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Some parents wonder when they should buy their child an iPad. Some think that it is a tool that is only good for adults, however, many parents are proving that they are an incredibly powerful tool for younger children as well.
Many parents enjoy using the iPad to keep their child occupied while they are shopping, on the phone, and more. However, there is a growing number of parents that have realized what a great educational tool that it is.
It is not uncommon to see children learning to play the guitar or the piano through an iPad application program. Many are learning their letters, numbers, and colors as well. More and more pre-schools are beginning to use the iPad as a way to teacher their students.
When a child can use more of their senses while learning, they are highly likely to retain the new knowledge. When using an iPad, the child can literally touch the screen and get the sensation of actually moving and manipulating items, as well as hear it at the same time, adding the visualization, and three of the five senses are covered.
Applications are as endless as the ideas of those who create them. There are many games, and fun apps out there, but there are also many that are giving the educational edge to many children. When it is fun to learn an instrument, do math, or even learn to spell, children do not even realize that they are learning. They are simply playing the game to win. The time to buy an iPad is now.