Learning Through Gaming: Apps To Make Learning Fun

By Deepshikha Shukla


Apps can make learning fun for kids and adults alike. Such apps are easy to understand, user-friendly and have a seamless interface. The apps help achieve social, emotional, physical and intellectual development, and make learning effective for everyone.

Rhyme Time

This app package by Ultra has handpicked content that entertains, educates and encourages kids to learn. It is aimed at children between the ages of two to 12, and serves as a platform to learn and watch pre-school rhymes, stories and movies with fun and entertainment. Pre-school and nursery rhymes, fairy tales, Rabindra Sangeet, Aesop fables, Akbar Birbal stories, Panchatantra and many more short and moral stories are included in the package. Apart from being animated, the content is multi-lingual. Kids can enjoy the rhymes and stories in Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil and Telugu.


 This language learning app teaches languages through mini games. It manages to stay fun even when the lessons get harder. The app supports more than a dozen languages. Free to use, Duolingo is advertisement-free. Overall, it is a great learning app for both kids and adults.


This app teaches computer programming. It supports Web languages including C++, HTML and Java, and even specialised ones such as Python.


Apart from comprehensive learning courses in Science and Maths for students from classes IV to XII, Byju also has test preparation courses for competitive exams like IAS, CAT, NEET, JEE, GRE, GMAT and so on. It helps users learn from engaging video lessons and personalised learning journeys. It features customised chapter-wise tests for practice as per individual learning requirements.

The app runs in-depth analysis based on personalised learning paths adopted by the students, and customised tests. Students can check detailed analysis of their progress and performance to plan better and improve performance. Each module offers practice and revision sessions for them to perfect their understanding of concepts. The app also helps them excel in their examinations.

Byju covers all state-level boards, CBSE and ICSE syllabi for classes VI to X, and complete AIPMT and IIT JEE preparation for classes XI and XII. IAS aspirants can get tips and tricks to crack CSAT GS prelims and mains. The app also keeps users updated with current affairs through videos and weekly current affair quizzes.

Reading Eggs

This interactive educational app teaches spellings, phonics, vocabulary, sight words, Maths and more. A team of experienced teachers, animators and writers have created a range of content for kids of all ages.

There are many more apps, software and tools for learning different subjects and topics, containing age-appropriate content and methodology. It is time for kids to move on from boring books to interactive sessions and quick learning techniques.