Google Play Store has a Kids section - Children-related apps

Google recently introduced a Kids section in the Play Store for kids to find more apps amid COVID-19 lockdown.  These apps in the Kids section generally are rated by teachers based on various factors like educational use and the ability to invoke creativity and imagination.

by Kavitha

Updated: Apr 17, 2020 16:42 IST

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Google - Kids section - Google Play Store

Google adding a new Kids section on the Google Play Store. The main features pre-screened, teacher-approved apps. The apps in the Kids section are rated by teachers based on various factors like educational use, creativity, and imagination.

The search engine planned to launch the section later this year but decided to roll out early as people are staying indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with availability initially limited to the US. The apps will be grouped by age 5 and under, ages 6-8 and ages 9-12.

Around 1,000 Teacher Approved apps live in the Play Store and around 60 also included in Google Play Pass. 

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