Constantly on the lookout for new Spanish/bilingual apps, I am always happy to find something that is versatile. Los navegantes, created by second language teachers for Telefonica Learning Services is just that: a fun iPad app that can be used for young Spanish learners who have never been exposed to the language, but also for those who are conversationally fluent but are still learning to read in Spanish.
The app contains a variety of games, including word searches and coloring, that reinforce the vocabulary that is steadily advanced throughout. Adding a birth date for each user adjusts the level accordingly.
As a bonus, the characters are simply adorable and the in-app purchases are affordable.
Available for iPad and Android
Recommended for preschool and up
Price: FREE (2 units); additional units $0.99 apiece