It’s President’s Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate the holiday than to learn about the people we’re celebrating. There have been 44 presidents to date, and there’s a wealth of information out there that is covered in these exquisitely crafted apps. Without further ado, we present the five best apps for President’s Day.
Disney American Presidents ($3.99, iPad) [Review]: There have been 223 years of American Presidents, and 44 during that period of time. Disney American Presidents provides a great journey depicting each president from George Washington to Barack Obama, and everyone in between. It’s an educational app that really focuses on getting kids to actually learn about presidents with memorable videos and graphics included. You’re given a digital Oval Office scrapbook that provides a page filled with basic information, interactive pieces, and a three to four minute video on the president’s background and term.
American Presidents for iPad ($4.99, iPad) [Review]: An exquisite app to help you explore each and every president as well as noteworthy events. The app really offers up a whole new way to explore the presidents, and over the past 222 years, there has never been a better way to learn about presidents. American Presidents for iPad is a should buy for $4 that is one of the best reference and educational apps available.
America’s Presidents ($4.99, iPad): While most of the other president apps are geared towards learning for kids, this one by Smithsonian is more of a professional museum take. The app combines history, biography, and artistic portraits of the presidents with detailed information you would expect to find on a side information panel next to a portrait in a museum.
Britannica Kids: US Presidents ($0.99, Universal): An encyclopedia take on the presidents with a plethora of facts included in the profiles of each of the 44 presidents. The app also includes some interesting interactive features geared towards kids with “Hail to the Chief” sing-along, quiz section on all of the facts in the app, and “Did you Know” picture mosaics.
Basher’s Presidents ($1.99, Universal): A unique look at the presidents thanks to Basher’s unique art style. The app presents cards or each presidents with their profiles, and takes it a step further with more trivia than any other app, and plenty of off-beat topics too. There are all kinds o