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Things for iPad App

Things for iPad and Things (for iPhone iPod) are great productivity apps that help you manage the tasks, or things you have to do. They are chosen as apps of the week on App Store, and are free now, from the respective price of $20 and $10. I just downloaded the apps on both my iPhone and iPad and really like what I see so far. If you are looking for a task management app, don’t miss this opportunity. What… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Second Language post image

It is always good to start a 2nd language early, as kids are in the natural stage of grasping a new language. iGameMom has reviewed some good learning tools for kids to learn a new language other than English. As part of our best learning tools for kids on iPad series, today we have Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn a Languages Other Than English. This is part of our Best Learning Tools for Kids on iPad series. For… Read More

Best Storytelling Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets post image

I like storytelling activities and storytelling learning tools. Storytelling helps kids develop oral language skills, boost thinking skills, creativity, and imagination. While learning to put a story together, kids in fact gain skills in better listening and reading. Also storytelling helps kids express their emotions and feelings that many times are hard to do. Today we share top storytelling learning tools for kids on iPad, many are also available on other devices. This is part of our Best Learning Tools… Read More

Flexible Mobile Plan with Incredible Parent Control Options post image

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Virgin Mobile. I received a sample device to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. Do your kids have cell phones? No matter when do you feel comfortable to give a cell phone to your child, the first several months when they carry the phone with them will always be a critical time for them to learn how to take care of the device, and how to… Read More

App Went Free: Stay Active with Go Dance post image

With the weather getting colder, we start looking for more ideas to stay active inside. I was excited to see the app Go Dance is free today and gave it a little try. I like it! It is a great way to get kids moving in the house when it is too cold to play outside. The app is not perfect, but as long as you are not using it competitively, ie. not trying to get the highest score, it… Read More

Prioritize Your Social Activities In One Place post image

Are you on Facebook? How about Twitter? How many email accounts do you have? Personally I don't use as much social network, at least I believed so. But when I started pulling all my accounts together, I realized that I am in fact have quite a few accounts on several different platforms. It is hard to keep up with all the messages! That is why I am thrilled to find out about MessageHub. It is a free app that pulls… Read More

Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn Computer Coding on iPad post image

We have posted several lists of Learning Tools on iPad. Today we continue on the lists, adding Best Learning Tools for Kids to Learn Computer Coding. Computer programming is becoming a more and more essential skill for today’s kids. Even if they are not planning to become a computer programmer, it is important for them to know how computers work and be more comfortable when interacting with digital machines. I am glad to see many organizations recognize the need and developed… Read More

Best Vocabulary Learning Tools for Kids on iPad and Other Tablets post image

This is part of our Best Learning Tools on iPad series. We had a best learning tool for spelling, and today we share our pick of best learning tools for vocabulary. Spelling tools focus on spelling, while vocabulary tools go beyond spelling. With vocabulary tools, kids also learn words’ definitions, pronunciations, and contextual usages. You may see some of the apps or learning tools are on both lists, but most are not. For more best learning tools on iPad, please visit: Free… Read More

Plants by Tinybop

Plants is an interactive diorama about plants in different biomes. Via open ended play, kids learn the eco systems and how plants grow and live in the real world. It is designed by Tinybop, whose first app Human Body was a great success. I love the guided exploratory approach of teaching. There is no lessons to go through and there is no talking in the app. Opening the app is like walking into this amazing world of nature, and it is… Read More

Duolingo Free App

I always wanted to check out Duolingo. I have read about their free language learning programs and apps, but I have not got a chance to actually use it till recently. After I used it for a while, I really like it, not just because it is free, but also how good it is at helping you learn. If you are considering picking up a new language, I highly recommend Duolingo. At least you should give it a try. Currently… Read More

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