What are the best Android educational games for kids aged 2 to 5?

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    #1Cookie Monster's Challenge

    Cookie Monster's Challenge
    Cookie Monster's Challenge is an educational app for Android and iOS that offers a series of brain-building games specially designed for children between 3-5. Kids will be able to practice memory, problem solving skills, and more.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    $2.99

    Jeffrey Jackson
    Written on May 12, 2017
    "Cookie Monster's Challenge is an Android and iOS puzzle game for kids. I don't see on the page listed the recommended age for the game, but considering that it is from PBS and has the Cookie Monster in it, I would guess that it fits the age range of 3-5. I would say it does address the problem."
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    #2Disney Story Central

    Disney Story Central
    Disney Story Central is an educational app for children over 2 years old available for iOS. The app offers a library of stories featuring Disney characters and comes with 4 books. After that, parents can purchase more tokens for more books.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases

    Arthur Duncan
    Written on May 23, 2017
    "I was looking for an Android app when Disney Story Central was offered to me. I was disappointed as this was only for iOS. Unless you have an apple product, this app will not work for you. This was a waste of my time."
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    #3Dr. Panda's Restaurant 2

    Dr. Panda's Restaurant 2
    In this game, characters make orders and food must be prepared based on recipes. Kids can choose from over 20 ingredients and ways to prepare the perfect dish. There is no limits or scoring so that children can experiment and have fun.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    $2.99

    Thomas Perkins
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "For those seeking fun Android games for young children, Dr. Panda's Restaurant 2 is a solid choice. It is geared toward younger children, and allows children to play a series of simple, fun, and family-friendly activities. The app has generally received very positive reviews, although some users have reported issues opening and using the app."
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    #4Elmo Loves 123s

    Elmo Loves 123s
    Elmo Loves 123s is an educational app for children under 5 years old, full of games, activities and videos specially designed for teaching your child about numbers and counting.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Joyce Riley
    Written on April 4, 2017
    "This is an excellent app to have on your phone to give to your child when you're in a busy restaurant or need to entertain them for a short while. It's fun and the added benefit of learning numbers is awesome. It keeps them engaged and they're learning at the same time!"
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    #5Endless Alphabet

    Endless Alphabet
    Endless Alphabet is a free to play children's educational game. Is specially designed for building vocabulary through interactive puzzles and animations that will teach children the meaning of over 100 words.
    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Thomas Davidson
    Written on January 6, 2017
    "I've been looking for this sort of app for a long time, and it seems to fit the bill. It looks good and it seems like it would help a kid learn the alphabet quickly. I like that this is an educational app that seems to have plenty of content to keep kids interested and learning something worthwhile instead of learning how to tip over piles of blocks with a slingshot and a bird."
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    #6Peekaboo Barn

    Peekaboo Barn
    Peekaboo Barn is an educational game for Android that allows you to play with your child and learn the names of animals while hearing the sounds they make, which helps develop early literacy skills.
    Games

    iOS, Android

    $1.99

    Daniel Ross
    Written on June 14, 2017
    "Peekaboo barn is a game that I feel is tuned more for children between 1 and 2 years old. I think as children get closer to five years old they will definitely lose interest in this type of thing. For a 1 or two year old this game is great for development and will keep the child entertained for hours!"
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    #7Dipdap

    Dipdap
    This game is about a character named Dipdap who goes on missions and gets stuck. Objects must be drawn or traced in order for Dipdap to complete the mission, and the order of the animation's composure can be played back.
    Apps

    Other Platform

    $4.34

    Nicholas Warren
    Written on March 24, 2017
    "I do like the idea behind having the child draw in this app. However, a lot of tablets and phones do not support drawing very well so I wonder how this app would handle those kinds of devices."
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    #8Preschool Lion

    Preschool Lion
    Preschool Lion is a collection of educational mini games covering a wide variety of topics and essential skills, including spelling, counting, shapes, ordering, and more.
    Apps

    Other Platform

    $0.99

    Virginia Hughes
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "I am always looking for new apps or websites for my toddler that combine fun and learning. He always wants to be on my tablet or computer. Preschool Lion was certified by EducationalAppStore.com, which consults with teachers, as being one of the best educational apps. There are a lot of different activities that keep your toddler interested. The app has cute, bright graphics that my toddler loves."

Summary

Best What are the best Android educational games for kids aged 2 to 5
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Cookie Monster's ChallengeApps 12 Paid
2Disney Story CentralApps 8 Free
3Dr. Panda's Restaurant 2Games 6 Paid
4Elmo Loves 123sApps 6 Free
5Endless AlphabetGames 3 Free
6Peekaboo BarnGames 3 Paid
7DipdapApps 2 Paid
8Preschool LionApps 1 Paid
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