm” “Powww” etc.
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11. Puppet Pals HD
Puppet Pals HD allows you to create animated shows in real time. You can create your actor from a photo or choose from the available characters in your app. You can also set the photo as a backdrop for your story. Zoom, rotate, flip, audio record etc. are some of the main features of this app.
Skitch comes to your aid when you suddenly see something inspiring that sparks you with a new idea. You can take a photo, mark it up using stamps, shapes, texts etc. and instantly share it via social networks, email, or SMS.
PicCollage is an easy to use collage maker that lets you create grid collages within seconds. You can add stickers, backgrounds, texts, borders, cutouts and GIF images.
14. Haiku Deck
Haiku Deck is a presentation and slideshow app. The final presentation can be exported to PowerPoint & Keynote.