Art Apps for Kids

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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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Draw Animals and Learn ABC

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Drawnimal is a fun drawing app teaching alphabet. Kids will learn to draw 26 animals, one for each letter. I love it for its simplistic style and funny animations.  I believe you and your child will like it too. It is a great way for kids to learn ABC, and drawing. It is been free […]

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Coloring Book App That Grows with Your Child

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There are many coloring apps on App Store, most of them are about the same. When I first saw the app title, I did not pay much attention – just another coloring app. But once I started the app, I was quite impressed by the options it has. Picotoons Coloring Books is a coloring app […]

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App Went Free: Books for Reading and Creating

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Are you looking for books for your kids? Today I have a wonderful book app for kids 6 and younger. It is an app holding 37 books titled “I like …”, such as I Like Animals, I Like Colors, or I Like Drawing. What makes this book app unique is that each single book is […]

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Free App: A Fun Coloring App for Preschoolers and Toddlers

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Are you traveling during the spring break? I remember carrying some coloring books with us when we were traveling when my son was young. They helped to calm him down and stay active. The only problem of having coloring books when you are traveling is to keep track of the crayons, coloring pencils and markers. […]

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Play Dress Up Games with Lovely Bears

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There is a Polar Bear and a Panda Bear named Migo and Pandy who both love to play dress up.  If your kids are in the 2-3 toddler range or in the 3-5 pre-school range, they’re going to love to play dress up with Migo and Pandy too. What is even better, you won’t see all […]

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Free App: Unique Coloring Apps from Eye Paint

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Today I am sharing a series of apps from Eye Paint. They are unique coloring apps that open up otherwise impossible ways to bring paintings to life. I have reviewed apps for a while. The biggest benefit for me is the opportunity to explore new ideas. Whenever I found something that I have not seen […]

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Fun Art App for Kids Creativity – Mini Monet

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Mini Monet is a fun art app for kids. I like the fine artistic taste of the app and its many different options for kids to explore different aspects of the art activities. When kids open the app, they will see a street scene set in Paris. They will see the Eiffel Tower in the […]

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DuckieDeck Family Photo App

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DuckieDeck Family Photo app is an app that lets kids explore their creative side while creating personalized portraits. Whether it’s creating a face that resembles their own family member, a friend, or someone that only lives in their imagination it is a great app that encourages creativity and lets a child show their expressive side. […]

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Explain Everything – Screencast, Digital Storytelling, Presentation

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We have been using Explain Everything as a digital storytelling tool for a while. I really like it for its flexible features that allowing us to use it for different projects. Explain Everything is designed to be a screencast, interactive whiteboard, and presentation tool for iPad and Android that allows users to record audio and […]

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App Went Free: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Wubbzy Loves You

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Valentine’s Day is a good time to teach kids about friendship and love. Today’s app is a perfect app on this subject. Wubbzy Loves You is an interactive story app about friendship and helping each other. It is currently free, for limited time. When Wubbzy and Daizy realize no one has received their lovey love […]

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App Went Free: Imagination Box – Colors Shapes Numbers Letters

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I love apps that allow kids to play freely and spark imagination. It is even better if the app also provides tools for teaching. Imagination Box is an app just like that, and it is free for limited time. When kids start the app, they will see canvas of different colors. They can pick any […]

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App Went Free: Stop Motion Animation on iPad with iStopMotion

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iStopMotion for iPAD, as the app name suggested, lets you create stop motion animation on iPad with pictures. The app features make it easy to use and possible for everyone to fulfill their movie making dream.  It is usually $5-10, and it is free for one day only. There are many features I liked about […]

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Free App: Learn Hexagonal Symmetry with Snowflakes

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My Flake is a very simple free app. While having fun designing their own snowflakes and see how the designs turn out, kids will learn about symmetry, especially hexagonal symmetry. Hexagonal symmetry is very different from the typical symmetry kids see everyday, and there is no better opportunity than learning hexagonal symmetry with snowflakes Before […]

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App Went Free: A Unique Digital Storytelling Tool

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Sago Mini Doodlecast is a unique drawing app for kids age 2 to 7. It not only can save your kids drawing, but also their talking. It can serve as a wonderful digital storytelling tool for young kids. Kids can talk while drawing, and the app will record the drawing process as well as their […]

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App Went Free: Musical Paint Pro

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Musical Paint Pro is a very unique app combining music and paint in one activity.  It is fascinating to “hear” what you are drawing.  As described by the introduction on App Store, “Musical Paint Pro provides an engaging multi-sensory experience for all ages”. What you have to do it is simple. Move your finger around […]

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