Top 15 Geography Apps for Kids

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Learning Geography used to be as basic as passing around a globe or pointing at a flat map on the wall. Don’t get me wrong, I love the aesthetic a globe gives a room and we use ours all the time. But these days, there is a wealth of other amazing resources available to help learners of every age master their geography skills. The first 11 in our list below are free, and the rest are super low cost!

1 Google Earth

It doesn’t have games or quizzes, but Google Earth is an invaluable resource for learning about the world. Take off to anywhere on earth with up to date 3d satellite scans of the entire globe! Plus it’s free at the App Store and Google Play.

2 Kids World Maps

More of an interactive map, this app includes many of the world’s most fascinating cultural and architectural landmarks as well as a number of natural wonders, notable explorers, people and customs, music and festivals around the world, wildlife, transportation and technological achievements, inventions and more! It’s available for free at the App Store.

3 Kids Atlas

Kids Atlas features a realistic world map that teaches kids about countries, continents & states. Kids Atlas also features anthems of major countries of the world as well as photos of landmarks. It’s perfect for road trips as it does not require an internet connection to function. Kids Atlas is available for free on Google Play.

4 GeoBee Challenge HD by National Geographic

This one is a little more challenging, making it ideal for 4th – 8th graders. They will definitely learn as they play, with multiple choice quizzes, map landmark hunting, and other game modes. This app is available for free on the App Store and in Google Play.

5 World Geography Quiz Game

Featuring 26 different quiz game options in 8 different languages, this little gem is an excellent resource for free on Google Play.

6 Seterra Geography

Seterra Geography covers info for all age groups, going into as much or as little detail as needed. It offers tons of learning game modes and no internet required, this is a great app for keeping those skills sharp while traveling! It’s available for free in the App Store and on Google Play.

7 World Citizen: Country, Captial, and Flag Trivia

With features like a global score leaderboard, learning becomes a game to motivate young learners! Learn countries, capitals, and flags of the world with this highly-rated trivia app! Available for free on Google Play.

8 TapQuiz Maps World Edition

Your kids will fill in the blanks on the map as they master each new part of the world. This is also great for learning state names! You can find it for free in the App Store.

9 Countries of the World

The Countries of the World app helps kids learn about what makes each country special! From flags to languages, your students will learn not just geography, but culture too! Find it for free on Google Play

10 Planet Geo – Fun Games of World Geography for Kids

With bright colors and easy to understand games, this app perfect for all ages. IT’s chock full of fun map puzzles for learning about countries all over the world. Planet Geo is available for free in the App Store.

11 Learn World Geography

Using the latest in cognitive science techniques, the developer Brainscape promises faster and easier learning of world geography. This very well-reviewed app is available for free in the App Store.

12 Stack the Countries

Stack the Countries is what you get when you mix geography and Tetris. Here, the more you learn, the more you get to play! Build a tower of countries to reach the finish line. Find this one for $2.99 in the App Store and on Google Play.

13 Kids Maps

Make geography fun for younger learners with this educational U.S. map puzzle game. They can master states and their capitals and the easy drag and drop function and colorful maps make learning accessible to kids as young as 2! Available for $1.99 in the App Store.

14 Tiny Countries

Younger students can save the world with their ever-improving geography skills in this educational game. It’s available for $3.99 in the AppStore.

15 Geography Drive USA

This app is focused on the geography of the United States, but has tons of information for your students! “Travel” around the US learning about the location of states and their geographical landmarks. Find it for $2.99 in the App Store and on Google Play.

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