Apps for Babies and Toddlers

Apps for Kids Age 1-3

Interactive Diorama of Plants

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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 […]

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App Went Free: Build and Test Robot at Toca Robot Lab

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We love Toca Boca apps. Although the apps are designed for young children in toddler and preschool age, my older child and myself have always enjoyed playing with Toca apps. I like the design concepts behind their apps – they want their apps be kids’ toys, not games. The difference is playing toys doesn’t follow […]

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Fun Matching Game for Kids – Whose Toes Are Those

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Whose Toes are Those is a very fun matching game app for kids – and adults. It is a quick and easy play for kids any age. Kids match animal feet to their heads, which train their observation skills. It is available for both Apple devices and Android devices. It is free for limited time […]

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Be Creative with Monsters – Sago Mini Monsters

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Sago Mini has a series apps designed for very young children. Most of their apps are targeted at toddler and preschool kids, although I always had fun with their apps too. Sago Mini Monsters is a fun creative monster app for the same age group. It is free for limited time on Apple App Store. […]

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App Went Free: Lovely Book App about Friendship

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Today we have a lovely book app for kids – Moon and Sun. It is a beautiful picture book for young children, with bright pictures and loving tones. With a story about friendship, Moon and Sun is a great book for bed time story time. It is usually $3.99, and it is free for now. […]

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Free App: Visualize Math Concepts with Number Pieces

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We have introduced several free math apps as teaching tools before. Today we have another free math app to share: Number Pieces. It visualizes the Base 10 concept on the iPad. It is a great teaching and practice tool for home and school. We used Base10 at home a lot. I loved using it with my child […]

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Learning at Birthday Celebration Parties

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All kids like birthday parties. How can we incorporate learnings into the birthday party activities? Monki Birthday Party app gives us quite a few fun ideas. It is an app designed for toddler and preschool kids to learn numbers, words, colors, shapes, and other skills for kids this age. There are 4 activities in the […]

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Daniel Tiger’s Grr-ific Feelings: Fun App Teaching Kids About Feelings

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PBS is one of the most trusted resources in our family so I generally feel like I’m in good hands with any game or activity they come up with for my pre-schooler.  This Daniel Tiger’s Grr-ific Feelings is no exception, based on Mr. Roger’s neighborhood, the whole feel  is gentle and sweet.  What’s so special […]

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App Went Free: Duckie Deck Baby Tunes

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Duckie Deck has developed many apps for very young children, like Duckie Deck Collection. I like their intuitive and innovative designs to engage babies and toddlers and help them develop the skills they need. Baby Tunes is another of their fun apps designed for babies to learn sounds of different objects: cars, airplanes, pigs, monkeys, […]

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Book App that Gets Kids to Talk

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Do you like Curious George? We do, and who doesn’t? Today we share a reading app featuring Curious George. It is a new book from the iReadWith series. We have reviewed books in the series before, and loved all the features that helping kids learn, especially those that get kids to talk and make reading a […]

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Learn Counting with a Fun Digging Game App

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Do you have a child learning numbers and counting? Does the child like digging? Today we have a fun digging app teaching kids numbers and counting – 123 Dig. Kids will help the Mole Manny to dig out numbers and learn recognizing numbers and counting to 10. When kids open the app, they will see […]

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Interactive Book App about a Dragon Who Only Eats Candy

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Do your kids like dragon? Do they like fantasy stories? If yes, they will like Senda and the Glutton Dragon. It is an interactive story book app designed for kids 5 and younger. The story is short and easy, but fun to read. It is a perfect book for a short car ride or a […]

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App Went Free: Fun Activity App Encouraging Curiosity

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Curious World is a new app launched two days ago. It is designed by the same team who developed Curious George’s Curious About Shapes and Colors. With over 20 fun activities, it is designed to encourage kids’ curiosity. It is free to download with one pack of activities free, and one additional pack for free for […]

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10 Fun Apps Helping Kids Learn ABC

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Learning alphabet is the foundation of early literacy. In my opinions, there are never too many alphabet books or apps for kids. Today we put together 10 apps helping kids learn their ABCs. We choose the apps that each app is unique in a certain way, and hope no matter what is your child interest […]

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Hungry Clipper Helps Kids Have Fingernails Cut

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Do your kids like to have fingernails cut? How clean are the fingernails? Are they good at washing hands? Hungry Clipper from Duckie Deck is an app that makes nail clipping fun. I hope with the Hungry Clipper, your child will love to wash hands and have fingernails trimmed. Like most Duckie Deck apps, Hungry […]

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Digital Flashcards for Kids – Toddlers Learn

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Do you like Flash Cards? Today we introduce a flashcard like app – Toddlers Learn. You can think it as a set of digital flashcards with many categories. The benefit of digital flashcard or flashcard app is you don’t have to worry about losing any cards. Additionally, there are sounds on the cards, so kids […]

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