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Enjoy Children’s Books Around the World within 1 App post image

Love of reading is the best gift parents can give to their children. The most important factors that are shown with positive effect of children’s reading ability are the availability of books at home and parents reading with kids. Now children are spending more and more time on digital devices, it is a good idea to have reading apps for kids on your smart phones and tablets. Digital books on mobile devices have many advantages. Mobility is one, carrying many… Read More

6 Ways to Help Kids Enjoy Books at a Young Age post image

We’ve heard it again and again that the best gift we can give to our children is the love of reading. But what can parents do to make kids enjoy reading and enjoy books? There are so many ways, and every parent is doing it differently. Here are some we’ve done that worked well for us. I’d love to hear your ideas and the books you used. At the end of the post, we are having a kid’s book giveaway… Read More

Play Preschool at Home with Grandma post image

We have reviewed several Grandma Grandpa series apps. I love the fun grandma and grandpa and the interesting learning activities they have. Today they launched a new app called Grandma's Preschool. If you have a preschool age child, check it out. Your child will love it. It is essentially a preschool on your tablet. Kids can learn and play preschool at home. When kids start the app, they will see a room like most preschool classroom. There are several stations… Read More

Fun Number and Counting Activities for Kids post image

Learning numbers and counting could be really fun. There are so many things that we can count with kids no matter where we go. But how to count with a preschool or kindergarten kids? How to make the counting activities different and interesting? Today's app Numbers and Counting with Teacher Tilly will show you 5 different ways to learn numbers. Numbers and Counting is a math app for kids age 2 to 6, helping them learn and practice numbers and… Read More

Free App for Kids Age 5 and Younger – LumiKids Beach post image

LumiKids just launched their 2nd app LumiKids Beach. It is a series of apps from Lumosity designed specially for kids age 5 and younger. I liked their first app LumiKids Park, so once the new app is available, I checked it out right away. It is another wonderful early learning app for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners. It is free right now. As stated by the developer team, the LumiKids series is not intended to be brain training for kids, but… Read More

Connect to Public Libraries with OverDrive post image

We have been using OverDrive for a while. I really like it. It saves trips to the library and brings the library books to your mobile devices and computers. You can borrow digital books to read or audio books to listen. You can even borrow videos to watch. It is a free app works on almost all devices: Apple, Android, Windows devices, PC and Mac computers. I have mostly used the app on my iPad and iPhone. But you should… Read More

Mickey’s Magical Arts World by Disney Imagicademy app series

Disney launched ImagiCademy recently as a series of educational apps for kids age 5 and younger. Currently there are only two apps in the series: Art and Math. I only get chance to look at the art app. It has several creativity components in it. If you are looking for art apps for your toddler or preschooler and your child likes Disney characters, this would be good app to have. There are 5 units in the app. Each unit has… Read More

9 Math YouTube Channels for Preschool and Kindergarten Kids post image

We posted a math YouTube channel list for school age kids. Today we share a list of math channels for preschool and kindergarten kids. Most educational resources for younger kids don't separate different subjects, so there are few channels for younger kids just focus on math, instead these are educational youTube channels for young children with extensive math contents. Childcare Land is a great early learning resource. There is a section of preschool math, all are hands on activities. If… Read More

Watching Ad-free Preschool Shows with Noggin post image

Noggin is a free app that provides subscription based streaming shows for preschool kids. With the subscription, kids can watch the full episodes of ad-free preschool shows, plus access to other educational videos. You have 7 days free service. At the end of the free trial, you can discontinue the subscription, or the app will automatically charge your iTunes account for the next month. It is a new service from Nickelodeon. The shows included in the app: Allegra’s Window, Blue’s… Read More

Thomas and Friends Watch and Play post image

Do you have a Thomas and Friends fan at home? You will love this app - Thomas and Friends Watch and Play. This is the first app that lets users watch full episodes of the TV shows on iPad, iPhone or iPod. In addition, kids can watch clips from the show, and play games. When you open the app, you will see 4 parts in the apps: videos from the show, and 3 games. The 3 games are all based… Read More

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