Apps for Parents

Apps for Parents

Free App: Fun Brain Training Games for Kids

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How often do you do brain exercise? I wish I have done more brain training. Just like our body muscles, our brains need regular exercise to stay sharp. With the fact that we are using our brains every day, which are the best exercises, do we still need additional brain training?  The answer is Yes. […]

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Fun Math Game App to Get Your Brain in Shape – Tower Math

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Tower Math is a math game app for kids developed by the same developer who created Stack the States and Stack the Countries, which are by far the most popular apps in our household. When my son turned 3 he knew where every state and every country was on the planet because of those apps. […]

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Free App: High Quality Educational Videos for Kids

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Brainfeed is an app with collections of educational videos for kids. All the videos in the app are educational, entertaining, and age appropriate. The app is free with about 100 videos free. I like the app for its filtered content, so I know those videos are high quality and kids friendly. There are 11 categories […]

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App on Deal: Monopoly Game Series Apps

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Do you like to play Monopoly? It is available as apps now and today all Monopoly apps are on sale for $0.99. The original prices for them are from $4 to $10. If you like the game, this is the time to get the app. There are several Monopoly apps for different versions of Monopoly […]

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How to Have FREE Unlimited Photo Storage on iPhone and iPad

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Summer is the time  we are going to spend a lot more time with kids and family – play at home, hang out in the backyard, travel to have a vacation or to visit family, … It is also a time we are going to take a lot pictures. More and more, we use our phone as […]

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How to Help Kids Build Positive Social Media Profiles

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A while ago, we posted an article about cyber safety for kids. Internet and social media are becoming part of our life, teaching children how to avoid negative influence is important, however, it is more important to help kids build a positive digital environment for themselves, and leverage the power of positive digital profiles to […]

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App Went Free: Bitsboard Spelling Bee

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Are your children working on spellings? Do they participate Spelling Bee contest? Spelling takes daily repetitive practice and a good practice tool makes it a lot easier. Bitsboard Spelling Bee is a new app, it is now free. I don’t know how long it will stay free, so download it now while you can. Make […]

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App Went Free: Comprehensive Biking and Bike Repair Guide

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Do you like biking? When the weather is nice, we like to go biking and it is a great outdoor activity for the whole family. However, bike maintenance takes a lot work. How often do you check your bike? Do you do it together with the kids? Doing the bike maintenance and repair together with […]

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App Went Free: Walking with Dinosaurs

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Do your children like dinosaurs? Many children are captivated by these fascinating creatures and there is so much to learn about them. Recently, the Walking with the Dinosaurs franchise revamped their app with better graphics and latest facts, and for limited time, they have it for free.  Even if you are not very interested in […]

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Practice Math and Agility With Quick Math+

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We just posted the news about Quick Math+ going free today. I checked the app, and felt it is very good and worth a full review as well. If you have not downloaded the app, I highly recommend it. It brings math practice to a new level. It is free today, but even if you […]

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App Went Free: Easily Create and Present Multimedia Timeline Stories

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Timeline 3D is a very neat app letting you create and present a multimedia timeline of any event on your iPhone or iPad. It is usually $10 on App Store. It is now FREE for limited time. What a great mother’s day gift. You can take pictures and videos of family gathering, and make it […]

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Taking Notes is Never the Same Again with Notability

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Notability is the free app of the week on App Store. It will be free till Thursday. It is one of the best note-taking app and you really don’t want to miss it. What can you do with Notability? You can take notes in almost any format you want – hand-writing, typing, voice, sound recording, […]

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Problem Solving with a Twist of Optical Illusions – Monument Valley

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I recently have been playing the game Monument Valley. It is an amazing game. Combining strategic problem solving, visual art, geometric and optical illusion, it is a game app I have not seen before. It is not for young kids, but definitely a great one for school age kids to gain first hand experience about […]

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Free App: Watch Educational Shows on Smithsonian Channel for FREE

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I recently find a great educational app from Smithsonian – Smithsonian Channel. It has many of Smithsonian channel’s videos, some are full episodes, and they are free! It is available on almost all the different devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android, Kindle. If you want to watch the videos on bigger screen, it is also available […]

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App Went Free: GeoBee Challenge HD by National Geographic

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Are you kids doing GeoBee? My child’s school just finished their GeoBee challenge for this year. It is a fun way for kids to learn geography. GeoBee Challenge App is a great tool to help kids prepare for the challenge. If your child has not done GeoBee, it is like the Spelling Bee, but it […]

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Free App: Poetry from the Poetry Foundation

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Do you like to read poems? Do you read poems with your kids? The love of poetry is a cultured taste that needs be cultivated from a young age. I found the best way to engage a child in poetry is to find the subject that they are interested in, and share when they are […]

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