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MyBackpack - Waterford Learning

By Waterford Institute

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


The creators of Waterford Early Learning present MyBackpack, a free selection of songs, books, nursery rhymes, and math games that will challenge and engage children from pre-k to second grade with interactive learning activities and beautiful artwork.

MyBackpack was developed by the award-winning, nonprofit research center, Waterford Institute. This free app is one of the ways we're happy to inspire a great start for every child!

MyBackpack is an excellent resource for parents looking for a high-quality learning app. For schools using Waterford’s research-based adaptive software, MyBackpack is the perfect classroom app to complement the Waterford curriculum.


EAS certified - 5/5 stars,
"Learning outcomes: Cognitive Development, Critical Thinking, Communication Skills, Academic Relevance...A jam-packed app for early years learning and beyond."

5/5 stars,
"This is a must download app for the parents of any child from pre-school to 2nd or 3rd grade. It includes a huge amount of high quality educational material and it’s FREE!" - Mary, iMums - Read full review on

4.5/5 stars,
"As a teacher and mother, I loved the combination of reading, math, science, and of course learning through songs...My preschooler and toddler both enjoyed this app, following along with the songs, stories, and nursery rhymes." - Christie Dwyer, AppyMall - Read full review on

4.5/5 stars,
Highly Recommended category by Best Apps for Read full review on



4 Mental Math Games
- Balloon Race
- Rock Climb
- Let’s Build
- Frustration!

Interactive addition and subtraction games with 25 progressive levels and 3D animation that encourages and challenges children, yet is so fun they don’t want to put it down.

16 Traditional Tales books
Beautifully illustrated interactive read-along stories allow the child to choose if he or she wants to read on their own, be read to, or watch the story like a movie.

35 Songs
Catchy, original songs illustrate reading, math and science concepts in fun ways that make sense and stick with the child.

8 Nursery Rhyme Read-Alongs
Creative nursery rhymes that encourage exploration and reading, in a board-book format with interactive features that appeal to pre-readers.



2015 eKids Best IT Distinguish Award, PC Magazine, Hong Kong
2015 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Finalist
2015 Certified Autism Resource, International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES)
2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Best of Show
2014 Academics' Choice Smart Media Award for Mind-Building Excellence
2014 Waterford Reading Approved for Use in Colorado's READ Act
2013 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Finalist in three categories, including best Personalized Learning Solution
2013 Parents for Choice in Education awards Waterford "Company of the Year"
2012 Gold award recipient, Mom's Choice Awards
2012 Intel Learning Series Social Responsibility Award

What's New in Version 13.0.1

Improvements and bug fixes.

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MyBackpack - Waterford Learning
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  • Free
  • Category: Education
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  • Version: 13.0.1
  • Size: 551 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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